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BlackBerry Curve 8900 Remove phone

Posted: 08 May 2008
Market Status: Released
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BlackBerry Curve 8350i Remove phone

Posted: 11 Sep 2008
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerry (4.7.x)BlackBerry (4.6.x) 
Dimensions4.29 x 2.36 x 0.53 inches (109 x 60 x 13.5 mm)4.40 x 2.40 x 0.70 inches (112 x 61 x 18 mm) 
Weight3.87 oz (110 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
4.70 oz (133 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
 
FeaturesFull keyboardFull keyboard 
Display
Physical size2.4 inches  
Resolution480 x 360 pixels320 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.

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 
Screen-to-body ratio28.23 %  
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels2 megapixels 
FlashYesYes 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus  
Software FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Digital zoomDigital zoom 
CamcorderYesYes 
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.

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.

256 MB ROM0.125 GB RAM 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Capacity1400 mAh1400 mAh 
User replaceableYesYes 
Talk time5.50 hours
the average is 14 h (835 min)
4.00 hours
the average is 14 h (835 min)
 
Stand-by time14.8 days (356 hours)
the average is 16 days (390 h)
7.0 days (168 hours)
the average is 16 days (390 h)
 
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Cellular
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 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
Phone features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording, Push-to-Talk 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR2.0, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBminiUSB 
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 
OtherUMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer syncComputer sync 
Availability
Officially announced 10 Sep 2008 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

12 Nov 2008  
FCC ID value: L6ARBZ40GW link  

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