The following technical BlackBerry 7730 review is computer-generated with this phone's specifications, it is not a live hands-on review. It outlines its strengths and weaknesses to help you make an informed decision.
- Technology: The BlackBerry 7730 is compatible with global GSM frequencies which is convenient if you travel overseas frequently. (Roaming charges from your home carrier generally apply) (score: 7/7)
- Talk Time: 300 minutes of talk time. It is very good! (score: 20/20)
- Stand-by Time: 216 hours of stand-by time. It is good enough! (score: 16/20)
- Phone Book: It can store a variable number of phone book entries. This is usually the case of phones with a dynamic memory and, it normally allows for a lot of phone numbers to be stored. (score: 20/20)
- Speakerphone: It has a speakerphone, which will prove useful in a car or in other situations. (score: 10/10)
- Full Keyboard: It features a full keyboard. It helps not just when typing text but also when browsing the wireless Internet and adding new phone book contacts. (score: 7/7)
- Wireless Data System: Bluetooth-enabled, which is an interesting plus. Bluetooth is not really necessary but may be handy if you want to use a wireless headset or transfer data to or from your (Bluetooth-enabled) laptop, for instance. (score: 7/7)
- Weight: 5.00 ounces of the BlackBerry 7730 is a lot of weight. Whether you carry it in your pants pocket or a purse, you could find it heavy. (score: 0/20)
Overall Score: 91
* Look at these 3 phones. They ranked higher than the BlackBerry 7730:
Sony Ericsson K610im (Score= 137)
Sony Ericsson k610i (Score= 130)
Sony Ericsson V630 (Score= 125)
** Because manufacturers do not necessarily detail features in full, some details may be missing. For that reason, the script that computed that analysis may produce non-sense results. If you spot a mistake, shoot me an email and I'll fix it.
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