BlackBerry Curve 8530 (MetroPCS) comparison

Product name
Price $150 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 5.0 stars out of 4 reviews
Release date August 27, 2010
The Bottom Line Though not the best BlackBerry on the market, the Curve 8530 is a great entry-level smartphone, especially with MetroPCS's inexpensive unlimited monthly plan.

Basic specs

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Cellular technology CDMA2000 1X
Weight 3.7 oz
Talk time Up to 270 min
Wireless Interface IEEE 802.11b/g
Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Service Provider MetroPCS
Band / mode CDMA2000 1X 1900/800
Full specifications Full specifications
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