BlackBerry Curve 9220 is powered by the BlackBerry version 7.1 operating system along with a 800 MHz processor. It comes with the dimensions of 60 mm X 12.7 mm X 109 mm and gives a TFT display screen of 2.44 inch that gives 65k colours along with a resolution of 320 X 240 pixels. The device also comes loaded with a 2 megapixel camera that gives a resolution of 1600 X 1200 pixels allowing the user to click pictures with complete clarity. Available in the color of black, BlackBerry Curve 9220 works on the HTML browser and provides you with various messaging facilities like MMS, SMS, Push Mail, Email, IM. It is powered by a standard lithium-ion battery that allows the user to operate on their device for longer hours without being interrupted. As far as its multimedia features are concerned, BlackBerry Curve 9220 allows the user to enjoy their favourite music or watch the popular videos in various formats. For audio songs, various formats supported are MP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, Flac player while the various formats supported are MP4, H.263, H.264 and WMV player. BlackBerry display features are pretty decent with its screen backed by various sensors including Accelerometer sensor, proximity sensor and compass sensor. As expected, the device also comes with the facilities of predictive text output, organizer, Touch sensitive optical trackpad and document viewer. Conductivities like GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth ,Wi-Fi is also facilitated along with a USB Port that allows the user to transfer data to the PC or receive data from the PC. The bluetooth version is 2.1 with A2DP ahile the Wi-Fi is 802.11 b/g/n. BlackBerry Curve 9220 gives the user a microSD slot that allows the external memory of the handset to be expandable upto 32 GB. This vast amount of storage allows the user to keep a big collection of data that can be either music files, video files or text documents. It also comes with the feature of voice memo/dial feature.
BlackBerry has always aimed to design their phone in a manner which gives a sophisticated and a graceful look. It was probably targeted at the more mature audience not only in terms of features but also in terms of looks. And they have been successful in that regard and the current BlackBerry 9220 Curve is no different. As always, with its signature QWERTY keypad, BlackBerry Curve 9220 comes only in the colour of black. As far as its physical dimensions are concerned, it comes with a height of 109 mm, length of 60 mm and a width of 12.7 mm.
Music has never been the strongest suit of BlackBerry neither have they aimed to be that. When it comes to competing with the veterans like Sony in terms of the quality of music provided. BlackBerry Curve 9220 allows the user to listen to their music through the loudspeakers or through earphones that can be attached to the cell phone with the help of a standard 3.5 mm jack. It also provides you with standard music supporting formats like MP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, FLAC Player while various video supporting formats include MP4, H.263, H.264 and WMV Player. Along with the music player, BlackBerry Curve 9220 also provides you with the FM stereo facilities that ensures that you get to listen to your favourite radio stations.
BlackBerry comes with a camera of 2 megapixel and gives a resolution of 1600 by 1200 megapixel which is pretty decent. 2 megapixel is now probably the bare minimum of a medium range phone and that is what the phone gives you. The 2 megapixel camera allows you to click pictures with complete clarity and precision.
This is one of the better features provided by the BlackBerry Curve 9220 with an 512 MB RAM and 512 MB ROM that gives fast processing of the operating system and quicker access to the resources. It also provides an microSD card slot that allows the user to expand the memory of their device to a massive 32 GB. This vast storage capacity allows the user to store a huge amount of data including music files, video files and other documents in different formats. The memory comes in handy for those who are avid music lovers and like to keep their complete music collection with them on their gadget.
The BlackBerry Curve 9220 comes powered by a lithium-ion battery that allows the user to user to operate on their BlackBerry for longer hours. Even if you want to listen to your music or watch videos for longer hours.
Blackberry has always concentrated on providing the user with various messaging facilities like Email and various social networking sites. In fact, it has always been more of a business phone and has been directed towards the people of the same genre. So, for providing those features, instilling facilities like Wi-Fi becomes imperative and Blackberry Curve does not disappoint either. The device provides you with the 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi along with GPRS/EDGE technology. A USB version 2.0 port is also provided that allows the user to transfer data to or from the PC while Bluetooth allows the user to transfer or receive data from other devices. The data may be music files in various formats or video files or it may even be documents like text files.
As mentioned before, BlackBerry's forte has always been its messaging facilities. The fact that e-mail facilities are easy to access is what makes devices from BlackBerry special in terms of what it claims to offer. BlackBerry Curve 9220 gives the user various messaging facilities like SMS, MMS , Push Mail, IM and the very important e-mail access.
BlackBerry Curve 9220 works on the HTML browser powered by the 2G Network of GSM/GPRS/EDGE (QUAD BAND) at frequencies 850/900/1800/1900 MHz.
Gaming facility has never been the strongest suit of BlackBerry but even then, its features are decent enough to give the users a formidable gaming experience.
MicroSD card slot with memory expandable upto 32 GB, optical trackpad, FM radio (finally).
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BlackBerry Curve 9220 General
|Global Status||Available. Released 2012, May|
BlackBerry Curve 9220 Standard Battery Features
|Battery||Standard battery, Li-Ion 1450 mAh (J-S1)|
BlackBerry Curve 9220 Camera Features
BlackBerry Curve 9220 Sound Settings
|Ringtones||Vibration; Polyphonic(64), MP3 ringtones|
BlackBerry Curve 9220 Connectivity Options
|2GNetworkBands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
BlackBerry Curve 9220 Additional Features
|Quick Office Document Viewer||1|