10 of the most memorable BlackBerry smartphones of all time

10 of the most memorable BlackBerry smartphones of all time
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock the last couple of days, you’ve probably been hearing left and right about some exciting news out of RIM’s camp. Now that BlackBerry World is in full swing, we’re hearing about some new products that will hopefully put the veteran smartphone maker back on track to the positive. Before we get all excited about these forthcoming BlackBerry 10 devices, we have to look back at some of the legacy smartphones that made an indelible impact for RIM.

Interestingly enough, the modern BlackBerry first started out strictly as an email/messaging device – with no voice calling capabilities whatsoever. So yeah, it’s almost unbelievable to see how far we’ve come since those olden days. Over time, RIM’s BlackBerry devices were outfitted with an arsenal of features to round out their prestige amongst the competition. From SureType keyboards to trackballs to touchscreens, we’ve seen an extensive line of devices that cater to a wide range of people. Initially, business/enterprise users were the primary targets for RIM’s smartphones, but as we’ve come to expect, they eventually branched out to the  bread and butter everyday consumer.

With that, let’s revisit 10 of the most memorable BlackBerry smartphones of all time!



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15 Comments

1. dejahu

Posts: 35; Member since: Feb 01, 2012

No Blackberry 8830 World Edition? This list is a lie!

2. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

There have been lists of BBs and Nokia already... how about 10 memorable apple iPhones? oh wait, there's only 5. lol expecting more of these lists.

3. Roomaku

Posts: 278; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

the 9900 does have an ace keyboard.

4. dcgore

Posts: 234; Member since: Feb 24, 2012

Without a doubt the curve 8300 series and the 9000 bold. The latter being my fav of all time.

5. ryq24

Posts: 874; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

i remember phonearena also doing the same feature with nokia's phone. next time when they try to do other phone makers, that;s bad. :-)

6. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

The top ten most memorable Androids would be an interesting list.

8. gp284

Posts: 120; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

yea but there are probably more androids out now than all of blackberrys lol

7. jmoita2

Posts: 930; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

The BB7230 was my first smartphone ever!!!

9. christianqwerty

Posts: 467; Member since: May 05, 2011

The blackberry 8310 my first blackberry,!! Built like a tank

10. cw0974

Posts: 24; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

the picture caption for the 9900 is wrong, it says 9000. The keyboard is very nice though.

11. GeekMovement unregistered

Bold 9900/9930 ftw! I still love those devices if only they had better specs and if it came in white for the US carriers.

12. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

My dad still have the BlackBerry Curve 8300

13. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

The original Bold made me want to get a smartphone. It was only later when Android came out though that I found of I needed a smartphone

14. JcHnd

Posts: 255; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Yeah the always look the same... Blackberry guys needs more dynamic designs...

15. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

My father has a bold 9900.

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