Blackberry Curve 8520 (Gemini) is a low-end smartphones manufactured by Research In Motion (RIM). At first glance, Gemini blackberry curve similar to previous models - such as the Blackberry Curve 8900. Unlike the Curve 8900, BlackBerry Curve 8250 is equipped with Rollerball for navigation but using optical trackpad.
Another difference is the Blackberry Curve 8520 does not use a metal cover. Instead, the curve 8520 using a plastic cover. The front of the Blackberry Curve 8520 is occupied by a 2:46-inch screen with 320 x 240 pixels. Below the screen there are buttons Call / End, the optical pad for navigation and a QWERTY keypad. The control buttons for volume adjustment, camera and voice control is located on the side.
Curve 8520 is equipped with a processor with a clock speed of 512 MHz, 256 MB internal memory and Micro SD slot that can diexpand up to 16 GB. As a low-end mobile phone, Curve 8520 does not include 3G/HSDPA support. To keep prices low, the GPS also omitted on this model so that you can not use the blackberry as a navigation device.
Overall, the Blackberry Curve 8520 is a handset is comfortable to use. There are some features that are removed and the materials used are also different from other blackberries. This seems to be done to keep prices low. Despite the low price, Blackberry Curve 8520, still offers good functionality.
Features of the BlackBerry 8520 include :
-2 megapixel camera with 5x digital zoom
-Video camera (320 x 240 pixels)
-Internal display: TFT, 240 x 320 pixels (2.46 inches), 65,000 colours
-Media player (MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA formats)
-Messaging: SMS, MMS, instant messaging, push email with attachment viewer
-Voice memo recorder
-MP3 ringtones & LED call indicator
-Personal organiser functions
-Internet: Web browser, GPRS, EDGE
-Connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0 +EDR, USB, modem, 3.5mm stereo headset port
-Memory: 256 Mbytes plus microSD memory card slot
-Size: 109 x 60 x 14 mm
-Talktime: 4.5 hours
-Battery standby: 400 hours