Curve 8520 VS Epix

The Samsung Epix has better specifications than the BlackBerry Curve 8520

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BlackBerry Curve 8520 VS Samsung Epix

 
Curve 8520 Epix
 
The BlackBerry Curve 8520 and the Samsung Epix are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
0
The Curve 8520 is thicker at 13.9mm
2
The Epix is thinner at 13mm
Smaller Size (CC)
2
The Curve 8520 has a smaller cubic volume of 1420406.25
0
The Epix has a greater cubic volume of 1437312.5
Less Weight
2
The Curve 8520 lighter at 106 grams
0
The Epix heavier at 125 grams
Screen Viewability
0
The Curve 8520 features a smaller 2.46" display
2
The Epix features a bigger 2.5" display
Pixel Density
0
The Curve 8520 has lower pixel density at 163 ppi
2
The Epix has a higher pixel density at 181 ppi
Newer
1
The Curve 8520 is newer and was released on 07/2009
0
The Epix is older and was released on 10/2008
Standby Time
1
The Curve 8520 can last more around 408 hours
0
The Epix can last less around 340 hours
Talk Time
0
The Curve 8520 can last less around 4 hours
2
The Epix can last more around 7 hours
Camera
1
The Epix has a 2mp camera
1
The Epix has a 2mp camera
Total Points
7 9
Total Score
44% 56%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the BlackBerry Curve 8520 and the Samsung Epix to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Samsung Epix has better specifications than the BlackBerry Curve 8520. Note that the Curve 8520 has internal storage compared to 256 mb internal storage found in the Epix currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the BlackBerry Curve 8520 or the Samsung Epix

Availability

Announced on
July 2009 October 2008
Available
August 2009 October 2008

Battery

Capacity
1150 mAh 1800 mAh
Standby Time
408 hours 340 hours
Talk Time
4 hours 7 hours
Type
Lithum Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Speed
- 624MHz

Camera

Main
2mp (1600x1200) 2mp (1600x1200)
Video
320x240 YES

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
2.0 (A2DP) 2.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
Class 10, 236.8 kbps Class 10, 236.8 kbps
GPRS
Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
GPS
- YES
HSCSD
HSDPA 3.6 Mbps
USB
microUSB 2.0
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g

Display

Colors
65.5 thousand 65.5 thousand
Resolution
320x240 pixels 320x320 pixels
Size
2.46 inches 2.5 inches
Type
TFT TFT resistive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
- HSDPA 850, 1900, 2100
Alias
- SGH i907
Form Factor
Candybar Candybar
Price Range
$150-$300 -

Memory

Call record
- Unlimited
Card Slot
microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 16GB
Internal
- 256 mb
Phonebook
- Unlimited entries
Ram
- 150MB

Operating System

Type
BlackBerry OS Windows Mobile
Version
- 6.1

Other Features

Physical keyboard
- YES
Web Browser
- WAP 2.0 / HTML

Size and Weight

Depth
13.9 mm (0.54 inches) 13.0 mm (0.51 inches)
Height
109.0 mm (4.25 inches) 116.0 mm (4.52 inches)
Weight
106 grams (3.7 ounces) 125 grams (4.4 ounces)
Width
60.0 mm (2.34 inches) 61.0 mm (2.38 inches)