BlackBerry Curve 8900

Posted:
May 08, 2008
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 14, 2008

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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BlackBerry Curve 8900

Posted: May 08, 2008
Market status: Released
Release date: Nov 14, 2008

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
Read Full Review
  • Display 2.4" 480 x 360 pixels
  • Camera 3.2 MP
  • Battery 1400 mAh
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

2.4 inches

Resolution:

480 x 360 pixels

Pixel density:

246 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

28.23 %

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3.2 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

Yes

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

4.29 x 2.36 x 0.53 inches (109 x 60 x 13.5 mm)

Weight:

3.87 oz (110 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Features:

Full keyboard

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

512 MHz

ROM:

256 MB

OS:

BlackBerry (4.7.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1400 mAh

Talk time:

5.50 hours
the average is 21 h (1278 min)

Stand-by time:

14.8 days (356 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

Yes

Connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 12, 2008

FCC ID value:

L6ARBZ40GW link

This device is also known as BlackBerry Javelin

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.53 inches)
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Low pixel density screen (246 ppi)

Description

BlackBerry Curve 8900 is a 3G-less GSM unit. It has 480x360-pixels display, 3.2 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi and GPS.

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