Spain gets the BlackBerry 8120


In the same breath as the BlackBerry Unite! announcement, Telefonica has busted out the BlackBerry 8120, which is packing the same OS upgrade that we’ll be seeing on the BlackBerry 8130. Video capture is also a go on this one, which leads us to believe that it’s a feature within the OS - could a future upgrade on your Curves enable video capture?

Of course, the star of The BlackBerry 8120 Show is Wi-Fi, compatible with 802.11 b/g hardware. Gleaning from the specs in Spanish, the 8820 is 107 x 50 x 14 mm, 91g (marginally heavier than the 8100), supports WMV, WMA, MP3, MIDI, AMR-NB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, and has a 4 hour talk time and 15 day standby battery life. It’s safe to assume that most of the specifics will closely resemble the BlackBerry 8120’s.

Take a look over here for all the details (in Spanish), or you could take a look at their splash page.


Features Available
* Wireless email
* Phone and SMS
* Corporate data access 1
* Organizer
* Media player
* Browser
* Camera
* Video Recording

* 4.2″ (107mm) (Length)
* 1.97″ (50mm) (Width)
* .55″ (14mm) (Depth)

* Approximately 3.1 oz (89.5g) (with battery)

* SureType® QWERTY-style keyboard with SureType software
*Dedicated ’send’, ‘end’, and ‘mute’ keys
*Left side convenience key preprogrammed for voice activation, and right convenience key preprogrammed for camera
*Keyboard backlighting

* Trackball
* Back key and menu key

Voice Input/Output
* 3.5mm stereo headset capable
* Integrated earpiece/ microphone
* Built-in speakerphone
* Headset, hands-free and serial port profiles supported (Bluetooth® technology)

* Handsfree earpeice function

* MIDI ringtones
* Polyphonic ringtones
* MP3 ringtones
* Vibrate mode
* LED indicator

User interface
*Intuitive icons and menus

* High-resolution screen with more than 65,000 colors
* Bright, vertical 240 x 260 color screen

* Compatible with Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g 2
* Access to BlackBerry Enterprise Server via Wi-Fi
* Access to BlackBerry Internet Service via Wi-Fi
* Web browsing through direct IP on Wi-Fi
*Compatible with UMA/GAN 2

* 2.0 mpx flash camera with self-portrait mirror and zoom

Media Player
*Compatible audio formats: MP3, MIDI, AMR-NB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+
*Compatible video formats: MPEG4 Part 2 simple profile, H.263

* Lithium 900 mAhr (removable and rechargeable)

Approximate Battery Life 4
* 15 days standby time (Standby time)
* 4 hours talk time (Talk time)

* 64 MB (Flash memory)

Expandable memory
* Support for microSD card †

* RIM® wireless modem

Compatability with e-mail accounts ††
* Integrates with up to 10 professional e-mail accounts.

Included BlackBerry Desktop Software
* Compatible with version 4.2 or higher.

Functions with BlackBerry Enterprise Server
* Works with BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Microsoft® Exchange version 2.1 or higher
* Works with BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for IBM® Lotus® Domino® version 2.0 with Service Pack 2 or higher
* Works with BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® version 4.0

Accessories Included †††
* USB cable

Device Security
* Password protection and keyboard lock

Wireless Network ‡
* GSM™/GPRS and EDGE on 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

Functions on
* United States (850/1900 MHz)
* Canada (850/1900 MHz)
* Europe/Asia Pacific (900/1800 MHz)
* Wi-Fi

1 Check with service provider for availability, roaming arrangements and service plans. Certain features outlined herein require a minimum version of BlackBerry software.
2 Check with your service provider for supported services and features. Not all BlackBerry plans support Wi-Fi access to BlackBerry services.
3 All media must be transferred to the smartphone before it is able to be played. The files can be transferred by USB cable or Bluetooth. In order to see a complete list of compatible file formats visit
4 Battery life varies on usage.
5 Battery life was measured using GSMA PRD TW.09. Actual results may vary. Network coverage and availability affect battery life, as well as location and transmissions within the area.

† The BlackBerry Pearl accepts microSD cards; the amount of storage is determined by the card capacity.
†† Consult service provider for price and availability.
††† May vary. Consult your service provider.
‡ Your service operator can provide information on availability and other details. Some functions described here may differ on your carrier’s version.

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