Pros

  • Stellar e-mail and messaging device
  • Supports Cingular's fast EDGE network

Cons

  • Lacks a camera
  • Doesn't support consumer IM clients

At A Glance

This strictly business hybrid leaves off the camera, but offers great tools for e-mail and Web browsing.

Manufacturer’s Description

The BlackBerry 8700c Wireless Handheld? makes it easy to stay connected while on the go. You get uncompromising email, browsing and voice performance in one thin, stylish, lightweight handheld with a full QWERTY keyboard.The BlackBerry 8700c? operates on the latest high speed wireless networks and provides leading BlackBerry? functionality, including email, phone, web browsing, MMS, SMS and organizer applications.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.rim.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 8700C
Inventory Number 24978
Processor
Processor type Intel
Processor speed 0.312 MHz
Display
Backlight Yes
Display size 2.25 inches
Display type Color
Touchscreen No
Resolution 320 x 240 pixels
Storage
Other storage No
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Talk Time 4.0 hours
Vendor Rated Standby Time 384.0 hours
Ports and Connections
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack 2.5 mm
Wireless connection No
Bluetooth Yes
USB 2.0 Yes
USB 1.1 Yes
Proprietary Cable No
Dimensions
Width 4.3 inches
Depth 2.7 inches
Height 2.7 inches
Weight 0.29375 pounds
Carrier
MTS No
TDMA No
HSDPA 0.0
WCDMA 0.0
GSM 850 1.0
GSM 900 1.0
GSM 1800 1.0
CDMA 1900 0.0
GPRS 1.0
GSM 1900 1.0
Cell Carrier Cingular
Supported Video Formats
MPEG4 Yes
wmv No
Real Media No
Included Software
Operating System BlackBerry OS
Sync
Sync Options Supported
  • Bluetooth
  • USB
Camera
camera_shutter 0.0
Form Factor
Volume Controls Yes
Number of Displays One
Form Factor Candy bar
Keyboard Yes
Messaging
MMS Yes
SMS Yes
Other Messaging Support
  • SMS
  • MMS
  • EMS
  • E-Mail
Location
GPS 0.0