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RIM announces new BlackBerry Curve for January 23

03 January, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
RIM announces new BlackBerry Curve for January 23 - read the full textJust a week before the anticipated announcement of BlackBerry 10, RIM is outing yet another smartphone running on its archaic BlackBerry 7.1 OS. The upcoming BlackBerry Curve 9315 will be available from T-Mobile, and is set targeted at the entry-level crowd, featuring a 3.2 MP camera,...


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I have that one from boost it looks the same ,I wonder why they keep charging more than android the monthly fee ,if we now can make the same things or more with android phones I agree must be expensive if we can do a lot more but is not the case .

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  • 2013-01-07 00:37
  • 0hFe

The only thing i've noticed in a blackberry phone? why they don't have the high resolution camera even though it's a high end phone. well im expecting that blackberry will create a high resolution camera. on Blackberry X10 :D!

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  • 2013-01-05 16:24
  • P@dH

> In reply to perspective @ 2013-01-04 08:47 from fXNb - click to readYou said RIM browser on os 7.1 is bad? Maybe I didn't get you right. If yours is bad, my browser on my torch 9860 is performing great.

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  • 2013-01-05 00:34
  • 3sEw

Your assumption that bb OS 7.1 is old is of course your personal opinion. I use bb torch 9860 and I love the os. And still one of the greatest smartphone anywhere in the world.

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  • 2013-01-05 00:26
  • 3sEw

when bb use front camera,also use video call???

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  • 2013-01-04 22:06
  • thtA

yeah .. if ever RIM will make a blackberry phone with front cam .. this would be the best smartphone ever .. thus, skype must work .. for it to be the best for me .. :D

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  • 2013-01-04 15:35
  • P@dH

I knew that the blackberry 9300 is using an O.S 6 but if you do HYBRID it, you can make it 0S 7.1 :p, what i mean is, Blackberry 9315 is still has an O.S 7.1 itself , and i haven't seen any difference . it looks like Blackberry 9320 too. :P much better if they make a blackberry 9315 with a front cam XD

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  • 2013-01-04 15:18
  • P@dH

> In reply to Slim @ 2013-01-04 00:05 from y$gV - click to readYes, well, what you just described *is* archaic.

If all mobile users were like you, then RIM might be leading the markets.
But as it turns out, people want dual/quad-core phones with massive displays and features like NFC and 1080p displays (GSIII and iPhone sales stand testimony to this).

There's nothing wrong with wanting a phone " that just works", but that's not the majority.

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  • 2013-01-04 14:29
  • Tk1M

it depends on who you're (personal use / enterprise use) and the work server you're attaching (BES 5 or the future BES 10). there're still demands for BB 7.1 as many enterprises won't move to BES 10 immediately.
and, it's cheap!

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  • 2013-01-04 10:00
  • P@xH

i am a big RIM fan but this is crap as the BB10 will be launched days after this why get it when you can get a BB10?

Or they just wanna get rid of all the OS7.X stock..

Message to RIM if ever they read these comments : Your webbrowser is the crappiest of them all i usally use opera please make sure you give us a reliable browser on BB10.

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  • 2013-01-04 08:47
  • fXNb

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-03 23:53 from vV5G - click to readWell it depends on how you use/abuse your phone. A friend of mine has a 5 months old 9300 and still looks brand new.

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  • 2013-01-04 08:32
  • PGfx

It's a god thing we have a choice from entry level to high end Blackberry phones. Not all people need all those apps / features to get things done. Some prefer the basic Blackberry phones which offers the same level of security which RIM offers to their high end phones.

Not all pleople are fortunate to buy every high end phones in the market, think about it.

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  • 2013-01-04 08:28
  • PGfx

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-03 23:53 from vV5G - click to readSame issue here dude...jus had to pay 40$ to replace the rubber around the volume, camera buttons. Haven't tried the android or apple as yet...still luv my bb though.

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  • 2013-01-04 05:01
  • LCqb

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-03 23:53 from vV5G - click to readWell, in functionality, there simply isn't much difference between 6.0 and 7.x so the mistake is understandable. If os 10 is not truly revolutionary, RiM will prove itself stupid indeed.

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  • 2013-01-04 04:27
  • KxEv

Yon mention "archaic BlackBerry 7.1 OS". I have 2 BB9900, one for me, and one for my wife. Never a problem after set up. They work. I dont want a large mobile, with 10,000 ways to set up widgets. Who cares. We travel a lots as semi retired. Just want emails and BBM's wifi, hardly go on the net. Dont play games, have a decent Cannon camera. I just want the mobile to work. Cant be bothered farting around with setting up widgets. I really enjoy my life, which means I don want to waste time.

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  • 2013-01-04 00:05
  • y$gV

> In reply to BABALA @ 2013-01-03 22:54 from P@dH - click to readObviously u r not a BB9300 user, well I am, 9300 is on OS 6 not 7.1
My BB Curve 9300 rubberised body already starts pealing off, volume rocker is damaged, soon dedicated camera button, all I can said is never a BlackBerry in future.

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  • 2013-01-03 23:53
  • vV5G

With all the new phone out now, I cant imagine someone doing a phone in which the camera is 3.2 mp. I believe that rim is confused.

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  • 2013-01-03 23:42
  • ftKb

Nothing so special in this phone.

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  • 2013-01-03 23:22
  • uSN$

I prefer to use my Blackberry 9300 than buying this Blackberry 9315 , coz it's still has an OS 7.1 and i havent seen any difference between the other bb ph0ne< it much be better if they put an OS 8 or 9 LOL.. in this crap..!

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  • 2013-01-03 22:54
  • P@dH

This is just the existing Curve 9320 rebadged for T-Mobile. Nothing to see here, next!

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  • 2013-01-03 21:34
  • n5Tf

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