Curve 8520 VS Z558

The BlackBerry Curve 8520 has better specifications than the Sony Ericsson Z558

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BlackBerry Curve 8520 VS Sony Ericsson Z558

 
Curve 8520 Z558
 
The BlackBerry Curve 8520 and the Sony Ericsson Z558 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
2
The Curve 8520 is thinner at 13.9mm
0
The Z558 is thicker at 20.5mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The Curve 8520 has a greater cubic volume of 1420406.25
2
The Z558 has a smaller cubic volume of 1275244.140625
Less Weight
0
The Curve 8520 heavier at 106 grams
2
The Z558 lighter at 93 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The Curve 8520 features a bigger 2.46" display
0
The Z558 features a smaller 1.9" display
Pixel Density
2
The Curve 8520 has a higher pixel density at 163 ppi
0
The Z558 has lower pixel density at 148 ppi
Newer
1
The Curve 8520 is newer and was released on 07/2009
0
The Z558 is older and was released on 09/2006
Standby Time
1
The Curve 8520 can last more around 408 hours
0
The Z558 can last less around 400 hours
Talk Time
0
The Curve 8520 can last less around 4 hours
2
The Z558 can last more around 7 hours
Camera
2
The Z558 has a 2mp camera
0
The Z558 has a 1mp camera
Total Points
10 6
Total Score
63% 38%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the BlackBerry Curve 8520 and the Sony Ericsson Z558 to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the BlackBerry Curve 8520 has better specifications than the Sony Ericsson Z558, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the BlackBerry Curve 8520. Note that the Curve 8520 has internal storage compared to 18 MB internal storage found in the Z558 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 Sony Ericsson Z558

Availability

Announced on
July 2009 September 2006
Available
August 2009 December 2006

Battery

Capacity
1150 mAh -
Standby Time
408 hours 400 hours
Talk Time
4 hours 7 hours
Type
Lithum Ion -

Camera

Main
2mp (1600x1200) 1mp (1280x1024)
Video
320x240 -

Connectivity & Data

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

Display

Colors
65.5 thousand 256.0 thousand
Resolution
320x240 pixels 176x220 pixels
Size
2.46 inches 1.9 inches
Type
TFT TFT touchscreen
Type
TFT -

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 900, 1800, 1900
Form Factor
Candybar Clamshell
Price Range
$150-$300 -

Memory

Call record
- 30 received, dialed and missed calls
Card Slot
microSD, up to 32GB Memory Stick Micro (M2)
Internal
- 18 MB
Phonebook
- 1000 entries

Operating System

Type
BlackBerry OS -

Other Features

Web Browser
- WAP 2.0/HTML (NetFront), RSS reader

Size and Weight

Depth
13.9 mm (0.54 inches) 20.5 mm (0.80 inches)
Height
109.0 mm (4.25 inches) 87.5 mm (3.41 inches)
Weight
106 grams (3.7 ounces) 93 grams (3.3 ounces)
Width
60.0 mm (2.34 inches) 45.5 mm (1.77 inches)