Adding a fashionable touch to Research in Motion's formidable arsenal of telephonic, PIM, and media tools, the BlackBerry 8300 Curve is also the smallest, lightest BlackBerry phone that includes a full QWERTY keyboard.
Featuring a liquid silver finish, clean lines and soft edges, the BlackBerry Curve 8300 smartphone is the smallest and lightest BlackBerry smartphone ever to come with a full QWERTY keyboard.
It’s packed with incredible features, including a camera, BlackBerry Maps, a media player, expandable memory, Voice-Activated Dialing, tethered modem and trackball navigation. Plus you get all the core functionality you’ve come to expect in a BlackBerry smartphone email and text messaging, instant messaging, web browser and advanced phone functionality.
The BlackBerry Curve it’s your connection to everything that matters.
:: Stay in Touch ::
* Wireless email: Send, receive, forward and reply to messages, and view attachments in popular file formats.
* Advanced phone features: Speakerphone and Voice Activated Dialing, user-definable convenience keys and dedicated Send, End and Mute keys
* Instant Messaging1: Connect with your IM contacts using popular applications like Yahoo! Messenger and Google Talk
* SMS and MMS: Send text messages and images in an instant.
:: Enjoy Life ::
* Media player: Listen to your favorite songs and watch video clips.
* Camera: Capture the moment in perfect clarity with 2.0MP, built-in zoom and flash.
* 3.5mm stereo headset capable
:: Find the Info You Need ::
* Browser: Navigate and browse websites with a roll and click of the trackball.
* Organizer: Synch and store your calendar data, address book and more.
* Corporate data access: Access your vital corporate databases and applications from anywhere.
* BlackBerry Maps: Get directions and view maps while on the road.
:: Maximize Convenience ::
* Tethered modem capability: Use your smartphone as a wireless modem for your laptop or PC*.
* 64 MB of built-in memory and an expandable microSD memory slot1,2.
* Bluetooth capability for hands-free dialogue.
* Full QWERTY keyboard layout for fast text and email composition.
* High-resolution, light-sensing screen.
:: Features Available ::
* Wireless email
* Media player
* Corporate data access
:: Size and Weight ::
* 4.2″/107mm (Length)
* 2.4″/60mm (Width)
* 0.6″/15.5mm (Depth)
* 3.9 oz/111g (Weight)
:: Data Input/Navigation ::
* QWERTY (Keyboard)
* Keyboard backlighting
:: Voice Input/Output ::
* 3.5mm stereo headset capable
* Headset jack
* Integrated earpiece/ microphone
* Built-in speakerphone
* Mono/stereo headset, hands-free and serial port profiles supported (Bluetooth technology)
:: Display ::
* Font size (user selectable)
* Color display
* Light sensing screen
:: Notification ::
* Polyphonic/MIDI ringtones
* MP3 ringtones
* Vibrate mode
* LED indicator
:: Approximate Battery Life ::
* Up to 408 hours or 17 days (Standby time)
* Up to 240 minutes or 4 hours (Talk time)
:: Memory ::
* Expandable memory – support for microSD card
* 64 MB (Flash memory)
:: Modem ::
* RIM wireless modem
* Tethered modem capability
:: Email Integrations ::
* Works with BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Microsoft Exchange
* Works with BlackBerry Enterprise Server for IBM Lotus Domino
* Works with BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Novell GroupWise
* Integrates with an existing enterprise email account
* Integrates with existing personal email account
* Integrates with optional new device account
:: Accessories Included ::
* USB cable
* Wall charger
:: Device Security ::
* Password protection and keyboard lock
* Support for AES or Triple DES encryption when integrated with BlackBerry Enterprise Server
* FIPS 140-2 Validated (FIPS validation)
* Optional support for S/MIME
:: Wireless Network ::
* North America: 850 MHz GSM/GPRS networks
* North America: 1900MHz GSM/GPRS networks
* Europe/Asia Pacific: 1800MHz GSM/GPRS networks
* Europe/Asia Pacific: 900MHz GSM/GPRS networks
* EDGE networks