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BlackBerry Curve 3G T-Mobile vs BlackBerry Style 9670

BlackBerry Curve 3G T-Mobile Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7.5
Posted: 09 Aug 2010
Market Status: Released

BlackBerry Style 9670 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7.5
User Rating - 8.6

Posted: 18 Oct 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerry (6.0.x)BlackBerry (6.0.x) 
Dimensions4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 inches (109 x 60 x 14 mm)3.78 x 2.36 x 0.73 inches (96 x 60 x 18.5 mm) 
Weight3.70 oz (105 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.62 oz (131 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.4 inches  
Resolution320 x 240 pixels360 x 400 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.

TFTTFT 
Colors65 53665 536 
Additional display

Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

 Yes 
Resolution

Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

 240 x 320 pixels 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesDigital zoomAutofocus, Digital image stabilization 
Camcorder320x240 (QVGA) (15 fps)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.

624 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.

256 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM512 MB RAM 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.50 hours
the average is 12 h (736 min)
4.50 hours
the average is 12 h (736 min)
 
Stand-by time19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
10.5 days (252 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.50 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)14.5 days (348 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
  
Capacity1150 mAh1150 mAh 
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Internet browsing
BrowserBlackBerry Browser  
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 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEEV-DO Rev.A 
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.

GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherUMA, Computer sync, OTA syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M4, T4 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced09 Aug 201018 Oct 2010 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 100 

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