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Samsung T340G vs BlackBerry Curve 8520

Samsung T340G Remove phone

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Posted: 24 Nov 2010
Market Status: Released

BlackBerry Curve 8520 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 8.5

Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeFeature phoneSmart phone 
OS BlackBerry 
Dimensions3.93 x 1.93 x 0.57 inches (100 x 49 x 14 mm)4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 inches (109 x 60 x 13.9 mm) 
Weight3.26 oz (92 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
3.74 oz (106 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.1 inches2.6 inches 
Resolution 320 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

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 
Colors 65 536 
Camera
Camera1.3 megapixels2 megapixels 
Features Digital 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.

 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 expansionmicroSDmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time5.00 hours
the average is 12 h (732 min)
4.50 hours
the average is 12 h (732 min)
 
Stand-by time8.3 days (199 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
17.0 days (408 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity 1150 mAh 
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Multimedia
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Internet browsing
Browser BlackBerry Browser, RSS 
Technology
GSM850, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
Data EDGE 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes2.0 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g 
USB Yes 
Connector microUSB 
Other UMA, Computer sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Silent modeService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3  
Other Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 

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