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Samsung GALAXY Chat RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520

Samsung GALAXY Chat vs RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520

Samsung GALAXY Chat

Reasons to consider the GALAXY Chat

3.5G, Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Multitasking Runs multiple apps at once Yes vs No Switch between running apps, surf the web while talking on skype for example
Touchscreen Has a touchscreen Capacitive vs None Interact with the phone quickly and naturally with your fingers
Accelerometer Has an accelerometer Yes vs No Enables apps to detect when you're moving your phone for motion interactivity
FM Radio Built in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
App store Includes the Android App Market Android App Market vs None Includes the Android App Market app store, making it easy to add new games and programs
Numeric keypad Has a numeric keypad Physical numeric keypad vs None Numeric keypads make dialing phone numbers fast and easy
Wifi Significantly faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11g (54 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 3x faster)
Bluetooth Significantly newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 850 MHz vs Unknown, 512 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 70% faster)
Network Faster max data speeds HSDPA (7.2 mbps) vs EDGE (0.384 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 19x faster)
Thickness Thinner 12 mm vs 14 mm Around 20% thinner
Internal storage More internal storage 4 GB vs 256 MB 16x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen size Slightly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7" Around 30% larger screen
Size Slightly smaller 59x118x11 mm vs 60x109x13 mm Around 10% smaller
RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520

Reasons to consider the BlackBerry Curve 8520

2.5G, RIM BlackBerry OS
Screen PPI Slightly higher PPI screen 150 PPI vs 133 PPI More than 10% crisper display of text, images and video

Competitors

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Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Keyboard Have full keyboards
QWERTY keyboard
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
Screen PPI Lower quality display of text, images and video
Chat:133 PPI
BlackBerry Curve 8520:150 PPI

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Camera resolution Capture low resolution images
2 MP
Screen resolution Low resolution screens
240x320

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