BlackBerry Curve 3G T-Mobile

Announced:
Aug 9, 2010
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Sep 8, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Display

Display size:

2.4 inches

Resolution:

320 x 240 pixels

Pixel density:

167 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

27.31 %

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Video recording:

320x240 (QVGA) (15 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 inches (109 x 60 x 14 mm)

Weight:

3.70 oz (105 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad), Notification light

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

624 MHz

RAM:

0.25 GB

ROM:

256 MB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

BlackBerry (6.0.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB

Location:

GPS

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS

Battery

Capacity:

1150 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

4.50 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)

Stand-by time:

19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Talk time (3G):

5.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

14.5 days (348 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Music playback:

29.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 20, 2010

FCC ID value:

L6ARDB70UW link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.12 W/kg

Body:

1.12 W/kg

This device is also known as BlackBerry Curve 9300

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.55 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM

Description

RIM BlackBerry Curve 3G is an addition to the popular BlackBerry Curve series of smartphones. This is the version which has 3G support compatible with T-Mobile USA. Specs wise the phone offers nothing spectacular, 2MP camera, Wi-Fi, GPS, microSD slot for memory and compatibility with the new BlackBerry 6 OS.

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