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    Why did RIM go with the trackpad on the 8520? How does it work?



    Why did RIM do what they did or not do with the new 8520, that is to be released on Aug 5th? Annu over at Inside Blackberry sat down with the Product Manager for the 8520, Pankaj.

    Why the new trackpad? How does it work?
    We are always looking forward and investigating new technology, trying to meet the needs of our customers. The trackpad was a good fit for the BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone. It emulates a similar experience to what we all love and use on our laptops today

    Head over to Inside Blackberry to read the entire interview.




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    The specs for this are not very impressive. Considering what's already out there I would have to say pass.

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    so it's just a curve with a new screen and a trackpad.....improvement on current version but with better toys out there whats the point?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlevy73 View Post
    The specs for this are not very impressive. Considering what's already out there I would have to say pass.

    I must agree J

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    Quote Originally Posted by watkins View Post
    so it's just a curve with a new screen and a trackpad.....improvement on current version but with better toys out there whats the point?
    What new screen it's 320x240. I would call that a step backward. 2MP camera. the only positive is that it has WiFi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlevy73 View Post
    What new screen it's 320x240. I would call that a step backward. 2MP camera. the only positive is that it has WiFi.
    nicer looking if that makes sense

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    Wait for the Onyx, that would be the one Blackberry to rule them all (except for touchscreen lovers, there will always be a Storm).

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlevy73 View Post
    What new screen it's 320x240. I would call that a step backward. 2MP camera. the only positive is that it has WiFi.
    Apparently the camera also has no LED flash.

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