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RIM BlackBerry 7130e

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of RIM BlackBerry 7130e. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and size. The screen and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas the reliability and price get less positive opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the RIM BlackBerry 7130e is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for RIM BlackBerry 7130e

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of RIM BlackBerry 7130e from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

0% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: RIM Blackberry 7130e Bluetooth SureType 3G CDMA Smartphone (Sprint, B Stock)RIM Blackberry 7130e Bluetooth SureType 3G CDMA Smartphone (Sprint, B Stock)

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Grace Aquino (pcworld.com)

RIM Blackberry 7130e

 

The 7130e is one of the few BlackBerry devices that lacks a QWERTY keyboard--and we miss it.

Compatible with multiple e-mail clients, Supports speedy EvDO network

Lacks a camera, Poor call quality

Nov, 2006

Expert review by: Grace Aquino (pcworld.com)

RIM Blackberry 7130E Phone

 

There's plenty to like about RIM's BlackBerry 7130e, especially its roomy screen, its compatibility with multiple e-mail clients, and its broadband-level data connections. Unfortunately, this standard cell phone also has some major flaws, especially...

Compatible with multiple e-mail clients Supports speedy EvDO network

Lacks a camera Poor call quality

If you want a BlackBerry and can live without broadband speed, consider choosing a different model, such as the 8700c or the 7250. At $300 (as of April 7, 2006, with a two-year Verizon contract), the 7130e is too pricey for its mediocre call performance

Apr, 2006

Expert review by: Grace Aquino (pcworld.com)

BlackBerry 7130e Cell Phone

 

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Compatible with multiple e-mail clients ; Supports speedy EvDO network

Lacks a camera ; Poor call quality

With word recognition software and a roomy screen, the 7130e is an affordable standard/PDA phone in-betweener.

Apr, 2006

Expert review by: Tim Kridel (laptopmag.com)

BlackBerry 7130e

 

Verizon Wireless brings broadband speeds to mobile e-mail's gold standard.

EV-DO access for fast data and browsing Bright, vivid display • Zoom/enhance for viewing image attachments • Can be used as a laptop modem

Short talk time Expensive unlimited-use data • No instant messaging

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: Ben Patterson (cnet.com)

BlackBerry 7100 review: BlackBerry 7100

 

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: (pcmag.com)

BlackBerry 7130e

 

The 7130e's faults are those of all BlackBerrys: no voice dialing, limited Bluetooth, and poor multimedia and gaming capabilities compared with other handhelds such as the Treo 650. But those issues usually don't matter to RIM's e-mail-focused customers.

EV-DO high-speed data. Bright color screen

No voice dialing. Mediocre battery life

The 7130e offers a bright and speedy way to check e-mail, surf the Web, and, best of all, hook up your laptop to Verizon's EV-DO network.

Expert review by: Asher Moses (cnet.com.au)

BlackBerry 7130e

 

Constant access to up to 10 e-mail accounts wherever you are ; Good battery life ; Vibrant 240x260 display ; Doubles as an EV-DO modem for your notebook or desktop PC ; Slim, phone-oriented design doesn't look dorky when held up to your ear ; Handy LED...

Fairly pricey ; Uncomfortable for lefties ; Two keys share each button, which makes e-mailing more tedious than on the data-oriented BlackBerry models

The BlackBerry 7130e is an expensive undertaking, but if you're a mobile professional the cost is undoubtedly justified.

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: Vikram Chand (bayreviews.com)

Blackberry 7130e

 

You are never offline with this Black-baby...

  Broadband Internet capability, huge display, auto on/off, and Bluetooth...

  Should come in a flip version too...

  This is my first Blackberry but I am very impressed with its performance, quality, and the way it is built.

Nov, 2006

Expert review by: (bayreviews.com)

Blackberry 7130e Smart Phone

 

Broadband Internet capability, huge display, auto on/off, and Bluetooth

Should come in a flip version too

This is my first Blackberry but I am very impressed with its performance, quality, and the way it is built.

Nov, 2006

Expert review by: About.com (about.com)

BlackBerry 7130e Review

 

Reasonable, but not superior, battery life, Good keypad. SureType helps but does not equal a full keyboard

Somewhat cumbersome software, A bit bulky, at 4.70 ounces, but still smaller than regular BlackBerry devices, Speakerphone volume could be higher

Good productivity phone with some software annoyances. Mostly for those who need mobile email more than anything else.

Mar, 2006
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