BlackBerry Curve 8520

Specifications
BlackBerry Curve 8520
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  • 2.46" 320x240 pixels
  • 2MP 240p
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  • 1150mAh Li-Ion
Released 2009, August 106g, 13.9mm thickness BlackBerry OS 5.0 256MB storage, microSD slot
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Network
Technology GSM
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GPRS Class 10
EDGE Class 10
Launch
Announced 2009, July. Released 2009, August
Status Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 109 x 60 x 13.9 mm (4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 in)
Weight 106 g (3.74 oz)
Keyboard QWERTY
SIM Mini-SIM
 Optical trackpad
Display
Type TFT, 65K colors
Size 2.46 inches, 18.7 cm2 (~28.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 320 x 240 pixels, 4:3 ratio (~163 ppi density)
Platform
OS BlackBerry OS 5.0
CPU 512 MHz
Memory
Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 256MB
Main Camera
Single 2 MP
Video 320p
Selfie Camera
  No
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 Dedicated music keys
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
Bluetooth 2.0, A2DP
GPS No
Radio No
USB microUSB
Features
Sensors
Browser HTML
 MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
MP4/H.264/WMV player
Organizer
Voice memo/dial
Predictive text input
Battery
  Removable Li-Ion 1150 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 408 h
Talk time Up to 4 h 30 min
Misc
Colors Black
SAR 1.22 W/kg (head)     0.83 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 1.02 W/kg (head)     0.78 W/kg (body)    
Price About 70 EUR
Tests
Loudspeaker Voice 69dB / Noise 68dB / Ring 76dB
Audio quality Noise -87.2dB / Crosstalk -86.6dB

User opinions and reviews

  • Dave

One of my favorate phone,i will never forget it,i uses it b/n 2010 & 2012.

Unfortunately no

  • Dax

Back then data costed so much that it was almost a bad thing to have 3G, you could blow through an entire 50MB data package in 30 seconds by accidentally opening the web app. It had wifi to make up for the slow data connection and at least the 2G act...

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