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BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330

Sep 14, 2010
Market status
Release date
Sep 16, 2010

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Verizon, Sprint, U.S. Cellular, Alltel


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  • Low pixel density screen (167 ppi)
  • Too little RAM memory (512 MB RAM)
  • Low resolution display (320 x 240 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera




RIM BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330 is the CDMA version of RIM BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300. It comes with a QVGA display, 2MP camera, GPS and microSDHC card slot.

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  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • BlackBerry (5.0.x)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 inches (109 x 60 x 14 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.70 oz (105 g)
      the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)


  • 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.

    • 167 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
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 27.31 %
  • Colors:
    • 65 536


  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes


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


  • Talk time:
    • 4.50 hours
      the average is 15 h (884 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 10.5 days (252 hours)
      the average is 18 days (425 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 15.00 hours
  • Capacity:
    • 1150 mAh

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • BlackBerry Browser


  • 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
  • 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
  • Navigation:
    • Yes


  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Service lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording


  • Officially announced:
    • 14 Sep 2010

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