Pros

  • Stellar messaging capabilities
  • Adds a camera

Cons

  • Lacks a full QWERTY keyboard
  • Keys can be difficult to press

At A Glance

This sleek cell phone adds a serviceable camera and multimedia features to BlackBerry's already terrific e-mail capabilities.

Manufacturer’s Description

The BlackBerry Pearl 8100 smartphone is one of the world's smallest smartphones and packs all of the power you expect from a BlackBerry device. It comes complete with digital camera, multimedia capabilities and expandable memory. And it offers users everything else you would expect from a BlackBerry smartphone - including phone, email, web browser, text messaging (SMS and MMS), instant messaging, organizer applications and more. The BlackBerry Pearl is small enough to take anywhere. It's the ultimate combination of brains and beauty.

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The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 8100
Inventory Number 25395
Processor
Processor type Intel
Processor speed 0.312 MHz
Display
Backlight Yes
Display size 2.25 inches
Display type Color
Resolution 240 x 260 pixels
Storage
Other storage Micro SD
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Talk Time 3.5 hours
Vendor Rated Standby Time 360.0 hours
Ports and Connections
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack
  • 2.5 mm
  • 2.5 mm
Bluetooth Yes
USB 2.0 Yes
USB 1.1 Yes
Dimensions
Width 4.2 inches
Depth 1.9 inches
Height 1.9 inches
Weight 0.19375 pounds
Exposure Controls
Flash Built-in Flash
Image Processor
Megapixels 1.3
Storage Media
SD card Micro SD
Carrier
GSM 850 1.0
GSM 1800 1.0
GSM 1900 1.0
GSM 800 1.0
Cell Carrier T-Mobile
Supported Video Formats
MPEG4 Yes
wmv Yes
Streaming Video Yes
Video Calling No
Supported Audio Formats
AAC
  • AAC Plus
  • AAC
MP3 Yes
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
  • IM
  • E-Mail
Location
GPS 0.0