Blackberry Pearl 8120 Smartphone Launched in India

The Blackberry Perl 8120, launched today in India, is a quad-band GSM which features 3.5-inch 65K TFT display, integrated 2.0 Megapixel autofocus digital camera, GPRS, EDGE, Media player with 5-band equalizer, Bluetooth v2.0 and WiFi 802.11 b/g wireless connection.

blackberry-pearl-8120-phoneThe Blackberry Perl 8120 is a quadband GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz mobile phone which features a large 3.5-inch, 240 x 260 pixels, 65K QVGA display and SureType QWERTY backlit keyboard with With Side Track Wheel.

Equipped with 64 MB Flash Memory, which allows 500 contacts phonebook and supports Photo ID call with upto 30 received, dialed and missed call records, the Blackberry Perl 8120 also offers microSD media card support for extended memory storage.

Blackberry Pearl 8120 smartphone’s high resolution landscape QVGA LCD display has intelligent light sensing technology that automatically adjusts both the LCD and keyboard lighting for optimised viewing.

Supporting Polyphonic 72 channels ringtones along with MP3 ringtones and AAC ringtones, the new Blackberry Pearl 8120 smart mobilephone offers exhaustive options for data connection including GPRS Class 10 connection with upto 48kbps speed, EDGE Class 10 with upto 236.8 kbps speed connection, wireless Bluetooth v2.0 connection and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Connection.

Blackberry Pearl 8120 smartphone is also equipped with standard fast USB v2.0 port (miniUSB port) which is used for both power recharging and PC connectivity for data exchange.

The EDGE Class 10 network connection offered by Blackberry Pearl 8120 mobilephone handset allows ultra fast data transmissions, and faster downloads and file transfers, while Bluetooth technology enables communication with other Bluetooth compatible devices and gadgets such as color printers, PDAs and laptops for instant sync-ups, data transfer and print jobs in a flash.

blackberry-pearl-8120Blackberry Pearl 8120 also features 2.0 Megapixel Camera with 1600 x 1200 pixels still image resolution, built-in zoom and automatic LED flash. The digital camera is also capable of video capturing in 3 diffrent resolutions – 320×240, 176×144, and 129×96 pixels with live sound in QCIF format. It support video playback in MPEG4, 3GPP and h.263 video file formats.

Blackberry Pearl 8120 also sports Media player application which supports a large range of audio formats including MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA and MP4 and audio player software also offers album art, playlists, equaliser and audio visualisations along with universal 3.5-mm Audio Adapter to plug-in your choice of headphones.

The new Blackberry Pearl 8120 has combination of sophisticated styling, excellent navigation, and high-powered applications make it the favorite tool for mobile communication across the globe.

Like its older version the BlackBerry 8700c, the Blackberry Pearl 8120 mobile phone offers users a next-gen device with a full QWERTY keyboard, and it comes with an Intel processor and EDGE speeds for faster performance.

The new Blackberry Pearl 8120 mobile phone allows viewing common attachments such as Microsoft’s PowerPoint, Excel and Word. The smartphone allows checking Email or the news in full screen full browser view. The big USP of Blackberry is that it allows PUSH email meaning it automatically collects email and allows you to reply to it while on the move.

Google is offering two excellent applications viz Google Talk and Google Local for ready use on the new blackberry 8700g that turn this device into a lifesaver at times.

Google Local for the Blackberry is just as good as the one found at It is a fast, easy-to-use application that allows you to get directions, find restaurants, and a lot more using your Blackberry. Users can view in both Map and Satellite modes and can zoom in to street level.

The Blackberry Pearl 8120 smartphone also supports MMS (Multimedia Message Service) for Multimedia text messaging allowing sounds, pictures, animations and formatted text in SMS message and its integrated image blog features allows sharing photos instantly by directly posting them onto any blog site.

Weighing just about 91 gms, the Blackberry Pearl 8120 mobile phone’s some other features includes; built-in Image viewer and Picture editor software, built-in handsfree Speakerphone, full screen HTML Browser, Java MIDP 2.0 support, picture caller ID, applications such as calendar, currency converter, alarm clock, auto keypad lock, stop watch, and preloaded polyphonic ringtones with ringtone composing application.


Equipped with 900mAh Li-ion standard battery, the Blackberry Pearl 8120 mobilephone offers upto 360 hrs (or 15 days) of standby time and 4 hrs of talk time.

Blackberry Pearl 8120 Mobile Phone Featrues

  • Quadband GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • 240 x 260 pixels, 3.5 inches, 65,000 colours TFT display
  • SureType QWERTY backlit keyboard with With Side Track Wheel
  • 64 MB Flash Memory
  • microSD Expandable memory
  • 500 contacts phonebook, Photo ID call, 30 received, dialed and missed call
  • Ringtones – Polyphonic 72 channels, MP3, and AAC
  • 3.5mm stereo headset capable
  • Integrated earpiece
  • Integrated microphone
  • GPRS Class 10, 32 – 48 kbps
  • EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps
  • Bluetooth v2.0
  • USB v2.0 port, USB Mass storage
  • WiFi 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Connection
  • 2.0 Megapixel Camera, 1600 x 1200 pixels resolution, built-in zoom, automatic LED flash
  • Video recording, QCIF
  • Media Player
  • Push Real-time Email, Integrate w/ Up To 10 Accounts, Business-secure, POP3, IMAP, SMTP
  • Microsoft Document Viewers for word, excell and powerpoint
  • Image viewer and Picture editor software
  • Built-in handsfree Speakerphone
  • HTML Browser
  • Li-ion 900 mAh Standard battery
    Stand-by: 360 hours or 15 days
    Talk time: 4 hrs or 240 mins
  • Dimension: 107 x 55 x 14 mm
  • Weight – 90 gms

The new Blackberry Perl 8120 smartphone with full QWERTY backlit keyboard is available in India for the price of Rs. 24,990 (inclusive of all taxes) with one year warranty. Visit for more details.

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