BlackBerry 8820

Announced:
Jul 17, 2007
Market status:
Released

Display

Resolution:

320 x 240 pixels

Technology:

TFT

Colors:

65 536

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 312 MHz

Internal storage:

0.064 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

BlackBerry (4.5.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1400 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

5.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)

Stand-by time:

22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.48 x 2.59 x 0.55 inches (114 x 66 x 14 mm)

Weight:

4.72 oz (134 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Notification light

Keys:

Left: Other; Right: Volume control

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

2.5mm jack

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, WMV

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g

USB:

Yes

Location:

GPS

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync

Internet browsing

Browser:

BlackBerry Browser

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3)

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, Notes

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino, Blackberry Connect

Instant Messaging:

Yes

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-Talk

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 06, 2007

FCC ID value:

L6ARBG40GW link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.16 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.50 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 17, 2007
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US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Lacks a camera on the back
  • Thick body (0.55 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera

Description

The 8820 uses the 8800-series platform and adds WiFi for UMA functionality, making the phone dual-mode. It can transmit the call either through GSM or through WiFi. Otherwise identical to the 8800, it is quad-band GSM/EDGE BlackBerry with GPS, landscape QVGA display and full QWERTY keyboard.

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