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BlackBerry Bold 9900 vs BlackBerry Curve 3G

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

2.8 inches
2.4 inches

Resolution:

480 x 640 pixels, 286 PPI
240 x 320 pixels, 167 PPI

Technology:

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body:

31.95 %
27.31 %

Colors:

16 777 216
65 536

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

Processor:

Single core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655
624 MHz

RAM:

0.75GB
0.25GB

ROM:

256 MB

Internal storage:

8GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

BlackBerry (7.1, 7)
BlackBerry (6.0.x, 5.0.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1230 mAh
1150 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP
2 MP

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD)
Yes

Design

Dimensions:

4.53 x 2.60 x 0.41 inches (115 x 66 x 10.5 mm)
4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 inches (109 x 60 x 14 mm)

Weight:

4.59 oz (130.0 g)
3.70 oz (105.0 g)

Features:

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

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter

Cellular

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS
GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 30, 2011
Jul 20, 2010

FCC ID value:

L6ARDE70UW
L6ARDA70UW

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.19 W/kg
1.07 W/kg

Body:

1.03 W/kg
0.72 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 700
$ 100

Availability

Officially announced:

May 02, 2011
Aug 09, 2010
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