BlackBerry Curve 8520 available on Virgin MediaUnlimited mobile internet usage from £20 per month

01 December 2009

BlackBerry Curve 8520

The BlackBerry Curve 8520 is now available through Virgin Media on a variety of tariffs offering unlimited mobile internet use.

There are several deals ranging from £20 to £40 per month with the exact cost depending on the length of the contract and the number of included minutes.

BlackBerry Curve 8520 from Virgin Media

The BlackBerry Curve 8520 is the first BlackBerry smartphone to become available to UK customers through Virgin. The handset features a 2.5-inch screen and a full Qwerty keypad.

The handset is Wi-Fi enabled but isn't 3G capable, meaning that unless you're in a Wi-Fi hotspot, you'll only be able to browse the internet using the slower 2G connection.

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BlackBerry Curve 8520 features

The Curve 8520 features a 2Mp camera, which can also capture video but lacks a flash. It can serve as a music player and sports a 3.5mm audio jack allowing users to plug in their preferred pair of headphones.

The BlackBerry Curve 8520 has 256MB of on board memory, which can be supplemented with microSD cards measuring up to 32GB.

Best Mobile provider

Jon Barrow, Which? mobile phone expert, said: 'The BlackBerry Curve 8520 has been around for several months but this announcement from Virgin Media is good news for consumers as the mobile network provider has scored favourably in our recent, annual mobile provider customer satisfaction survey. What's more, with tariffs beginning at £20 per month, Virgin Media has set a competitive price'.

For more information go to the BlackBerry website.

The BlackBerry Curve 8520 is also available on Orange and Vodafone networks.

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