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BlackBerry 7100v

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 reviews of BlackBerry 7100v. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and performance. The durability and design are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the size. There are some mixed reviews about the usability.

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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 80/100 = Very 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 really like the performance. The durability also gets good feedback.

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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

May, 2018

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

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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?

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Expert review by : Bonnie Cha (

BlackBerry 7100 review


RIM BlackBerry 7130c Research in Motion's BlackBerry 7100 series was a new direction for the company, offering its customers a more compact and consumer-friendly device with the familiar BlackBerry functionality. The line has continued to evolve over...

The RIM BlackBerry 7130c sports a very sleek and compact form factor, as well as a solid feature set that includes Bluetooth, EDGE support, and a speakerphone. The 7130c also has excellent call quality and can deliver e-mail in real time.

The SureType technology on the RIM BlackBerry 7130c takes some acclimation.

The RIM BlackBerry 7130c is an excellent phone and e-mail device for consumers and professionals alike; plus, it's one of the best-designed BlackBerrys we've seen to date.

Jun, 2006

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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