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BlackBerry Curve 8320

Posted
Aug 22, 2007
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: AT&T, T-Mobile

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Low resolution display (320 x 240 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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Description

The Curve 8320 is the Wi-Fi and UMA-capable version of the Curve 8300 which combined with quad-band GSM/EDGE makes it dual-mode BlackBerry Smartphone. Bigger than the Pearl but smaller than the 8800, the Curve has full QWERTY, QVGA display and for multimedia offers 2MP camera with flash, Stereo Bluetooth and microSD slot.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • BlackBerry
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.20 x 2.40 x 0.60 inches (107 x 60 x 15.5 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.90 oz (110 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
  • Features:
    • Full keyboard

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 320 x 240 pixels
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Features:
    • Light sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom, Mirror

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • 312 MHz
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 64 MB ROM
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 15 h (877 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 17.0 days (408 hours)
      the average is 16 days (377 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1100 mAh

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Other:
    • UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Service lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
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Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 24 Aug 2007
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        L6ARBJ40GW link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 1.07 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.63 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz

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