BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230

Posted:
Jan 15, 2009
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Feb 28, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

6.0
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Display

Display size:

2.6 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

154 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

41.38 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor

Additional display:

1.6 inches, 128 x 160 pixels, TFT, Colors: 65 536

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Flash:

Yes

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

3.98 x 1.97 x 0.69 inches (101 x 50 x 17.5 mm)

Weight:

3.60 oz (102 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Features:

Half QWERTY

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Hardware & Performance

RAM:

0.1 GB

ROM:

128 MB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

OS:

BlackBerry

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Location:

GPS

Other:

Computer sync

Battery

Capacity:

900 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

3.50 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

9.0 days (216 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 26, 2009

FCC ID value:

L6ARCE20CW link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.23 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.95 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

This device is also known as BlackBerry Pearl 8230 Apex

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Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Thick body (0.69 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM

Description

BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 is the CDMA version of the 8220. It has identical design and similar features, including a trackball and SureType keyboard on the inside. As it is a clamshell, it has a second display on the front when closed, other specifications include microSDHC slot for memory and 2MP camera.

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