BlackBerry Curve 8520 prices in Malaysia

The BlackBerry Curve 8520 features a sleek design and offers great core performance for an entry-level smartphone. Read more about the BlackBerry Curve 8520 below!

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BlackBerry Curve 8520 Specs

Screen Size 2.5"
Display Resolution 320 x 240pixels
Pixel Density 152ppi
Scratch Resistant
Water Resistant
Rear Camera Resolution 2MP
Dual camera
Battery Capacity 1150mAh
Talk Time 5h
Processor Single Core
Operating System Blackberry
Weight 106g
Dimensions (W x H x D) 109 x 60 x 13.9mm
Body Material Plastic
Expandable Memory
Card Slot
Release Year 2009
USB Connectors Micro-USB
Wi-Fi Standard 802.11b
Dual SIM
SIM Card Mini-SIM
Virtual Reality Capable
Heart Rate Sensor
LED Notification Light
Face Recognition
Iris Scanner
Fingerprint Scanner
FM Radio
3D Touch

BlackBerry Curve 8520

BlackBerry Curve 8520 – Simplicity On-The-Go

The Blackberry Curve 8520 features all the elements that an entry-level smartphone should have and the performance is impressively reliable despite being an entry-level smartphone. Featuring a sleek design with QWERTY keyboard for faster typing capacity, the Curve 8520 is a good alternative for individuals seeking for an affordable smartphone with reliable features.

Responsive Optical Track Pad

Unlike its siblings and predecessors, the Curve 8520 does not feature their iconic rollerball for navigation (a common feature in past BlackBerry phones). Instead, it comes with a responsive optical trackpad, which works like a mini touchpad. It is reponsive and accurate to use, increasing the user-friendliness of the Curve 8520. You can also manually adjust the vertical and horizontal sensitivity of the trackpad, in order to control the speed at which it zips around the icons on the screen. Moreover, as the new trackpad does not have any moving parts, it is less prone to dirt and dust – improving its durability. The flat design of the track pad not only makes the Curve 8520 looks sleek and easier to pop into the pocket as well. The new trackpad is definitely a welcomed feature on the Curve 8520 that you will not miss the signature BlackBerry rollerball at all.

Be Quirky with QWERTY

The QWERTY keyboard, together with the messaging features equipped on the Curve 8520 make this phone a great phone for social networking enthusiasts. You can creates up to 10 email accounts and as the phone also supports “push” email, you will be able to receive the messages instantaneously the moment they arrive, rather than waiting for your inbox to update itself. This seemingly small but useful feature increases your daily productivity due to the speed at which you are able to access your emails. Another feature that makes this phone a social networker’s best buddy is that the QWERTY keyboard enables long texts to be typed easily and accurately.

Dedicated Media Controls for Easier Accessibility

Finding and installing apps have never been easier, with the Curve 8520 featuring the BlackBerry App World. There are plentiful of applications available on the app that increases the functionality of the phone and of course adds more fun to your life! The Curve 8520 has three dedicated music keys on the top to control the music, so listening to music on the phone while performing other tasks is never easier.

BlackBerry Curve 8520 Expert Reviews
Reviewed on 2016-01-26
Research In Motion (RIM) has been targeting the entry-level market for some time now but it wasn't very evident until they released another qwerty smartphone, the Blackberry Curve 8520.Like most other Blackberry phones, the Curve 8520 gets a stylish gloss...
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Reviewed on 2012-05-30
Access to Blackberry Messenger (BBM), instant and secure email, great price point, slim and lightRelatively small screen, no 3G Internet, limited Applications available in App World, not compatible with latest BlackBerry software, Design, The BlackBerry 8520 has a pretty classic design with a trackpad replacing the scrollball of previous models. It's...
The Curve 8520 is the old faithful of the BlackBerry family; launched in 2009 it was the first phone to ditch the trackball in favour of the pocket lint-proof optical trackpad. In its day it wasn't at the cutting edge of technology and the passing of time...
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Reviewed on 2011-07-23
Intrinsically speaking, RIM BlackBerry phones have always catered to the upmarket users but it was inevitable that they would make an attempt at the mainstream consumer market soon. RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520 is an outcome of such an endeavour and this ...
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Reviewed on 2011-02-06
Any BlackBerry smartphone is first of all a working instrument. RIM offers austere products to make calls, send SMS, plan your day and work with mail without the use of third party software. At the same time the majority of phones can do the same a...
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Reviewed on 2010-06-21
Mini-review: It's much the same story with the BlackBerry Curve 8520, RIM's low-end model boasts neither HSDPA nor GPS, and it couples that with very plasticky build quality and a screen that's grainy and low in resolution, at just 320 x 240. ...
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Reviewed on 2010-06-11
Good QWERTY keypad, Value for moneyLow camera/quality, No 3G connectivity
The Curve 8520 is a dream come true for those wanting the goodness of a sweet QWERTY keypad and Blackberry Messenger and their famous pop mail service, but not willing to pay above Rs. 20,000 for such a device.ProsGood QWERTY keypad Value for moneyCon...
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Reviewed on 2010-04-12
Nokia E-series alternative @ Rs 15kNo 3G or GPS, 2MP Camera
There are not many phones that have actually revolutionized the smartphone market, contrary to their claims to stardom. But here is a phone which actually did not make any big claims of being revolutionary, but did bring a paradigm shift in the b...
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Reviewed on 2010-04-06
I’m often quick to chastise Blackberry cell phones for a lot of reasons, but today I have one less to have a problem with. The folks out at Puremobile sent over a Blackberry Curve 8520 for me to try, and I was pleasantly surprised.The Blackberry Curv...
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Reviewed on 2009-12-24
With the Bold almost reaching perfection in the BlackBerry arts, new horizons need to be explored to keep the spark alive. The tall task to pioneer new territories (in BlackBerry terms anyway) falls on to the Curve 8520. BlackBerry Curve 8520 official ...
Reviewed on 2009-12-22
With so many shortcomings and so little nice surprises to offer in return, the BlackBerry Curve 8520 isn't an easy handset to recommend. Maybe if the BlackBerry service is essential to you and your budget is so limited that you cannot afford the bette...
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Reviewed on 2009-12-10
Forget about touch screen phone when it comes to SMS texting or emails. BlackBerry has always been the choice for push mail and texting using a QWERTY keyboard. To bring the whole experience to more users, BlackBerry 8520 introduces BlackBerry's entr...
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Reviewed on 2009-11-24
Aside from occasionally getting grit stuck underneath, the trackball had a good run on BlackBerry, supporting devices all the way through the latest Tour and Curve models. Now we’re on the brink..
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Reviewed on 2009-11-16
The BlackBerry Curve 8520 has a wide screen with a full QWERTY keyboard beneath and a clever trackpad button that senses your thumb's movement. The keypad has the usual BlackBerry layout, with buttons that have enough travel and make a clear click when...
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Reviewed on 2009-11-12
The BlackBerry Curve 8520 is RIM's attempt to produce a low-cost BlackBerry. The question, as always when a premium supplier attempts to slash costs to attract new buyers, is: does it make the cutbacks in the right areas? Some have described the BlackB...
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Reviewed on 2009-11-11
Affordable; light, sturdy and compact; BlackBerry App WorldNo 3G and GPS
Everyone is talking about the Apple iPhone these days; the types of applications you can get on it, the things you can accomplish with an iPhone (“almost anything” they will say), how wonderfully easy it is to use and how cool it will make you look. T...
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Reviewed on 2009-11-10
Builtin WiFi, Outofthebox Mac support, Optical trackpad for navigation, Good call quality.No 3G or GPS support.
The BlackBerry line of smartphones have evolved in many ways over the years, one of them being navigation. From the thumbwheel, where the term “BlackBerry thumb” was coined, to the trackball, and now to the trackpad. RIM has pretty much left the user ...
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Reviewed on 2009-11-09
Affordable; light, sturdy and compact; BlackBerry App WorldNo 3G and GPS
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Reviewed on 2009-11-05
Good quality hardware, Switches on in around 10 seconds, Very practical keyboard, Sensitive, accurate trackpad, Four days of battery lifeNo 3G/3G, Not much room for customisation, Web browsing: better, but still not perfect, Mediocre camera, Not much internal memory
The Curve 8520 as a phone As we've already seen, the Curve 8520 only has a minimum of connectivity options. Though it doesn't have 3G or 3G+, it does have WiFi, which can help gain valuable seconds when downloading e-mail attachments.There's nothing t...
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Reviewed on 2009-11-02
The Blackberry Curve 8520 launched by RIM recently is probably the best Blackberry for someone looking to get into the Smartphone/Blackberry market. Its small in size, low in price and yet manages to provide an excellent Blackberry experience. Packaged...
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Reviewed on 2009-10-28
Useful dedicated media keys, Responsive trackpad,No 3G data support, Browser had trouble with some Web pages
Mixing social networking and entertainment features with the familiar BlackBerry-brand business-centric tools, the lightweight BlackBerry Curve 8520 ($130 with a two-year contract; price as of 10/22/09) is a solid but underpowered addition to Research ...
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