BlackBerry Curve 3G

Announced:
Aug 09, 2010
Market status:
Released

BlackBerry Curve 3G

Announced: Aug 09, 2010
Market status: Released
  • Display 2.4" 320 x 240 pixels
  • Camera 2 MP
  • Battery 1150 mAh(5.50h 3G talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

2.4 inches

Resolution:

320 x 240 pixels

Pixel density:

167 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

27.31 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Video recording:

Yes

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 oz (171 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad)

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

624 MHz

RAM:

0.25 GB

ROM:

256 MB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

OS:

BlackBerry (6.0.x, 5.0.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1150 mAh

Talk time:

4.50 hours
the average is 22 h (1291 min)

Stand-by time:

19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Talk time (3G):

5.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1386 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

14.5 days (348 hours)
the average is 28 days (669 h)

Music playback:

29.00 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

Yes

Connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T3

Other features:

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

Multimedia

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 20, 2010

FCC ID value:

L6ARDA70UW link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.07 W/kg

Body:

0.72 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 100

This device is also known as BlackBerry 9300, 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
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (167 ppi)

Description

RIM BlackBerry Curve 3G is an addition to the popular BlackBerry Curve series of smartphones. As the name suggests the BlackBerry Curve 3G supports 3G (HSDPA) networks around the world. Other features include 2MP camera, Wi-Fi, GPS, microSD slot for memory and compatibility with the new BlackBerry 6 OS.

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