The BlackBerry Passport's bullish focus on productivity spawns a fantastic keyboard, but its blocky shape makes one-handed use difficult.
The BlackBerry Q10 is a great phone for QWERTY diehards and e-mail addicts, but anyone who doesn't need a physical keyboard should skip it.
BlackBerry Curve 3G 9310 ( Verizon Wireless)
The BlackBerry Curve 9310 is still the same ho-hum handset you can expect from RIM, but for a $50 BlackBerry (with contract), it's reliable and makes texting a breeze.
BlackBerry Curve 9310 ( Boost Mobile)
The BlackBerry Curve 9310 is still the same ho-hum handset you can expect from RIM, but for a no-contract BlackBerry, it's reliable and makes texting a breeze.
BlackBerry Curve 9370 ( Verizon Wireless)
Verizon's BlackBerry Curve 9370 brings you BlackBerry 7 OS and a global-ready SIM slot in an ultraportable package. Unfortunately, some design flaws and a high price for an entry-level device make the QWERTY handset hard to recommend to anyone except BlackBerry devotees.
BlackBerry Torch 9810 ( T-Mobile)
The RIM BlackBerry Torch 9810 should satisfy BlackBerry fans with its responsive touch screen and overall specs, but for $50 more, T-Mobile customers could get the much better Bold 9900 instead.
BlackBerry Curve 9350 ( Sprint)
For those who seek an affordable and entry-level BlackBerry, the BlackBerry Curve 9350 is the way to go.
BlackBerry Curve 9360 ( T- Mobile)
The RIM BlackBerry Curve 9360 makes a great entry-level offering for those already in the BlackBerry camp.
BlackBerry Torch 9850 ( Verizon Wireless)
The RIM BlackBerry Torch 9850 for Verizon Wireless is a laudable midrange smartphone, but it faces stiff competition.
BlackBerry Bold 9900 ( T-Mobile)
BlackBerry enthusiasts will love the BlackBerry Bold 9900, but its high price tag will be a deterrent to many.