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The BlackBerry 8800 comes with a built-in Global Positioning System (GPS). Use it with a mapping application like BlackBerry® Maps and you can view your current location with greater accuracy and track your route to your target destination. Built-in GPS also gives you access to a wide range of other Location-Based Services (LBS), like employee and resource tracking, social networking and more.
With BlackBerry Maps, finding your way couldn't be easier. Check maps and get turn-by-turn directions quickly and conveniently - wherever you are. You can launch maps by typing or pasting in an address, or simply by clicking on an address in your address book. Visiting a new client? Save yourself some time and effort. Copy and paste in the address and get directions as you drive
Access your music and video files when and where you choose. The BlackBerry 8800 smartphone comes equipped with a media player, so you can plug in a stereo headset, then kick back with your favorite tunes while you reply to messages. Or download news or sports clips and watch them on its large, bright screen, while you're catching your train in to work.
You can play back music and video in all kinds of popular formats. Expandable memory means you can save your favorites on a microSD card.
Don't worry about storage space. A microSD card for your BlackBerry® 8800 means you've got the room you need for your pictures, music and videos. And transferring files between the BlackBerry 8800 and your desktop computer is a snap. Connect up via the USB cable that comes with the smartphone and transfer content directly to or from your microSD card or internal memory. You can also use Bluetooth technology to move your files. The BlackBerry 8800 accepts microSD cards; the amount of storage is determined by card capacity.
Voice-Activated Dialing (VAD)
The BlackBerry 8800 sets new standards for ease-of-use. Its trackball navigation system makes using this smartphone incredibly intuitive you just use your thumb to scroll and click. Hate technology that makes you work hard? BlackBerry 8800 is designed to simplify your life, so you can get things done, and get on to the things that matter.
You'll get to know the BlackBerry 8800 quickly. A time-saving tutorial helps you with the set-up process, walks you through the features and functions, and explains how to personalize settings so you can make your smartphone truly your own.
Higher Capacity Battery
Although it’s packed with powerful new features, the BlackBerry 8800 provides the same uncompromising battery life BlackBerry smartphones have always been known for, thanks to an innovative new high-capacity battery. So you have the power to make the most of it all.
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BlackBerry 8800 Full Features list
* BlackBerry® Maps
* Media Player
* Corporate Data Access 1
* Wireless Email
* Wireless Calendar 1
* Wireless Internet
* GPS-enabled for Location-based Services
Size and Weight
* 4.49"/114mm (Length )
* 2.60"/66mm (Width )
* 0.55"/14mm (Depth )
* 4.73 oz/134g (Weight )
* QWERTY (Keyboard )
* Keyboard backlighting
* Headset jack
* Integrated earpiece/ microphone
* Built-in Speakerphone
* Headset, hands-free and serial port profiles supported (Bluetooth® technology )
* Font size (user selectable)
* Color display
* Light sensing screen
* Polyphonic ringtones
* Vibrate Mode
* LED indicator
* MP3 ringtones
Approximate Battery Life
* 528 hours or 22 days (Standby Time )
* 300 minutes or 5 hours (Talk Time 2 )
* 64 MB (Flash Memory )
* RIM® wireless modem
* Tethered modem capability 3
* Works with BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Microsoft Exchange
* Integrates with existing business email account
* Integrates with existing personal email account
* Integrates with optional new device account
* Includes desktop software
* Works with BlackBerry Enterprise Server for IBM Lotus Domino
* Works with BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Novell GroupWise 4
* USB cable
* Wall Charger
* Enabled for roaming between North America and Europe/Asia Pacific
* Password Protection and Keyboard Lock
* Support for Triple DES or AES Encryption when Integrated with BlackBerry Enterprise Server
* Pending Approval (FIPS Validation )
* Optional Support for S/MIME
* North America: 1900MHz GSM/GPRS networks
* Europe/Asia Pacific: 900MHz GSM/GPRS networks
* Europe/Asia Pacific: 1800MHz GSM/GPRS networks
* North America: 850 MHz GSM/GPRS networks
* EDGE networks
BlackBerry 8800 Training for users
BlackBerry 8800 and software training courses help users take full advantage of their BlackBerry smartphones and desktop software. Because users who understand the full capabilities of their BlackBerry smartphones and software, can be more effective, more efficient and more productive.
New users can get started immediately with introductory courses that focus on their smartphones and on BlackBerry desktop software. Users who are already familiar with the basics of their smartphones can learn to do more and get up-to-speed quickly on advanced features, short-cuts and customizable settings.
BlackBerry smartphone and desktop software training for users is available through both self-directed online courses and instructor-led on-site courses. Instructor-led courses provide direct access to a BlackBerry expert who can answer specific questions and customize content according to the learners’ unique needs.
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