BlackBerry Curve 8250 can be compared with the other launches from the company, which includes the BlackBerry curve 8900. The similarities can be seen in all the features except for one. The rollerball, which allows navigation in the other BlackBerry models, is replaced with an optical pad in this new version. What is great about this is, the optical pad works like a touch pad allowing ease of use and offers accurate results. The touch pad is also strong enough to be used for a long term. However, there are a few disappointments too. The metal back is replaced with a plastic cover, which looks fragile and very low-priced. Thinking of the pros which include the compact device can fit into a very small pocket too, the cons can be ruled out. There are other great things too about this gadget. Blackberry lets you do more of everything you like – Buy the latest Blackberry Z10 handset from Cell C and enjoy unlimited features and great discounts.
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Pros of BlackBerry Curve 8250:
Media buttons are placed on the top of the smart phone. They are also made up of the same material, which makes them offer a complete finish. This also has the advantage of preventing dust or dirt getting deposited under these buttons for volume and media control. The keys for the call, navigation and other main activities are designed to remove the scratches and the fingerprints easily. The QWERTY keyboard of this gadget is brilliant and very easy to use. As in other BlackBerry gadgets, the OS is responsible for the clear and large icons. The email support, sending emails and setting up an account are very easy and it excels in these internet activities. Typing the password is a very easy job with the BlackBerry Curve 8250.
The BlackBerry 8250 Curve has a responsive digital display with 320 * 240 pixels. The TFT display offers 65000 colors. The screen of 2.6 inches also offers easy to eye images though they are not sharp. The internal memory is of 256 MB and the same can be extended to 32 GB using micro SD cards. For connectivity there is a built in Wi-Fi. The device offers stand by time of 408 hours and the talk time is 4 hours 30 minutes, which is quite great for a day’s work. A 2 MP camera offers fixed focus and has the feature of 5 times zooming. The device weighs only 105 gram.
What you would miss?
This high responsive device has its own letdowns too. The storage space is lesser with the built in memory. There is no 3G connectivity or HSDPA connectivity offered with the BlackBerry Curve 8250. Also, the materials like the glossy plastic sheet sound cheap and not are of perfect quality or good standards. There is also no GPS connectivity. However, because of these features you miss the cost is less compared with its BlackBerry siblings.
Price and Availability:
The BlackBerry Curve 8250 has a price tag of $191.11. It is available in all major outlets and the online shops.
Article by Mohisha