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BlackBerry 8520

(White)
Rs. 9,275
Inclusive of taxes
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Specifications of BlackBerry 8520 (White)

GENERAL FEATURES
Brand BlackBerry
Model ID 8520
Handset Color White
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Reviews of BlackBerry 8520

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★★★★★
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Alok Mishra
04 Jun 2012
Practicality of a blackberry

If you don't own a blackberry already, and are in the market for buying a new smartphone, you generally start out by comparing its specs with android phones in the same range to check for the wide range of apps that you can run.
But people, then you are missing out on what a phone should be for.
Its not a PlayStation portable or a media center or a replacement for your girlfriend/boyfriend using some of those cheesy apps.

Its a communication device,period.

I am assuming that atleast 99% of the people buying a smartphone in India are well off and at least have access to a computer at home....
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If you don't own a blackberry already, and are in the market for buying a new smartphone, you generally start out by comparing its specs with android phones in the same range to check for the wide range of apps that you can run.
But people, then you are missing out on what a phone should be for.
Its not a PlayStation portable or a media center or a replacement for your girlfriend/boyfriend using some of those cheesy apps.

Its a communication device,period.

I am assuming that atleast 99% of the people buying a smartphone in India are well off and at least have access to a computer at home....
If you don't own a blackberry already, and are in the market for buying a new smartphone, you generally start out by comparing its specs with android phones in the same range to check for the wide range of apps that you can run.
But people, then you are missing out on what a phone should be for.
Its not a PlayStation portable or a media center or a replacement for your girlfriend/boyfriend using some of those cheesy apps.

Its a communication device,period.

I am assuming that atleast 99% of the people buying a smartphone in India are well off and at least have access to a computer at home.
So why do they need to watch a movie on a phone!
The current market trend ensures that people go for the smart-phones with the highest end specs to run Google's now bloated android 4.0
The quad core phones with dedicated graphic processing units
and a large touchscreen, are useful only to play games or watch movies. Its cumbersome to carry a big phone in your pocket in any case.
Admit it, however comfortable you are typing on a touchscreen, you would rather enjoy having a keyboard which can give that tactile feedback to your fingers.
Blackberrys have the best qwerty keyboards in the market.
When you hold one in your hands, it feels like a solid device with rugged build, not a fragile toy. It has an unified inbox for calls, sms, bbm, email, social alerts etc, which makes it feel more of a communication device than anything else.
Everything in the menus, make you feel that its a no nonsense workhorse. No fancy stuff, no cute apps, yet all the important ones are preinstalled.
And morever, you dont pay data rates when using a blackberry. The BIS plans are mostly unlimited with a fixed monthly charge. So you need not worry about some apps draining out your battery and data plans.

8 of 9 users found this review helpful.
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★★★★★
niladri mitra
07 Jul 2012
worst service ever

i had bought this phone 1 years ago. suddenly a few buttons like a and return was not working. sent to service center . they declined to repair it. gave some technical reason. the bad part is they charge 220 even if they do nothing

3 of 3 users found this review helpful.
★★★★★
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Varun
04 Apr 2012
Been a good run with BB... but

Im a Blackberry user, have worked on this and the piece is (was) pretty good until RIM came out with their 'closing down' news! With all the Andys and Apples out there, its become tough for the manufacturers to compete. Cant remember the last time when they came with an OS update for 8250!So, if you really want to buy a smarty for a long go, stay away from BB, Cause BB without Blackberry Internet Service is gonna suck bad!
Cheers :)

3 of 3 users found this review helpful.
★★★★★
★★★★★
BB USER
24 Feb 2012
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NOT WORTH BUYING BLACKBERRY

Delivery from flipkart was good

but Blackberry is of waste instead of that its better to go to SAMSUNG smart phone BB processor speed is less and option is less. battery life is 24 Hours. dont waste money by going with blackberry.

3 of 3 users found this review helpful.
★★★★★
★★★★★
Rahul Menon
20 Apr 2012
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Awesome refreshing experience!!

First let me tell you that this is not just another phone in the market. This is a Blackberry that brings with it style and status quotient. Curve 8520 is an entry-level BB phone with almost all features that can be found in top-level BB. It is worth every penny of its cost!!

Pros:
1. Super cool looks. Very professional.
2. QWERTY keypad. Very useful for typing msgs, emails and of course BBM.
3. Commonly used Apps are free and good.
4. Push-mail. You can configure personal and corporate emails and you will get an alert on arrival of new mail.
5. BBM. Great communicator between BB users.
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First let me tell you that this is not just another phone in the market. This is a Blackberry that brings with it style and status quotient. Curve 8520 is an entry-level BB phone with almost all features that can be found in top-level BB. It is worth every penny of its cost!!

Pros:
1. Super cool looks. Very professional.
2. QWERTY keypad. Very useful for typing msgs, emails and of course BBM.
3. Commonly used Apps are free and good.
4. Push-mail. You can configure personal and corporate emails and you will get an alert on arrival of new mail.
5. BBM. Great communicator between BB users.
6....
First let me tell you that this is not just another phone in the market. This is a Blackberry that brings with it style and status quotient. Curve 8520 is an entry-level BB phone with almost all features that can be found in top-level BB. It is worth every penny of its cost!!

Pros:
1. Super cool looks. Very professional.
2. QWERTY keypad. Very useful for typing msgs, emails and of course BBM.
3. Commonly used Apps are free and good.
4. Push-mail. You can configure personal and corporate emails and you will get an alert on arrival of new mail.
5. BBM. Great communicator between BB users.
6. Voice quality is very good and loud.

Cons:
1. Cant use GPRS/EDGE for internet. With every BB phone, you have to purchase monthly BB Data Plans from service provider. Plans are available for BBM, BBM + emails, BBM + emails + Internet. If you want to setup corporate email services, there is another expensive plan. You can easily use Wi-Fi for accessing Internet, though.
2. No 3G. But hardly matters as BB Data services are quite fast.
3. Syncing contacts from other phones is difficult but can be done using free file-format converters.

So keep your requirements in mind before you buy. If you are ready to shell out for BB plans (as compared to cheap GPRS/EDGE plans on other phones), then this phone is for YOU!!

4 of 5 users found this review helpful.

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4
02 Oct 2013
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certified buyer
Excellent Piece!!

First thanks to flipkart for delivering within one working day and blackberry is the only piece which is known for the unique security features....It is known for the best sound quality and the excellent application support....
Pros: Best price for the multifeatured brand.
Unique security(VPN,Int...
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Tess G
17 Mar 2013
An average Product

I had bought BB 8520 in May 2011. Usage generally involves heavy calls , messaging occasionally and frequent texting on BBM.
In March 2013 I have been experiencing sudden hanging of the phone. Inspite of reloading the software several times, there seems to be no solution.
Battery life has also de...
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Narayani Anand
27 Feb 2013
Unbiased Review - DO NOT BUY.

I know it can be disorienting to have extraordinary and terrible reviews slapped in your face one after the other. But it is always better to see if negative reviews outweigh positives, and in the case of BB Curve 8520 - that is exactly the scenario.

Note: I bought a BB Curve in June 2011 and wr...
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★★★★★
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Yashas Panjabi
06 Feb 2013
Please don't buy a BB.

BlackBerrys are rip-offs. The only reason they sell is because of the brand status (which is NIL in the United States BTW, but no one cares about that). I'm on my 2nd Curve 8520 & I hate it very much. I just can't get a new phone right now, that's why I am not buying one. In the first one, I... (View complete review)

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Gaurav Roy
08 Jan 2013
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The Old Faithful...!!!

This is a simple, robust well performing phone for those who wish to talk and send email. If you wish to all the fancy stuff then you are looking in the wrong place. But give me this any day over all the touch screens when I want a feel of them ol' fashioned keys to be able to send messages witho... (View complete review)

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