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What are the accessibility features available for the BlackBerry® Style?

Hearing Device Rating

M4 T4

Visual

Clarity theme for BlackBerry® smartphones – Increase your productivity with features like the simplified Home screen interface, large text-only icons and high-contrast screen display.
Visual, Audible and Vibration Notifications – Receive notifications of incoming phone calls, text messages, emails and more by visual, audible and/or vibrating alerts.
Customizable Fonts – Increase the size, style and weight of fonts displayed on your BlackBerry smartphone.
Key tone – Hear a confirming audio tone every time you press the trackpad or trackball on your smartphone.
Audible Click – Hear a confirming audio tone every time you navigate using the trackpad or trackball on your smartphone.
Assignable Ringtones – Know who is calling you or sending you an email without needing to look at the screen on your smartphone by assigning unique ringtones to your Contacts.
Voice Dialing – Place a call by name or phone number with just the sound of your voice.
Speed dial – Assign a speed dial shortcut key to call your contacts simply and with fewer keystrokes.
Browser Zoom – Magnify web content on your smartphone.
Built-In Speakerphone – Perfect for hands-free calls and convenient conference calls.
Identifiable Keyboard ‘Nib’ – Find the numeric keypad without looking at your smartphone.
Tactilely Discernible Keyboards – Place phone calls, compose messages and enter text on familiar keyboards with keys you can feel.
Bright LCD Display – Large, high resolution screens with adjustable backlight brightness that displays over 64,000 colors.

Hearing/Speech

Push-delivery Technology – Text-based messages are delivered automatically to your smartphone and you can be notified as soon as they arrive.
Text Messaging (SMS and MMS) – Communicate on the go with contacts who are using phones or other mobile devices that support SMS and/or MMS.
Instant Messaging – Take your instant messaging with you no matter where you are or what you're doing.
Visual, Audible and Vibration Notifications – Receive notifications of incoming phone calls, text messages, emails and more by visual, audible and/or vibrating alerts.
Hearing Aid Compatibility – Use your smartphone with your hearing aid on BlackBerry smartphones rated for use with hearing aids.

Cognitive

Visual, Audible and Vibration Notifications – Receive notifications of incoming phone calls, text messages, emails and more in visual, audible and/or vibrating alerts.
AutoText – Replace specific text with preloaded text using AutoText to simplify typing and minimize the number of keystrokes required to write a message.
Spellcheck – Automatically check the spelling of your text and email messages.
Voice Notes – Record, save and share voice note reminders.
Voice Dialing – Place a call by name or phone number with just the sound of your voice.
Assignable Ringtones – Know who is calling you or sending you an email without needing to look at the screen on your smartphone by assigning unique ringtones to your Contacts.

Physical

AutoText – Replace specific text with preloaded text using AutoText to simplify typing and minimize the number of keystrokes required to write a message.
Automatic Redial – Press the Call button to redial a phone number quickly and easily.
Voice Dialing – Place a call by name or phone number with just the sound of your voice.
Nonslip surfaces – Hold your smartphone comfortably and with less effort.
Built-In Speakerphone – Perfect for hands-free calls and convenient conference calls.
Visual, Audible and Vibration Notifications – Receive notifications of incoming phone calls, text messages, emails and more in visual, audible and/or vibrating alerts.
Speed dial – Assign a speed dial shortcut key to call your contacts simply and with fewer keystrokes.
Identifiable Keyboard ‘Nib’ – Find the numeric keypad without looking at your smartphone.
Shortcut keys – Launch your favorite applications by pressing a shortcut key on your smartphone.
Single-hand operation – Access and operate your smartphone simply and efficiently with one hand.
 

Article Categories: BlackBerry® Style

last updated 11/21/2011

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