BlackBerry Curve 8530 is a CDMA mobile phone that has been featured with a next-gen processor, an optical trackpad and dedicated media control as well as a very important feature that is not even on BlackBerry Tour: Wi-Fi.
In spite of being no higher-end features on the curve 8530, it brings many good sets of features more than its competitor : T-Mobile. It offers full QWERTY keyboard, touch-sensitive optical trackpad, 2-megapixel camera/camcorder; Bluetooth stereo music; microSD memory expansion, digital audio player syncs with iTunes and Windows Media Player. The BlackBerry Curve 8530 is also featured with bluetooth that is compatible with bluetooth headset, handsfree kit, audio/video remote, serial port and dial up networking.
With Wi-Fi technology, you are easy to make internet connectivity as there are many hot spot spread out in USA from caf, restaurant and supermarket. This new mobile phone also equipped with built in attachment viewer. You can open Microsoft Words, Excel, Power Point, Corel, Word Perfect, PDF, JPEG and GIFT files.
With dual band CDMA 800/1900; EV-DO, you will experience clear audio with plenty of volume with very little noise and almost no distortion. For my experience, you will never find dropped call and still hear the clear voice even in noisy street.
For high-speed internet access, the curve 8530 features 3G network. It makes your connection easy and fast. For example: you take up only 60 seconds for downloading 2.4 MB song. Besides, It is also equipped with 1.115 mAh battery life with rated talk time of 4.5 hours and up to 10.5 days of standby time.
Finally, Although it is said that the curve 8530 as more of an entry-level device, many useful features are found in this Blackberry even Wi-Fi that is not featured in Tour; and other features including a next-gen processor, an optical trackpad and dedicated media control.