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BlackBerry Curve 8350i vs Motorola Brute i680

BlackBerry Curve 8350i Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 7.8

Posted: 11 Sep 2008
Market Status: Released

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User Rating - 2.7

Posted: 12 Jan 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSBlackBerry (4.6.x)  
Dimensions4.40 x 2.40 x 0.70 inches (112 x 61 x 18 mm)3.92 x 2.09 x 1.02 inches (100 x 53 x 26 mm) 
Weight4.70 oz (133 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
5.60 oz (159 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Rugged Splash, Dust, Shock, Temperature resistant 
MIL-STD-810 certified Yes 
Display
Physical size 2.2 inches 
Resolution320 x 240 pixels176 x 220 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.

 128 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 53665 536 
Additional display

Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

 TFT 
Resolution

Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

 120 x 160 pixels 
Physical Size 1.30 inches 
Colors

Colors - Shows the number of colors that the additional display supports

 65 536 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels2 megapixels 
FlashYesLED 
FeaturesDigital zoomDigital zoom, Geo tagging 
CamcorderYes352x288 (CIF) 
Hardware
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.

128 MB RAM  
Built-in storage 0.18 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 8 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (741 min)
5.80 hours
the average is 12 h (741 min)
 
Stand-by time7.0 days (168 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
6.2 days (150 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
 
Capacity1400 mAh1750 mAh 
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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 MHz800, 900 MHz 
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-GPSGPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectorminiUSBmicroUSB 
OtherComputer syncComputer sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibility M3, T4 
OtherVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording, Push-to-TalkVoice dialing, Voice recording, Push-to-Talk 
Availability
Officially announced10 Sep 200811 Jan 2010 

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