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BlackBerry Curve 8300

Announced
May 3, 2007
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: AT&T, CellularOne / Dobson

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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Description

Blackberry 8300 is a quad-band GSM/EDGE smartphone. It features color QVGA display, 2 megapixel camera with flash, Stereo Bluetooth, microSD slot for memory and media player

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • BlackBerry
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.20 x 2.40 x 0.60 inches (107 x 61 x 15.5 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.90 oz (110 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)

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
  • Colors:
    • 65 536
  • 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 12 h (703 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 17.0 days (408 hours)
      the average is 20 days (491 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1100 mAh

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • BlackBerry Browser, RSS

Technology

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

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Other:
    • Computer sync
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Service lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-Talk

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 03 May 2007

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