BlackBerry Pearl Flip Is First Clamshell RIM Device

Posted: Sep 10 2008, 7:12am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 10:28am CDT, in News | Mobile Phones


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It's hard to keep new products secret today; there are too many potential sources of leaks for most manufacturers to keep a lid on. Such was the case with RIM's first clamshell BlackBerry device. RIM officially announced the handset today and it's called the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8820.

The handsets is EDGE based and has integrated Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0, SureType QWERTY keyboard and a large QVGA screen on the inside. Other nice features include voice-activated dialing, MP3 ring tones, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more.

Also supported is BlackBerry Media Sync allowing synchronizing with iTunes. The camera is only 2MP and it lacks 3G connectivity. Most storage for the phone is via microSD cards. Talk time is 4 hours with standby time of 14 days.

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