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BlackBerry Curve 8310 vs BlackBerry Style 9670

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BlackBerry Curve 8310 Remove phone

Posted: 01 Aug 2007
Market Status: Released
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BlackBerry Style 9670 Remove phone

Posted: 18 Oct 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerryBlackBerry (6.0.x) 
Dimensions4.21 x 2.36 x 0.61 inches (107 x 60 x 15.5 mm)3.78 x 2.36 x 0.73 inches (96 x 60 x 18.5 mm) 
Weight3.91 oz (111 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.62 oz (131 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Resolution320 x 240 pixels360 x 400 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 
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 
FlashYesLED 
Features Autofocus, Digital image stabilization 
Camcorder 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.

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 ROM512 MB RAM 
Storage expansionmicroSDmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
4.50 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
 
Stand-by time17.0 days (408 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
10.5 days (252 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Capacity1100 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  
DataEDGEEV-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 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
OtherComputer syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibility M4, T4 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-TalkVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 18 Oct 2010 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 100 

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