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Blu Hero (S180) vs BlackBerry Curve 8300

Side by side comparison between Blu Hero vs BlackBerry Curve 8300 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

Blu Hero (S180)







08PointsBlackBerry Curve 8300Compare Blu Hero X
BlackBerry Curve 8300




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What's the better phone? Blu Hero (S180)

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!

Hero (S180)11 Advantages Blu Hero (S180)vsCurve 83008 Advantages BlackBerry Curve 8300
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
+Until 8GB microSD100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 4GB microSD
+90 grams (3.15 ounces)23%
vs111 grams (3.89 ounces)
+13 millimeters (0.51 inches)19%
vs15.5 millimeters (0.61 inches)
+260 thousand3 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs65 thousand
Larger screen
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsNot supported
+Resistive Single touchAdvantage
The touch screen facilitates the use of the device
vsNot supported
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Analog TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
vsNot supported
+2.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 2.1 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs2.0 + A2DP
143 PPIvs+160 PPI12%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 1.3MPvs+(back) 2MP46%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
10 appsvs+70000 apps (BlackBerry App World)6999 times
More apps available to download and use
2G GPRSvs+2G EDGEAdvantage
The 2G EDGE network is newer and faster
(2G GPRS) 0.048 Mbpsvs+(2G EDGE) 0.236 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
950 mAhvs+1100 mAh16%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

9 Common items in both devices
240x320 pixels
Only digital zoom
3.5mm jack
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
+2 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 featuresBlu Hero (S180)BlackBerry Curve 8300
ModelHero (S180)Curve 8300
Other model namesBlu Hero S180 Single SIMRIM BlackBerry Curve 8300
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateDecember, 2011May, 2007
Depth13 millimeters (0.51 inches)15.5 millimeters (0.61 inches)
Size (width x height)57 x 104 millimeters (2.24 x 4.09 in)60 x 107 millimeters (2.36 x 4.21 in)
Weight90 grams (3.15 ounces)111 grams (3.89 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedFixed QWERTY keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Blu Hero (S180)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Operating systemProprietary OSBlackBerry OS 4.2
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBlu Hero (S180)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Chipsetfeature not registered32bit - Intel XScale PXA272
CPU processorSingle-Core312Mhz Single-Core XScale
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredfeature not registered
RAM memory32MB16MB SDRAM
Internal storage64MB64MB
External storageUntil 8GB microSD
(dedicated slot)
Until 4GB microSD
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlu Hero (S180)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size2.8" inches2.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~41% (screen-to-body ratio)~30.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution240x320 pixels320x240 pixels
TouchscreenResistive Single touch 1-pointNot supported
Pixel density (dot pitch)143 PPI160 PPI
Colors260 thousand65 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksBlu Hero (S180)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload0.048 Mbps0.236 Mbps
Network technology2G2G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRSCSD, GPRS, EDGE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingBlu Hero (S180)BlackBerry Curve 8300
MessagingSMS, MMSSMS, MMS, E-mail
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraBlu Hero (S180)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Back camera (main camera)1.3 megapixels2 megapixels
Main camera resolution1280x1024 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (primary)SupportedNot supported
FlashNot supportedLED 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 supportedNot supported
Touch focusfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredfeature not registered
BSI sensorfeature not registeredfeature not registered
HDRfeature not registeredfeature not registered
2ª cameraBlu Hero (S180)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Front camera (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
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
MultimediaBlu Hero (S180)BlackBerry Curve 8300
RadioFMNot supported
TVAnalog TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WMA, WAV, AACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivityBlu Hero (S180)BlackBerry Curve 8300
USBMicroUSB 2.0Mini-USB 2.0 (Mini-B)
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP2.0 + A2DP
WiFiNot supportedNot supported
DLNAfeature not registeredfeature not registered
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Other functionsBlu Hero (S180)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserfeature not registeredWAP, HTML
SensorsNot supportedAmbient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, Pink, Brown, White, Green
- Facebook, Twitter
- Colors: Silver on black
- Trackball navigation
- BlackBerry maps
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF editor
- Java framework
Power supplyBlu Hero (S180)BlackBerry Curve 8300
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity950 mAh1100 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day240 minutes | 4 hours | 0.2 day
Standby36000 minutes | 600 hours | 25 days24480 minutes | 408 hours | 17 days
Radiation rateBlu Hero (S180)BlackBerry Curve 8300
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered

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