VENTURES AFRICA – Right now in some regions, BlackBerry owners are contemplating a BlackBerry trade in as the brand seems to be suffering from a decline in popularity. However, there are still a lot of loyalists (2.4million BlackBerry users in Nigeria) who have stuck to their BBs, and here are some reasons why:
1. The BlackBerry was designed and created to be left running
It is always on, always connected. If there’s a need to use it, hit or click just about any button, and the display will turn on and you are immediately working. Done with your task? Slam it back into its case or holster or wherever you keep it. There is no reason to power the product on and off.
2. Integrated All-In-One Device
Today’s current BlackBerry models offer a host of functions and features that are out of the box, and with a ton of third party software now available for the BlackBerry (and more being developed each day) there really is little these people can’t do.
Much better than the fact that BlackBerry is an all-in-one device is the fact that this smartphone is an INTEGRATED all-in-one device. It indicates that all of the native applications contained in the BlackBerry operating system are flawlessly integrated with one another. This integration is incredibly intuitive; it’s much like your BlackBerry knows exactly what you want to do next.
3. Best Email Ever
BlackBerry’s ‘push’ email cannot be overcome. Regardless of whether a BES (corporate) user or BIS (consumer) user, your current email will show up on your BlackBerry the second it is received by the server. With the device, there will be no holding out or waiting around – this is because your phone doesn’t need to log in every quarter-hour to ascertain if you have been given new email messages. With BlackBerry, emails are ‘pushed’ to your device the instant they are received. It’s inarguably a beautiful thing. That’s definitely one reason to delay your plans to sell BlackBerry online.
4. Ease of Use
A lot of well-spent ideas and effort have gone into the BlackBerry’s navigation menus, which becomes evident when you begin to use the device. For people who have never used a BlackBerry before, it will take an hour or two to get familiar with it. The most crucial element to find out about a BlackBerry device is its option/menu key.
This is the key you will have to click when you are within applications (phone, email, calendar, address book, etc.) that literally brings up the mind-reading menu that has a tendency to seem to know what you want to do.
Once you understand the basics of the option menu concept, you can immediately use the phone effectively. You just have to put in some time understanding BlackBerry shortcuts and you will not just be effective but incredibly productive in executing your whims.
About the writer:
Crystal is a writer and a content blogger for Cashforsmartphones.com – a place where you can sell used electronics, cell phones, iPhones, BlackBerrys, and laptops for top paid cash.