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BlackBerry® All-in-One For Dummies® by Dante Sarigumba, Tim Calabro, Robert Kao, William Petz

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Chapter 5. Checking Out the Latest BlackBerry Models

In This Chapter

  • Choosing your BlackBerry flavor

  • Getting a summary of BlackBerry model features

  • Considering the pros and cons of each BlackBerry model

Good news! There are ten different BlackBerry models to choose from. Better news! Each model comes in one of three flavors. In this chapter, we describe each flavor so that you can make the right choice for your business and personal needs. Then we detail the features of each model. We also cover some things you need to know about carriers and coverage. Finally, we give you a look at the details you need to know about each BlackBerry model so that you can confirm that you're making the right choice before you make a purchase.

Choosing Your Favorite BlackBerry Flavor

With ten different BlackBerry models available, making a choice may seem overwhelming. Don't worry! We've grouped your options into three flavors: SureType, touch screen, and QWERTY.

Note

Each BlackBerry model has the following features built in:

  • Dialing, texting, and e-mail: Okay, we know we sound like Captain Obvious, but it's important to know that you can use your smartphone to make a simple phone call, as well as send text messages and e-mail just like you'd expect.

  • Expandable memory: All BlackBerry models include an expandable memory card slot. This means that you can insert a microSD memory card, which gives you lots more room to store video, pictures, and more.

  • Built-in camera: All BlackBerry models have a built-in camera ...

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