- Make/Model: Blackberry Pearl Flip 8220
- Data: EDGE, Wi-Fi
- Network: GSM 850/1900 (There are European/Asian versions)
- Size: 3.98” x 1.97” x 0.69”
- Carrier: T-Mobile
- Weight: 3.6 oz
- Display: Internal is 240 x 320 TFT, external is 128 x 160 TFT (262k colors)
- Form Factor: Clamshell flip with external display
- Memory: 128 flash; The hot-swappable microUSB comes w/ 256 MB, and accepts 16GB
- Notable Features: smooth external display with email/message previews; myFaves; voice notes; voice dialing; push email; stereo bluetooth; 2 MP cam with LED flash and 5X digital zoom, which can be controlled with the trackball. It also captures video.
surprisingly music-friendly; external play/pause button; stereo bluetooth, standard headphone jack; UMA capable; unique form factor; slick new BB interface; more compact than other BlackBerries; still has the BB office apps that keep executives aboard, but feels like a fun phone.
no GPS; weak web browsing; some lag here and there.
If you're looking for a strong messaging device that works with a variety of communications platforms, the cap does not disappoint. Make calls over Wi-Fi, and provides excellent call quality in adverse environments. Almost any type of text communications platform available today is accessible on the lid. However, without 3G and a real browser, do not expect to be navigating at night.