9720 - £120
Why this smartphone is built for you
The BlackBerry 9720
The BlackBerry 9720 is a mid-range smart phone running BlackBerry OS 7. It is aimed at first time smartphone users and is built around instant messaging.
This phone has a QWERTY keyboard and a 2.8 inch touchscreen that displays in 214PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The BlackBerry 9720 has a 5MP camera and can record video in up to 480p. This phone does not have a front facing camera.
Performance is provided by a 0.8GHz single core processor and 0.5GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 17 out of 100.
The BlackBerry 9720 has an estimated battery life of around 7 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1450mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The BlackBerry 9720 comes with 0.512GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage.
The BlackBerry 9720 has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit) and it has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels.
The BlackBerry 9720 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and has a dedicated BBM button for launching BlackBerry's instant messaging service. The preinstalled MultiCast tool allows you to post/upload photos to more than one social media site at once, helping you to stay on top of your digital life and this phone can access the BlackBerry World app store to take advantage of all that it has to offer.
The BlackBerry 9720 is a compact messaging device aimed at buyers who desire a physical keyboard. Its strong social media integration means that it is likely to appeal to the teenage/student market.