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BlackBerry Curve 9310

Announced
Jun 27, 2012
Market status
Released
Release date
Jul 12, 2012

US carrier availability

Available: Boost Mobile
Discontinued: Verizon, Alltel

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (164 ppi)
  • Low-resolution camera (3.2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Low-resolution video capture
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

BlackBerry Curve 9310 is a device for first time smartphone users and as such, specs-wise, it is nothing worth bragging about. It features a 2.44 QVGA display (not a touchscreen), GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, microSD card slot, 512MB RAM, the typical Curve keyboard and a 3.2-megapixel extended depth of field camera.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • PopupBlackBerry (7.1)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.29 x 2.36 x 0.50 inches (109 x 60 x 12.7 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.66 oz (104 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  • Design features:
    • Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad)
  • Side Keys:
    • Right: Volume control, Camera shutter
  • Colors:
    • Black

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.4 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 320 x 240 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 164 ppi
  • 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:
      • Popup3.2 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • PopupDigital image stabilization, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • 640x480 (VGA)

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.

    • Single core, 800 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.

    • 512 MB RAM
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 8.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (745 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 18.0 days (432 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 70.00 hours
  • Capacity:
    • 1450 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

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  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, FLAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), MP4, AMR, 3GP, 3GPP, OGG, MIDI
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3GPP
  • Radio:
      • FM

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • Popup
    • supports:
      • HTML
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Technology

  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EV-DO Rev.A
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • PopupUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • PopupCalendar, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • PopupSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input (T9)
  • E-mail:
    • Popup
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1
    • Profiles:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Dial-up networking (DUN), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
    • Wi-Fi Direct:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • USB charging
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • Other:
    • UMA, Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3
    • Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

    • Head:
      • 1.28 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 1.58 W/kg

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 27 Jun 2012
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