RIM BlackBerry Style

RIM BlackBerry Style has a good form factor, comfortable QWERTY keyboard and runs with Blackberry OS 6. It has enhanced user interface, revamped browser and offers great multimedia experience. Also it has impressive call quality and sturdy design. The design looks somewhat bulky and is quite heavy to carry. Apart from several minor drawbacks, the advanced features and practical design of this phone makes it a good choice for all users.

It is the 2nd handset to run on Blackberry OS 6 while the 1st phone to include this OS was Blackberry Torch. It is also 1st blackberry handset to feature a clamshell design with complete QWERTY keyboard. The flip design has been already tried with RIM earlier with the Pearl Flip that had a compact keyboard. The full keyboard of Style will definitely attract text-messaging fans and the advanced feature set including Blackberry OS 6 will also attract customers. The overall appeal with practical design definitely will be liked by all users. It comes for an affordable price of 99 dollars along with mail-in rebate worth 100 dollars for a 2 year contract with Sprint.

It is the first phone to feature a full QWERTY keyboard along with clamshell design. The phone measures 3.78×2.36x.73 inches and is somewhat wide when compared to other flip hones. The design is somewhat square shaped in front. It has curved sides and rounded edges with a smooth back finish. It weighs 4.62 ounces and gives a luxurious feel when held in your hands.

The phone is very good for business users who require frequent messaging and e-mail composition.  It has micro-USB charging port, micro SD slot and 3.5mm headphone jack in left spine. The slot cover is sealed and you will require removing the battery cover in order to access the memory card. The right spine has the convenience key which can be mapped with any of the applications of the phone and a volume rocker. You can find a camera with integrated flash on the rear side. The phone features a 2.7 inch display with resolution of 360×400 pixels and it supports around 65,000 colors. The images are very bright and sharp with the display and you can also enjoy good surfing experience. The display quality is very similar to other models from Blackberry.

The phone has a flat navigation array below the display and it includes an optical track pad at the center. There are Power/End keys, Main menu key, Back key and send key in the array. The task switch can be opened when you hold down menu key for some time. The phone is 1st to have OS 6 but runs without a touch screen. But the track pad makes it easy for navigating around the menus. The BlackBerry Style has a decent battery life with talk time of 4.5 hours talk time and standby time of 10.5 days.

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