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Review on BlackBerry Curve 9380 Smartphone


Looks 4.5 stars
Features 4.5 stars
Camera 4 stars
Resolution  4 stars




Key Features

  • New BlackBerry 7 OS
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • Good battery life
  • Great screen.
  • acceptably specs on the camera
  • Moved the Mute button from the top to between the volume buttons (side).
  • Speakers are LOUD

BlackBerry is amongst the renowned cellular phone which is usually highly appreciated within the elite class as a possible executive phone. The respective model Cell phone Curve 9380 is usually RIM’s initial ever-released curve while using the property of touchscreen technology. The articles of the curve posts are generally the manifestation of RIM’s approach for any budget phone package. Simply the BlackBerry Challenge 9380 would be the downgrading in addition to relegation associated with Torch 9860. The difference lies in the capability of the processor as well as the low-res screen. This is the very first middle range smart phone developed by Research throughout Motion (RIM).


The 9380 could be the first Blackberry mobile phones device from the Curve lineup to not have any physical keyboard and that’s where I chose to start. BlackBerry devices normally (aside in the Storm series now part of the Torch series) will always be renowned for his or her awesome actual QWERTY key-boards. I enjoy using the Bold 9900 all the time as their keyboard is just an complete joy to help type in. However, for the Curve 9380 BlackBerry chose to eliminate the actual keyboard in addition to go rely on the onscreen keyboard set entirely because they did for the Torch 9850 in addition to 9860.


I really like that EDGE has chose, on Blackberry mobile phones 7 OPERATING SYSTEM devices, to go the Mute key away from the top of their device and use it between the amount Up in addition to Volume Lower keys privately. On the Torch 9800 I usually found the superior placement becoming a huge pain when i would continually put people on Mute by chance when employing a headset in addition to putting the product in the pocket. The inside buttons, while that they took some used to, were very good and very responsive. These involved the “Convenience Key” as well as the Volume Up, Volume Lower, and Mute keys.



The battery power life from the Curve 9380 was quite sufficient. I appraise this determined by how I take advantage of other devices and still have yet to identify a device by means of any manufacturer that we can remove the charger each morning and employ until I go to sleep at night.



The actual 3.2” HVGA+ touch screen display screen on the Curve 9380 was a joy make use of. In distinction with the Bold 9900 that we sometimes have trouble using along with my polarized shades on I ran across the 9380’s screen to own no difficulties penetrating the sunglasses polarization even on a bright, sun-drenched day. The touch screen is sleek and responsive and I’ve got absolutely zero complaints over it. Everything over it just worked well well.


The 5MP EDOF (Extended Interesting depth of Field) camera with a flash and is particularly capable regarding VGA video recording does a good job regarding capturing your current memories. I’ve got included comparison pictures from it with the photos taken for the camera from the Bold 9900’s 5MP digicam. I can say, however, that I ran across the 9900’s camera to complete a better job but, on the other hand, the Bold could be the flagship line plus the Curve just isn’t. For the amount of money I feel the 9380 does an excellent job recording your valuable moments

Specifications of BlackBerry Curve 9380

In Sales Package: Handset, Battery, Charger, Headset, 2 GB microSD Card, Data Cable, User Guide
Form: Bar
SIM: Single SIM, GSM
Touch Screen: Yes, Capacitive
Business Features: Document Viewer, Pushmail
Call Features: Conference Call, Speed Dialing, Hands Free, Loudspeaker, Call Timer, Call Divert
Handset Color: Black


Operating Freq: GSM – 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS – 2100
OS: BlackBerry 7 OS
Java: No
Processor: 806 MHz Marvel Tavor MG1



Size: 3.2 Inches
Resolution: HVGA, 480 x 360 Pixels



Primary Camera: Yes, 5 Megapixel
Secondary Camera: No
Flash: LED
Video Recording: Yes, 640 x 480
Zoom: Digital Zoom – 4x
Other Camera Features: Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, Auto Focus



Size: 60 x 109 x 11.2 mm
Weight: 98 g



Type: Li-Ion
Talktime: 5 hrs (2G), 5 hrs (3G)
Standby Time: 360 hrs (2G), 360 hrs (3G)


Memory and Storage

Internal: 512 MB
Included Memory Card: 2 GB
Expandable Memory Slot: microSD, upto 32 GB
Memory: 512 MB RAM
Hot Swap Suppport: Yes


Internet & Connectivity

Internet Features: Email
Edge: Yes
3G: Yes
Wifi: Yes, 802.11 b/g/n
USB connectivity: Yes, micro USB, v2
Tethering: USB
GPS Support: Yes, A-GPS with BlackBerry Maps
Bluetooth: Yes, v2.1, Supported Profiles (A2DP, EDR, HSP, HFP, SPP, SAP, DUN, PBAP, MAP, OPP)
Audio Jack: 3.5 mm



Music Player: Yes, Supports MP3, eAAC+, WAV, FLAC
Video Player: Yes, Supports MP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
FM: No
Ringtone: MP3, 64 Polyphonic


Other Features

Call Memory: Yes
SMS Memory: Yes
Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass
Additional Features: Predictive Text Input, Games, MMS Enabled, UMA Technology Supports, NFC Supports, Dedicated Keys, Optical Trackpad, Cisco CCX Certification, LED Indicator, Vibrate Mode, Password Protection, Sleep Mode, Clock, Calendar, Memo Pad, Calculator, Voice Notes Recorder, Podcasts, Voice Input
Important Apps: Instant Messaging, Vlingo, Wikitude, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube



1.5 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories

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