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BlackBerry Curve 8310 vs BlackBerry Curve 8350i

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BlackBerry Curve 8310 Remove phone

Posted: 01 Aug 2007
Market Status: Released
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BlackBerry Curve 8350i Remove phone

Posted: 11 Sep 2008
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerryBlackBerry (4.6.x) 
Dimensions4.21 x 2.36 x 0.61 inches (107 x 60 x 15.5 mm)4.40 x 2.40 x 0.70 inches (112 x 61 x 18 mm) 
Weight3.91 oz (111 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.70 oz (133 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Resolution320 x 240 pixels320 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.

TFTTFT 
Colors65 53665 536 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels2 megapixels 
FlashYesYes 
Features Digital zoom 
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.

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 ROM128 MB RAM 
Storage expansionmicroSDmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (707 min)
4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (707 min)
 
Stand-by time17.0 days (408 hours)
the average is 20 days (490 h)
7.0 days (168 hours)
the average is 20 days (490 h)
 
Capacity1100 mAh1400 mAh 
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Internet browsing
BrowserBlackBerry Browser  
Technology
iDEN

iDEN - iDEN (Integrated Digital Enhanced Network) is a wireless network standard developed by Motorola and used by Nextel Wireless. It operates at 800Mhz, 900Mhz and 1500Mhz frequency bands and it is a mixture of TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access) and GSM arhitecture. It allows the use of one mobile device as a digital phone, pager, two-way radio and fax/modem.

 800, 900 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
DataEDGE  
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 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.02.0, EDR 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
Connector miniUSB 
OtherComputer syncComputer sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-TalkVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording, Push-to-Talk 
Availability
Officially announced 10 Sep 2008 

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