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BlackBerry 7290 Rivals and Competitors

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BlackBerry 7730 / 7780 BlackBerry 7730 / 7780


  • Lacks an e-mail client

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • No rear camera
  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (4 MB RAM vs 2 MB RAM)
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.90 inches inches vs 0.71 inches inches)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 160 pixels vs 240 x 240 pixels)
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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BlackBerry 7290 BlackBerry 7290


  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Too little RAM memory (4 MB RAM)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 160 pixels)
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

Nokia 1600 Nokia 1600


  • Lacks an e-mail client

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • No rear camera
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.90 inches inches vs 0.67 inches inches)
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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BlackBerry 7290 BlackBerry 7290


  • No rear camera
  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (4 MB RAM)
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.90 inches inches)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 160 pixels)
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

BlackBerry Curve 9360 BlackBerry Curve 9360


  • NFC
  • Small dimensions (4.29 x 2.36 x 0.43 inches inches)
  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (UMTS, EDGE)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Low-resolution video capture

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • No front-facing camera

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BlackBerry 7290 BlackBerry 7290


  • No rear camera
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.90 inches inches)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 160 pixels)
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

Motorola Q9m Motorola Q9m


  • Low pixel density screen (167 ppi)
  • Low-resolution camera (1.3 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (4 MB RAM vs 96 MB RAM)
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera

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BlackBerry 7290 BlackBerry 7290


  • No rear camera
  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.90 inches inches)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 160 pixels)
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack

BlackBerry Curve 8520 BlackBerry Curve 8520


  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • Low pixel density screen (152 ppi)
  • Slow processor (512 MHz)
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • Too little RAM memory (4 MB RAM vs 128 MB RAM)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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BlackBerry 7290 BlackBerry 7290


  • No rear camera
  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (4 MB RAM)
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.90 inches inches)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 160 pixels)
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

Samsung Ch@t 335 Samsung Ch@t 335


  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • Low pixel density screen (167 ppi)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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BlackBerry 7290 BlackBerry 7290


  • Low resolution display (240 x 160 pixels)

BlackBerry 6210 / 6230 BlackBerry 6210 / 6230


  • Lacks an e-mail client

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • No rear camera
  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (4 MB RAM vs 2 MB RAM)
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.90 inches inches vs 0.80 inches inches)
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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