Blackberry Curve 9360 A One Of A Kind Smartphone

The Blackberry Curve 9360 is a must own smartphone from Research In Motion that will toally change your world once you get your hands on this device. Stick with me as I give you the full Blackberry Curve review and you'll be amazed at what this smart phone can do.

If you're looking for a solid smartphone that does it all look no further than the Blackberry. This phone was made to be put in your hands. The device weighs only 99 gram which is extremely light. The dimensions on the Blackberry curve come in at 109 x 60 x 11 millimeters and there are no complaints at all about the size. I'm not sure what Research In Motion used to get the shape and size, but it really works. If there was a cellphone that I had to carry with me at all times it would be the Blackberry Curve 9360.

Displays and Cameras

Let's be clear and say this is not a touchscreen folks. But the phone comes equipped with a QWERTY keyboard that makes texting and typing very easy on the go, even one-handed. You'll realy like the predictive text input too. There's also a touch-sensitive optical trackpad that allows you to navigate seamlessly.

Right off the bat you know you're not dealing with one of those huge smartphones that could actually pass as a tablet in some cases. Research In Motion made a phone that comes with a 480 x 360 pixel display and measures 2.44-inches allowing you to have a pixel density of approximately 246 ppi. Alright that probably doesn't mean much to you but just know the display looks good and is easy on the eyes.

Especially if you're a guy you hate carrying around a lot of items so you'll be happy to know the Blackberry Curve has a camera in the form of a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera. I know, I know the MP can be better but it's what you'll have to deal with on this device but there is LED flash.

Some great features coming out of Waterloo include:

  • Geo-tagging
  • Face detection
  • Image stabilization
  • 4x digital zoom
  • Scene modes

Also video capture is available in the form of VGA and I won't go into the specs of each video, audio and picture format supported just know there are a lot especially for audio.

Audio has the most formats to ensure your MP3 ringtones are heard along with your polyphonic (64) alert types.

Powering Your Blackberry Curve

There's an 800MHz processor under the hood and the internals include 512 MB storage complete with 512 MB RAM. Clearly this is not the most powerful smartphone on the market but it will get the job done without any hiccups. Besides there's room for up to 32GB when you include the microSD card.

One of the most crucial aspects to any mobile device is how much usage can you get out of it? Well with Research In Motion's Blackberry Curve expect up to 5.5 hours of talk time and standby time of up to 14.5 days. This is all possible because there is a 1000 mAhr removable/rechargeable lithium-ion battery.

Remember streaming of music, video, and other media forms will put a drain on your battery though. Buy with the Blacberry Curve review you can expect about 25 hours of music playback and up to 6 hours of video playback.

The Fun Stuff That Matters

Humans are by nature social creatures and the Blackberry Curve 9360 takes full advantage of this fact. Blackberry Messenger aka BBM will keep you connected to everyone and best of all it doesn't use up your SMS limits. Clearly, what would a RIM device be without allowing you to have full access to your favorite social apps such as Facebook and Twitter to name the two leading apps.

Did you grow up on AOL and are used to hearing, "You've got mail"?

Well, regardless of this fact you will know right away when you get an email or IM because this is the bread and butter of Research In Motion. Whether it's the office or friends sending to your inbox you'll be in the know. Here's a list of what types of messages are supported on your Blackberry Curve 9360 smartphone:

  • SMS (threaded view)
  • MMS
  • Email
  • Push Email
  • IM.

Another very cool feature is the Near Field Communication (NFC) support. This is like sending things through the airwaves.

Speaking of airwaves I'm sure you want to know about connectivity options on your Blackberry Curve.

If you're using 3G data it will come in the form of HSDPA at 7.2 Mbps and/or HSUPA. Of course bluetooth is supported using v2.1 with A2DP. Internet and Wi-Fi is 802.11 b/g/n. Lastly, the browser is your standard HTML, no surprise there.

One cool feature that definitely cannot be left out is the ability to Photocall...yup photos for the phonebook. Since the phonebook has practically unlimited entries and fields maybe that explains why business people and celebrities with a lot of connections stick to the Blackberry.

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