T-Mobile’s BlackBerry Curve 9360, which was announced to the public back in August 23, 2011, is all set to hit the market on the 28th day of September 2011. The BlackBerry Curve 9360 is already the fourth mobile by T-Mobile that will be using the new BlackBerry 7 operating system the first three are the BlackBerry Bold 9900, the BlackBerry Torch 9860 and the BlackBerry Torch 9810. T-Mobiles latest smartphone is a slim phone that is meant for the younger market. With dimensions of 109 x 60 x 11 mm and a weight of 99 gm, the BlackBerry Curve 9360 is the most stylish and sleekest smartphone from T-Mobile.
Just like earlier T-Mobile Curve smartphones, the BlackBerry Curve 9360 still has the exact same type of keyboard and optical trackpad. The 5 megapixel camera, which can capture images and videos with a 2592 x 1944 resolution and has a Geo-tagging feature, is placed at the rear of the smart phone. The camera button can be located at the side together with the volume control button all the buttons are rubberized and does not stand out that much. This time, T-Mobile placed the headphone socket at the top of the smartphone, which is probably going to be more convenient for the users who love putting their BlackBerry on the pockets while listening to music. The display, on the other hand, has a 2.44-inch of TFT screen with a 480 x 360 resolution.
As mentioned above, the BlackBerry Curve 9360 will operate using the updated BlackBerry 7 operating system. With is an 800 MHz processor CPU and a 512 MB RAM memory. There is nothing new with the updated operating system aside from the improve speed. The BlackBerry Curve 9360 will also still have the BlackBerry 7 Webkit browser. Unfortunately, despite being the Webkit browser being more improved, it has the tendency to be slow. It can lag and freeze while loading the full versions of websites and the images take a while to display. Nevertheless, the messaging features of the BlackBerry are still as amazing like before. The improvements in the operating system will enable users to conveniently switch between the BlackBerry Messenger 6, e-mail and SMS at will. The integration of Facebook and Twitter are also noteworthy.
The media section of the Curve 9360 is also amazing as it allow the users to flick through the music tracks easily despite the hit-and-miss navigation in the trackpad. Users would not also have any hard time looking for their favorite music track as they would be able to locate it quickly. Despite not a smartphone meant for video marathon, the BlackBerry Curve 9360 provides high-quality videos that load fast. It would not have a touch screen feature like most smartphones in the market. Nonetheless, the BlackBerry Curve 9360 has the capacity to match up against smartphones within its price bracket. The BlackBerry Curve 9360 will be available in colors black and merlot (which will be released on October 12).