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BlackBerry Curve 8330

alaTest has collected and analyzed 472 reviews of BlackBerry Curve 8330. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the design and usability. The reliability and price are also appreciated, but the connectivity and battery get less positive views.

performance, price, reliability, usability, design

battery, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the BlackBerry Curve 8330 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for BlackBerry Curve 8330

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 333 user reviews of BlackBerry Curve 8330 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and design. The usability and price also get good feedback, but opinions are divided on the battery. Some have doubts about the GPS navigation and reliability.

performance, price, usability, design, portability

reliability, GPS navigation

56% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Michael Kwan (mobilemag.com)

REVIEW: BlackBerry Curve 8330 from Bell Mobility

 

The BlackBerry Curve, in all of its different incarnations, has been available to GSM providers for quite a while now and it is only recently that Research in Motion decided to plunk a CDMA radio into the thing. Bell Mobility, one of Canada's two...

At the end of the day, the BlackBerry Curve 8330 from Bell Mobility is not exactly a revolutionary device, because we've already had the opportunity to toy with a Curve in GSM land. Even so, I feel that it is probably the best BlackBerry available from...

May, 2008

Expert review by : Bonnie Cha (cnet.com)

BlackBerry Curve 8330 Sprint review

 

We imagine Sprint customers have been waiting a long time for this, but the time has finally come. Yes, the RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 is now available, and it brings the same great design of its GSM counterparts and even adds 3G to boot. Like the RIM...

The RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 offers integrated GPS, Bluetooth 2.0, and EV-DO. The compact smartphone continues to offer solid messaging capabilities and includes support for a number of features that the Verizon model does not.

The BlackBerry Curve 8330 lacks Wi-Fi, and call quality wasn't the greatest.

Despite some spotty call quality, the RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 for Sprint is a great messaging device with the bonus of EV-DO and integrated GPS. Plus, it offers more services than the Verizon BlackBerry Curve.

Sep, 2009

Expert review by (pcworld.com)

RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 Test Report

 

An excellent smartphone with plenty of features for work and play.

Includes 3G support and GPS ; Excellent messaging features

Battery life could be better

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Jul, 2008

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 (Alltel)

 

Alltel's version of our Editors' Choice smartphone, RIM's BlackBerry Curve 8330, doesn't mess with success.

Excellent voice quality. Easy to use. Terrific keyboard.

No AIM or GPS apps.

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Jul, 2008

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Jamie Lendino (pcmag.com)

RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 (Sprint)

 

Sprint's version of the Curve 8330 is the best one yet, with robust multimedia options and solid voice quality.

Near-perfect design, including an exceptional keyboard. Built-in GPS. Solid voice quality. Top-notch e-mail handling. Robust software bundle.

Still no document editing. No Wi-Fi. Poorly placed microSDHC card slot.

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May, 2008

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Jamie Lendino (pcmag.com)

RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 (Verizon)

 

The Curve 8330 is Verizon's best smartphone, offering all the business capability you'd expect from a BlackBerry, but with a stylish and comfortable design and enhanced multimedia features.

Near-perfect design, including an exceptional keyboard. Stellar voice quality. Well-balanced feature set, including integrated GPS.

Still no document editing. IM client is weak. No Wi-Fi or mobile TV. Poorly placed microSDHC card slot.

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May, 2008

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by (pcmag.com)

BlackBerry Curve 8330 (Alltel)

 

On Alltel's network, the Curve sounds as beautiful as ever. Reception is excellent, and volume is pretty much perfect, with no distortion even at the top level. And the speakerphone is loud and clear. Curves are among the best voice phones we've...

Excellent voice quality. Easy to use. Terrific keyboard

No AIM or GPS apps

Sprint's model is still the best of the Curves, but this BlackBerry will satisfy Alltel users looking to stay connected.

Expert review by : Bonnie Cha (cnet.com.au)

BlackBerry Curve 8330 Sprint review: BlackBerry Curve 8330 Sprint

 

BlackBerry Curve 8330 Sprint

The RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 offers integrated GPS, Bluetooth 2.0, and EV-DO. The compact smartphone continues to offer solid messaging capabilities and includes support for a number of features that the Verizon model does not.

The BlackBerry Curve 8330 lacks Wi-Fi, and call quality wasn't the greatest.

Despite some spotty call quality, the RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 for Sprint is a great messaging device with the bonus of EV-DO and integrated GPS. Plus, it offers more services than the Verizon BlackBerry Curve.

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : Bonnie Cha (cnet.com.au)

BlackBerry Curve 8330 review: BlackBerry Curve 8330

 

BlackBerry Curve 8330

The RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 for U.S. Cellular offers good call quality and strong messaging capabilities. The smartphone also has Bluetooth, EV-DO support, and a 2-megapixel camera with video recording.

You can't take full advantage of the Bluetooth or GPS capabilities since U.S. Cellular doesn't currently offer a location-based service or phone-as-a-modem plan.

While lacking some advanced capabilities of the Sprint and Verizon Wireless versions, the RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 for U.S. Cellular is still a good choice for customers in need of a solid messaging smartphone.

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 Review

 

About this time last year RIM introduced the Curve 8300. The consumer-friendly feature set paired with RIM's legendary QWERTY made it an instant hit, and CDMA users have lusted after it since day one. Now they finally have a Curve to call their own,...

May, 2008
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