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BlackBerry Curve 8900

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Posted: 08 May 2008
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSBlackBerry (4.7.x)  
Dimensions4.29 x 2.36 x 0.53 inches (109 x 60 x 13.5 mm)  
Weight3.87 oz (110 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
  
Display
Physical size2.4 inches  
Resolution480 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.

TFT  
Colors65 536  
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels  
FlashYes  
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Digital zoom  
CamcorderYes  
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 ROM  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC  
Battery
Talk time5.50 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
  
Stand-by time14.8 days (356 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
  
Capacity1400 mAh  
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Internet browsing
BrowserBlackBerry Browser  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
DataEDGE  
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.

GPS  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR  
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g  
USBYes  
ConnectormicroUSB  
OtherUMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync  
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording  

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