• BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 vs BlackBerry Curve 8520 vs Huawei Ascend Y300

Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 vs BlackBerry Curve 8520 vs Huawei Ascend Y300

general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry BlackBerry Huawei
Announced August 2010 July 2009 March 2013
Status Available - August 2010 Available - August 2009 Available - March 2013
Colors Black, Red Black Black, 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 13.9 mm
(4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 in )
124 x 63.8 x 11.2 mm
(4.88 x 2.51 x 0.44 in)
Weight 104 g (3.67 oz) 106 g (3.74 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry OS v5.0, upgradable to v6.0 BlackBerry OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 512MHz 1 GHz Dual-core Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 203
RAM 256 MB N/A 512 MB
Internal Memory N/A 256 MB 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT TFT TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 65K colors 65K colors 16M colors
Size 2.46 inches 2.46 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 320 x 240 pixels (163 ppi) 320 x 240 pixels (163 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 28.52% 28.52% 57.68%
Multi-Touch no no yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No FM radio
Games Yes + downloadable Yes + downloadable 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 Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes Yes, QVGA Yes, 480p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA No HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v2.0 with A2DP Yes, 2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, UMA (carrier dependent) Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support; BlackBerry Maps No Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML HTML

memory User Memory

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

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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1150 mAh 1150 mAh 1730 mAh
Stand by Up to 456 h (2G)
Up to 348 h (3G)
Up to 408 h Up to 320 h (2G)
Up to 320 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 4 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 4 h 30 min Up to 5 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)