Aura VS Curve 8330

The Motorola Aura has better specifications than the BlackBerry Curve 8330

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Motorola Aura VS BlackBerry Curve 8330

 
Aura Curve 8330
 
The Motorola Aura and the BlackBerry Curve 8330 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 Aura is thicker at 18.6mm
2
The Curve 8330 is thinner at 15mm
Smaller Size (CC)
2
The Aura has a smaller cubic volume of 1340490.375
0
The Curve 8330 has a greater cubic volume of 1524046.875
Less Weight
0
The Aura heavier at 141 grams
2
The Curve 8330 lighter at 113 grams
Screen Viewability
0
The Aura features a smaller 1.55" display
2
The Curve 8330 features a bigger 2.5" display
Pixel Density
2
The Aura has a higher pixel density at 310 ppi
0
The Curve 8330 has lower pixel density at 160 ppi
Newer
1
The Aura is newer and was released on 10/2008
0
The Curve 8330 is older and was released on 09/2007
Standby Time
1
The Aura can last more around 410 hours
0
The Curve 8330 can last less around 264 hours
Talk Time
2
The Aura can last more around 7.5 hours
0
The Curve 8330 can last less around 4.5 hours
Camera
1
The Curve 8330 has a 2mp camera
1
The Curve 8330 has a 2mp camera
Total Points
9 7
Total Score
56% 44%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Motorola Aura and the BlackBerry Curve 8330 to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Motorola Aura has better specifications than the BlackBerry Curve 8330. Note that the Aura has 2 GB internal storage compared to 96MB internal storage found in the Curve 8330 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 Motorola Aura or the BlackBerry Curve 8330

Availability

Announced on
October 2008 September 2007
Available
December 2008 September 2007

Battery

Capacity
810 mAh 1150 mAh
Standby Time
410 hours 264 hours
Talk Time
8 hours 5 hours
Type
Lithum Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Speed
- 312MHz
Type
- XScale PXA272

Camera

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

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
2.0 (A2DP) 2.0 A2DP
EDGE
Class 12 -
GPRS
Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps -
HSCSD
- Rev. 0, up to 153.2 Kbps
USB
2.0 microUSB 2.0

Display

Colors
16.8 million 65.5 thousand
Resolution
480 pixels 320x240 pixels
Size
1.55 inches 2.5 inches
Type
TFT TFT

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 CDMA 800, 1900
Form Factor
Swivel -
Price Range
$500+ $150-$300

Memory

Call record
30 received, dialed and missed calls YES
Card Slot
- microSD, up to 4GB
Internal
2 GB 96MB
Phonebook
1000 entries Unlimited entries

Operating System

Type
- BlackBerry OS

Other Features

Physical keyboard
- YES
Web Browser
- HTML

Size and Weight

Depth
18.6 mm (0.73 inches) 15.0 mm (0.59 inches)
Height
96.9 mm (3.78 inches) 106.6 mm (4.16 inches)
Weight
141 grams (4.9 ounces) 113 grams (4.0 ounces)
Width
47.6 mm (1.86 inches) 61.0 mm (2.38 inches)