• BlackBerry Curve 8520 vs BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 vs Huawei Ascend Y300

Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Curve 8520 vs BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 vs Huawei Ascend Y300

general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry BlackBerry Huawei
Announced July 2009 May 2011 March 2013
Status Available - August 2009 Available - August 2011 Available - March 2013
Colors Black Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar 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)
124 x 63.8 x 11.2 mm
(4.88 x 2.51 x 0.44 in)
Weight 106 g (3.74 oz) 130 g (4.59 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 / 800
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry OS BlackBerry OS 7.0 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 512MHz 1.2 GHz QC 8655 1 GHz Dual-core Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 203
RAM N/A 768 MB 512 MB
Internal Memory 256 MB 8 GB storage 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 65K colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 2.46 inches 2.8 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 320 x 240 pixels (163 ppi) 640 x 480 pixels (286 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 28.52% 31.92% 57.68%
Multi-Touch no yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels
Flash No LED flash LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, QVGA Yes, 720p 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 Yes Yes
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes Yes
3G No HSDPA 14.4Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.0 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, 2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS No Yes, with A-GPS support, BlackBerry Maps Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 256 MB 8GB storage, 768 MB RAM 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 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 1230 mAh 1730 mAh
Stand by Up to 408 h Up to 307 h (2G)
Up to 307 h (3G)
Up to 320 h (2G)
Up to 320 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 4 h 30 min Up to 6 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 50 min (3G)
Up to 5 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)