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The BlackBerry® Pearl™ smartphone is designed with you in mind. It looks and feels good in your hands, but ... See full description.
  • BlackBerry OS
  • 2.2"

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product description

The BlackBerry® Pearl™ smartphone is designed with you in mind. It looks and feels good in your hands, but still offers you everything you need for your life on the go.

Flexible Communications
You don’t stay in touch with all the people in your life in the exact same way. Even though they’re smaller than other BlackBerry® smartphones, BlackBerry Pearl Series smartphones can help you stay on top of what’s happening and contact the people in your life when you’ve got news. Discover all the ways you can stay in touch1:

  • Email
  • Advanced Phone Features
  • Instant Messaging
  • Social Networking

SureType Technology
SureType® technology combines an innovative keyboard layout with dynamic software to help you type quickly and accurately on a narrow, compact smartphone. It’s designed to learn your typing and word patterns so you can focus on getting the message out.

And, just for good measure, the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 smartphone even has a spell check feature.

Camera and Video Recording
With the camera on a BlackBerry Pearl smartphone, you can be prepared to snap a pic of unexpected, important—or even embarrassing—moments.

Then you can share your pictures—in an email, picture message, or instant message chat.2,3 Or upload them to sites like Facebook® and Flickr™2.

And when an event can’t be captured in a single instant, use sound and action to tell the story with the video camera on your BlackBerry Pearl smartphone.4

  • Camera and Video Recording
  • Facebook® for BlackBerry® smartphones
  • Flickr™ Photo Uploader for BlackBerry smartphones

Whether you want to watch a video clip or listen to your favorite songs, your BlackBerry Pearl smartphone delivers visual and sound quality that keeps up with your needs.

And with the BlackBerry® Pearl Flip 8220 smartphone, you can turn it on its side to enjoy videos in widescreen.5

You can even use BlackBerry® Media Sync to transfer desktop iTunes® music files to your smartphone.

Learn more about media on your BlackBerry Pearl smartphone:

  • Media Player
  • BlackBerry® Media Sync
  • Roxio® Media Manager

GPS and BlackBerry Maps
Enjoy the convenience of carrying BlackBerry® Maps in your pocket. It’s designed to make it easier to find the location of businesses, restaurants, concert venues and more by allowing you to check maps and get driving directions quickly and conveniently.

Pinpoint where you are right now and where you need to be with GPS capabilities on the BlackBerry® Pearl™ 8110 smartphone and BlackBerry® Pearl™ 8130 smartphone.2,6 Get turn-by-turn navigation to help find your way.

  • GPS Capabilities

Imagine being able to check your email, shop online, make phone calls and stream video on your smartphone without being connected to your service provider’s cellular network.7,8 With the BlackBerry® Pearl™ 8120 smartphone and BlackBerry® Pearl™ Flip 8220 smartphone, you can do all of this and maybe even save a little money.

Whether you set up a wireless network at home or use a public hotspot, Wi-Fi® gives you access to all of your BlackBerry® services.

  • Wi-Fi Support

Mobile Streaming
Connect to a Wi-Fi® network or use your BlackBerry® Pearl™ 8130 smartphone to access the mobile versions of news, television and other media sites.7,8 Interested in a funny clip from YouTube or the incredible play from last night’s game? Hit up a hotspot or connect to a wireless network and enjoy.

  • Mobile Streaming and other Browser functions
product specification
Operating system BlackBerry OS
Screen size 2.2"
Screen Resolution (pixels) 240x260
Type of phone Smartphone
Shape of phone bar
3G No
Touchscreen or keypad Numeric keypad
Connections Bluetooth
Connections USB
Extra functions Camera function
Extra functions Email function
Extra functions Instant messaging function
Band Quad Band
Horizontal resolution 24 Pixels
Vertical resolution 260 Pixels
Camera resolution 1MP camera
Talk time 4 Hours
Stand-by time 15.0 Days
Depth in cm 1.45cm deep
Height in cm 10.7cm high
Width in cm 5cm wide
Memory card slot Yes
Autofocus No
Weight (g) 89g
FM tuner FM Radio
MP3 playback capable Yes
HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) No
Java Yes
Release date 18 Dec 2006