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BlackBerry 7290 vs BlackBerry Curve 9320

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BlackBerry 7290 Remove phone

Posted: 29 Sep 2004
Market Status: Released
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BlackBerry Curve 9320 Remove phone

Posted: 09 May 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerryBlackBerry (7.1) 
Dimensions4.50 x 2.90 x 0.90 inches (113 x 75 x 22 mm)4.29 x 2.36 x 0.50 inches (109 x 60 x 12.7 mm) 
Weight4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
3.63 oz (103 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size 2.4 inches 
Resolution240 x 160 pixels320 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.

TFTTFT 
Colors65 53665 536 
Features Light sensor 
Camera
Camera 3.2 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Features Digital image stabilization, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
Camcorder Yes 
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 
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.

4 MB RAM / 32 MB ROM512 MB RAM 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
7.00 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
 
Stand-by time9.0 days (216 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
18.0 days (432 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
 
Capacity1000 mAh1450 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support Facebook, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 800, 850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataGPRSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
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 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes2.1 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
Features USB charging 
OtherComputer syncUMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Vibration, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode 
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass 
OtherTTY/TDDVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 09 May 2012 

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