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BlackBerry Curve 8530

Description

The RIM BlackBerry Curve 8530 is a business-oriented smartphone with an industrial design and a trackpad, instead of a trackball for navigation. It features a pretty mainstream QVGA display, as well as a 2-megapixel camera, 3.5mm jack, GPS, 3G and Wi-Fi.

This device is also known as BlackBerry Aries 8530

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.55 inches)

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Display

Size: 2.4 inches
Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels, 167 PPI
Technology: TFT
Screen-to-body: 27.31 %
Colors: 65 536
Features: Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7627
Processor: Single core, 528 MHz, ARM11
GPU: Adreno 200
ROM: 256 MB
Storage expansion: microSDHC
Device type: Smartphone
OS: BlackBerry (5.0.x)

Battery

Capacity: 1150 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 2 MP
Video recording: Yes
Dimensions: 4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 inches (109 x 60 x 14 mm)
Weight: 3.74 oz (106.0 g)
Features: Full keyboard, Notification light
Keys: Left: Other; Right: Volume control, Other

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 2.1
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Location: GPS
Other: Computer sync
Hearing aid compatible: M4, T4

Phone features

Notifications: Music ringtones (MP3)
Other features: Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Jul 05, 2010
FCC ID value: L6ARCZ30CW link
Measured SAR:
Head: 1.24 W/kg
Body: 0.66 W/kg

Buyers information

Price: $ 279

Availability

Officially announced: Nov 05, 2009
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