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Display

Size

2.4 inches
2.6 inches

Resolution

240 x 320 pixels,
167 PPI
240 x 320 pixels,
152 PPI

Technology

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body

27.31 %
33.04 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
 

Hardware

Processor

624 MHz
Single core, 512 MHz

RAM

0.25GB
0.1GB

ROM

256 MB
256 MB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC

OS

BlackBerry (6.0.x, 5.0.x)
BlackBerry

Battery

Capacity

1150 mAh
1150 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

2 MP
2 MP

Video recording

Yes
Yes

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

3.70 oz (105.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
3.74 oz (106.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)

Features

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

Cellular

UMTS

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
2.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g

USB

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Charging
 

Location

GPS
 

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 20, 2010
Jul 01, 2009

FCC ID value: L6ARDA70UW link
FCC ID value: L6ARCG40GW link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.07 W/kg
1.22 W/kg

Body

0.72 W/kg
0.83 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

$ 100
 
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