BlackBerry Curve 8520 vs BlackBerry Curve 3G

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Display

Size

2.6 inches
2.4 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body

33.04 %
27.31 %

Features

 
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

Processor

Single core, 512 MHz
624 MHz

RAM

0.1GB
0.25GB

ROM

256 MB
256 MB

Storage expansion

microSDHC
microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS

BlackBerry
BlackBerry (6.0.x, 5.0.x)

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

Weight

3.74 oz (106.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
3.70 oz (105.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Features

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

2.0
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g
802.11 b, g, n

USB

microUSB
microUSB

Features

 
Charging

Location

 
GPS

Other

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

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 01, 2009
Jul 20, 2010

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

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.22 W/kg
1.07 W/kg

Body

0.83 W/kg
0.72 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 100
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