Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 vs BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900

BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300
blackberry curve 3g 9300
BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900
blackberry bold touch 9900
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general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry BlackBerry
Announced August 2010 May 2011
Status Available - August 2010 Available - August 2011
Colors Black, Red Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 109 x 60 x 13.9 mm
(4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 in )
115 x 66 x 10.5 mm
(4.53 x 2.6 x 0.41 in)
Weight 104 g (3.67 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry OS v5.0, upgradable to v6.0 BlackBerry OS 7.0
Processor 1.2 GHz QC 8655 [Similar]
GPU
RAM 256 MB [Browse Similar] 768 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory N/A 8 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB

display Display

Type TFT TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 65K colors 16M colors
Size 2.46 inches [Similar] 2.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 320 x 240 pixels (163 ppi) 640 x 480 pixels (286 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 28.52% 31.92%
Multi-Touch no yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes Yes, 720p
Front Camera No [Similar] No [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 HSDPA HSDPA 14.4Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, UMA (carrier dependent) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support; BlackBerry Maps Yes, with A-GPS support, BlackBerry Maps
Browser HTML HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 256 MB RAM, 256 MB ROM 8GB storage, 768 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB

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 not present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1150 mAh 1230 mAh
Stand by Up to 456 h (2G)
Up to 348 h (3G)
Up to 307 h (2G)
Up to 307 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 4 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 6 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 50 min (3G)