What is it: A cheaper BlackBerry model that tackles email tasks with gusto. Great QWERTY keyboard and trackpad, expandable to 32GB, 2MP camera and a media player for music and video all encased in a nifty rubberised casing. The 8520 is a smartphone workhorse.
Buy it if: You want BlackBerry sophistication but funds are tight.
Sim-free price: £170
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