The BlackBerry Curve 9310 packs the best of BlackBerry into a small package - all designed for social.

- Adam Zeis , CrackBerry 

Reviews summary

5/10AVG.
RATING
Based on 5 reviews

RIM’s BlackBerry Curve 9310 is a simple candybar-type CDMA phone that’s built to let users enjoy some of the best messaging features available on any mobile device. Whether you’re a texting junkie or an e-mail buff, you’ll find plenty to love in the BlackBerry Curve 9310.

For starters, it comes with a built-in QWERTY keyboard and optical trackpad combination that should make it easy to navigate the menus and applications in BlackBerry OS 7.1. There should be little to no lag at all in switching between apps given that there’s an 800MHz Qualcomm processor tasked with handling all computing duties. And you should be able to access all kinds of data no matter where you are through a variety of connectivity options such as microUSB, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and even NFC.

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Outside of work applications, the BlackBerry Curve 9310 proves to be quite capable as well, what with it having a built-in FM radio, music player, and 3-megapixel camera with LED flash that can capture not only still images but also video. The camera also comes with several special features such as face detection, image stabilization, scene mode, and geo-tagging. And all of the recorded media can of course be viewed on the 2.4-inch 320x240 LCD screen.

The included 1450mAh battery on the BlackBerry Curve 9310 is good for up to 8 hours of talk time or about 3 weeks of standby time. So if you’re interested in using a handy messaging device that won’t have you scrambling to get to a wall outlet several times a day, this one’s worth a look.

Need to Know: BlackBerry Curve 9310

1. Comes with the latest version of the BlackBerry software pre-installed. (The Good)

2. Built-in battery is long-lasting and easily replaceable in the event of a malfunction. (The Good)

3. Only works with CDMA networks and does not support GSM. (The Bad)

4. Many hardware features are outdated. (The Bad)


Specs summary

Screen
2.44"

The BlackBerry Curve 9310's screen is 2.44 inches with 320 x 240 pixels resolution.

Processor
800MHz

There is a Qualcomm MSM8655 800 MHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the BlackBerry 7.1 operating system (OS).

Camera
3+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 3+ megapixel camera. There's no secondary front camera.
Storage
512 MB

Internal memory is 512 MB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1450mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1450 mAh battery. BlackBerry's performance ratings are 18 days standby time, 480 minutes (2G).


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Reviews summary

5/10AVG.
RATING
Based on 5 reviews

RIM’s BlackBerry Curve 9310 is a simple candybar-type CDMA phone that’s built to let users enjoy some of the best messaging features available on any mobile device. Whether you’re a texting junkie or an e-mail buff, you’ll find plenty to love in the BlackBerry Curve 9310.

For starters, it comes with a built-in QWERTY keyboard and optical trackpad combination that should make it easy to navigate the menus and applications in BlackBerry OS 7.1. There should be little to no lag at all in switching between apps given that there’s an 800MHz Qualcomm processor tasked with handling all computing duties. And you should be able to access all kinds of data no matter where you are through a variety of connectivity options such as microUSB, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and even NFC.

Show more

Outside of work applications, the BlackBerry Curve 9310 proves to be quite capable as well, what with it having a built-in FM radio, music player, and 3-megapixel camera with LED flash that can capture not only still images but also video. The camera also comes with several special features such as face detection, image stabilization, scene mode, and geo-tagging. And all of the recorded media can of course be viewed on the 2.4-inch 320x240 LCD screen.

The included 1450mAh battery on the BlackBerry Curve 9310 is good for up to 8 hours of talk time or about 3 weeks of standby time. So if you’re interested in using a handy messaging device that won’t have you scrambling to get to a wall outlet several times a day, this one’s worth a look.

Need to Know: BlackBerry Curve 9310

1. Comes with the latest version of the BlackBerry software pre-installed. (The Good)

2. Built-in battery is long-lasting and easily replaceable in the event of a malfunction. (The Good)

3. Only works with CDMA networks and does not support GSM. (The Bad)

4. Many hardware features are outdated. (The Bad)

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Reviews (5/10 Avg. rating)


Small size, socially awesome and great pricing

from CrackBerry ( )

Overall I really do like the BlackBerry Curve 9310. It's a great social device and the Boost plans are really tough to beat. It makes a great 2nd device for the smartphone hoarder and an awesome entry device for anyone looking to try BlackBerry for the first time. I think the plans, Boost service an... More

Overall I really do like the BlackBerry Curve 9310. It's a great social device and the Boost plans are really tough to beat. It makes a great 2nd device for the smartphone hoarder and an awesome entry device for anyone looking to try BlackBerry for the first time. I think the plans, Boost service and the device itself will entice many new users to try it out and many existing users to change over for OS 7.1. If you're looking for a higher-end device, then you'll most certainly want to check out something like the Bold 9900. The Bold 9900 offers a more refined design, much better keyboard and a higher resolution screen. The Curve 9310 is geared toward those looking for an entry-level BlackBerry or the availability of prepaid plans that Boost has to offer.

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8/10

Comfortable to use and is light weight

from Berry Review ( )

Overall the device is comfortable to use and is light weight combined with a low monthly plan, and a decent camera that snaps good pictures to share via twitter, Facebook, etc. You really can’t go wrong if you are in a budget and want to stay connected with a device that does both social, and... More

Overall the device is comfortable to use and is light weight combined with a low monthly plan, and a decent camera that snaps good pictures to share via twitter, Facebook, etc. You really can’t go wrong if you are in a budget and want to stay connected with a device that does both social, and emailing.

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Low price and good call quality

from PhoneArena ( )

The most attractive aspect of the BlackBerry Curve 9310 is its low $49 contract price. But for the same amount, you can get an Android smartphone, such as the LG Lucid, which is capable of a lot more and can run on Verizon’s 4G LTE network. At this point, we don’t see much interest in th... More

The most attractive aspect of the BlackBerry Curve 9310 is its low $49 contract price. But for the same amount, you can get an Android smartphone, such as the LG Lucid, which is capable of a lot more and can run on Verizon’s 4G LTE network. At this point, we don’t see much interest in the BlackBerry Curve 9310, as it just doesn’t stand up to the competition, except for those individuals specifically looking for a low priced BlackBerry.

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5/10

Still the same ho-hum handset you can expect from RIM, but for a no-contract BlackBerry, it's reliable and makes texting a breeze

from Cnet ( )

Though it's certainly no game changer, the Curve 9310 is a reliable device that sticks to what BlackBerry devotees (however few and far between) come to love. Its familiar portrait keyboard, complete with touch-pad navigation, is still easy to use and makes texting a walk in the park. Call quality w... More

Though it's certainly no game changer, the Curve 9310 is a reliable device that sticks to what BlackBerry devotees (however few and far between) come to love. Its familiar portrait keyboard, complete with touch-pad navigation, is still easy to use and makes texting a walk in the park. Call quality was perfectly satisfactory and audio from the speaker was impressive. And if you're to keen on high specs, the phone's 3.2 megapixel camera is enough to get by.

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6/10

Phone issues

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I got this phone from a friend turned it on and can't use it the phone locks and turns on but I can't do anything with it when it turns on a loading screen shows and does not go away and it stops me from calling texting I can't add numbers or get into the menu! Please help!!!

I got this phone from a friend turned it on and can't use it the phone locks and turns on but I can't do anything with it when it turns on a loading screen shows and does not go away and it stops me from calling texting I can't add numbers or get into the menu! Please help!!!

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1/10