Whatsapp for Blackberry 8820

The BlackBerry 8820 is a mobile phone manufactured by the Canadian telecommunication and wireless equipment company called BlackBerry. The company has moved through the ranks to become one of the leading mobile phone companies in the world.

The company was formerly known as Research In Motion (RIM). BlackBerry 8820 was released to the public in 2007 and later discontinued. It runs using the BlackBerry operating system.

Blackberry 8820 photo

According to the review site,  this mobile phone has dimensions of 114 by 66 by 14 mm (4.49 by 2.60 by 0.55 inches). It uses the QWERTY keyboard and has a screen resolution of 320 by 240 pixels.

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Its CPU is 32-bit Intel XScale PXA272 312 MHz. it has 16 MB of RAM and 64 MB of internal usable memory. The memory can be expanded using an SD card as the phone has an SD card slot. The device uses Li-Ion 1400 mAh battery with a stand-by time of up to 500 h and talk time of up to 5 h. it also runs Java applications platform. It is able to communicate using Bluetooth (v2.0, A2DP), WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11b/g), GPS and mini USB. The mobile device weighs about 134 grams and uses the Mini-SIM.

The BlackBerry 8820 runs a relatively older version of the BlackBerry operating system. This operating system supports relatively few applications. The Whatsapp Messenger doesn’t run on this mobile device’s outdated operating system, since the Java applications platform doesn’t support this application. To run Whatsapp messenger on this mobile phone, the user needs to first update its operating system to the most recent version of the BlackBerry operating system. To check for the upgrade of the operating system, click options on the Home screen, then click About. If the version number isn’t the most recent, backup your device’s contents the download the most recent software version of your mobile phone’s operating system.

After the software update installation, you can visit the BlackBerry App World application store and proceed to download and install the Whatsapp Messenger as usual. The installation process is self-directing and the mobile device guides the user on the whole process of installing the application. The mobile phone’s low storage memory may not be aptly able to well support the running of the application as the application itself takes about 7 MB of the memory while the application’s files may take up more memory on the mobile.This sometimes causes the mobile device to be sluggish and slow in running.

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