BlackBerry Bold 9780 vs BlackBerry Curve 8520

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Display

Size:

2.4 inches
2.6 inches

Resolution:

360 x 480 pixels, 246 PPI
240 x 320 pixels, 152 PPI

Technology:

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body:

28.23 %
33.04 %

Colors:

65 536
65 536

Features:

Ambient light sensor

Hardware

Processor:

624 MHz
Single core, 512 MHz

RAM:

0.5GB
0.1GB

ROM:

256 MB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

BlackBerry (6.0.x)
BlackBerry

Battery

Capacity:

1150 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
2 MP

Video recording:

Yes
Yes

Features:

Continuous autofocus

Design

Dimensions:

4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 inches (109 x 60 x 14 mm)
4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 inches (109 x 60 x 13.9 mm)

Weight:

4.30 oz (122.0 g)
3.74 oz (106.0 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad), Notification light
Full keyboard, Notification light

Keys:

Left: Other; Right: Volume control, Other

Cellular

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1
2.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g
802.11 b, g

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB

Features:

Charging

Location:

A-GPS

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3)
Music ringtones (MP3)

Other features:

Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 01, 2009

FCC ID value:

L6ARCG40GW link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.22 W/kg

Body:

0.83 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 27, 2010
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