Curve 8900 (a.k.a. Javelin), the recent entrant in the Blackberry Curve series, comes with impressive features. With this mobile phone review, know more about its features & specifications.

Blackberry Curve 8900 Review

Blackberry Curve 8900, a.k.a. Blackberry Javelin, is the latest entrant in the Curve series of Blackberry. An upgrade to the Blackberry Curve 8300 model, the mobile phone flaunts advanced Wi-Fi capability and Internet browsing functions. Also, its camera has been equipped with the most advanced technology, when compared to other Blackberry models. Javelin offers its users all the major business, organizational and productivity features one can expect from Blackberry. This smartphone poses to be one of the most user-friendly phones in the market presently.
Blackberry Curve 8900 Mobile Phone
 
Design
Weighing a minimal 110 grams, Blackberry Curve 8900 is 109 mm long, 60 mm wide and 13.5 mm thick. The phone flaunts a 65K color landscape TFT display, with the resolution of 480 x 360 pixels. Like Blackberry Storm, Curve 8900 is sleek and easy to hold. Another similar feature of the two is the lock key, which has been securely placed on the top of the phone. The keyboard of Blackberry Javelin is more or less similar to that of the earlier Curve model, the only difference being that in the former, the keys slope lightly.
 
Features
When we talk about the features of Blackberry Curve 8900, the presence of EDGE is the first thing that comes into mind. The phone comes with a 3.2 megapixel camera, with auto-focus facility. Blackberry Javelin supports full HTML browsing and RSS feed support, which would help the users keep a track of the latest news and blogs. For the music lovers, the phone supports various music files, including those in Mp3 and WMA formats.
 
Blackberry Javelin’s video playing feature allows the user to watch videos in various formats, from both Internet sources and saved sources. Talking about the memory, Curve 8900 has an internal memory of 256 MB, which can be extended up to 16GB, using a memory card. The phone has internal GPS, with the standard Blackberry maps feature. Blackberry Curve 8900 is powered by a huge 1400 mAh battery, which provides a talk time of 5½ hours and a stand-by time of 356 hours.
 
Technical Specifications
 
General
 
2G Network
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Size
 
Dimensions
109 x 60 x 13.5 mm
Weight
110 g
Display
 
Type
TFT, 65K colors
Size
  • 480 x 360 pixels, 2.4 inches
  • Full QWERTY keyboard
  • Trackball navigation
  • Wallpapers
Ringtones
 
Type
Polyphonic, MP3
Customization
Download
Vibration 
Yes
Memory
 
Phonebook
Yes, Photocall
Call Records
Yes
Internal Memory
256 MB
Card Slot
microSD (TransFlash)
Expandable Memory
Up to 16GB
Data
 
GPRS
Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
HSCSD
Yes
EDGE
Class 10, 236.8 kbps
3G
No
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
Bluetooth
Yes, v2.0 with A2DP
Infrared Port
No
USB
Yes, miniUSB
Features
 
OS
BlackBerry OS
Messaging
SMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging
Browser
HTML
Games
Yes + downloadable
Colors
Black
Camera
3.2 MP, 2048x1536 pixels, flash, autofocus, video
GPS function
Yes
Java
Yes
Media player
Yes
BlackBerry maps
Yes
Battery
 
Type
Standard battery, Li-Ion 1400 mAh
Stand-by
Up to 356 h
Talktime
Up to 5 h 30 min

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