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one of the best bb curve in the market
REYNER has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
i got this phone as a gift from my grandparents at 1st i really hate coming from a wp7 and a touch screen. i expect more than it offers i practically hate the keyboard but as i got used to it, i find it very convenient and i realized that hey my fingers seems to miss clickable buttons. and my goodness i never expected that bb os 7 is not that bad after all. one thing i really enjoy most is the bbm it offfers a perfect way of breaking the distance. 800mhz power feels as snappy as 1ghz yep you read it right but of course the 512mb of ram makes it lag sometimes but it is barely noticable.
built quality is nice its slim and feels premium for its price and maybe because of the metalic rim. reception is good also and call quality is average, internet connection to a wifi is ok nothing spectacular but it offers enough. it doesnt lag but takes a tolerable loading time.
multimedia is fantastic for it has a 3.5 jack at he top of it.(unlike the bold series that is on the side which is quite frustating when you put it on your pocket for you might risk of break the earplug) its intutive and very convenient. sound is perfect for me. who spending most of my time listening to music
camera has fixed focus. well quite dissapointing but the result is quite accetable. the UI is intuitive plain and simple, messaging interface is quite boring but thankfully bb app market offer tons of messeging enhancement (im using the crunchsms and it was impressive!!)
nfc is also is a great addition interacting...
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Like the hardware, BB OS 7 not so much
lee100 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I bought this because I wanted a non-slider qwerty keypad phone. The build quality is good and I've dropped it a few times just to see and no cracks. No problems with reception or wifi though being an old phone doesn't support the latest high speed networks. Instead of a fragile touchscreen it has a smooth infrared trackpad thing to move a cursor. It takes a little getting used to but its not a problem anymore. The keys are well spaced, but its annoying to have to push alt everytime for a period. I like how it has an sd card slot since the built in memory is pretty small. It uses a standard microUSB for charging and data transfer; no stupid proprietary cables. It has volume controlls and a 3.5mm headphone jack that work fine. Overall I like the size and feel of the device and knowing it won't shatter if I drop it. Battery life is mediocre; so it is a good idea to enable the battery saving feature and turn off bluetooth.
BBOS 7 has a nice looking user interface with app folders, a file browser, and a good search feature (that gets web results from bing). It also has a number of annoying problems. The camera shutter sound is loud and can't be disabled. A very poor design choice since there are many legitimate scenarios where people need to take pictures silently. The camera has a flash, but lacks auto focus. App management stinks, and requires you to restart the phone to remove apps. The phone takes a long time to boot up I might add. Also, the built in email...
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Worst phone possible
ollyp1994 has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
keep clear of this phone like the plauge anyone buying one should seriosly consider it and buy something else for me this phone is the bain of my life and has stopped working when i needed it this phone is unacceptable !!!
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M.Gado has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Before buying it I wold like to buy Bold 9780 but after long search I find this one is very good one except the battery issue & the camera " It's good but there is no auto focus "
But at the end it's best I ever had.
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best bb . totally worth it
gagan1131 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
08 October 11
The best Curve yet.
I got this phone two days back. I have used the curve 3G and bold 3(9780). But this phone is better than the two.
The best things about the phone are that:
It is slim.
It has a flash.
It has a very nice snap-on back cover which has no risk of a break down while opening or closing it.
It has got a small sensor on the back, which detects the back cover.
The design of this curve is verry attractive and the new trackpad it black and has a led inside it, which makes it look sexier when the phone's keypad lights up.
The keys of the qwerty keypad are very comfortable and have got appropriate spacing between each letter.
Another great feature about this blackberry is its metalic rim, which has a matte finish, which was not there on the cruve 3G and the bold 9780. this eliminates the risk of scratches appearing on your smartphone. :)
A few things not present in the phone are:
The back cover is fibre plastic, which should have been better.
Blackberry should have included a pocket holster for this phone in the box.
In all this phone is worth for money, being a part of the BlackBerry OS 7 family.
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