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The Blackberry Curve 8520 Targets the Business User

For business users, the new blackberry curve 8520 is a very economical and compact find. It fits into the palm of your hand and is a cheaper entry into the blackberry market.

Blackberry Curve 8520

The Slick Budget Option Blackberry Curve 8520

What business users really want is a phone that doesn’t break our bank accounts, just the right affordable price, and with what we need for daily use. For business users, that’s access to mail and applications. It lacks the 3G functions and also GPS so if this is a real boggle for you, look at the more expensive Blackberry Storm.

So, what can you look forward to?

1. A simple and attractive design

2. Fits easily in your hand

3. Optical track pad button

4. Dedicated controls for multimedia

5. Wi-Fi useful for business people connecting to corporate networks

6. Fast Internet browsing

Apple users will relish the fact that it’s compatible with Apple computers. This budget choice was being offered on Amazon for just a penny during its launch. That was with a contract. What you are looking at here is a less expensive model as compared to the Storm and other models like the 8900 yet with the required functions expected of a blackberry phone.

The screen resolution reaches 320 x 240 and as stated it’s cheaper than the Storm or Bold models so don’t expect the video or images to be as sharp. The battery operates at a much reduced capacity too with less than 7 hours as compared to other models. In contrast, you will notice if you previously had an older model that the messaging functions are all intact. These functions match what is expected on the Storm model.

If you are a business user, then you will probably be making use of calendars. The 8520 has a very well structured calendar for large amounts of appointments to be recorded.

It’s good to know that there is a budget option. Since we are in economical times, it might even persuade companies to invest more in blackberry setups within their networks. It’s a great economical choice for the busy corporate user. The setup is easy to start browsing or calling over Wi-Fi.

If you are a first time blackberry business user, this is a great entrance into the world of blackberry.

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