Camera:

One area of disappointment is with the included 3.2 MP camera. First off, it still lacks autofocus, which most of the competition now includes. Images that we took outside have a tendency to be over exposed, almost “white” looking, and colors are dull and lifeless, while fine detail is missing. As one can expect, interior images didn’t look too hot either, as there was noticeable grain throughout the pictures, and the LED isn’t really bright enough for dark environments. Video recording on the device is limited to 640x480 VGA, which is mostly an embarrassment, as other smartphones can record in 720p or 1080p HD.





RIM BlackBerry Curve 9310 Sample Video:



Multimedia:

There also isn’t anything new with the music and video player. It was able to handle H.264 and MPEG-4video formats, but could only play them at a maximum resolution of 640x480. We can’t imagine too many people watching full-length movies on the tiny 2.44” display, so this isn’t a big hit against the device.



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