Updating blackberry curve 8330
Battery life took a hit at just 4 hours and 16 minutes of talk time.
That's about half an hour less than the Verizon version and on the low end of acceptable.
Sprint's version has a smooth back cover, which pops off neatly and conceals an easy-to-access micro SD card slot (my 16GB San Disk card worked fine); there is also 111MB of internal storage.
A standard-size 3.5mm headphone jack makes finding upgraded earbuds simple.
Please consider upgrading to a newer device by logging in to My Verizon, or visit the Black Berry site for support or the Verizon Community where you can post your question to find answers.
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The 2.5-inch 320-by-240-pixel LCD looks a little out of date these days, but RIM's new UI graphics help.
The keyboard is one of the best I've tried in this style.
The Web browser is still way too sluggish for desktop page rendering; twice, even WAP pages froze while loading and never finished.It will for sure get the OS 5.0 update as well - they must have left it off by accident. The information you are seeking is no longer available because Verizon no longer supports your device.Since this is a Sprint handset, you get Sprint TV, NFL Mobile Live, NASCAR Sprint Cup, and Sprint Navigation.
I don't usually compare plans in phone reviews, but Sprint phones tend to run about to cheaper per month than equivalent Verizon versions once you pile on the features; that holds true with the Curve 8530.
but now we officially know which devices are getting the update thanks to a new knowledge base article on Black Berry's website. In order to optimize the Black Berry smartphone user experience with Black Berry Device Software 5.0, Black Berry smartphones must have more than 64MB of memory to support this version of Black Berry Device Software.