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Blackberry Bold 9700 vs Blackberry Curve 8520

Summary
Display

2.4" (6.1 cm)

480x360 px, 250 PPI

2.4" (6.1 cm)

240x320 px, 167 PPI

Camera

3.2 MP (Primary)

2 MP (Primary)

Battery

1500 mAh

6 talktime (3G)

1150 mAh

4.5 h talktime (2G)

Performance

256 MB RAM

512 MHz MHz , 128 MB RAM

Storage

256 MB

16 GB (Expandable)

256 MB

32 GB (Expandable)

User Rating

★★★★★
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3.4/5 based on 320 ratings

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3.9/5 based on 504 ratings

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Best Prices
Rs. 9,700 @Amazon Buy
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Rs. 8,200 @Amazon Buy
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General
Launch Date

November 18, 2009

August 3, 2009 (Official)

Operating System

Blackberry v5.0.x

Performance
CPU

512 MHz

RAM

256 MB

128 MB

Display
Display Type

LCD

TFT

Screen Size

2.4 " (6.1 cm)

2.4 " (6.1 cm)

Resolution

480 x 360 pixels

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel Density

250 ppi

167 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

27.29 %

27.29 %

Display Colour

65K

Design
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Dimensions

Height: 109 mm
Width: 60 mm
Thickness: 14.10 mm

Height: 109 mm
Width: 60 mm
Thickness: 13.90 mm

Weight

122 grams

106 grams

Colours

Black

Camera
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

3.2 MP Primary Camera

2 MP Primary Camera

Autofocus

Flash

, LED Flash

Image Resolution

1600 x 1200 Pixels

Camera Features

Digital Zoom
Digital image stabilization

Digital Zoom

Video Recording

320x240 fps

Battery
Capacity

1500 mAh

1150 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

TalkTime

Up to 6(3G)

Up to 4.5 Hours(2G)

Standby time

Up to 408(3G) / Up to 21(2G)

Up to 408 Hours(2G)

Storage
Internal Memory

256 MB

256 MB

Expandable Memory

, Up to 16 GB

, Up to 32 GB

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Single SIM, GSM

Single SIM, GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Mini

Network Support

3G, 2G

2G

SIM 1

GPRS:
Class 10, 32 - 48 kbps
EDGE:
Class 10, 236.8 kbps

2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Class 10, 32 - 48 kbps
EDGE:
Class 10, 236.8 kbps

Wi-Fi

, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g

, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g

Bluetooth

, v2.1

, v2

USB Connectivity

microUSB

Multimedia
FM Radio

No

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

Video Player

, Video Formats: DivX 4, 5, 6, XviD, H.263, H.264, WMV3, MPEG4

, Video Formats: H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV

Ring Tone

Music ringtones, Vibration

Music

, Music Formats: , Audio format support: .3gp, MP3, WMA9 (.wma/.asf), WMA9 Pro / WMA 10, MIDI, AMR-NB, Professional AAC/AAC+/eAAC+

, Music Formats: MP3

Sensors
Java

, MIDP 2.0

Browser

, HTML

Phone Book

Practically Unlimited

, Limited

SMS

, Threaded View

MMS

Email

, Wireless E-mail

Instant Messaging

Other Facilities

Trackpad navigation, Bright, hi-resolution screen, Full QWERTY keyboard, 3G technology, Organizer, Intuitive icons and menus, Data Input & Navigation, Voice Input & Output, Password protection, Screen lock, Sleep mode, Includes BlackBerry® Maps, Integrated GPS with A-GPS

Calculator, World clock, Calendar, Alarm

Price list

Rs. 9,700
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Rs. 8,200
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