BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300

BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300


BlackBerry Torch 9800

BlackBerry Torch 9800

BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300  vs   BlackBerry Torch 9800

In this article we will compare the two mobile phones BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 and BlackBerry Torch 9800. Both BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 and BlackBerry Torch 9800 are GSM Technology phones announced in 2010, August.

The main differences between these two items are that, the 9800 has Touchscreen which is not present in 9300. Both of them contain Audio Player, Video Player, Camera, Bluetooth, QWERTY, Speakerphone, GPS, GPRS and 3G. The 9300 is a lighter and smaller device than 9800.

Let us now compare the features of these devices in more detail.

Connectivity and communication

The 9800 offers Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, UMA (carrier-dependent) WLAN and the 9300 contains Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, UMA (carrier dependent) WLAN. WLAN is a LAN in which data flows by radio or infrared transmissions, rather than over wire. W-fi or Wireless Fidelity is a wireless data networking protocol generally used to connect PCs and laptops to a network. Also know as 802.11 or WLAN, WiFi is the basis for cross vendor compatibility testing performed by the industry body WECA. The 9800 comes with HSDPA and HSUPA 3G. The 9300 provides HSDPA 3G. HSDPA is a method for downloading data at very high speeds on UMTS/GSM networks. The theoretical maximum speed of currently deployed HSDPA systems is 14.4 Megabits per second, and it is currently the fastest available technology for data flows over UMTS networks. 3G is the common term used to describe third-generation mobile telephone services. 3G affords users a greater range of communications options, including access to Internet content (WWW, email) and video data. 3G helps in downloading ringtones, news, games and all other necessary applications available at quick pace. The 9800 possesses with A-GPS support and the 9300 has with A-GPS support and BlackBerry Maps. GPS is a system based on satellites that allows a user with a receiver to determine precise coordinates for their location on the earth's surface. These are a primary source of spatial data. GPS is useful in cycling, sailing, hiking and walking activities both as a mapping tool and as a safety device.


The 9800 has got 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality and Geo-tagging, continuous auto-focus, image stabilization Camera while the 9300 possesses 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels Camera. The autofocus system that automatically adjusts the lens focus according to the distance of the main object in the shot. Autofocus is useful feature that allows you to take good pictures without having to focus the camera.


The 9800 contains TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Display Type whereas the 9300 comes with TFT, 65K colors Display Type. TFT is expanded as Thin Film Transistor. A new version of LCD screen which gives better, brighter colours. Used in most digital cameras. A touchscreen is a display that enables the user to interact with the computer by touching areas on the screen. The touchscreen is useful for listening to music, watching movies and basic web functions. The 9800 contains 360 x 480 pixels, 3.2 inches Display Size. The 9300 offers 320 x 240 pixels, 2.46 inches Display Size. The 9800 has QWERTY keyboard , Optical trackpad , Multi-touch input method and Proximity sensor for auto turn-off Display Features and the 9300 has got QWERTY keyboard and Touch-sensitive optical trackpad Display Features. QWERTY is the first six letters on the first row of a standard keyboard first mass-produced in 1874. It was designed to stop frequently used typewriter keys. The QWERTY Keyboard helps you to type your emails and messages quickly.

Memory and processing

9300 does not contain CPU, whereas, 9800 possesses these features. The 9800 provides 624 MHz processor CPU. The 9800 comes with microSD, up to 32GB, 4GB card included Card slot while the 9300 contains microSD, up to 32GB Card slot. 2G (or 2-G) is the second-generation wireless telephone, which is based on digital technologies. 2G networks is basically for voice communications only, except SMS messaging is also available as a form of data transmission for some standards. The 9800 offers 4 GB storage, 512 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM Internal Memory and the 9300 contains 256 MB RAM, 256 MB ROM Internal Memory.


The 9800 comes with Standard battery, Li-Ion 1300 mAh and the 9300 provides Standard battery, Li-Ion 1150 mAh. The 9800 possesses Up to 5 h 30 min (2G) / Up to 5 h 40 min (3G) Battery Talk time while the 9300 has got Up to 4 h 30 min (2G) / Up to 5 h 30 min (3G) Battery Talk time. Talk time gives the length of time a person can talk on the cell phone without recharging the battery. The 9800 has Up to 432 h (2G) / Up to 336 h (3G) Stand-by and the 9300 offers Up to 456 h (2G) / Up to 348 h (3G) Stand-by. Stand-by time gives the maximum time that a cellular telephone operating on battery power can be left on to receive calls.

Form factor

The 9800 provides 161 g Weight. The 9300 comes with 104 g Weight. The 9800 provides 111 x 62 x 14.6 mm Dimensions whereas the 9300 comes with 109 x 60 x 13.9 mm Dimensions.

Other miscellaneous

The 9800 contains Social feeds , BlackBerry maps , Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) , Media player MP3/WMA/eAAC+/FlAC/OGG player , Video player DivX/XviD/MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264 , Organizer and Voice memo/dial while the 9300 offers MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player , MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player , Organizer , Voice memo/dial and Predictive text input. The 9800 has MIDP 2.0 Java compatibility and the 9300 has got Java compatibility. The 9800 has got Vibration, MP3 ringtones Alert types. The 9300 has Vibration and Polyphonic(32), MP3 ringtones Alert types.


BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300

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