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Summary
58%
Display

2.4" (6.1 cm)

240x320 px, 167 PPI

3.1" (7.87 cm)

720x720 px, 328 PPI

Camera

2 MP (Primary)

5 MP (Primary)

2 MP(Front)

Battery

1150 mAh

4.5 h talktime (2G)

2180 mAh

12.5 h talktime (3G)

Performance

512 MHz MHz , 128 MB RAM

Dual Core

1.2 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Storage

256 MB

32 GB (Expandable)

8 GB

32 GB (Expandable)

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General
Launch Date

August 3, 2009 (Official)

June 16, 2013 (Official)

Operating System

Blackberry v5.0.x

Blackberry v10.2

Performance
Average
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8230

CPU

512 MHz

Dual core, 1.2 GHz, Krait 200

Graphics

Adreno 305

RAM

128 MB

2 GB

Display
Good
Display Type

TFT

IPS LCD

Screen Size

2.4 " (6.1 cm)

3.1 " (7.87 cm)

Resolution

240 x 320 pixels

720 x 720 pixels

Pixel Density

167 ppi

328 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

27.29 %

Touch Screen

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Display Colour

65K

16M

Design
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Dimensions

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

Height: 120 mm
Width: 66 mm
Thickness: 10.5 mm

Weight

106 grams

120 grams

Colours

Black

Black, Red, White

Camera
Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

2 MP Primary Camera

5 MP Primary Camera

Autofocus

Flash

, LED Flash

Image Resolution

1600 x 1200 Pixels

2592 x 1944 Pixels

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting

Camera Features

Digital Zoom

5 x Digital Zoom
Digital image stabilization
Touch to focus

Video Recording

320x240 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Resolution

2 MP Front Camera

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1280x720 fps

Battery
Good
Capacity

1150 mAh

2180 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-Polymer

Removable

No

TalkTime

Up to 4.5 Hours(2G)

Up to 12.5 Hours(3G) / Up to 10 Hours(2G)

Standby time

Up to 408 Hours(2G)

Up to 336 Hours(3G) / Up to 336 Hours(2G)

Storage
Very Good
Internal Memory

256 MB

8 GB

Expandable Memory

, Up to 32 GB

, Up to 32 GB

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Single SIM, GSM

Single SIM, GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Mini

Network Support

2G

4G (doesn't support Indian bands), 3G, 2G

SIM 1

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

3G Bands:
UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

SAR Value

Head: 1.33 W/kg, Body: 0.85 W/kg

Wi-Fi

, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g

, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

, v2

, v4.0

GPS

with A-GPS

NFC

USB Connectivity

microUSB

microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

No

No

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Video Player

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

, Video Formats: H.263, H.264, MKV, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV, Xvid

Ring Tone

Music ringtones, Vibration

Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration

Music

, Music Formats: MP3

, Music Formats: 3GP, 3GPP, AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, M4A (Apple lossless), MP3, WAV, WMA

Sensors
Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Games

Java

, MIDP 2.1

Browser

, HTML

, HTML5, WAP 2.0

Phone Book

, Limited

, Practically Unlimited, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID, Search by both first and last name

SMS

, Threaded View

MMS

Email

, Push e-mail

Instant Messaging

Other Facilities

Calculator, World clock, Calendar, Alarm

Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm

Applications

BlackBerry maps, Document viewer

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