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11 reviews
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MSRP $649.99
Release date February, 2009
Brand RIM
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Description

BlackBerry Curve 8900 is the newest edition to the Blackberry smartphone Curve series. Released on Feb 11th, 2009, this device is sleeker, more solidly constructed and offers a much better resolution than its predecessor (480x360 pixels, supporting over 65,000 colors). The phone has wi-fi, Bluetooth, GPS, wireless mail, a full HTML browser and a 3.2 MP camera. However it lacks the 3G support and can occasionally be sluggish.  It has a 5.5 hours talk time and a 15 day standby time.  Screen size is 2.44 inches and has a 109x60x13.5mm dimension, with a 109.9g net weight.  The media player supports a wide array of video formats including DivX, XviD (MPEG4 Advance Simple Profile), H.263, and WMV3. Audio Formats includes: .3gp, WAV, MIDI, AMR-NB, G711u/A, GSM610, PCM, MP3, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, and WMA9/10 Standard/Pro. It allows for microSD external memory.

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Pros:
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screen is very clear and readable - great for viewing attached documents
+4agreedisagree

3.2mp auto focus camara takes stunning pictures
+1agreedisagree

attractive, lightweight design
+1agreedisagree

Cons:
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Trackball gets "stuck" quite frequently
+3agreedisagree

poor built-in speaker - sounds tinny
+1agreedisagree

uses a micro USB connection - not as common as mini USB
+1agreedisagree

included case doesn't attach to belts
+1agreedisagree

camera has noticeable shutter lag - not great for quick shots
+1agreedisagree

lacks 3G support - not the greatest phone for staying connected
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poor built-in web browser compared to competing smart phones
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