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Model
Pearl 8230
Screen Resolution
240x320
Announced
9 Sep 2008
Released
12 Oct 2008
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BlackBerry Pearl Flip shows up on Transformers: Prime

On Sunday, I sat down with my son to watch the first episode of Transformers: Prime on Teletoon, in Canada. He loves Transformers and, as a father should, I take part in his interests. Okay, who am I kidding? I think I may have been a little more excited about it than he was. There's nothing...

Verizon Gets Ready to Bid Farewell to Storm 9530, Curve 8330, 8830 and Pearl Flip 8230?!

In some not so shocking news, this glimpse of Big Red's system shows their End of Life Devices. These devices are listed as "Current devices with limited or no remaining shipments from the vendor." Among the soon to be dead are the BlackBerry Storm 9530 as we noted the other day, the Curve 8330...

Verizon BlackBerry Pearl Flip Review

Verizon BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 With the release of the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 (for GSM carriers), RIM marked a milestone with its first-ever flip phone.  Fast forward a few months and the device began showing up on CDMA carriers in North America and has finally come to Verizon....

Verizon Officially Announces the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230

Ok Ok...I know there's probably a larger contingent of Verizon subscribers reading this that would rather see Verizon issue the press release about the BlackBerry Tour 9630 over the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230, but today it's the 3G-enabled Flip that gets the spotlight. It's going to hit...

White BlackBerry Pearl Flip Spotted!

It seems the BlackBerry Pearl Flip may soon be making an appearance in all white. The picture above was snapped (by me) from a powerpoint slide that made its way into a RIM presentation on BES 5.0. Looks good!! One more slightly zoomed in shot after the jump. Apologies on the blur factor... I...

First Image: Verizon BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230!

Ahh..gotta love it. I walk away from the computer and ignore my BlackBerry for an hour to hit the gym only to come out and find that member BlackBerryInsider has posted in our forums the first live picture of the not yet released CDMA BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230! Along with the image comes...

BlackBerry Pearl (formerly known as the KickStart) 8220 Hands-On Hardware Review

The Web's First Review of the BlackBerry KickStart 8220. Grab a cup of coffee, sit back and relax! It's time for another hands-on review of a yet to be officially announced or released BlackBerry smartphone. We were the first to get our paws on the BlackBerry 9000, and we're doing it again...

Jan 14, 2011 BlackBerry Pearl Flip shows up on Transformers: Prime
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On Sunday, I sat down with my son to watch the first episode of Transformers: Prime on Teletoon, in Canada. He loves Transformers and, as a father should, I take part in his interests. Okay, who am I kidding? I think I may have been a little more excited about it than he was. There's nothing... Continue Reading →
Feb 24, 2010 Verizon Gets Ready to Bid Farewell to Storm 9530, Curve 8330, 8830 and Pearl Flip 8230?!
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In some not so shocking news, this glimpse of Big Red's system shows their End of Life Devices. These devices are listed as "Current devices with limited or no remaining shipments from the vendor." Among the soon to be dead are the BlackBerry Storm 9530 as we noted the other day, the Curve 8330... Continue Reading →
Jun 18, 2009 Verizon BlackBerry Pearl Flip Review
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Verizon BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 With the release of the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 (for GSM carriers), RIM marked a milestone with its first-ever flip phone.  Fast forward a few months and the device began showing up on CDMA carriers in North America and has finally come to Verizon.... Continue Reading →
Jun 04, 2009 Verizon Officially Announces the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230
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Ok Ok...I know there's probably a larger contingent of Verizon subscribers reading this that would rather see Verizon issue the press release about the BlackBerry Tour 9630 over the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230, but today it's the 3G-enabled Flip that gets the spotlight. It's going to hit... Continue Reading →
Feb 11, 2009 White BlackBerry Pearl Flip Spotted!
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It seems the BlackBerry Pearl Flip may soon be making an appearance in all white. The picture above was snapped (by me) from a powerpoint slide that made its way into a RIM presentation on BES 5.0. Looks good!! One more slightly zoomed in shot after the jump. Apologies on the blur factor... I... Continue Reading →
Feb 03, 2009 First Image: Verizon BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230!
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Ahh..gotta love it. I walk away from the computer and ignore my BlackBerry for an hour to hit the gym only to come out and find that member BlackBerryInsider has posted in our forums the first live picture of the not yet released CDMA BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230! Along with the image comes... Continue Reading →
Jul 23, 2008 BlackBerry Pearl (formerly known as the KickStart) 8220 Hands-On Hardware Review
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The Web's First Review of the BlackBerry KickStart 8220. Grab a cup of coffee, sit back and relax! It's time for another hands-on review of a yet to be officially announced or released BlackBerry smartphone. We were the first to get our paws on the BlackBerry 9000, and we're doing it again... Continue Reading →
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The BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 was among the first clamshell-style BlackBerry devices. It had a similar SureType key layout to the Pearl’s, but had a recessed trackball. Most significantly, The BlackBerry Pearl Flip had an external display which would allow users to look through incoming messages using the volume keys. The BlackBerry Pearl Flip is the CDMA variant of the original GSM version, the 8220. A GSM version with Wi-Fi, the Pearl Flip 8220, was also released. The BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 was released in February 2009.