Pros

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

Cons

  • Lacks a camera

At A Glance

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

Manufacturer’s Description

The BlackBerry 8700g 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.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.rim.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 8700G
Inventory Number 25220
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
Wireless connection No
Bluetooth Bluetooth Headset
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
CDMA 850 1.0
GPRS 1.0
GSM 1900 1.0
Cell Carrier T-Mobile
Supported Video Formats
MPEG4 Yes
wmv No
Real Media No
Streaming Video No
Video Calling No
Supported Audio Formats
MP3 Yes
Other Audio Support Polyphonic
Included Software
Operating System BlackBerry OS
Sync
Sync Options Supported USB
Camera
camera_shutter 0.0
Form Factor
Number of Displays One
Form Factor Candy bar
Keyboard Yes
Messaging
MMS Yes
SMS Yes
Other Messaging Support
  • SMS
  • MMS
  • IM
  • E-Mail
  • PIN
Location
GPS 0.0