BlackBerry Curve is known as low-cost variants. If the previous series Curve devices filled with air-qwerty keyboard, this time to Orlando just immerse toucscreen input device. As the latest mobile phone from RIM, BlackBerry 9380 comes with OS version 7. What about performance? Consider the following test.
10.9 x 6 x 1:12 cm, 98 grams
Usualy Curve designed with qwerty keypad, but this time RIM tries to get out of the grip and menampatkan screen as part dominates. Similar to the model of Monza (9860) and Monaco (9850). Distinction made on its button is designed flat to flat surfaces such as those mounted on the Apollo. While for the back, the phone will remind us of Apollo.
OS and Interface
TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 360 x 480 pixels, 3.2 inches (~ 188 ppi pixel density); Processor: 806 MHz; OS: BlackBerry OS 7
Just as the Apollo series, Orlando also use the BlackBerry Operating System Series 7. On the homescreen panels are 5 pieces side by side panels on the homescreen All, Favorites, Media, Downloads and Frequent. Within these panels represent the menu is therein directly arrayed on karegori into four panels. With quality screen capable enough to display a more colorful icons, making the users very comfortable. Evident when used inside or outside the room, both very comfortable viewing. Although the screen is made smaller than belongs to Monza / Monaco, but this gives a longer time in terms of resources spent.
5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, LED flash, geo-tagging, image stabilization; VGA video recorder;
Orlando is also equipped with a camera with a resolution of 5 megapixels. To access other than through the camera menu access, users can also press the right convenience key on the phone. And to take pictures, you just press return. which also functions as a camera shutter when the camera mode is active.
The ability of the grasp of the picture somewhat similar to that of Apollo. Although not equipped with auto-focus capability. For video, Orlando is only capable of 640x480 VGA-quality video capture.
Image capture capabilities both indoors and outdoors as well. Object as long as sufficient light is given intake. The results are both quite clear and focus.
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA, Wi-Fi; Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR; microUSB v2.0, NFC, GPS with A-GPS support;
Although the price is cheaper than Monza and Monaco, Orlando already supports connections NFC technology, like the Dakota and Apollo. NFC (near field communication) is a technology that allows Orlando to exchange information or connect the device faster. Other functions can also serve as the NFC wallet digital.Walaupun NFC technology can not be utilized to the maximum on ground water for use such as shopping, at least when advanced technology is booming in the next year.
In addition to the new connection is Orlando also provides a variety of connectivity options are also somewhat qualified. Start HSDPA, WiFi, Bluetooth and data cable.
The ability of the most visible change in the BlackBerry OS 7 is the browser feature. Browsers that brought on OS 7 has the ability to more quickly and responsively, supports multi-touch zoom, select text, text reflow, and others.
The most recent is the better Flash support. The latest in the BlackBerry Browser is able to react like that on the iPhone 4, Although its performance is not exactly the same.
Music player, Video player; Memory: 512 MB storage, 512 MB RAM, external: MicroSD up to 32GB;
In terms of multimedia icon renews RIM Music Player. Tidah only that it will also include a quick search and automatic sorting tracks by artist, album and genre. Users also can create playlists that can be customized.
Album Art is also included, as well as with a equalizer preset and single track repeat. Player can also be minimized to play in the background.
For Video Player, OS 7 still uses the same interface with a player capable of playing music.Curve 9380 file format that is more promising because it supports the formats: DivX, XviD, WMV, MP4 and H.264/MPEG-4 video up to 720p resolution.
Although included in the Curve series, Orlando is still much different from the other curve variant. Because without a qwerty keyboard in addition, Orlando is also using the touchscreen as an input device. In terms of price, Orlando is still better than Monza and Monaco, because it is equipped with NFC connection, Although it has not equipped the camera with LED flash. In addition it uses the processor also has enough to accommodate its BlackBerry OS 7.
Blackberry Curve 9380 Features and Specifications
|Size||109 x 60 x 11.2 mm, approximately 98g|
|Display||3.2" capacitive touch screen display - 480x360 pixel HVGA+ 188ppi|
|Keyboard||Touch screen QWERTY keyboard, optical trackpad|
|CPU||806 MHz processor|
|Memory||512 MB RAM; 512MB on-board memory, plus microSD slot supporting up to 32 GB cards|
|Camera||5.0 MP camera, Flash, 4X Zoom supports VGA video recording (640x480)|
|Sensors||Orientation Sensor (Accelerometer), Proximity Sensor, Ambiant light sensor|
|GPS||Built-in GPS / aGPS|
|Wifi & Connectivity
||Wi-Fi - 802.11 b/g/n with NFC
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR support|
|Operating System||BlackBerry 7 OS|
|Battery||1230 mAh removable, rechargeable battery|