BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2007-10-03
 
 
 

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device

The 8820 has a 320-by-240-pixel screen, and a trackball on the front panel replaces the familiar side scroll wheel.

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - Side View

Measuring 4.49 by 2.60 by 0.55 inches, the 8820 weighs 4.73 ounces with the battery installed.

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - Side View

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - Back View

The 8820s 1,400 mAhr battery is rated for 5 hours talk time or 22 days of standby. The 8820 also supports MicroSD expansion cards, which are installed underneath the battery co

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - Back View

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - Radio Manager

Radios can be turned off individually or en masse.

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - Radio Manager

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - WLAN Site Survey

The WLAN survey tools ID all nearby WiFi networks and their signal strengths.

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - WLAN Site Survey

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - WLAN Security

The Blackberry 8820 supports a full complement of enterprise-grade wireless security standards.

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - WLAN Security

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - Certificates

During tests, I could view and manage the devices root certificates, which will be helpful in applying enterprise wireless security.

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - Certificates

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - Push To Talk

THe PTT button is a little too sensitive, causing this screen to appear every time I picked up the device.

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - Push To Talk

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - GPS

Telenavs GPS software works great on the 8820.

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - GPS

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - Poker

I wasted a lot of time on the subway playing Texas Hold Em.

BlackBerry 8820 Is a Dream Device - Poker

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