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BlackBerry Curve 3G vs Samsung Galaxy Y

BlackBerry Curve 3G Remove phone

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User Rating - 7.2

Posted: 09 Aug 2010
Market Status: Released

Samsung Galaxy Y Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7
User Rating - 6.3

Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerry (6.0.x, 5.0.x)Android (2.3) 
Dimensions4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 inches (109 x 60 x 14 mm)4.09 x 2.28 x 0.45 inches (104 x 58 x 11.5 mm) 
Weight3.70 oz (105 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
3.44 oz (98 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.4 inches3.0 inches 
Resolution320 x 240 pixels240 x 320 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 ppi133 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 536262 144 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorProximity sensor 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels2 megapixels 
FeaturesDigital zoomSmile detection, Panorama 
CamcorderYes320x240 (QVGA) (15 fps) 
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 MHzSingle core, 832 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 ROM  
Built-in storage 0.16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.50 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
17.00 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
 
Stand-by time19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
35.4 days (850 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.50 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
6.16 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)14.5 days (348 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
22.5 days (540 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1150 mAh1200 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM, Stereo 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserBlackBerry BrowserAndroid Browser 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, 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.

GPSGPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced09 Aug 201024 Aug 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 100  

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