BlackBerry Curve 9380

price N/A launch Dec, 2011

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 7 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Light weight, with good build quality
  • Good display (vibrant colors, wide viewing angles, good sunlight legibility)
  • Smooth, lag-free user interface
  • Good social networking integration
  • Good audio/video playback
  • Good web browser
  • Good call quality

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • BlackBerry OS 7 interface is much improved but still does not match up to Androids and iPhone
  • On-screen keyboard is a bit fiddly
  • BlackBerry Internet Service Plan is a must to use many of the phone's features
  • Average camera
  • No secondary video-calling camera
  • Average loudspeaker
  • Screen resolution could have been better

7 expert review(s)


video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSBlackBerry OS 7, Upgradeable to 7.1
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size3.2 inches
Screen Resolution360x480 pixels (~ 188 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor806 MHz
RAM512 MB
Memory
Internal Memory512 MB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Battery
Battery Capacity1230 mAh
Battery Standby360 hrs
Battery Talktime5.80 hrs
Dimensions
Weight98 gm
Thickness11.2 mm
Camera
Camera5.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
Other Camera Features
  • Face detection
  • Image stabilization
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
NFCYes
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Optical TrackpadYes
FM RadioYes
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Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
2.67/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys