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Blackberry Curve 8520

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Blackberry Curve 8520 Blackberry Curve 8530
Launch
Launch
Announced Announced
2009, July. Released 2009, August 2009, November. Released 2009, December
Status Status
Discontinued Discontinued
Network
Network
Technology Technology
GSM CDMA / EVDO
2G 2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900
GPRS GPRS
Class 10 No
Edge Edge
Class 10 No
Body
Body
Dimensions Dimensions
109 x 60 x 13.9 mm (4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 in) 109 x 60 x 13.9 mm (4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 in)
Weight Weight
106 g (3.74 oz) 106 g (3.74 oz)
SIM SIM
Mini-SIM Mini-SIM
Display
Display
Type Type
TFT, 65K colors TFT, 65K colors
Size Size
2.46 inches (~28.7% screen-to-body ratio) 2.46 inches (~28.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution Resolution
320 x 240 pixels (~163 ppi pixel density) 320 x 240 pixels (~163 ppi pixel density)
Platform
Platform
OS OS
BlackBerry OS 5.0 BlackBerry OS 5.0
CPU CPU
512 MHz 528 MHz
Memory
Memory
Card Slot Card Slot
microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal Internal
256 MB 256 MB ROM
Camera
Camera
Primary Primary
2 MP 2 MP
Video Video
320p Yes
Secondary Secondary
No No
Sound
Sound
Alert types Alert types
Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Loudspeaker
Voice 69dB / Noise 68dB / Ring 76dB Yes
3.5mm Jack 3.5mm Jack
Yes Yes
Comms
Comms
WLAN WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth Bluetooth
v2.0, A2DP v2.1, A2DP
GPS GPS
No Yes, with A-GPS
Radio Radio
No No
USB USB
microUSB microUSB
Features
Features
Messaging Messaging
SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM
Browser Browser
HTML HTML
Java Java
Yes No
Battery
Battery
Battery Battery
Removable Li-Ion 1150 mAh battery Removable Li-Ion 1150 mAh battery
Stand-by Stand-by
Up to 408 h Up to 252 h
Talk time Talk time
Up to 4 h 30 min Up to 4 h 30 min
Misc
Misc
Colors Colors
Black Black, Purple
SAR US SAR US
1.22 W/kg (head)     0.83 W/kg (body)     1.24 W/kg (head)     0.66 W/kg (body)    
Price group Price group
2/10 (About 70 EUR) 2/10 (About 60 EUR)