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BlackBerry Curve 9220

Blackberry is known for phones that are suitable more for work than play here in the Philippines. The same can be said about the Blackberry Curve models. Among these, the Blackberry Curve 9220 is up as a cheap, minimalistic phone. The Blackberry Curve 9220 is simple in its functions yet practical for everyday basic communication. Find out more about the Blackberry Curve 9220 in Philippines here.

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Blackberry Curve 9220 in The Philippines

The first thing you will realise about the Blackberry Curve 9220 is the extremely bright screen even on lower settings. This can be a plus point in many cases as bright screens are always welcomed. On the outside, the cover is glossy plastic and its screen size sits at 2.44 inches. For its cheap price, this is pretty good. You also get the standard Blackberry QWERTY keyboard with physical buttons. For those of you who are more used to touchscreen keyboards, you may have to get used to the Blackberry Curve 9220’s buttons.

What’s inside?

The Blackberry Curve 9220 is not one to boast on its specs. This humble device comes with a mini-SIM card, optical trackpad and microSD storage up to 32GB. As for RAM, you get 512MB with 512MB ROM. The Blackberry Curve 9220 runs on the Blackberry OS 7.1. With these specs, you get basic functions to get things done. As for the camera, you get a rear 2MP shooter that works well for emergency shots or a quick snap of important details.

Other specs

For a phone made in 2012, the Blackberry Curve 9220 is impressive to have accelerometer, proximity and compass sensors. You also get the basics such as Wi-fi connectivity, Bluetooth, SMS, Email, radio, MP3 player, microUSB 2.0 and HTML browser. It comes in a few colours, namely Black, Fuchsia Pink, Pure White, Teal Blue – the most common of which is black. The phone is lightweight and its small size allows for maximum portability.

As a basic smartphone for work, the Blackberry Curve 9220 does what it is required to. Organize your daily, weekly and monthly tasks for higher efficiency. Overall, you get a device that is not big on specs, but is a great help in a time of need. Use it as a backup phone or as a secondary smartphone for work. Get the Blackberry Curve 9220 on iprice today and compare prices with all the merchants online with the best discounts. What are you waiting for? Get shopping today!

Expert Reviews

Reviewed on 2013-07-05
BlackBerry put forward its new phone BlackBerry Curve 9220 in market. It is bestselling middle range phone, present in the market, at just Rs 10,990. It's cheapest phone by Blackberry and creates boon for the young crowd who use BlackBerry Messenger as if...
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Reviewed on 2012-08-21
Let's face it current times are hard. The world economy is still unstable and more people are looking to make practical and sensible choices. They want value for money but at the same time something that's not “cheap”.I spent a few days with the Blackberr...
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Reviewed on 2012-07-27
Good battery life, Quick Social Network sharing, Compact Design, Budget phone,  Low Camera quality, Small Screen, No Wifi Hotspot and No Flash
Introduction:Blackberry Curve 9220 is yet another mid range mobile phone model released in India recently. The phone is launched with higher variant of similar series Blackberry Curve 9320. Both phones are equipped with all features and support that you n...
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Reviewed on 2012-07-04
The latest addition to the BlackBerry family is targeting youngsters with dedicated buttons for BBM and FM radio and an offer to download free apps worth 2.5k. A first in low range BlackBerry segment, FM with its huge young market will induce more to ...
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Reviewed on 2012-06-25
BB 7.1 OS, nice ergonomics, improved battery life, cheapest BlackBerry phoneTiny low pixel density display, poor camera output quality, no support for 3G
I'm really not sure why BlackBerry is flaunting its built-in FM radio that is included in OS7 as one of its major features when my previous mobile phones have had that feature since I was in high school, but it's a great addition nonetheless. The 9220 tak...
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Reviewed on 2012-06-18
What's cool about BlackBerry Curve 9220 is that it lets you experience the latest version of the BlackBerry operating system and all the new features that come with it for a very affordable price. Heck, you can even get the handset for free with Globe Pos...
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Reviewed on 2012-06-18
If there's one thing you have to commend the minds behind Research In Motion (RIM) for, it has to be their resilience in keeping the BlackBerry alive and kicking. The BlackBerry brand has been losing its grip on consumers out west, but there's still a loy...
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Reviewed on 2012-06-04
Sturdy build, Impressive sound quality, Bright display, Great keypad, Well priced.Low pixel density, No GPS, Emails restricted to BB Internet Service
BlackBerry Curve 9220 MRP: Rs 11,000 Street Price (As On 4-June-2012): Rs 10,300 ( BuyThePrice.com ; Saholic.com ; Indiaplaza.com ) BlackBerry might be struggling in the high-end segment, but its Curve series is doing well in India. The Curve 8520 has bee...
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Reviewed on 2012-06-02
Today I got a chance to test the new Blackberry Curve 9220. Blackberry Curve 9220 was recently launched in India. Blackberry OS 7.1 and FM radio are the two cool features present in the new Blackberry Curve 9220. The first thing which I noticed about the ...
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Reviewed on 2012-05-30
FM radio, battery, looks, price, keypadNo 3G
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Reviewed on 2012-05-24
Getting on the Blackberry bandwagon has never been easier with the launch of the Blackberry Curve 9220 and 9320 from Canadian phone maker, RIM. At 11,990 and 9,990 pesos respectively, these two new QWERTY smartphones are among the most affordable in the e...
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Reviewed on 2012-05-09
Once a must-have device if one wanted email on one's cellphone, Research In Motion (RIM) has witnessed its fortunes dwindle in the past couple of years. Just like Nokia, which failed to notice the tectonic shift in smartphone usage trends, RIM failed to e...
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Reviewed on 2012-05-07
With the new BB OS 10 on the way, the company should be really focussing on adapting new strategies which should include a variety of devices in different price segments.The design isn't very different from the usual BlackBerry design, however there are i...
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Reviewed on 2012-04-27
RIM has been in the limelight due to their struggle to get compelling products out of the door in the recent years. While they lack anything particularly interesting in the high end segment , the Curve series of devices have been doing exceptionally w...
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Reviewed on 2012-04-27
Speedy Performance, Pocket friendly Price, Great Display, Feature RichVideo Recording, Non 3G
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Reviewed on 2012-04-23
BB OS 7.1, Good battery lifeNoisy keypad, No GPS
The BlackBerry Curve 9220 arrived at Digit's office about 10 days prior to its launch. As fate would have it, my own BlackBerry Curve 9360 mysteriously died a day before the Curve 9220 arrived – stuff conspiracy theories are made of. What this means is th...
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Reviewed on 2012-04-20
BlackBerry OS 7.1, Dedicated BBM key, Long lasting battery life at 1450mAh, Budget priceScreen resolution, Lack of flash, BlackBerry Tag, Absence of secondary camera
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Reviewed on 2012-04-18
One of the key reasons why BlackBerry rules the smartphone roost in India has been the entry-level Curve 8520, released way back in August 2009. A basic smartphone without 3G and specs like a 2 MP camera, the 8520 was a mega-success primarily because...
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Processor frequency

0.8 GHz


Internal RAM

0.5 GB


Display diagonal

6.2 cm (2.44")

Display resolution

320 x 240 pixels

Orientation sensor
Display type


Display number of colours

65536 colours

Ports & interfaces

USB port
USB connector type

Micro-USB B

Headphone connectivity

3.5 mm

Weight & dimensions


102 g


60 mm


12.7 mm


109 mm


SIM card capability

Single SIM

2G standards


Wi-Fi standards

802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Bluetooth version


Bluetooth profiles


2G bands (primary SIM)

850,900,1800,1900 MHz


Compatible memory cards

microSD (TransFlash)

Maximum memory card size

32 GB


Operating system installed

BlackBerry OS

Operating system version



Rear camera resolution (numeric)

2 MP

Front camera
Digital zoom


Video recording


Battery technology


Battery capacity

1450 mAh

Talk time (2G)

7 h

Standby time (2G)

432 h

Continuous audio playback time

28 h


Form factor


Colour of product