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BlackBerry 8700c

alaTest has collected and analyzed 223 reviews of BlackBerry 8700c. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the performance and design. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative views about the apps and camera.

usability, price, portability, design, performance

camera, apps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the BlackBerry 8700c is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for BlackBerry 8700c

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of BlackBerry 8700c from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and design. The performance and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the size. Many are negative about the camera.

price, usability, performance, design, durability

camera

71% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BlackBerry 8700 Sim-Free Smartphone - GreyBlackBerry 8700 Sim-Free Smartphone - Grey

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for BlackBerry 8700c

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of BlackBerry 8700c from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the sound and durability. The performance and portability also get good feedback. Comments are divided on the usability. The apps and battery get less positive views.

price, portability, performance, durability, sound

design, reliability, battery, apps

65% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: RIM Blackberry 8700c for AT&TRIM Blackberry 8700c for AT&T

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Shaun Marin (pocket-lint.com)

BlackBerry 8700g - Pocket-lint

 

The best BlackBerry so far, it's not small, but boy is it powerful

Great screen, excellent keyboard and easy to use service

It’s a big beast, so surely there’s room for a camera and a memory expansion slot

Without doubt the 8700g is the best BlackBerry to date, but the really good news is that the service is here to stay.

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: Riyad Emeran (trustedreviews.com)

T-Mobile BlackBerry 8700

 

If you absolutely, positively MUST have your email on the move, you want one of these.

So, I’ve established that the BlackBerry push email client is superb, but the other half of the equation is the hardware that it runs on. What I’m looking at here is the BlackBerry 8700, which is the successor to the hugely popular 7290. Although the...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Blackberry 8700 review

 

If mobile email is your priority, you can't beat the Blackberry

The best for email-on-the-go – but not much cop at anything else

Oct, 2006

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

Blackberry 8700g

 

If you need mobile email, Blackberry is still the obvious choice. This latest version of the classic has a better screen and all the strengths we expect.

Apr, 2006

Expert review by: PC Pro (alphr.com)

RIM BlackBerry 8700g

 

The latest BlackBerry handset remains faithful to its email and PIM roots, while improving battery life and speed

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

BlackBerry 8700

 

This is a very good BlackBerry that will please fans of the mobile e-mail device. It's not a Windows or Palm-killer, though.

Nov, 2005

Expert review by: Rosemary Haworth (goodgearguide.com.au)

RIM Blackberry 8700G

 

It's hard to imagine life before the BlackBerry. Well, maybe that's exaggerating. But it's certainly true we depend on pocket-sized devices that fulfi...

Strong e-mail and browser features, helpful memo lists and the ; speakerphone function

None to speak of

This is a solid business communications tool with a lot of key features.

Jun, 2006

Expert review by: Liane Cassavoy (pcworld.com)

RIM Blackberry 8700G Smart Phone

 

The BlackBerry 8700g, the latest addition to RIM's 8700 series of PDA/phones, adds more of a consumer flavor to BlackBerry's notoriously business-geared devices. To the BlackBerry's already stellar messaging capabilities, it adds support for consumer...

Excellent e-mail and messaging device Adds support for consumer IM networks

Lacks a camera

Overall, the 8700g is an impressive e-mail device, but it seems caught between its roles as a powerful enterprise tool and a handy consumer gadget. As a business tool, the 8700g could benefit from more office apps, and if RIM really wants to target...

Jul, 2006

Expert review by: Liane Cassavoy (pcworld.com)

BlackBerry 8700g PDA Phone

 

Photograph: Chris Manners

Excellent e-mail and messaging device ; Adds support for consumer IM networks

Lacks a camera

The 8700g is more consumer-friendly than other BlackBerry devices, but it still lacks a camera.

Jul, 2006

Expert review by: Bonnie Cha (cnet.com)

BlackBerry 8700g (T-Mobile) review: BlackBerry 8700g (T-Mobile)

 

RIM BlackBerry 8700g Ever since the Research in Motion-vs.-NTP battle escalated, we haven't heard too much from RIM in terms of product announcements--until now. Along with T-Mobile, RIM introduced the BlackBerry 8700g at CTIA this year, replacing the...

The RIM BlackBerry 8700g offers easy e-mail setup and adds support for popular instant-messaging clients. The quadband 8700g also comes with an Intel processor, EDGE speeds, Bluetooth 2.0, a speakerphone, and a full QWERTY keyboard.

The BlackBerry 8700g's keyboard feels a bit cheap and slippery. Also, there are no expansion options, and we encountered some problems viewing PDFs on the device.

The RIM BlackBerry 8700g offers T-Mobile consumer and business users a robust, user-friendly messaging device and cell phone with great performance.

Apr, 2006

Product Specifications

Camera

Built-in Camera: No

Design

Form factor:Bar

Display

Touchscreen: Yes

Keyboard

Keyboard layout:QWERTY

Messaging

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

Multimedia

FM radio: No

Networking

2G standards:Edge
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR

Other features

Music player: Yes
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.9
Height :11
Weight:134
Width:6.9