The BlackBerry Curve 3G-9300-Graphite Grey is a GSM business cum multimedia phone that possesses a TFT LCD screen (320X240 pixels) for a crisp display and an on-screen LED indicator. The internet connectivity features consist of a 3G network support and a GPRS Class 10, 48 kbps connection for speedy internet access. The handset supports a connectivity email feature and A-GPS with BlackBerry Maps, which is useful for tracking your location while driving and travelling. The 9300 also consists of a 256 MB internal memory and an impressive battery backup. Design and build quality Available in an elegant graphite grey colour, this handset has a bar type form factor. Its lightweight of 104 grams and compact 60 x 109 x 13.9 mm dimensions enable the user to carry it conveniently. The QWERTY keypad comes with a backlighting feature and a touch sensitive optical track pad for quick texting and easy navigation/scrolling. Now view images and videos in high quality on the 2.46 inch (6.2 cm) TFT LCD Screen with a QVGA, 320 x 240 pixels resolution and a 65K colours display. The screen is light sensitive in nature and has an LED indicator as well. Camera Features Enjoy continuous video recording feature supported by the primary 2 Megapixel camera with fixed focus included in the phone. Hardware Specifications The included operating system in the BlackBerry Curve 3G-9300 is BlackBerry 5. The internal memory consists of a 256 MB RAM which can be extended up to 32 GB through a microSD card slot. Besides a 2 GB memory card has been included free with the smartphone. The 9300 has an email support and supports a 3G network with advanced HDSPA technology for unbelievable internet surfing and downloading speeds. The wireless Wi-Fi 802.11 connectivity gives you hassle free internet access anywhere. Other compatible networks are GPRS Class 10, 48 kbps and EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps. There is also a Bluetooth v2.1 feature and Micro USB v2 connectivity option available along with a USB tethering support. The A-GPS feature comes with BlackBerry Maps for accurate direction and location finding. Listen to your favourite music through the in-built 3.5 mm audio jack. Multimedia features The music player in the handset comes with dedicated music keys and supports all well known file formats. There is also a video player (MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV9) and MP3, MIDI, 32 polyphonic ringtones for fun. The BlackBerry Curve model is integrated with important applications like Facebook, Twitter and BlackBerry Messenger along with other easily accessible BlackBerry applications. Productivity Features This BlackBerry phone functions on the highly efficient BlackBerry 5 OS. For professionals, business features such as push mail and instant messaging have been included too. The phone also has a user-selectable font size and a password protection feature for security. Power Management The 1150 mAh Li-Ion battery gives a powerful backup and can support up to 29 hours of constant music playback. Moreover, it gives a talktime of 4 hrs (2G), 5 hrs (3G) and a standby time of 456 hrs (2G), 348 hrs (3G).