Dedicated multimedia keys
Control music and multimedia with dedicated media keys found atop the new BlackBerry® Curve™ 8520 smartphone. Skip over songs, pause music to talk, or repeat your favorites over and over.. You can even mute phone calls with the easy-access mute button.
Access what's important with trackpad navigation. Like a laptop, the trackpad lets you scroll through menus, icons and info by gliding your finger over it. Press and click to select an item and navigate to where you want to go.
Slim simplified design
The BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone neatly fits in your hand. A full QWERTY keyboard makes typing and sending messages easy,and comfortable. The bright screen displays over 65,000 colors, providing a great viewing experience.
Connect with BlackBerry App World
Discover a world of possibilities and apps for the BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone at BlackBerry App World™. Get breaking news,and the latest scores. Track the markets, stay on top of Hollywood gossip, enjoy live radio or just play games.
Easy media sharing
Take photos or videos4 and upload them to photo sharing apps like Flickr™ Uploader2, 3 or social networking sites like Facebook® and MySpace® . Send them to friends with MMS, messages, BlackBerry® Messenger or other instant messaging apps.
Out of box mac compatibility
With the upcoming release of BlackBerry® Desktop Software for Mac you will be able to sync contacts, calendars, and notes with applications you use most. Use BlackBerry Desktop Software to enjoy a Mac experience on your BlackBerry smartphone.
GENERAL 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Announced 2009, July
Status Available. Released 2009, August
SIZE Dimensions 109 x 60 x 13.9 mm
Weight 106 g
DISPLAY Type TFT, 65K colors
Size 320 x 240 pixels, 2.64 inches
- Full QWERTY keyboard
- Touch-sensitive optical trackpad
SOUND Alert types Vibration; Downloadable polyphonic, MP3 ringtones
- Dedicated music keys
- 3.5 mm audio jack
MEMORY Phonebook Yes, Photocall
Call records Yes
Internal 256 MB
Card slot microSD (TransFlash), up to 32GB, buy memory
DATA GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
Bluetooth Yes, v2.0 with A2DP
Infrared port No
USB Yes, microUSB
CAMERA Primary 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels
Video Yes, QVGA
FEATURES OS BlackBerry OS
CPU 512MHz processor
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging
Games Yes + downloadable
- MP3/AAC/AAC+/WMA/ASF player
- MP4(H.263/H.264)/WMV player
- Voice dial
BATTERY Standard battery, Li-Ion 1150 mAh
Stand-by Up to 408 h
Talk time Up to 4 h 30 min
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