BlackBerry Curve 9300 review

A quick and clever QWERTY-toting BlackBerry for the budget-conscious

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TechRadar's verdict

"BlackBerry's low-cost Curve 3G is highly capable for traditional functions and web browsing, but won't satisfy the media-hungry consumer."
For
  • Physical QWERTY keyboard is excellent for text
  • Media controls are conveniently located
  • BB OS 6 upgrade coming soon
  • Battery life is good
  • Optical trackpad is improvement on rollerball
Against
  • Camera is a little underpowered
  • Feels a little cheap and plasticky
  • Out-dated OS is not intuitive
  • Apps are expensive and less varied
  • Didn't handle low-reception areas well
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