1. JRSCCivic98's Avatar
    Verizon and RIM Announce BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330 | BerryReview.com

    Interesting that they'd include 3G in the name all of a sudden...

    Can anyone tell me why?
    09-14-10 11:34 AM
  2. bighap's Avatar
    Seeing that this is merely a "refresh" of the 8530(which had 3G) maybe the Storm 2 refresh will be called the Storm 2 3G.
    Last edited by bighap; 09-14-10 at 11:52 AM.
    09-14-10 11:40 AM
  3. Mistik's Avatar
    It used to be Rev A and now its REV B, so slightly faster.
    09-14-10 11:50 AM
  4. JRSCCivic98's Avatar
    It used to be Rev A and now its REV B, so slightly faster.
    Nope. The 9330 is still a Rev. A device. Maybe it's for the $30.00 that it'll cost after rebate. lol

    I'm glad to see a good/realistic price point for handsets of this caliber. lol
    09-14-10 12:14 PM
  5. lnichols's Avatar
    It doesn't even come with OS 6, its OS 6 ready!?!? So are they having so many issues with OS 6 that they can't even release a phone that's only coming out because OS 6 wont run on the device its refreshing? Really sad that any new blackberry coming out after the torch isn't getting 6, and could show that there are issues.
    09-14-10 01:47 PM
  6. fecurtis's Avatar
    It doesn't even come with OS 6, its OS 6 ready!?!? So are they having so many issues with OS 6 that they can't even release a phone that's only coming out because OS 6 wont run on the device its refreshing? Really sad that any new blackberry coming out after the torch isn't getting 6, and could show that there are issues.
    If you are going to buy a 9330 you could find out...6.0 has already leaked for the phone.
    09-14-10 01:49 PM
  7. Username00089's Avatar
    Off-Topic: Just noticed, congrats on the mod job Civic
    09-14-10 01:58 PM
  8. avt123's Avatar
    It used to be Rev A and now its REV B, so slightly faster.
    Verizon only supports Rev A and Rev 0. I;m not sure if any CDMA carrier has Rev B active. I believe there was a rumor that the Chinese CDMA carrier might.
    09-14-10 02:44 PM
  9. valorian's Avatar
    It doesn't even come with OS 6, its OS 6 ready!?!? So are they having so many issues with OS 6 that they can't even release a phone that's only coming out because OS 6 wont run on the device its refreshing? Really sad that any new blackberry coming out after the torch isn't getting 6, and could show that there are issues.
    This isn't coming with OS6 because Verizon is still testing OS6. Once Verizon desides which release they want it will become available.
    09-14-10 03:03 PM
  10. K Bear's Avatar
    Originally the 3G was thought to coincide with the 9300 being the first 3G Curve for GSM carriers. RIM may have just carried this over to the CDMA version as well.
    09-14-10 03:55 PM
  11. Xopher's Avatar
    Sounds like they are just keeping the names the same - less confusion that way.
    09-14-10 04:03 PM
  12. Dsmithjr's Avatar
    If they'd put the 480x360 screen and better camera on that, I'd pick one up. For some reason, that Curve model seems more solid than the 9650 Bold.
    09-14-10 07:18 PM
  13. Mistik's Avatar
    Verizon only supports Rev A and Rev 0. I;m not sure if any CDMA carrier has Rev B active. I believe there was a rumor that the Chinese CDMA carrier might.
    oooops, my error I meant rev 0 and its now rev A. The 8530 is Rev O
    09-15-10 12:25 AM
  14. aNYthing24's Avatar
    In addition to Rev A, it has 512 MB of RAM which is pretty nice. No WiFi N, though.

    BlackBerry - Curve 9300 Phone - New BlackBerry Curve 3G Smartphone
    09-15-10 12:33 AM
  15. thymaster's Avatar
    I think RIM is getting ready for 4G so they are modifying their marketing names, setting up for the next generation curve to be 4G LTE ready.
    09-15-10 12:39 AM
  16. phonejunky's Avatar
    RIM might have names it 3G because they simply got tired of making ridiculous numbered names for all these devices they release. Keeping it simple is good for everyone.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    09-15-10 05:11 AM
  17. JRSCCivic98's Avatar
    oooops, my error I meant rev 0 and its now rev A. The 8530 is Rev O
    In addition to Rev A, it has 512 MB of RAM which is pretty nice. No WiFi N, though.

    BlackBerry - Curve 9300 Phone - New BlackBerry Curve 3G Smartphone
    Rev.0 was already 3G. Look on the back of any 8830 and you'll see Qualcomm CDMA 3G written on it. Rev.A was technically 3.5G.
    09-15-10 11:45 AM
  18. BlackBerryBiker's Avatar
    New Curve....groundbreaking stuff RIM, what's next a RIM Idol contest? Somebody wake me when I should care.
    09-15-10 05:43 PM
  19. TERRY_BUTLER's Avatar
    I wish they would make or at least say something that would make me say wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!now thats what im talkin bout!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    09-16-10 04:15 PM
  20. dchawk81's Avatar
    I wish they would make or at least say something that would make me say wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!now thats what im talkin bout!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Unfortunately, that would require innovation and forward-thinking.
    09-19-10 11:02 PM
  21. Username00089's Avatar
    Originally the 3G was thought to coincide with the 9300 being the first 3G Curve for GSM carriers. RIM may have just carried this over to the CDMA version as well.
    I think RIM is getting ready for 4G so they are modifying their marketing names, setting up for the next generation curve to be 4G LTE ready.
    Both these answers make the best sense. I'm leaning more towards the first theory though. I don't know what else they could have named it.
    09-21-10 01:58 AM
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