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Blackberry Curve 8520 vs Samsung Galaxy Ace

Summary
Display

2.4" (6.1 cm)

240x320 px, 167 PPI

3.5" (8.89 cm)

320x480 px, 165 PPI

Camera

2 MP (Primary)

5 MP (Primary)

Battery

1150 mAh

4.5 h talktime (2G)

1350 mAh

6.5 h talktime (3G)

Performance

512 MHz MHz , 128 MB RAM

Single Core

800 MHz MHz , 278 MB RAM

Storage

256 MB

32 GB (Expandable)

158 MB

32 GB (Expandable)

User Rating

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4/5 based on 500 ratings

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3.9/5 based on 2,019 ratings

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Best Prices
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General
Launch Date

August 3, 2009 (Official)

February 9, 2011 (Official)

Operating System

Blackberry v5.0.x

Android v2.3 (Gingerbread)

Custom UI

TouchWiz UI

Performance
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227

CPU

512 MHz

Single core, 800 MHz, ARM 11

Graphics

Adreno 200

RAM

128 MB

278 MB

Display
Display Type

TFT

TFT

Screen Size

2.4 " (6.1 cm)

3.5 " (8.89 cm)

Resolution

240 x 320 pixels

320 x 480 pixels

Pixel Density

167 ppi

165 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

27.29 %

54.18 %

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass,

Touch Screen

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Display Colour

65K

Design
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Dimensions

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

Height: 112.4 mm
Width: 59.9 mm
Thickness: 11.50 mm

Weight

106 grams

113 grams

Colours

Black

Black, White

Camera
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

Camera Features

Digital Zoom

Digital Zoom
Face detection
Smile detection

Video Recording

320x240 fps

640x480 @ 24 fps

Front Camera
Battery
Capacity

1150 mAh

1350 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

TalkTime

Up to 4.5 Hours(2G)

Up to 6.5 Hours(3G) / Up to 11 Hours(2G)

Standby time

Up to 408 Hours(2G)

Up to 420 Hours(3G) / Up to 640 Hours(2G)

Storage
Internal Memory

256 MB

158 MB

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

SIM1: Mini

Network Support

2G

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 2100 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
3G Speed:
HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

Wi-Fi

, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g

, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

, v2

, v2.1

GPS

with A-GPS

USB Connectivity

microUSB

microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

No

, RDS, Stereo FM

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Video Player

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

Ring Tone

Music ringtones, Vibration

Music

, Music Formats: MP3

Sensors
Other Sensors

Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

Java

Browser

, HTML

Phone Book

, Limited

SMS

, Threaded View

MMS

Email

Instant Messaging

Other Facilities

Calculator, World clock, Calendar, Alarm

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