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BlackBerry 7100v

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 reviews of BlackBerry 7100v. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the text input and design are generally positive. The performance and durability also get good reviews, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the usability. Some have doubts about the size.

portability, durability, performance, design, text input


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the BlackBerry 7100v is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of BlackBerry 7100v from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers are impressed by the performance. The durability also gets good comments.

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50% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Blackberry 7100v with Bluetooth & Handsfree (Quad Band version) by RIM - Vodafone Enterprise PackageBlackberry 7100v with Bluetooth & Handsfree (Quad Band version) by RIM - Vodafone Enterprise Package

Aug, 2017

Expert review by: Riyad Emeran (

Vodafone 7100v BlackBerry Handset


With the 7100v you can get the BlackBerry mobile email client in a much smaller form factor than the original, but how many compromises have been made?

The 7100v is a good attempt to make a BlackBerry device smaller, so that it can be the only phone you have to carry. Unfortunately the usability has been compromised too much in order to achieve the smaller form factor, and more phone-like appearance....

Dec, 2004

Expert review by: Tech Digest (

Review: BlackBerry 7100v


£from free The lowdown The original BlackBerry had a pager-style design befitting its role as a corporate email tool. With an eye on consumers, Vodafone is offering the BlackBerry 7100v, which keeps the push email system but looks and feels…

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: (

Research In Motion - BlackBerry 7100v


If you think BlackBerry devices are all blue and square-ish, you are in for a surprise. Eager to appeal to as wide an audience as possible, and aware that the size and shape of traditional BlackBerry ...

The BlackBerry concept is great if you need access to e-mail all the time and don't need sophisticated handheld computing features. SureType was not that successful for us, but this reviewer comes from a keyboard-using background rather than a...

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: Martin Veitch (it week)

RIM BlackBerry 7100v


BlackBerry's popular remote email access wrapped up in a smartphone format

Lightweight, slim format ; good predictive text input ; high-resolution screen ; Bluetooth

Oct, 2004

Expert review by: Techworld (

BlackBerry 7100 - a first look


BlackBerry phone's svelte form and unusual (but usable) new text-input software make for a genuinely useful phone-e-mail hybrid.

Sep, 2004

Expert review by: Andy Shaw (

Vodafone BlackBerry 7100V


Full internet access, including email, is now available on this phone-sized device from Vodafone. Why restrict yourself to a standard internet connection?

Although still expensive when compared to the deals you can get on standard mobile phones or fixed internet connections, this is a decent way of getting a mobile phone onto the internet, but heavy web and email users should keep an eye on their GPRS bill.

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Blackberry 7100V Review


You've seen those company exec's talking into a pocket calculator sized phone? well that was the first blackberry. But now that's a thing of the past as RIM give us the new 7100V but is it a Blackberry or a Raspberry?

Expert review by: Ben Patterson (

BlackBerry 7100 review


RIM BlackBerry 7100g Research in Motion's slim, lightweight 7100 series makes its way to Cingular Wireless with the arrival of the RIM BlackBerry 7100g. Nearly identical to T-Mobile's BlackBerry 7100t , this new addition to the 7100 family boasts the...

The slim and trim RIM BlackBerry 7100g features a bright display and a pseudo-QWERTY keypad in a slim and trim package. It also has Bluetooth, and it syncs with Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes, and BlackBerry servers.

The BlackBerry 7100g's modified keyboard takes some time to master, and the Bluetooth works only with wireless headsets. The 7100g also lacks a instant-messaging client, and Java apps are not downloadable.

Cingular subscribers looking for on-the-go e-mail access in a slim, lightweight device will warm to the RIM BlackBerry 7100g--that is, if they're patient with the tricky keypad.

Oct, 2005

Expert review by: PC Authority (

RIM BlackBerry 7100v


It takes time to master the keyboard, web browsing is slow and there's a distinct lack of expandability. But it doesn't matter: the BlackBerry 7100v is a fantastic way to keep in touch with your email

May, 2007

Expert review by: Sandra Vogel (

Vodafone BlackBerry 7100v


Vodafone's BlackBerry 7100v is a fair mobile email device so long as you don't need to handle graphics, large spreadsheets or complex documents. But as a handheld/phone combo it's eclipsed by more capable Palm OS- and Windows Mobile-based offerings.

Dec, 2004

Product Specifications


Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):192
Talk time (2G):4

Call management

Vibrating Alert: Yes


Built-in Camera: No


Colour of product:Silver
Form factor:Bar


Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Type:LCD


Keyboard layout:QWERTY


E-mail: Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes


FM radio: No


2G standards:GPRS
Bluetooth: Yes

Other features

Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Packaging Content

Bundled software:BlackBerry Desktop 3.6.3\nBlackBerry Enterprise Server


Personal info management (PIM):Calendar, Notes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Internal Memory:32

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2 / 5.6
Height :1.9 / 11.4
Width:11.9 / 5.6
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