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BlackBerry Curve 9310 vs Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)

Side by side comparison between BlackBerry Curve 9310 vs Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

BlackBerry Curve 9310







23PointsSamsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)Compare BlackBerry Curve 9310 X
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What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Curve 93101 Advantage BlackBerry Curve 9310vsGalaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
+104 grams (3.64 ounces)42%
vs148 grams (5.18 ounces)
800Mhz Single-Corevs+1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core58%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
512MBvs+1GB LPDDR2100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
512MB (91MB available)vs+4GB (2GB available)22 times
More internal storage for applications and files
12.7 millimeters (0.5 inches)vs+11.95 millimeters (0.47 inches)6%
65 thousandvs+16 million245 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
320x240 pixelsvs+480x800 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
164 PPIvs+233 PPI42%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Larger screen
(back) 3.1MPvs+(back) 5MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+AutofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
Not supportedvs+(front) 0.3MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
VGA (640x480)vs+HD (1280x720)2 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
70000 apps (BlackBerry App World)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)35 times
More apps available to download and use
3G CDMAvs+3G+ HSPA+Advantage
The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
(3G CDMA) 3.1 Mbpsvs+(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Capacitive MultitouchAdvantage
The touch screen facilitates the use of the device
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1450 mAhvs+1700 mAh17%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Not supportedvs+Micro-B USB MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
2.1 + A2DPvs+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

15 Common items in both devices
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
LED flash
Only digital zoom
3.5mm jack
+8 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresBlackBerry Curve 9310Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
ModelCurve 9310Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
Other model namesRIM BlackBerry Curve 9310 Verizon CDMASamsung Galaxy Xcover 2 S7710L, Samsung GT-S7710L
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Latin America)
(Latin America)
Release dateJuly, 2012March, 2013
Depth12.7 millimeters (0.5 inches)11.95 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Size (width x height)60 x 109 millimeters (2.36 x 4.29 in)67.7 x 130.5 millimeters (2.67 x 5.14 in)
Weight104 grams (3.64 ounces)148 grams (5.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardFixed QWERTY keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IP?)
System (OS)BlackBerry Curve 9310Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
Operating systemBlackBerry OS 7.1Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBlackBerry Curve 9310Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
Chipsetfeature not registered32bit - ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500 (45nm)
CPU processor800Mhz Single-Core1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredARM Mali-400
RAM memory512MB1GB LPDDR2
Internal storage512MB (91MB available)4GB (2GB available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlackBerry Curve 9310Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size2.44" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~28.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~51.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution320x240 pixels480x800 pixels
TouchscreenNot supportedCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)164 PPI233 PPI
Colors65 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksBlackBerry Curve 9310Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload3.1 Mbps14.4/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DOUMTS 850/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingBlackBerry Curve 9310Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraBlackBerry Curve 9310Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
Back camera (main camera)3.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640x480) 15 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedAutofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredNot supported
HDRfeature not registeredNot supported
2ª cameraBlackBerry Curve 9310Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedVGA (640x480)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaBlackBerry Curve 9310Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, AMR, 3GP, 3GPP, OGGMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, AAC, FLAC, WMA, WAV, M4AMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityBlackBerry Curve 9310Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNAfeature not registeredSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsBlackBerry Curve 9310Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserfeature not registeredHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Ambient Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black
- Optical trackpad
- Colors: Gray, Red
- Samsung TouchWiz UX 5.0
- DNSe
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP67 certified: dust and water resistant up to 1m and 30min
- Java framework
Power supplyBlackBerry Curve 9310Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1450 mAh1700 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy480 minutes | 8 hours | 0.3 day540 minutes | 9 hours | 0.4 day
Standby25920 minutes | 432 hours | 18 days22200 minutes | 370 hours | 15.4 days
Radiation rateBlackBerry Curve 9310Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710L)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.036W/kg (head) | 1.03W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.352W/kg (head)

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