The BlackBerry Pearl 3G offers all the powerful email and messaging abilities of the BlackBerry range in a regular candybar form factor with a standard alphanumeric keypad. The Pearl 3G uses RIM's own SureType predictive algorithm to allow users to enter messages quickly and accurately, and comes with the standard BlackBerry encrypted push email account and merged inbox features.
The Pearl 3G has the full range of smartphone connection options, including Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, plus of course, 3G. It also makes an excellent music phone thanks to a standard 3.5mm headphone jack and physical media controls located on the top edge of the handset. In addition, the BlackBerry Pearl 3G packs a 3.2 megapixel camera and LED flash capable of producing high-quality snaps.
Owners of the BlackBerry Pearl 3G can access the dedicated BlackBerry store, where both paid and free games and applications are available for download. As standard the Peal 3G comes with several apps including dedicated ones for Facebook and Twitter. The handset also features a GPS chip which allows users to get full use from Google Maps and other location-aware apps. Memory is 256MB as standard, but can be expanded using microSD cards.