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BlackBerry 7230 / 7210

May 30, 2003
Market status

US carrier availability

Discontinued: T-Mobile, AT&T Wireless


No pros


  • No rear camera
  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (2 MB RAM)
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.80 inches inches)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 160 pixels)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)




The RIM 7230 and 7210 are identical, except 7210 lack 1800 Mhz network support. The phone feature large color display, Java, GPRS high speed data and web browsing.

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  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • BlackBerry
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.40 x 2.90 x 0.80 inches (113 x 74 x 20 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.80 oz (136 g)
      the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
  • Design features:
    • Full keyboard


  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 160 pixels
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Colors:
    • 65 536


  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 2 MB RAM / 16 MB ROM


  • Talk time:
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (884 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 10.0 days (240 hours)
      the average is 18 days (425 h)
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML, WML


  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • GPRS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Multiple numbers per contact
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS


  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Other:
    • Computer sync
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Vibration, Phone profiles

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 30 May 2003
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        L6AR6230GE link
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