|NOW COMPARING||Nokia 5230 Nuron||BlackBerry Curve 8520|
|Expert Rating||3.5 out of 5||3.5 out of 5|
|User Rating||(99 User reviews)||(37 User reviews)|
The Nokia 5230 Nuron has free maps and voice-guide navigation via Ovi Maps, 3G, and excellent call quality, all at an affordable price. It's also the first Nokia smartphone with a U.S. carrier to offer access to the Ovi Store. Read More...
The RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520 features a responsive optical trackpad and dedicated media controls. The smartphone also offers Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a 2-megapixel camera, and good call quality. Read More...
The Nuron lacks Wi-Fi and a document viewer. Its user interface is clunky and confusing, and we wish it had a capacitive touch screen. No flash for the camera. Read More...
Lacks 3G support and GPS. You can only save downloaded apps to the phone's main memory. Read More...
|CNET Bottom Line||
The Nokia 5230 Nuron for T-Mobile isn't the most advanced or fastest smartphone on the market, but budget-conscious customers will find an incredible deal here. Read More...
The RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520 is a sleek entry-level smartphone that delivers some nice design enhancements and great performance. While available directly from T-Mobile, Wal-Mart offers the better value on the smartphone. Read More...
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|Release Date||March 24, 0010||August 05, 2009|
|Operating System||BlackBerry 6 OS|
|Carrier Contract Price||$0.01||$199.99|
|Best Price Found|
|Average Used Price||$105.00||$94.00|
|# Active Listings||2 (Browse Listings)||53 (Browse Listings)|
|Display Resolution||640 X 360||240 X 320|
|Screen Size||3.2 inches||2.46 inches|
|Pixel Density||ppi||152 ppi|
|Camera Quality||2 megapixels||2 megapixels|
|Maximum Video Resolution|
|Front Facing Camera|
|Dimensions||4.4" x 2.0" x 0.6"||4.29" x 2.36" x 0.55"|
|CPU Spec||Single CPU||512 MHz|
|# CPU Cores||Core||Single Core|
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|Battery Technology||Li Ion|
|Talk Time||4 hours||4 hours|
|Battery Capacity||900 mAh||1150 mAh|
|Standby Time||240 hours||408 hours|