BlackBerry Curve 9380

Launch: Dec, 2011

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Review Summary based on 7 expert review(s)


  • 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

  • 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

Click through to read the 7 expert reviews:

1. TechRadar 2. Tech2 3. Intomobile 4. Engadget 5. Igyaan 6. GSMArena 7. Phone Arena

Video Review, handpicked by phoneCURRY

OS

  • Smartphone OS: BlackBerry OS 7 (Upgradeable to 7.1)

Display

  • Touchscreen (Capacitive)
  • Screen Size: 3.2 inches small
  • Screen Resolution: 360x480 pixels (~ 188 pixels per inch)
  • Display Type: LCD
  • Sensors: Accelerometer

Processor/RAM

  • Processor: 806 MHz
  • RAM: 512 MB

Memory

  • Internal Memory: 512 MB
  • Expandable Memory Slot

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: 1230 mAh
  • Battery Standby: 360 hrs
  • Battery Talktime: 5.80 hrs

Dimensions

  • Weight: 98 gm light
  • Thickness: 11.2 mm medium

Camera

  • Camera: 5.0 MP
  • Camera Auto-Focus
  • Camera Flash
  • Other Camera Features: Face detection, Image stabilization

Music

  • Music Player
  • FM Radio
  • Standard (3.5mm) earphone jack

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
  • USB
  • WiFi
  • 3G
  • 2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)
  • GPS
  • NFC

Apps

  • App Store: BlackBerry App World
  • Social Networking Apps
  • Email
  • Instant Messaging
  • Document Viewer + Document Editor
  • Voice Recorder
  • Voice Control

More

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  • Vlingo
  • Wikitude
  • BlackBerry Travel
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  • Asklaila Streetsmart
  • Mobiesta
  • Comix on-the-go
  • Zomato
  • Naukri.Com
  • Bookur Table
  • Cure With Diet
  • Shaadi.Com
  • Lost Mobile Tracker / Remote Lock / Remote Wipe
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the "magic score" for a phone!

Brand Value-for-Money Rating

average phonecurry internal rating for other phones launched by this brand
6-month average
3.00/5
Good
12-month average
3.00/5
Good

Brand Perception

brand perception based on brand equity surveys
Very Good

Service Quality Rating

overall service/support rating, taking into account both density of service network, and service quality perception based on user surveys
Good

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