BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 Specs


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.

This device is also known as BlackBerry Pearl 8230 Apex


  • Thick body (0.69 inches)
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Size: 2.6 inches
Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels, 154 PPI
Technology: TFT
Screen-to-body: 41.38 %
Colors: 65 536
Features: Ambient light sensor
Additional display: 1.6 inches, 160 pixels 128 x, TFT, Colors: 65 536


RAM: 0.1GB
Storage expansion: microSDHC
OS: BlackBerry
ROM: 128 MB
Device type: Smartphone


Capacity: 900 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, User replaceable


Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 2 MP
Flash: Yes
Video recording: Yes
Dimensions: 3.98 x 1.97 x 0.69 inches (101 x 50 x 17.5 mm)
Weight: 3.60 oz (102.0 g)
Features: Half QWERTY
Keys: Left: Other; Right: Volume control, Other


Headphones: 3.5mm jack

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 2.0
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Location: GPS
Other: Computer sync

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
Measured SAR:
Head: 1.23 W/kg
Measured in: 1900 MHz
Body: 0.95 W/kg
Measured in: 1900 MHz
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Carrier Availability


U.S. Cellular


User Reviews

Overall User Rating
Rating breakdown (out of 10)
Phone owned for

On my 3rd 8230.  First one droped calls, wouldnt receive calls or text messages.  2nd phone would only last 3hrs on a charge.  Did a battery swap, did the samething.  Now on my 3rd phone and hoping it works.  Doesnt look good.  Have made 1 call that was 5 minutes long, phone has been of the charger for 4hrs and it's already showing orange on the battery.  Not going to make it all day.  Hard to ru a business on this type of phone and us cellular will not let me change the phone out for a different one. 

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I really don't like this phone
Phone owned for

I have this phone and I hate it.  This phone sucks.  My first one that I got had it turned on, and with in 2 hours it fried the hard drive in itself, then I got a new one, and now it will just shut off, when it wants to, my clock won't hold the correct time.  You have alot of steps to go thru just to get to a missed call..  I just hate this phone, I would never recomend this phone for anyone to buy.  It's a pain in the butt.

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I love this phone
Phone owned for

Its just an all around great phone. I have had all sorts of smartphones and this one yeah its lightweight but it always pulls through for me. I never have to reset it. The suretype is really accurate. And for a flip phone still retains a good new age look. 

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