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BlackBerry Curve 8520


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Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phone  
Dimensions4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 inches (109 x 60 x 13.9 mm)  
Weight3.74 oz (106 g)
the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)
Physical size2.6 inches  
Resolution320 x 240 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.

152 ppi  

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.

Screen-to-body ratio33.04 %  
Colors65 536  
Camera2 megapixels  
FeaturesDigital zoom  

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, 512 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.

128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC  
Talk time4.50 hours
the average is 13 h (796 min)
Stand-by time17.0 days (408 hours)
the average is 17 days (419 h)
Capacity1150 mAh  
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Internet browsing
BrowserBlackBerry Browser, RSS  
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g  
OtherUMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync  
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording  

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