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BlackBerry 8300 Curve

Jun 17, 2007
This new gadget represents the next-generation media player, having audio and video playback in many different formats. The phone has a 2 megapixel camera with an incorporated flash.

The BlackBerry 8300 Curve is one of the smallest, lightest phones that have a full QWERTY keyboard. The gadget represents a mix of the elegant BlackBerry Pearl and a business style 8800. It combines RIM's corporate email along with a messaging platform that includes several advanced multimedia features. Among the next-gen multimedia features one may find a 2.0 Megapixel camera with flash and 5x digital zoom, and stereo Bluetooth, used for an listening to music through wireless headphones.

Among the key features of the device there are:
  • An automatic delivery of companies or personal email;
  • Trackball navigation; included spell checker together with a user-customizable dictionary;
  • Calendar, tasks, address book, and memo pad;
  • Connection to instant messaging networks.


One may also find : speakerphone, conference calling, as well as voice dialing. In order to offset the noise in the background the phone uses a noise-cancellation technology. BlackBerry 8300 Curve has a 2.5-inch TFT display, having a 320 x 240-pixel resolution, providing 65,000 colors. Surely such advanced gadget cannot live without a MicroSD memory card slot.

The BlackBerry 8300 Curve is just as slim as the Pearl, meaning it has about 0.6 inches and it weighs 3.9 ounces, which means that the gadget is just 0.7 ounces heavier than its predecessor.

The Curve also features a light-sensing feature, which can automatically adjust backlighting for all - indoor, outdoor and dark environments. The internal ROM memory of the device is 64 MB but it can be expanded using a MicroSD card. The battery can hold up to 4 hours of talk time and up to 17 days of standby time.

Using the Curve one will be able to instantly share pictures via email, MMS or BlackBerry Messenger. Users may even uploaded photos to their Flickr accounts with the Yahoo! Go.

One can listen to favorite music and watch downloaded video using the stereo headset. It is also possible to use an optional wireless headphone. This is available thanks to the support of the phone for the Bluetooth stereo audio profile (A2DP/AVRCP).

The phone is compatible with a lot of file formats. These include such audio formats like: MP3, WMA and AAC/AAC+/eAAC+ and video formats like: WMV, MPEG4 and H.263 video.
Using the Curve it is possible to subscribe to the AT&T Music service. This provides access to online subscription music content, found at eMusic, XM Satellite Radio and more.

The Voice-Activated Dialing (VAD) allows to make a call just by telling the device a certain name from the contact list. This can be performed whether via the integrated speakerphone or by using an optional Bluetooth wireless headset.

Among other features of the gadget there is an advanced sound technology. The main advantage of such technology is that it can cancel out background noise and echo.

BlackBerry gadgets are designed to continuously remain connected to the wireless network. Besides the text, users may also receive and view Microsoft Office, Corel WordPerfect, and Adobe PDF attachments.

The Curve allows browsing the web, using an integrated, full-featured browser. The browser allows to display HTML pages quite quickly and efficiently. It also enables users to set up RSS feeds. One may also keep up with people using a a lot of of instant message networks, such as: Blackberry Messenger, downloadable clients for Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger, and Lotus Sametime.

This quadband Curve operates on GSM 850/900/1800/1900 networks. Thus the phone can handle high-speed data connectivity through AT&T's EDGE network. The device also provides AT&T's Push to Talk feature.

Able to provide all the corporate email and messaging capabilities one is able to expect, the BlackBerry Internet Service provides access to 10 work or personal email accounts. The service also provides access to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, which enables advanced security and IT administration within such environments like: IBM Lotus Domino, Microsoft Exchange and Novell GroupWise.

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Dec 01, 2010 01:33 PM » posted by: Adetu Olusola Hassan

I hate this, "STUPID BLACKBERRY 8300 CURVE" I have been unable to Downland Install, Yahoo Messenger and also Face Book with Signature on my Stupid BB.. I am sick and tired of it, I regret purchasing BB 8300 Curve.... Shit !... Peace Out !



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