Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Curve 8520 vs Huawei W1

BlackBerry Curve 8520
blackberry curve 8520
Huawei W1
huawei w1
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general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Huawei
Announced July 2009 January 2013
Status Available - August 2009 Available - January 2013
Colors Black Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 109 x 60 x 13.9 mm
(4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 in )
124.5 x 63.7 x 10.5 mm
(4.9 x 2.51 x 0.41 in)
Weight 106 g (3.74 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor 512MHz [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon 400 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar]
RAM N/A 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 256 MB 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 65K colors 16M colors
Size 2.46 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 320 x 240 pixels (163 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 28.52% 57.54%
Multi-Touch no yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No -
Games Yes + downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, QVGA Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes
3G No HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v2.0 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS No Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 256 MB 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1150 mAh 1950 mAh
Stand by Up to 408 h Up to 460 h (2G)
Up to 470 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 4 h 30 min Up to 8 h (2G)
Up to 10 h 30 min (3G)