Blackberry Pearl 8100

This week I got a new Blackberry Pearl 8100 from office. It is one of the smallest PDAs and really does a wonderful job.

Blackberry Pearl 8100

Features Available:

  • Email
  • Phone and SMS
  • 1.3Mp Camera with “My Album” (an personal on-line album where you can store your photos)
  • microSD memory expansion slot
  • Extensive Voice recognition
  • Corporate Data Access
  • Organizer
  • Wireless Internet
  • quad-band GSM plus EDGE (CDMA version TBA)
  • Tethered Modem
  • BlackBerry Messenger

Display: Large, bright, high-resolution LCD color screen with light sensing technology 240 x 260 pixel 65k color display.

Size & Weight: TBA. So far it seems as thin or thiner than a Motorola RAZR 😉

Keyboard: SureType technology, combines phone and QWERTY layouts for quick and accurate dialing and typing Dedicated send, end, convenience, power and mute keys Backlit.

Navigation: More durable and lefty-friendly’ thumb operated Joystick with and return key.

Voice Input/Output:

  • Integrated earpiece and microphone
  • Hands-free speakerphone
  • Hands-free headset capable
  • Bluetooth v2.0 hands-free headset and car kit support

Notification: Polyphonic and MP3 ringtones, vibrate mode, on-screen or LED indicator and possible picture ID alerts.

User Interface: Intuitive icons and menus

Memory: 64MB of internal flash with microSD expansion

Modem: Embedded RIM wireless modem Tethered modem capability for wireless Internet connectivity.

Processor: Intel XScale processor (TBC)

Email Account Compatibility: Integrates with an existing enterprise email account or up to 10 personal/business email accounts

Includes BlackBerry Desktop Software: Supported by version 4.2 or higher (TBC)

Handheld Security: Password protection and keyboard lock

By Imthiaz

Programmer, SAAS, CMS & CRM framework designer, Love Linux & Apple products, Currently addicted to mobile development & working @bluebeetle


  1. I really like the pearl, its very compact, i use the curve and to be honest with you i want to pick up the blackberry flip phone when it comes out, cause its small like the pearl but had button protection for motocross, or whatever activities i may be doing.

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