BlackBerry Curve 8530

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Design
6.3
Features
6.2
Performance
6.2
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25

This is not a GSM device, it will not work on any GSM network worldwide.

Network Technology CDMA / EVDO
2G bands CDMA 800 / 1900
3G bands CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
Speed EV-DO Rev.0, 153.2 Kbps
GPRS No
EDGE No
Launch Announced 2009, November
Status Available. Released 2009, December
Body Dimensions 109 x 60 x 13.9 mm (4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 in)
Weight 106 g (3.74 oz)
Keyboard QWERTY
SIM Mini-SIM
 - Optical trackpad
Display Type TFT, 65K colors
Size 2.46 inches (~28.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 320 x 240 pixels (~163 ppi pixel density)
Platform OS BlackBerry OS 5.0
CPU 528 MHz
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB
Internal 256 MB ROM
Camera Primary 2 MP, 1600 x 1200 pixels
Features Geo-tagging
Video Yes
Secondary No
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 - Dedicated music keys
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth v2.1, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Radio No
USB microUSB
Features Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM
Browser HTML
Java No
 - BlackBerry maps
- MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
- MP4/H.264/WMV player
- Organizer
- Document viewer
- Voice memo/dial/commands
- Predictive text input
Battery   Li-Ion 1150 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 252 h
Talk time Up to 4 h 30 min
Misc Colors Black, Purple
SAR US 1.24 W/kg (head)     0.66 W/kg (body)    
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BlackBerry Curve 8530 - user opinions and reviews

  • BlackberryKnight

I had ditched Boost Mobile and ditched the BB Curve 8330 and upgraded to Virgin Mobile for this phone and OMG the difference was amazing!! The trackpad over the little ball was amazing the phone ran smooth and now had wifi, the music player didn't so...

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  • 2015-06-21 18:29
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  • grant17

does the blackberry curve 85w30 has a sim card slot??

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  • 2015-05-01 08:51
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  • lewis

it is good if we can use it outside US. Is it possible??

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  • 2015-04-06 16:49
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