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BlackBerry Curve 8900

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User Reviews

100
davesousa
This is an Amazing device. Having owned both the BB Bold, iPhone 2g, and iPhone...read more
90
pilotkid
The Blackberry 8900 has been upgraded many times over from the previous curve...read more
60
Cory Dorning
I came from an iPhone so I think that's part of my dislike for this phone....read more
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Model

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
BlackBerry
Screen size
2.4422
Internal memory
2567
Camera
Yes
Talk time
2G
Carriers (US)
Att, T mobile

General

Type
Smartphone (BlackBerry)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
QWERTY keyboard
Predictive text
Yes
Navigation type
Trackball

Power

Talk time
2G
Standby time (max)
356 hours
Battery type
Li-ion

Camera

Camera
Yes

Location

Location support
Yes

Storage

Internal memory
256 MB
Memory card
MicroSD

Connectivity

WiFi
Yes
Bluetooth
2.0 + EDR

Carriers

Regions offered
Europe, North america

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM

Display

Screen size
2.44 inches
Screen resolution
Other
Screen type
LCD

Alternate display

Secondary screen
No

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Mono
Voice dial
Speaker independent

Media

Media playback
Yes

Messaging

SMS
Yes
MMS
Yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML
Email
Yes

Apps

Apps (default)
Alarm, Calculator, Calendar, Document editor, Games, Im, Maps, Notes, Stocks, Stopwatch, Tasks, Voice recorder, Weather

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
Yes
Vibrate mode
Yes
Sound profiles
Yes

Hardware

USB
2.0

Sensors

Sensors
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Controls

External controls
Mute switch

Other features

FM tuner
No
FM transmitter
No
Infrared port
No
NFC or RFID payment
No
PictBridge
No
Ruggedized
No