• BlackBerry Bold 9790 vs BlackBerry Curve 9360 vs Samsung Galaxy Ace 2

Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Bold 9790 vs BlackBerry Curve 9360 vs Samsung Galaxy Ace 2

general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry BlackBerry Samsung
Announced November 2011 August 2011 February 2012
Status Available - December 2011 Available - August 2011 Available - May 2012
Colors Black Black, Purple Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 110 x 60 x 11.4 mm
(4.33 x 2.36 x 0.45 in)
109 x 60 x 11 mm
(4.29 x 2.36 x 0.43 in)
118.3 x 62.2 x 10.5 mm
(4.66 x 2.45 x 0.41 in)
Weight 107 g (3.77 oz) 99 g (3.49 oz) 122 g (4.3 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
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 7.0 BlackBerry OS 7.0 Android OS, v2.3
Processor Marvel Tavor MG1 1 GHz 800MHz Dual-core 800 MHz, NovaThor U8500
GPU Mali-400MP
RAM 768 MB 512 MB 768 MB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 512 MB storage 4 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors TFT 16M colors
Size 2.45 inches 2.44 inches 3.8 inches
Resolution 480 x 360 pixels (245 ppi) 480 x 360 pixels (246 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (246 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 28.14% 28.17% 55.64%
Multi-Touch yes no yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, VGA Yes, VGA Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, UMA (carrier-dependent) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, UMA (carrier-dependent) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, v2.0 microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 768 MB RAM 512 MB storage, 512 MB RAM 4 GB storage, 768 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor not present accelerometer sensor not 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity (JM-1) 1000 mAh 1500 mAh
Stand by Up to 432 h (2G)
Up to 408 h (3G)
Up to 336 h (2G)
Up to 288 h (3G)
Up to 670 h (2G)
Up to 640 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 5 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 5 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)
Up to 16 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 30 min (3G)