BlackBerry Curve 8900 Specifications
Size: (LXWXD) 109mm x 60 mm x 13.5 mm
Weight (battery included): 110g
Memory: 256 MB Flash memory
Expandable Memory: Hot swappable microSDTM
Battery: 1400 mAhr removable/rechargeable cryptographic lithium cell
Battery Life: Talk Time: 5.5 hours; Standby Time: 14.5 days
Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi® 802.11 b/g enabled
GPS: Built-in GPS with extended ephemeris. Preloaded with
Display: High resolution, 480×360 pixel color display, Transmissive TFT LCD;
supports over 65,000 colors
Camera: 3.2 MP camera (JPEG encoding), Flash, zoom, video recording, image
Keyboard: 35 key backlit QWERTY keyboard
Voice Input/Output: Integrated speaker and microphone, hands-free headset capable,
Bluetooth® headset capable, integrated hands-free speakerphone
Ringtones: 32 polyphonic – MIDI, SP-MDI, MP3, WAV
Media Player Video format support: DivX 4, DivX 5/6 partially supported, XviD
partially supported, MPEG4 Part 2 Simple Profile, H.263, WMV3
Audio format support: .3gp, MP3, MIDI, AMR-NB, Professional AAC/
AAC+/eAAC+, WMA9 (.wma/.asf), WMA9 PRO / WMA10
Bluetooth: Bluetooth v2.0; Stereo headset, hands-free, and Serial
Port Profile supported. Bluetooth Stereo Audio (A2DP/AVCRP)
Headset: 3.5mm stereo headset capable
USB Port: Enables charging and high-speed data synchronization via USB “A” to
micro-USB “B” cable
Power Adapter: +5V DC / 500 mA AC power adapter, with interchangeable,
Network Support: Quad-Band: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz GSM®/GPRS and EDGE
Desktop Software: Synchronizes calendar, address book, tasks and memos between your
smartphone and desktop. Loads new applications and upgrades from
your PC to the BlackBerry® smartphone
Smartphone Security: Password protection, keyboard lock and sleep mode
Email Integration: Supports multiple email accounts including:
ISP email (such as POP3, IMAP4 – SSL supported), Microsoft®
Outlook® Web Access, Microsoft® Exchange, IBM® Lotus® Domino®,
Organizer Integration: When used with BlackBerry® Enterprise Solution, the
BlackBerry® Curve™ 8900 smartphone supports wireless
synchronization with: IBM Lotus Notes®, Microsoft Outlook,
Novell GroupWise. When used with BlackBerry® Desktop
Manager, the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone supports
desktop synchronization with: ACT!® 4.0.2/2000/6.0; ASCII
Text File Importer/Exporter; Novell GroupWise 5.5/6.0; Lotus
Notes 4.5/4.6/5.0/6.0/6.5; Lotus Organizer® 5.0/6.0; Microsoft
Outlook 97/98/2000/2002/2003 (XP); Microsoft Outlook
Express; Microsoft® Schedule +7.5; Microsoft Schedule + Default;
Features and Benefits
Advanced phone features Voice Dialing, smart dialing, conference calling, mute button, built-in speakerphone, enhanced background noise cancellation, speed dial, call forwarding and voicemail attachment playback,
click-to-call integrated dialing. The tools you need to make calls—and life—easier. Have the features of a professional desktop phone with you when you’re between appointments or running late.
Email and Text Messaging:
Set-up wizard for easy email setup Get started quickly and easily. There’s no complicated set-up process to get your BlackBerry® Curve™ 8900 smartphone running. You’re just a few clicks away from the freedom of BlackBerry push email.
Push-delivery technology: Messages sent to your personal or corporate accounts can be delivered automatically to your BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone and you’re notified when they arrive. Stay on top of things even
when you’re en route to a meeting, attending a networking event or a weekend at the shore.
Enhanced web mail: Enjoy the convenience of proven, push delivery and mailbox synchronization with the most popular Internet-based email accounts on your BlackBerry smartphone. Whether you prefer AOL® Mail,
Gmail®, Windows Live™ or Yahoo!® Mail, enjoy on-the-go access to your supported web mail.
View attachments: Open attachments even when you’re out-and-about. Whether it’s a picture of your new car or an important document from a client, you can open most popular document and graphic attachments
on the spot.That includes JPEG, Adobe® PDF, Microsoft® Word, Microsoft® Excel and Microsoft® PowerPoint files.
Edit Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel
and PowerPoint Files:
Whether you’re on-the-go or just away from your computer, now you can take advantage of the flexibility of working on Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint files from just about
anywhere. Just download attachments and start typing. You’ll enjoy many of the same features you do on your computer—copy and paste, font size and color, even bullets and numbering and more.
The stunning LCD display makes working on the go an invaluable option.
Text, picture and instant messaging: Keep in better touch with your contacts who like to use text, picture and instant messaging. Send off a last-minute change of plans or an image that says it all—without saying a word.
Camera and Video Recording:
3.2-MP camera, image stabilization,
auto flash, auto focus, 2x digital zoom
It’s hard to predict when those special moments will occur. But with the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone, you’ve got a quality digital camera right by your side. Take the shot then share it with
your friends, family and contacts in an email or picture message (MMS) or upload it to an online web album like Flickr™. Or capture the action as it happens. Record video clips for sharing or just
enjoy watching them on your BlackBerry smartphone’s high resolution display.
Built-in GPS capabilities When there isn’t time to second guess where you’re going, use the GPS capabilities of the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone with BlackBerry® Maps or other third-party mapping applications
to access text-based turn-by-turn directions and route maps to your destination.
BlackBerry® Maps: BlackBerry Maps can help save you time and cut stress with step-by-step directions. Use the built-in GPS capabilities of the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone to help you find nearby stores, venues
and offices. Or use it to pinpoint your current location or track your route to your target destination.
Built-in Wi-Fi capabilities Use a Wi-Fi network to check your email, shop online, stream videos and music or even make phone calls. Wireless home networks and public hotspots can give you access to all of your BlackBerry
services. Setting up Wi-Fi networks on the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone is easy and switching back and forth from your carrier service can be seamless.
Media player Whether you want to watch a video clip or tune out the rest of the world by listening to your favorite songs, your BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone delivers visual and sound quality that keeps up
with your needs.It’s also designed to help you build playlists from your songs to suit your mood and your personal tastes.
Expandable memory capability: Keep larger files right by your side. The BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone accepts microSD cards of various sizes, so you can have more room for your music, photos and videos with you at all times.
BlackBerry® Media Sync: Sync your desktop iTunes® music files with your BlackBerry smartphone. BlackBerry Media Sync makes getting more from your music quick and easy!
Roxio® Media Manager The BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone comes with powerful software for your desktop computer that is designed to make it easier to organize, access, play or view your media files.
Move and share files Using wireless technology you can move files from your BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone to your Bluetooth® enabled desktop computer and back again without ever connecting a wire.
Or, connect it to your computer using a high-speed USB cable (provided).
Integrated address book, calendar,
memo pad and task list
Email, message and place phone calls directly from one centralized address book. Stay on top of your day – virtually wherever it takes you.
Free/Busy Lookup Save time and meet deadlines by organizing meetings even when you’re on the go. View your colleagues’ calendars to see who’s available at what time right from your BlackBerry smartphone.
Desktop Personal Information
Management (PIM) synchronization
Stay up-to-date, without entering information twice. Just connect your BlackBerry smartphone to your desktop computer to synchronize your calendar, address book, tasks, memos and more.
HTML browsing: Whether it’s for work or for fun, get the information you need online. The BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone supports a responsive, dynamic browsing experience. It’s so convenient you’ll wonder
how you ever got by without it.
Mobile Streaming: Connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot or network so you can access videos, music or even sports and news clips from web sites built for mobile streaming.
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds
You can set up RSS feeds so your news comes to you hot off the press. With RSS, you don’t need to check important websites for updates, new content can be pushed to you automatically.
It’s the convenient way to stay up-to-speed.
Fun ‘n Stuff:
BlackBerry® Authentic Accessories Use BlackBerry® Authentic Accessories to match your BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone to your lifestyle. For more information visit http://www.blackberry.com/curve/accessorize
BlackBerry Service When you take the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone from its box, it’s ready to impress. With activation, you’ve got the freedom to browse the Internet, make a call or chat with an instant messaging
contact, from just about anywhere.
Business ready: The BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone is ideal for businesses of all sizes. For small to medium-sized businesses Hosted BlackBerry® Enterprise Service and BlackBerry® Professional Software are
designed to offer affordable, easy-to-set-up solution options.
For large organizations, BlackBerry® Enterprise Solution is designed to provide advanced security features, hands-on control and enterprise-grade functionality, such as single mailbox integration,
wireless email reconciliation, wireless calendar synchronization, remote address book look-up and more. Plus, unlike traditional mobile phones, the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone can be
centrally managed and supported by IT departments. IT policies can enable or disable the camera and expandable memory capability for specific users and at specific times.