The BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 is an exciting addition to the BlackBerry Curve series. The Curve 9300 supports 3G (HSPDA) networks all around the world. It’s a powerful, affordable and approachable choice for smartphone purchasers with exceptional communication features.
- 3G Network Support
- 320 x 240 pixel color display
- Transmissive TFT LCD
- Optical Trackpad
- Full QWERTY Keyboard with backlighting
- 2.0 MP camera with video recording
- Simultaneous Data and Voice
- Push email and text messaging
- Media Player
- Bluetooth v2.1 +EDR
- 256 MB Flash Memory
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- BlackBerry Messenger
- Tethered Modem
- 1150mAHr rechargeable lithium-ion battery
- Built-in GPS
- Blackberry Maps
- Password Protection and Keypad Lock
The BlackBerry Curve 9300 measures 4.29 x .36 x 0.55 inches and weighs around 3.7 ounces. The handset offers a 2.4 inch TFT display, supporting up to 65,000 colors. Designwise the BlackBerry Curve 3G looks much like other BlackBerry handsets with navigation and menu access keys on either side of the optical trackpad under the main screen. Beneath the main display is a full QWERTY keyboard, designed in such a way that it is comfortable for all hand sizes. The BlackBerry Curve 9300 has a standard point and shoot 2 megapixel camera with video recording option. Initially, this handset will be available in black and red color choices.
The BlackBerry Curve 3G has a micro SD memory card slot that allows memory expansion up to 32 GB. It has 3.5mm stereo headset and dedicated music control keys so that music lovers can easily access their tunes while on the go. The Curve 3G uses a standard 1150mAHr removable lithium-ion cell battery that provides 4.5 hours of 2G talk time and 5.5 hours of 3G talk time.
The BlackBerry Curve 9300 comes preinstalled with the latest BlackBerry OS 6.0. This operating system provides a smooth user interface and offers improved user experience. The latest version of BlackBerry browser takes full advantage of improved data speeds and renders pages like never before. The message menu provides the usual push email and instant messaging features. The organizer offers access to basic applications like calendar, world clock, unit converter, stop watch, etc.
The inclusion of 3G technology on the Curve 3G 9300 is a real bonus for BlackBerry users. The 3G support is backed up by Class 10 GPRS and EDGE. The BlackBerry Curve 9300 also delivers Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity and Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP technology. It supports GPS and comes loaded with the BlackBerry Maps application. The handset also supports a wide range of media formats like MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC, H.263, H.264 and MP4.
Overall, the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 is a significant improvement over previous Curve handsets and it should prove to be a popular upgrade.