• BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 vs BlackBerry Curve 9220 vs Nokia Asha 503 Dual SIM

Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 vs BlackBerry Curve 9220 vs Nokia Asha 503 Dual SIM

general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry BlackBerry Nokia
Announced August 2010 April 2012 October 2013
Status Available - August 2010 Available - May 2012 Coming Soon - Q4 2013
Colors Black, Red Black, Fuchsia Pink, Pure White, Teal Blue Yellow, black, green, red, blue, white
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 109 x 60 x 13.9 mm
(4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 in )
109 x 60 x 12.7 mm
(4.29 x 2.36 x 0.5 in)
102.6 x 60.6 x 12.7 mm
(4.04 x 2.39 x 0.5 in)
Weight 104 g (3.67 oz) 102 g (3.6 oz) 111.4 g (3.92.0.14 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry OS v5.0, upgradable to v6.0 BlackBerry OS 7.1 Nokia Asha software platform 1.2
Processor -
GPU -
RAM 256 MB 512 MB 64 MB
Internal Memory N/A 512 MB ROM N/A
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB card included

display Display

Type TFT TFT TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 65K colors 65K colors 256K colors
Size 2.46 inches 2.44 inches 3.0 inches
Resolution 320 x 240 pixels (163 ppi) 320 x 240 pixels (164 ppi) 240 x 320 pixels (133 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 28.52% 28.17% 45.05%
Multi-Touch no no yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio
Games Yes + downloadable Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels
Flash No No LED flash
Features -
Video Yes Yes Yes, QVGA@15fps
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Up to 85.6 kbps
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes Up to 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA No HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, UMA (carrier dependent) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support; BlackBerry Maps No No
Browser HTML HTML WAP 2.0/xHTML

memory User Memory

Internal 256 MB RAM, 256 MB ROM 512 MB ROM, 512 MB RAM 64 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB card included

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor not present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery (BL-4U)
Capacity 1150 mAh 1450 mAh 1200 mAh
Stand by Up to 456 h (2G)
Up to 348 h (3G)
Up to 432 h Up to 480 h (2G)
Up to 480 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 4 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 7 h Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 4 h 30 min (3G)