Wednesday, 9 May 2012

RIM BlackBerry Curve 9320

BlackBerry Curve 9320 is a device for first time smartphone users and as such, specs-wise, it is nothing worth bragging about. It features a 2.44 QVGA display (not a touchscreen), GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, microSD card slot, 512MB RAM, the typical Curve keyboard and a 3.2-megapixel extended depth of field camera.


RIM BlackBerry Curve 9320 Specifications

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Low pixel densitiy screen, below 180ppi (164 ppi)
  • Low-resolution camera (3.2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • BlackBerry OS (7.1)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.29 x 2.36 x 0.50 (109 x 60 x 12.7 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.63 oz (103 g)
      the average is 4.2 oz (121 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.44 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 320 x 240 pixels
  • Pixel density:
    • 164 ppi
  • Technology:
    • TFT
  • Features:
    • Proximity sensor

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 7.00 hours
      the average is 8 h (488 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 18.0 days (432 hours)
      the average is 20 days (481 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1450 mAh

Hardware

  • Processor:
    • Single core
  • System memory:
    • 512 MB RAM
  • Storage expansion:
    • Slot Type:
      • microSD, microSDHC
    • Maximum card size:
      • 32 GB

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3.2 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Image stabilizer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Radio:
      • FM

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Yes
    • Supports:
      • HTML
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 800, 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • Positioning:
    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input (T9)
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • USB charging
    • UMA, Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
    • Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 09 May 2012
  • Scheduled release:
    • Q2 2012 (Unofficial)