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BlackBerry Curve 9370 vs BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981

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BlackBerry Curve 9370 Remove phone

Posted: 23 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 28 Oct 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerry (7)BlackBerry (7) 
Dimensions4.29 x 2.36 x 0.43 inches (109 x 60 x 11 mm)4.53 x 2.64 x 0.44 inches (115 x 67 x 11.3 mm) 
Weight3.49 oz (99 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.4 inches2.8 inches 
Resolution480 x 360 pixels640 x 480 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 ppi286 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 
Colors 16 777 216 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorProximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, ScenesDigital zoom, Geo tagging, Scenes 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA)1280x720 (720p HD) 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

 Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655 
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.

Single core, 800 MHzSingle core, 1200 MHz 
Graphics processor Yes 
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.

512 MB RAM768 MB RAM 
Built-in storage1 GB8 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time5.50 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
  
Stand-by time14.5 days (348 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
  
Capacity1000 mAh  
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Multimedia
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Internet browsing
BrowserBlackBerry Browser  
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

800, 1900 MHz  
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.AHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, 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.

A-GPSGPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDRYes 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n, a 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features USB charging 
OtherNFC, UMA, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone/s for Noise cancellation 
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibility M4, T3 
OtherVoice recording  
Availability
Officially announced23 Aug 201127 Oct 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 500  

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