BlackBerry 8830 Cell Phone
Price Range:$59.99 to $140.99
RIM Blackberry 8830 Verizon CDMA + GSM World Edition PDA Phone is the stylish way to get things done. It’s the first CDMA BlackBerry... Read More
RIM Blackberry 8830 Verizon CDMA + GSM World Edition PDA Phone is the stylish way to get things done. It’s the first CDMA BlackBerry smartphone capable of roaming globally on GSM®/GPRS networks*. So you can travel the world with full mobile voice and data coverage, without having to change smartphones, phone numbers or email addresses.The BlackBerry 8830 World Edition gives you phone, email, organizer, web browsing and instant messaging. And then it goes a step further, providing GPS, BlackBerry® Maps, a media player for your video clips and music, and expandable memory to ensure you’ve got the room you need for your media files. Minimize
Product Review Summary
21 Reviews from Epinions.com
Aug 25, 2008
I'm Carryin' An Entire Office on My Belt These Days...
Pros: incredibly versatile, gentle learning curve, easy to use
Cons: no camera, keyboard backlighting fairly useless
If business takes you out of the country, a BlackBerry 8830 World Edition is an essential part of your wardrobe. Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 12, 2008
Another Blackberry to brag about...
Pros: Voice command, broadband Internet capability, trackball, and much faster...
Cons: Ringtone volume is too low and the side button is not designed properly.
This is my third Blackberry and I am very pleased with its performance, quality, and the way it is built. Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 18, 2008
We bought a Pair!
Pros: Full keyboard-Good price with a plan
Cons: no camera-hit and miss web browser-side voice activation button always gets bumped
I would get them again but I am highly interested in the Blackberry Storm. Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 11, 2012
The "Simple" Phone
Pros: At least 8 hours of battery for continuous use.Easy to use. Easy setup.
Cons: Freezes for the first week or two. NO CAMERA.
The bottom line-I recommend this phone to anyone who wants a simple yet durable phone. Best Blackberry so far. Thanks! Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 8, 2009
Doing What A BlackBerry Does Best
Pros: Sleek design, solid email client, usable trackball, good battery life
Cons: Doesn't feel as good as it looks; mushy and closely spaced keys
Get used to the mushy keyboard and you'll find a very versatile productivity tool. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 14, 2009
Business Travelers review of Blackberry 8830 "World Phone"
Pros: Bright screen, mute/volume/speakerphone buttons at finger tips. GSM and CDMA support
Cons: Big, Chewy flush keyboard, no camera, Blackberry OS crashes once a week.
The 8830 is a good phone for world travel with easy buttons for the important things. However there are newer phones out there that should be considered. Read More at Epinions.com
Sep 15, 2009
Not the Greatest
Pros: Screen is big and bright
Cons: Phone turns off "radio" when low on power, typing is aggravating
It's OK, but I think I would go for a Windows based phone with better keypad. Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 1, 2008
Not much my type of Blackberry
Pros: Easy navigation, great music player.
Cons: Many glitches such as frozen screens, buttons don't work. No camera.
I wouldn't recommend getting it. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 11, 2010
Smart phone, or Dumb phone?
Pros: Large screen, trackball, smooth interface, family phone.
Cons: Shuts down, restarts, hard to charge, buttons hard to press, mushy, trackball may fall out.
Do not get this phone. Get a smaller, lighter, more usable phone. Read More at Epinions.com