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BlackBerry Curve 9360

54
Engadget
Score
A disappointing product with a lot of problems.
54

A disappointing product with a lot of problems.

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Engadget Review

The Curve 9360 fails to keep pace with other consumer smartphones. It's woefully inadequate for all but the most basic communication needs.

Pros
  • Bright, crisp displayAffordable price
Cons
  • A touchscreen would've been more intuitiveUnacceptable for web browsingSubpar cameraMiddling battery life
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Engadget

54
 

User Reviews

70
Namit Nangia
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
70
FirstCircle
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
70
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A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
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Model
AT&T

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
BlackBerry
Screen size
2.4422
Internal memory
5127
Camera
Yes
Talk time
2g, 3g
Carriers (US)
AT&T

General

Type
Smartphone (BlackBerry)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
QWERTY keyboard (3 rows)
Predictive text
Yes
Navigation type
Optical pad

Power

Talk time
2g, 3g (up to5 hours) (up to5 hours)
Standby time (max)
336 hours
Battery type
Li-ion (Removable) (1000 mAh capacity)

Camera

Camera
Yes (5 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus) (No)

Location

Location support
Yes (GPS)

Storage

Internal memory
512 MB
Memory card
MicroSD (MicroSDHC)

Connectivity

WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2)
UMA support
Yes
Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR (A2DP [stereo audio])

Media

Media playback
Yes (Aac, Flac, Mp3, Wav, Wma) (H264, Mpeg4, Wmv) (Streaming / internet)

Messaging

SMS
Yes
MMS
Yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML
Email
Yes (Pop3, Imap, Push)

Apps

Apps (default)
Document editor, Tasks

Carriers

Regions offered
North America (US)

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM (GSM) (Hsdpa, Hsupa)
Subscriber identity
SIM card

Display

Screen size
2.44 inches
Screen resolution
Other (480x360)
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
No

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Voice dial
Yes

Hardware

CPU
800 MHz
RAM
512 MB
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)

Other features

NFC or RFID payment
Yes
Model
T-Mobile

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
BlackBerry
Screen size
2.4422
Internal memory
5127
Camera
Yes
Talk time
2g, 3g
Carriers (US)
AT&T

General

Type
Smartphone (BlackBerry)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
QWERTY keyboard (3 rows)
Predictive text
Yes
Navigation type
Optical pad

Power

Talk time
2g, 3g (up to5 hours) (up to5 hours)
Standby time (max)
336 hours
Battery type
Li-ion (Removable) (1000 mAh capacity)

Camera

Camera
Yes (5 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus) (No)

Location

Location support
Yes (GPS)

Storage

Internal memory
512 MB
Memory card
MicroSD (MicroSDHC)

Connectivity

WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2)
UMA support
Yes
Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR (A2DP [stereo audio])

Media

Media playback
Yes (Aac, Flac, Mp3, Wav, Wma) (H264, Mpeg4, Wmv) (Streaming / internet)

Messaging

SMS
Yes
MMS
Yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML
Email
Yes (Pop3, Imap, Push)

Apps

Apps (default)
Document editor, Tasks

Carriers

Regions offered
North America (US)

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM (GSM) (Hsdpa, Hsupa)
Subscriber identity
SIM card

Display

Screen size
2.44 inches
Screen resolution
Other (480x360)
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
No

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Voice dial
Yes

Hardware

CPU
800 MHz
RAM
512 MB
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)

Other features

NFC or RFID payment
Yes