Blackberry has made a name for itself as a company that delivers consistent quality with its amazing devices. They introduced many phones of both high and low ranges. The BlackBerry Curve 9360 is one of the great additions to the curve series but only has slight improvements from its predecessor.
On the other hand, the new Blackberry Bold 9900 also known as the BlackBerry Dakota and BlackBerry Magnum was released in the month of august 2011. This touch and type phone is just way a head from other models.
Specifications of the Blackberry Bold 9900
115 x 66 x 10.5 mm, 130 grams, QWERTY
- 2.8 inches, TFT capacitive touchscreen, Optical trackpad
- 640 x 480 pixels, 16 million colors
- BlackBerry operating system 7.0, 1.2 GHz QC 8655
- 5 Megapixel Camera , 2592 x 1944 pixels, LED flash
- 8 GB storage, 768 MB RAM, microSD, up to 32GB
- GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB
- Media player MP3/eAAC+/WMA
- Video player MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264
- BlackBerry maps, Document viewer, Voice memo/dial
- Standby and Talk times of 307 hours and 5 hours 30 minutes approximately
Specifications of Blackberry Curve 9360:
- 109 x 60 x 11 mm, 99 grams, QWERTY
- 2.44 inches, TFT screen
- 480 x 360 pixels, Touch-sensitive optical trackpad
- BlackBerry Operating system 7.0, 800MHz
- 5 Megapixels, 2592×1944 pixels, LED flash
- 512 MB storage, 512 MB RAM, microSD, up to 32GB
- GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB, NFC
- MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player
- MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
- Organizer, Voice memo/dial, Predictive text input
- Standby and Talk times of 320 hours and 5 hours approximately.
Specifications of both these phones are great with the price tag they come along. The Blackberry Bold 9900 has many advantages over the Curve 9360, they are:
- Larger screen of 2.8 inches to that of 2.5 inches
- Better screen resolution of 640 x 480 to that of 480 x 360
- Presence of Multi Touch and Proximity Sensor
- Better battery stamina of 6 hours to that of 5 hours
- Better CPU speed of 1.2 GHz, RAM 768 MB to that of 0.8 GHz, 512 MB
- Dual core processor to that of Single Core
- Internal Storage of 8.2 GB to 0.5 GB
The points mentioned above were where the Blackberry 9900 had the upper hand against the Curve 9360. The only positive aspect of the Curve 9360 is its weight which is 99 grams, to that of 130 grams. You can carry the device for longer duration of time.
However, both the Blackberry Bold 9900 vs Curve 9360 are great devices at the price they behold and are definitely worth purchasing.