BlackBerry Curve 9330 3G - purple (Sprint) comparison

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BlackBerry Curve 9330 3G - purple (Sprint)

BlackBerry Curve 9330 3G - purple (Sprint)
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Blackberry Curve 3G 9330 - charcoal gray (Verizon Wireless)

Blackberry Curve 3G 9330 - charcoal gray (Verizon Wireless)
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BlackBerry Curve 9350 - black (Sprint)

BlackBerry Curve 9350 - black (Sprint)
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BlackBerry Bold 9650 (Verizon Wireless)

BlackBerry Bold 9650 (Verizon Wireless)
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Price $59 at 1 store $74 at 1 store $69 to $129 at 2 stores $250 at 1 store
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3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 4 reviews 3.5 stars out of 8 reviews 3.5 stars out of 39 reviews 3.0 stars out of 2 reviews 3.5 stars out of 33 reviews
Release date September 22, 2010 September 20, 2010 June 28, 2007 August 23, 2011 June 03, 2010
The Bottom Line The BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330 is a very affordable entry-level smartphone with a solid feature set and great call quality. Despite its entry-level status, the RIM BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330 is a decent smartphone for the price. For the globe-trotting executive, the RIM BlackBerry 8830 is a powerful voice and messaging tool that offers world roaming and solid performance. For those who seek an affordable and entry-level BlackBerry, the BlackBerry Curve 9350 is the way to go. Verizon customers looking for a messaging smartphone with world roaming capabilities have a solid choice in the RIM BlackBerry Bold 9650.

Basic specs

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Specific absorption rate (SAR) Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 1.43 W/kg
Cellular technology CDMA2000 1X
CDMA2000 1X
CDMA2000 1X / GSM
CDMA
WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
Weight 3.7 oz
3.7 oz
4.6 oz
3.49 oz
4.8 oz
Talk time Up to 270 min
Up to 270 min
Info unavailable Up to 330 min
Up to 300 min
Wireless Interface IEEE 802.11b/g
Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
IEEE 802.11b/g
Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 2.1
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
IEEE 802.11b/g
Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Service Provider Sprint Nextel
Verizon Wireless
Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel
Verizon Wireless
Band / mode CDMA2000 1X 1900/800
CDMA2000 1X 1900/800
CDMA2000 1X 1900/800 / GSM 900/1800
CDMA 800/1900 (Dual Band)
WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900
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