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BlackBerry 7290 vs BlackBerry Curve 9360

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BlackBerry 7290 Remove phone

Posted: 29 Sep 2004
Market Status: Released
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BlackBerry Curve 9360 Remove phone

Posted: 23 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerryBlackBerry (7.1, 7) 
Dimensions4.50 x 2.90 x 0.90 inches (113 x 75 x 22 mm)4.29 x 2.36 x 0.43 inches (109 x 60 x 11 mm) 
Weight4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
3.49 oz (99 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size 2.4 inches 
Resolution240 x 160 pixels480 x 360 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.

 246 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 536  
Features Light sensor 
Camera
Camera 5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Features Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Scenes 
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.

 Single core, 800 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.

4 MB RAM / 32 MB ROM512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 0.512 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
5.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time9.0 days (216 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
14.5 days (348 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
 
Capacity1000 mAh1000 mAh 
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Multimedia
Radio FM 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
Internet browsing
Browser BlackBerry Browser 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz 
DataGPRSUMTS, EDGE 
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.

 A-GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
OtherComputer syncNFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Vibration, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibility M3, T3 
OtherTTY/TDDVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 23 Aug 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 400 

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