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BlackBerry 8830 - Silver (Unlocked) Smartphone

The BlackBerry 8830 World Edition smartphone is the stylish way to get things done - no matter where in the world you happen to be. 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 for enhanced access to location based applications and services, including the pre-loaded BlackBerry Maps application. A media player for your video clips and music. Expandable memory to ensure you've got the room you need for your media files. And a high-capacity battery to allow you to make the most of it all.

BlackBerry 8830 - Silver (Unlocked) Smartphone


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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 "Simple" Phone

Blackberry's 8830 is the phone for older adults. The initial setup takes under 15 minutes and covers... See Full Review



pros: Large screen, trackball, smooth interface, family phone.

cons: Shuts down, restarts, hard to charge, buttons hard to press, mushy, trackball may fall out.

Smart phone, or Dumb phone?

This cellphone is great, if you need a brick. The design is awful, there is more cons than pros, and... See Full Review



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

Doing What A BlackBerry Does Best

After being assigned a BlackBerry 8703e for about a year, my IT department replaced it with a newer... See Full Review



pros: Screen is big and bright

cons: Phone turns off "radio" when low on power, typing is aggravating

Not the Greatest

I was issued this unit by my employer. My current plan is data only, however I also have used... See Full Review



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.

Business Travelers review of Blackberry 8830 "World Phone"

I have been a Blackberry user since the the 7230 and moved my way to a 8130 Curve and most recently... See Full Review



pros: Full keyboard-Good price with a plan

cons: no camera-hit and miss web browser-side voice activation button always gets bumped

We bought a Pair!

We are small business owners- a husband and wife team. For a couple of years we had c... See Full Review



pros: Easy navigation, great music player.

cons: Many glitches such as frozen screens, buttons don't work. No camera.

Not much my type of Blackberry

So, this was my first blackberry I've ever gotten. I was intimidated by all the buttons and options... See Full Review



pros: incredibly versatile, gentle learning curve, easy to use

cons: no camera, keyboard backlighting fairly useless

I'm Carryin' An Entire Office on My Belt These Days...

I'm carrying a BlackBerry® now: I guess that means I've finally joined the real techie generati... See Full Review



pros: Voice command, broadband Internet capability, trackball, and much faster...

cons: Ringtone volume is too low and the side button is not designed properly.

Another Blackberry to brag about...

About three months ago I upgraded my Blackberry 8703e and got this excellent Blackberry 8830 World E... See Full Review

Product Details

Antenna Type Internal
Height 4.49 in.
Weight 4.66 oz
Width 2.6 in.
Power & Battery
Depth 0.55 in.
Other Features
Touch Screen No
Email Access Yes
Speakerphone Yes
QWERTY Physical Keyboard Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Internet Browser Yes
Digital Camera No
Color Depth 16-bit (65000 colors)
Display Technology LCD display
Display Resolution 320 x 240 pixels
Diagonal Screen Size 2.5 in.
Battery Type Lithium Ion
Battery Capacity 1400 mAh
Supported Flash Memory Cards MicroSD
Key Features
Style Bar
Network Technology GSM / CDMA2000 1X
Storage Capacity 64 MB
Cellular Band CDMA2000 1X 1900/800 / GSM 900/1800
Color Silver
Product Identifiers
Carrier Unlocked
Type Smartphone
Family Line BlackBerry
Brand BlackBerry