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BlackBerry Curve 8300 vs Apple iPhone

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BlackBerry Curve 8300 Remove phone

Posted: 03 May 2007
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 09 Jan 2007
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerryiOS (3.x, 2.x, 1.x) 
Dimensions4.20 x 2.40 x 0.60 inches (107 x 61 x 15.5 mm)4.50 x 2.40 x 0.46 inches (115 x 61 x 11.6 mm) 
Weight3.90 oz (110 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.80 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size 3.5 inches 
Resolution320 x 240 pixels320 x 480 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.

 165 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.

TFTLCD 
Colors65 53616 777 216 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels2 megapixels 
FlashYes  
FeaturesDigital 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 MHzSingle core, 412 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 ROM128 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD  
Battery
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
8.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time17.0 days (408 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Capacity1100 mAh1400 mAh 
Not user replaceable Yes 
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Multimedia
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserBlackBerry Browser, RSSSafari Browser; Tabs supported 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
DataEDGEEDGE 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.02.0, EDR 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g 
USBYesYes 
Connector Proprietary 
OtherComputer syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphonePolyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-TalkVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced03 May 200709 Jan 2007 

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