BlackBerry 8800 is the first product line that appears in the 88xx series. In accordance with the sequence of serial number, 8800 is the predecessor of the BlackBerry 8820. Introduced in february 2007, including this device as a smartphone with enough modis. Especially peranti range of cellular produced by Rim.
As a precursor product, it seems reasonable only if there is some deficiency in the BlackBerry 8800 is. One of them is the lack of Wi-Fi and 3G. However, as the two currencies, this is a lack of positive things for consumers who want to take BlackBerry solution needs work, but have a limited budget.
On the body there is a shortcut to the console voice dialing, above for USB data / charging, headset slot 3.5 mm and the volume button. Hole for the buzzer ringing tones and music are in the top of the console. Though not hot swap mengusung concept, to install and remove the Micro SD card does not need to remove the battery, such as the BlackBerry 8300. To install a Micro SD and separated only by opening the back cover.
Range is quite unique button visible. The number keys 1 to 9 to position the phone is placed on the edge, this is certainly easier for people who are active with the right hand (not lefty). Different concept with QWERTY keyboard on the Nokia E61i, which places the key in the phone in the middle position.
Navigation elements to be typical BlackBerry, the 8800 series a lot of trust on the trackball. Navigation tools in the form of a ball that set the movement between the menu, in addition there are two key Softkey. At the time browsing the internet, trackball became the only means of navigation. Because the facility is not provided the camera, the icons appear more instruments so simple.
Chatting in the benefits of a BlackBerry. There are three types of chat moda, Yahoo messenger (YM), Google Talk and BlackBerry messenger. For YM menu is available can be more complete and attractive rather than the computer version of YM. Menu is available as a ‘sign in automatically, ignore user, create new group, my status (with the display image), edit my nickname and my contact details. When you have a contact list that looks ragged, there is a function to edit the contact group from the list. In addition, when receiving buzz, YM identification can be prepared in form of vibration and light.
In a console, BlackBerry 8800 can accommodate 10 personal email accounts. But before users are required to create a new account in www.indosat.blackberry.com. The next step can be added to the personal accounts integrated in the concept of push mail, among others such as Yahoo Mail, GMail, and so forth. Some email accounts can be combined in a single inbox. Receive and reply to email as easy as can be pro-SMS, email all applications can support the attachment file.
BlackBerry 8800 is not provided internet access 3G. But in testing internet connection via GPRS evidently very good. The ability of the browser function menu ‘go to, history, edit a bookmark, copy bookmarks and bookmark send via SMS. In addition to GPRS, BlackBerry 8800 also supports access to EDGE (Enhanced Data rate for GSM Evolution). Few be pitied, visual web page can not display the XHTML format.
Despite prepared as the console business, the elements of entertainment not escape attention. Features the music player can support MP3 format with the replay, repeat, play all, play folder and receive using bluetooth. While for the video player, can support MPEG4 and 3GPP formats. Function of music is not separated from the support the availability of internal 64 MB memory card and an external Micro SD memory.
GPS functions realized in the pattern maping. Consists of the menu and serching for tracking satellites. To add a clear visualization, folder icons provided with zoom, arrows the north, directions, and send a copy locations. Before it can use the GPS map, first must activate the feature i-gps. This feature can be activated after you make a payment agreement on the package features GPS. To facilitate the operation, the menu also available i-gps simulation.
Indosat wrapped up all the features Vas (value added services) in the i-go. This feature contains a variety of internet-based content such as Hot promo, i-ring, 3.5G, info, repligo, downloads, messaging, my backup, features, i-stock and help. These features are similar to those in the portal Indosat.
This menu can set some activation data connection, such as GSM and Bluetooth. At the time of starting the menu, the connection is needed to manage open access voice and data.
Equipped with a lithium ion 1400 mAh.
Version vendor mentions BlackBerry 8800 have 528 hours of standby time and talk time 5 hours. It’s performance will be difficult to achieve, except peranti not be used for the kinds of activities (standby only). In testing a battery rapidly empty when browsing the Internet.
BlackBerry 8800 powerful enough to support the functions of email, in addition there are basic applications such as SMS and MMS. Contours keypad made quite comfortable, although the design is not designed with the average, it is possible to prevent finger slippage in the hand. Emission from the buzzer also sounds clear enough. In the long operations, especially for browsing the internet, trackball navigation feels quite tiring thumbs