BlackBerry Curve 8530 Black for Sprint

The BlackBerry Curve 8530 for Sprint features technology upgrades from its predecessors including 3G, a memory card slot that supports up to 32 GB microSD memory cards (2 GB card pre-installed), dedicated media control keys on the top of the phone, and an optical trackpad. Replacing the traditional trackball, the touch-sensitive optical trackpad technology offers the same navigational function as the trackball but is more reliable, flatter, and quieter. Of course, the Curve 8530 also has social networking capabilities with your favorite apps pre-loaded. It also has GPS with Sprint Navigation capability and a 2 megapixel camera/ camcorder with multimedia messaging support. Get the new WiFi-enabled BlackBerry Curve 8530 today!



BlackBerry Curve 8530 Black Highlights & Specs

  • Touch-sensitive Optical Trackpad Technology For Navigation
  • Dedicated Media Keys On Top For Easy Access To Music and Video Controls
  • Surf The Internet At Broadband-like Speeds With A Wi-Fi Hotspot Or 3G Data Connection
  • BlackBerry App World Ready With Many Popular Apps Pre-loaded Including Facebook, Flickr, and More
  • Store Music, Videos, Photos and More With Up To A 32 GB microSD Memory Card (2 GB Card Included)
  • Go Anywhere With GPS and Sprint Navigation Capability
  • 2 Megapixel Camera/ Camcorder Is Great For Recording Memorable Moments On-the-go
  • BlackBerry Media Player Supports Sprint TV, Sprint Football Live, Pandora and More
  • Connect Now With Voice Call, Text, Email, Social Networking Apps, Picture Messaging, IM, and More
  • A NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile Capable Phone, A FREE App From Sprint
  • PlayBook Compatible



  • Software Included-Desktop Manager software v5.0
  • Additional Items Included-Battery, Wall Charger, Micro-USB Cable, 2 GB microSD, BlackBerry Desktop CD, Quick Reference Guide
  • Camera Megapixels-2.0 Megapixels
  • Camera (Front)-No
  • GPS Capable-Yes
  • Email-Yes
  • WiFi-Yes
  • 4G-No
  • 3G-Yes
  • Display-2.5" Diagonal, 320 x 240 Pixels, 65,000 Color QVGA Display
  • Operating System-BlackBerry OS 5.0 Software
  • Built-In Memory-128 MB Flash Memory
  • Dimensions-4.3" x 2.4" x 0.5"
  • Weight-3.9 oz
  • Battery Type-Li-Ion
  • Standby Time-Up To 10.5 Days
  • Talk Time-Up To 5.4 Hours
  • Text Messaging (SMS)-Yes, Send and Receive Text Messages
  • Instant Messaging-Yes, IM Chat With Your Favorite Instant Messenger Applications
  • HTML Web Browsing-Yes, Surf The Web
  • Multimedia Messaging-Yes, Send and Receive Picture and Video Messages
  • MP3 Player-Yes, Music Player With Dedicated Controls and Support For Pandora, Sprint Music Store, and More
  • MP3 Ringtones-Yes
  • Streaming Multimedia Support-Yes, Watch Streaming Media Including Support For Sprint TV, Sprint Football Live, and More
  • Games-Yes, Downloadable
  • Customizable Graphics-Yes
  • Custom Ringtones-Yes
  • Polyphonic Ringtones-Yes
  • Picture Caller ID-Yes
  • Ringer Profiles-Yes
  • Twitter-Yes, Downloadable
  • MySpace-Yes, Pre-loaded
  • Photo Apps-Yes, Pre-loaded
  • Facebook-Yes, Pre-loaded
  • App Store-Yes, Supports Blackberry App World
  • Video Capture / Camcorder-Yes, Record Video Clips To Share With Friends and Families
  • Camera-Yes, 2.0 Megapixel Camera/ Camcorder To Record Memories On-the-go
  • Zoom-Yes, 5x Digital Zoom
  • Attachment Viewing (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)-Yes, Review Documents On-the-go
  • Bluetooth Wireless Technology-Yes, Bluetooth v2.0 Connects To Devices Wirelessly, Like Car Kits, Computers, Headsets and More
  • QWERTY Keyboard-Yes, Full QWERTY For Fast, Accurate Typing and New Optical Trackpad For Navigation
  • Bluetooth Stereo Headset (A2DP)-Yes, Stream Music To Stereo Bluetooth-enabled Headset (Not Included)
  • PC Synchronization-Yes, Over-the-air Or With Included Micro-USB Cable
  • Upgradeable-Yes, Client and Network-intiated Software Updates Over-the-air
  • Voice-driven Menus-Yes, Independent Voice Commands To Navigate Contacts, Place Calls, and Get Information
  • Attachment Viewing and Editing (Word, Excel)-Yes, Edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Files Via Documents To Go
  • Alarm-Yes
  • Calculator-Yes
  • Calendar-Yes
  • Color-Black
  • Voice-activated Dialing-Yes
  • Speakerphone-Yes
  • Vibrate-Yes
  • Style-Candy Bar
  • To-Do List-Yes
  • PDA Device-Yes
  • Compatible Carrier-Sprint
  • Data Download Speed-EVDO Rev. 0
  • Network Compatibility-CDMA 800, 1900
  • Standard 3.5mm Stereo Headset Jack-Yes
  • Micro-USB Port-Yes
  • Expandable Memory Capacity-Yes, Store More Photos, Music and Videos With Up To A 32 GB microSD Card (2 GB Card Included)
  • Multiple Numbers Per Name-Yes
  • Predictive Text Entry-Yes
  • 3G Data Speeds-Yes, Where Available
  • TTY Compatible-Yes
  • Ringtone Types Supported-MP3, WAV, MIDI, SP-MIDI
  • Hearing Aid Compatible-Yes, M4/ T4
  • Device Supports Sprint Everything Plans-Yes
  • Device Supports Blackberry Plans-Yes
  • Device Supports Add-on Line Upgrade Plans-Yes
  • Device Supports Add-on Line Plans-Yes
  • Available For Purchase Without Service Plan-Yes
  • Early Termination Fee-Up To $200.00
  • Sprint GPS Plan Options-Yes
  • Sprint BlackBerry Plan Options-Yes
  • Sprint Messaging Plan Options-Yes
  • Sprint TeleNav Plan Options-Yes
  • Sprint Voice Plan Options-Yes
  • Sprint Data Pro Pack Plan Options-Yes
  • Required Phone Feature-Yes, A Sprint Everything Plan May Be Required


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