Thursday, July 16, 2009

BlackBerry 8707g


The BlackBerry 8707g Wireless Handheld™ makes it easy to stay connected while on the go. You get uncompromising email, browsing and voice performance in one thin, stylish, lightweight handheld with a full QWERTY keyboard.

The BlackBerry 8707g™ operates on the latest high speed wireless networks and provides leading BlackBerry® functionality, including email, phone, web browsing, text messaging (SMS and MMS) and organizer applications.

With the BlackBerry 8707g™, users also can connect their laptop to the Internet, using the device as a tethered modem, to deliver broadband-speed wireless connectivity*.

*Check with service provider for availability, roaming arrangements and service plans. Certain features outlined herein require a minimum version of BlackBerry software.

Features Available

  • The BlackBerry 8707g offers complete BlackBerry® functionality, including*:
    • Phone
    • Email
    • Text Messaging (SMS and MMS)
    • Instant Messaging
    • Wireless Data Access
    • Address Book
    • Internet Browser
    • Calendar
    • Memo Pad
    • Tasks
  • On UMTS* networks, users can simultaneously send and receive email and update application information or databases while on phone calls
  • Dynamic, highly responsive experience when viewing attachments and graphics, browsing the web and running applications
  • Access up to 10 supported business and/or personal email accounts
  • Integrated attachment viewing for popular file formats, including Microsoft® PowerPoint® and Adobe® PDF
  • MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) allows you to combine text and images on a single message*
  • Bright, high-resolution, color LCD screen provides large viewable workspace and includes intelligent light sensing technology to automatically optimize screen lighting levels for ideal indoor and outdoor viewing
  • Provides loud, clear phone calls and intuitive call management features, including conferencing calling, speed dialing and call forwarding
  • Built-in speakerphone for hands-free dialog and convenient conference calls with excellent sound quality
  • Bluetooth® hands-free headset and car kit support
  • Tethered modem capability for connecting your laptop to the Internet via your BlackBerry device*
  • Polyphonic and MP3 ring tones can be assigned to your contacts
  • Ergonomic, full QWERTY keyboard for a familiar typing and data entry experience
  • Large, dedicated “Send”, “End” and “Mute” keys, plus user definable convenience keys
  • 64 MB of memory
  • Quad-Band network support on 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM™/GPRS and 2100 MHz UMTS* networks allows for international roaming between North America, Europe and Asia Pacific

Enterprise Friendly

The BlackBerry 8707g is the perfect complement to the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution™. Its fast performance and outstanding ergonomic features allow users to take full advantage of enterprise applications that are wirelessly enabled by the BlackBerry platform, such as sales force automation, field service automation, network and systems management and more.

*Check with service provider for availability, roaming arrangements and service plans. Certain features outlined herein require a minimum version of BlackBerry software.

Getting Started

Setting up your smartphone

Whether you’re using BlackBerry® Enterprise Server or BlackBerry® Internet Service, setting up your BlackBerry smartphone is simple and can be done completely over-the-air.

Not sure whether to set up your smartphone for BlackBerry Enterprise Server or BlackBerry Internet Service? Follow these guidelines:

BlackBerry Internet Service

Use this option if one or more of the following apply:

  • You purchased your smartphone in a store
  • You want to set up a new email account for use with your smartphone
  • You want to send and receive email messages on your smartphone from one or more existing email accounts

BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Use this option if one or more of the following apply:

  • You want to receive messages from your corporate Microsoft® Outlook®, IBM® Lotus® Notes® or Novell® GroupWise® email account
  • A system administrator is managing BlackBerry Enterprise Server within your company
  • A system administrator has confirmed that you are permitted to use the BlackBerry Enterprise Server
  • You subscribe to a wireless service that supports account setup using the BlackBerry Enterprise Server

For instructions on setting up your email with BlackBerry Enterprise Server or BlackBerry Internet Service, please refer to the Getting Started Guide.

Before setting up your email with BlackBerry Enterprise Server, you will need to contact your IT department to request:

  • That an account be set up for you on your organization’s BlackBerry Enterprise Server
  • Your enterprise activation password


Features Available Email
Phone and SMS
Corporate Data Access*
Connected Organizer
Wireless Internet
Tethered Modem***
Size 4.3 x 2.7 x 0.8 inches /
11.0 x 6.95 x 1.95 cm (LxWxD)
Weight Approximately 4.93 oz / 139.8 g (with battery)
Keyboard 35-key QWERTY keyboard
Dedicated send, end, convenience, power and mute keys
Navigation Thumb-operated trackwheel and ESC key
Voice Input/Output Integrated earpiece and microphone
Hands-free speakerphone
Hands-free headset capable
Bluetooth® v2.0 hands-free headset and car kit support
Notification Polyphonic and MP3 ringtones, vibrate mode, LED indicator
User Interface Intuitive icons and menus
Display Large, bright, high resolution, color LCD screen with light sensing technology
320 x 240 pixel color display
Battery BlackBerry C-S2 Battery™
(1100 mAhr removable/rechargeable Lithium cell)
Battery Life** UMTS: Up to 16.5 days (400 hours) standby and 2.75 hours talk time†
GSM™: Up to 16.5 days (400 hours) standby and 5 hours talk time†
Memory 64 MB flash memory
Modem Embedded RIM® wireless modem
Tethered modem capability for wireless Internet connectivity***
Email Account Compatibility*** Integrates with an existing enterprise email account or up to 10 personal/business email accounts
Includes BlackBerry Desktop Software Supported by version 4.1 or higher
Works with BlackBerry Enterprise Server Supported by:
  • Version 2.1 or higher for Microsoft® Exchange
  • Version 2.0 with Service Pack 2 or higher for IBM® Lotus® Domino®
  • Version 4.0 or higher for Novell® GroupWise®
Handheld Security Password protection and keyboard lock
Accessories Included†† USB cable for charging and PC synchronization
Wall Charger
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Network Quad-Band: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS and 2100 MHz UMTS networks‡
Works In: US (850/1900 MHz)
Canada (850/1900 MHz)
Europe/Asia Pacific (900/1800 MHz)

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