BlackBerry plunges into the market of smart business phones with yet another intelligent device BlackBerry Curve 8520. The spot light for the BlackBerry Curve 8520 focuses on its fast 3G connectivity, Wi-Fi enabled capability for streaming videos and one of the most intelligent navigation systems that gives you turn by turn accurate directions for any destination. Design and build quality The smooth and shiny edges of this phone fit perfectly on the contours of your palms. This small wonder weighs only 105 grams and measures 109 x 60 x 13.9 mm in size. The key to the convenient keypad is its 35-key backlit QWERTY keyboard and a front facing optical track pad. There are dedicated keys for ESC/Back and Menu on the right and left end of the track pad respectively. Other fixed keys are for send/power, call-end, mute, camera (user customizable), 2x volume/zoom and media keys for forward, back and play. With smooth track pad navigation, you can make this device dance on your fingertips! This curvy phone is easy on eyes too! It has been designed with a high-resolution 320x240 pixel colour display and light sensitive TFT LCD screen. Camera Features The BB Curve 8520 has been incorporated with a high performing 2.0 Megapixel camera, significant 5x digital zoom with fixed focus and video recording ability. To add to this, it also has smart image viewer and a video player. Hardware Specifications It comes with a 256 MB internal memory that can be expanded on microSD cards. This single SIM phone works on 850/900/1800/1900 MHz frequency and supports GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks. High speed Bluetooth v2.1 also supports Headset Profile (HSP) and Hands free profile (HFP). Get automatically connected to wireless network (802.11) in range for high speed surfing or for making video calls and switch back to 3G (automatically) when Wi-Fi dies out. Docked with BlackBerry 5 OS, there are a bundle of other features that add to its intelligence. Multiple Email Account Integration allows you to add up to 10 personal and work email addresses to your BlackBerry. Multimedia Features The built-in speakerphone and standard 3.5 mm stereo headset jack offer a great convenience and keeps you always on track with accurate GPS navigation system. Productivity Features Stay connected with your family and friends on your BlackBerry smartphone which gives you instant access to Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and the fast web browser that helps you search for the information you need. You can also bookmark you favourite websites, click a link in an email to launch a website and set up RSS feeds, access videos, music or even sports and news clips, download bulky attachments and do a lot more in lesser time. It comes with an organizer that lets you organize all the activities of your daily schedule. It features calendar, address book, task list, memo pad and calculator, a built-in speakerphone, conference calling facility and voicemail attachment playback! Have your entire office working on the tip of your fingers! Take it where ever you go. The featured push-delivery technology through which messages are delivered automatically to your smartphone and you can be notified as soon as they arrive. Its attachment viewing feature lets you open popular documents and graphic attachments on the spot, while you communicate on the go with contacts through instant message and MMS facilities. The Famous BBM instant messaging (IM) applications work together with BlackBerry no matter where you are or what youï¿½re doing and can be combined with several IM services. Power Management This Smartphone is powered by 1150 mAh Lithium Ion battery that gives you talktime of 4.5 hours and stand-by time of up to 17 days. This is a truly must have phone if you cannot live without your emails or are simply taken up completely by internet.