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RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520

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Manufacturer: RIM Carrier Availability: Rogers Fido

The slim new BlackBerry Curve 8520 is an incredibly approachable smartphone. It provides easy mobile access to email, messaging (IM, SMS, MMS) and popular social networking sites (including Facebook and MySpace) and features a highly tactile full-QWERTY keyboard for comfortable, accurate typing. It also features multimedia capabilities and easy access to music, games and other mobile apps for entertainment on the go.

RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520 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: GSM
  • CDMA Bands: 800, 1900
  • Data tethering: Yes

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

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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