BlackBerry Curve 8530 review & Specs

  • Release Date: 2009, November
  • Dimensions: 109 x 60 x 13.9 mm
  • Weight: 106 g
  • Screen: 2.46", TFT
  • Main Camera: Single, 2 MP
  • Selfi Camera: , 0 MP
  • Memory: 256 MB ROM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 1150 mAh
  • Sensors:

General info

The general info contains information about specific screen technology, display size and the maximum number of displayed colors. Also, here you will find the information about total number of dots per inch and screen resolution.

Technology: TFT
Display colors: 65K
Screen size: 2.46" inc
Screen area: 18.7 cm2
Screen format: 4:3 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio: 28.7%
Screen resolution: 320 x 240 px
PPI /points per inch/: 163 PPI

Camera and Video

Today the smartphones are going to replace a traditional camera and makes stand-alone cameras obsolete. Smartphones produce awesome images with great color. Below are presented parameters for taking photos and video shooting for smartphone BlackBerry Curve 8530.

Rear camera, main: 2 MP, Single
Camera specs: 2 MP
Video: Yes
Front camera, selfie: 0 MP,


The general technical specifications of the mobile phone – amount of internal and random access memories (capacities), central and graphics processing units. Results of performance testing.

Operating system OS: BlackBerry OS 5.0
Processor CPU: 528 MHz
External memory: microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory: 256 MB ROM

General specs

Color gamut offered by manufacturers, battery capacity, and product dimensions.

Release date: 2009, November
Dimensions (HxWxD): 109 Х 60 Х 13.9 mm
Weight: 106 g
Colors: Black, Purple
Battery: 1150 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
Approximate price: 60 EUR
Battery life: Stand by time- Up to 252 h Talking time- Up to 4 h 30 min

Communication and Connectivity

Type of SIM card required by the mobile phone, support of different mobile communication standards, and GPS system.

SIM card: Mini-SIM
Network: CDMA / EVDO
Speed: EV-DO Rev.0, 153.2 Kbps
Edge: No
Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS
USB: microUSB
Bluetooth: 2.1, A2DP
Harmful irradiation: SAR - 1.24 W/kg (head)     0.66 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio: No
Headphone jack: Yes
Others: Dedicated music keys

Other features

BlackBerry maps -MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player -MP4/H.264/WMV player -Organizer -Document viewer -Voice memo/dial/commands -Predictive text input - Optical trackpad

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