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RIM BlackBerry Curve 8530

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BlackBerry Curve 8530 is a mid-range BlackBerry device with QVGA display, 2-megapixel camera, trackpad, EV-DO and WiFi data, GPS, Bluetooth and a microSD memory card slot. It is offered by a number of US carriers, including Alltel, U.S. Cellular, Verizon, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Cricket, Sprint and MetroPCS.

RIM BlackBerry Curve 8530 Specifications

Display

  • Screen size: 2.46 inch (101.60 mm)
  • Resolution: 240 x 320
  • Type: LCD

Size & Weight

  • Height: 109.0 mm (4.84 inch)
  • Width: 60.0 mm (2.68 inch)
  • Depth: 13.9 mm (0.47 inch)
  • Weight: 105.0 g

Connectivity & Wireless

  • Wi-Fi: Yes (802.11b/g)
  • Wi-Fi Encryption: WPA, WPA2
  • Bluetooth 2.1
    • HSP [headset]
    • HFP [hands-free]
    • A2DP [stereo audio]
    • AVRCP [media control]
    • SSP [secure simple pairing]
    • DUN [network sharing]
    • PBAP [phone book access]
  • Computer Sync supported: Yes
  • UMA support included: Yes

Camera

  • Resolution: 2.0 megapixels
  • Camera Features:
    • Records video
    • Auto focus
    • Digital zoom
    • Contact pictures

Other Features

  • Flight Mode: Yes

Hardware

  • CPU: 512 MHz
  • RAM: 256 MB
  • USB: 2.0 [Mass Storage Device, Charging]
  • microUSB

Battery & Power

  • Battery type: Li-ion
  • Talk time: 4 hours
  • Stand by time: 252 hours
  • Capacity: 1150 mAh

Cellular network

  • Network Technology: CDMA
  • CDMA Bands: 800, 1900
  • Data tethering: Yes

Location Support

  • GPS

Messaging

  • SMS: Yes
  • MMS: Yes

Input

  • Type: QWERTY keyboard
  • Predictive Text: Yes
  • Navigation Type: Optical pad
  • Soft Key: Yes

Media

  • Media Playback: Yes
  • Support Audio: AAC, AAC+, MP3, WMA
  • OTA (Streaming) Video: Streaming / internet
  • Support Video: h.263, h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4 (MP4), WMV

Audio and Voice

  • Audio / Headset Jack: Yes
  • Speaker phone: Yes
  • Voice dial: Yes

Personalization

  • Custom Ringtones: Yes
  • Sound profiles: Yes
  • Vibrate mode: Yes
  • Multiple numbers per contact: Yes

Sensors

  • Amient light
  • Proximity

Memory

  • Memory card: SD, microSD, microSDHC

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