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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 8330 (Verizon Wireless)

BlackBerry Curve 8330 (Verizon Wireless)
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BlackBerry Tour 9630 (Verizon Wireless)

BlackBerry Tour 9630 (Verizon Wireless)
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Price $74 at 1 store $99 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 8 reviews 5.0 stars out of 4 reviews 3.5 stars out of 123 reviews 3.0 stars out of 146 reviews
Release date September 20, 2010 August 27, 2010 May 06, 2008 June 16, 2009
The Bottom Line Despite its entry-level status, the RIM BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330 is a decent smartphone for the price. 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. Though we wish the smartphone supported Verizon's VCast multimedia services, the RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 is still an excellent smartphone that delivers on call quality and of course, e-mail. With a winning design and fast performance, the RIM BlackBerry Tour 9630 is one of Verizon Wireless' top smartphones for both business users and messaging fanatics.

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Cellular technology CDMA2000 1X
CDMA2000 1X
CDMA2000 1X
CDMA2000 1X / GSM / WCDMA (UMTS)
Weight 3.7 oz
3.7 oz
4 oz
4.6 oz
Talk time Up to 270 min
Up to 270 min
Up to 260 min
Up to 300 min
Wireless Interface IEEE 802.11b/g
Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
IEEE 802.11b/g
Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Bluetooth 2.0
Bluetooth 2.0
Service Provider Verizon Wireless
MetroPCS
Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless
Band / mode CDMA2000 1X 1900/800
CDMA2000 1X 1900/800
CDMA2000 1X 1900/800
WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900 / CDMA2000 1X 1900/800
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