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BlackBerry Pearl 8130

BlackBerry Pearl 8130
0"
240 x 260 pixels
2 MP
RAM: GB
BATTERY: 900 mAh
Announced: Oct 1, 2007
Market status: Released
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Verizon, Sprint, U.S. Cellular, Alltel

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM memory ( GB RAM)
  • Single-core processor
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)

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Description

The 8130 is the CDMA flavor of the BlackBerry Pearl and is small multimedia-friendly BlackBerry. For this helps the slim profile, microSD memory, 3.5mm stereo jack and Stereo Bluetooth support. The 8130 is 3G-capable smartphone, thanks to the EV-DO data

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • BlackBerry
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.20 x 1.95 x 0.55 inches (107 x 50 x 14 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.40 oz (96 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Features:
    • Half QWERTY, Trackball
  • Keys:
    • Left: Other; Right: Volume control, Other

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 260 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

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Hardware Features:
      • Mirror
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 312 MHz, Intel XScale
  • 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.

    • GB RAM / 64 MB ROM
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 900 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 3.66 hours
      the average is 15 h (876 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 9.0 days (216 hours)
      the average is 16 days (377 h)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • BlackBerry Browser
    • supports:
      • HTML, WAP 2.0

Cellular

  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1900 MHz
  • 2G Data:
    • EV-DO
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Phone features

  • Notifications:
    • Service lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Memo, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (SureType), MMS
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino, Blackberry Connect
  • Instant Messaging:
      • AOL, Yahoo!, ICQ
  • Games:
      • Yes
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T3
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Serial Port (SPP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP)
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Connector:
      • miniUSB
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 01 Oct 2007

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 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

      • 25 Oct 2007
      • FCC ID value:

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

        L6ARBS20CW link
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