The Blackberry Phone for Everyone


The Blackberry Gemini Curve is operated by a 512 MHz processing which is ideal for moderate multitasking. It runs the Blackberry OS. The unit comes with a 320 x 240 pixel 2.64 inch screen with a big QWERTY keyboard making it easier for user to type on it since it’s got spaces within the keys. Not only that, it is enhanced with the innovative touch-sensitive optical trackpad that makes it reliable for navigation and responsive typing.  The device is built with a good performing 2 megapixel camera for taking good quality images. It has 256MB internal memory and its external memory is expandable of 16GB. Like other budget smartphones, it is also Wi-Fi so users can surf the web or do social networking by connecting on wireless internet connections. Another good feature of the phone is it’s Bluetooth v2.0 + EDR function for faster wireless transfers and it’s voice activated dialling functions. It is also typical for playing music since it has dedicated music keys on the top and it comes with a 3.55 audio jack input making it very ideal for music lovers out there. It also has the BlackBerry Media Sync feature enabling users to quickly sync their favourite music from Windows Media Player or iTunes. Compared to the Blackberry Bold 9000, it only weighs 106 grams and is known to be user friendly.


This thing does not have 3G which most users put to consideration when choosing a smartphone primarily for video calling purposes. Its look doesn’t really match how much it’s priced for. It looks cheaper than how much it’s worth for because its casing made out of cheap plastic. Another bad thing about it is camera. It doesn’t have a flash. Unlike most smartphones nowadays, it doesn’t have a GPS tracker. The device also does support desktop charging. Its battery time is not impressive since it can only last up to 4 hours worth of talk time and 400 hours in standby mode.


It is user friendly and easy to carry. It has an excellent browser and is good for emailing and messaging. Although, many users are complaining about the phone having no 3G, it’s short battery life,  and it’s camera’s lack of having a flash.  Looking into its features and how much it’s worth for, it’s really not a bad idea to buy this phone. Considering its price tag and its heavy feature, it’s definitely not the smartphone that could raise your brows.


The package comes with a standard 1150 mAh Li-Ion battery, a Blackberry 3.5mm headset, a micro USB data cable, a user manual, a sync software CD-Rom and AC travel charger. The device is operated by a powerful 512 MHz and runs on the BlackBerry OS. It can support AAC, AAC+ , eAAC+ , MP3,WMA, AMR, WMA Pro Plus audio format and MPEG-4, H.264, AVC video formats. The camera of this phone is somewhat mediocre since it is only 2 megapixels without flash and even autofocus features. Though, it performs well and can take good quality pictures at rate of 1600×1200 pixels and can record videos at 320×240 pixels resolution. It has an external memory slot that is expandable up to 16 GB. It’s dimensions are 4.29 x 2.36 x 0.54. This smartphone has SMS, EMS, MMS and e-mail messaging. It is also capable of receiving and opening e-mail attachments. It has Java MIDP 2.0 and is pre loaded with games. Users can download more apps and games since it supports the BlackBerry World App feature. Other features include a stereo FM radio and a document editor. It only comes in one colour, black.

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