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BlackBerry Curve 8520: Specs and Video
      #33786 - 07/27/09 07:00 PM

We posted news about T-Mobile's announcement today to release the BlackBerry Curve 8520 with trackpad. Here are the detailed specs for the new BlackBerry, a video and a picture of the Curve 8520 in frost color for T-Mobile:

BlackBerry Curve 8520 specs:

Size 109 x 60 x 13.90 mm

(battery included) 106 g

256 MB internal flash memory

Expandable Memory
Hot swappable micro SD
(located behind battery-cover). SDHC supported.

1150 mAh removable/rechargeable cryptographic lithium cell

Battery Life
4.5 hours talk and 17 days standby time

Video Camera Format
Normal mode: 320 x 240 pixel; MMS Mode: 176 x 144 pixel

Dedicated Keys
Send, End, VAD (User customizable), Camera (User customizable), 2 x Volume
Media Keys:
1. Play/Pause/Mute
2. Back
3. Forward
Device lock: Long press of A* key on home screen

Trackpad ? Located on front face of device, ESC Key to the right and Menu to the left of the trackpad
Keyboard 35 key backlit QWERTY

High-resolution 320 x 240 pixel color display, transmissive TFT LCD, supports over 65,536 colors 2.46" (diagonally measured)

2 MP camera, 5x digital zoom

Voice Input/Output
Integrated speaker and microphone, hands-free headset capable, Bluetooth headset capable, integrated hands-free speakerphone, voice notes recorder

32 Polyphonic ? MIDI, MP3, SP-MIDI, WAV

802.11b/g enabled
Wi-Fi Alliance Certifications:
WPA/WPA2 Personal and Enterprise, WMM WMM Power Save planned
Cisco CCX certification planned
Wi-Fi access to BlackBerry Enterprise Server
Wi-Fi access to BlackBerry Internet Server
Direct IP web browsing over Wi-Fi
Support for UMA/GMA

Media Player
BlackBerry Media Player
Video format support: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV3
Audio format support: AAC-LC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-NB, MP3, WMA9 (.wma/.asf) WMA9 PRO/WMA10, AAC-LC
Picture format support: bmp, jpg, gif, png, tif, wbmp

Bluetooth v2.0 + EDR
1) Headset (HSP)
2) Hands-free (HSF)
3) Serial Port Profile
4) SIM Access Profile
5) Dial Up Networking (DUN)
6) Stereo Profile (A2DP)
7) A/V Remote Control Target (AVRCP)
8) Phone Book Access (PBAP)

3.5mm stereo headset capable

Micro USB port allows charging and data synchronization of the device with a USB ?A? to micro-USB ?B? cable

Power Adapter
+ 5V DC/500 mA AC power adapter with interchangeable location-specific plugs

Quad-band: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS networks
Quad-band: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz EDGE networks

The BlackBerry Curve 8520 in frost on T-Mobile:

Promo video for the BlackBerry Curve 8520:


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