RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520 Nokia E63

RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520 vs Nokia E63

RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520

Reasons to consider the BlackBerry Curve 8520

2.5G, RIM BlackBerry OS
Weight Lighter 106 g vs 126 g Around 20% lighter
Processor Slightly faster processor Unknown, 512 MHz vs Arm Arm11, 369 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 40% faster)
Screen size Slightly larger screen 2.7"" vs 2.4"" Around 30% larger screen
Nokia E63

Reasons to consider the E63

3G, Nokia Symbian OS 9.2
Multitasking Runs multiple apps at once Yes vs No Switch between running apps, surf the web while talking on skype for example
App store Includes the Nokia Ovi Store Nokia Ovi Store vs None Almost the same
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Talk time More talk time 11 hours vs 4.5 hours Around 2.5x more talk time per battery charge
Screen PPI Slightly higher PPI screen 168 PPI vs 150 PPI More than 10% crisper display of text, images and video
Thickness Slightly thinner 13 mm vs 14 mm Around 10% thinner


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Keyboard Have full keyboards
QWERTY keyboard
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Touchscreen Neither have touchscreens
No touching, keys and/or pointer only
Accelerometer Neither has an accelerometer
No motion detection
Processor Less powerful processors than average, less snapiness and responsiveness
BlackBerry Curve 8520Unknown, 512 MHz
E63Arm Arm11, 369 MHz
Wifi Slower wifi than average
802.11g (54 mbps)
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard


Nokia E63 RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520 RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520 RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520


Which phone do you like, and why?

Showing 2 comments

Umarmehmood44 (0:53 PM, July 08, 2012)
My blackberry 8520 curve is the best 
Luis Gallardo (10:25 AM, October 16, 2010)
I have to differ, my Nokia E63 is multitask. I can open several apps at the same time!!