AT&T BlackBerry 9300 Curve 3G

  • AT&T BlackBerry 9300 Curve 3G
71
Based on 35 scores, 41 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    12
  • Average:
    13
  • Bad:
    9

Pros:

  • The RIM BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 is slim and compact, with a responsive optical touch pad, convenient external media keys, Wi-Fi, stereo Bluetooth, GPS, 3G, and a 2-megapixel camera.
  • Improved, more responsive trackpad, Better feel all around, Upgradable to BlackBerry OS 6
  • Good battery life, excellent form factor, firstrate keyboard

Cons:

  • The RIM BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 is not too different from its predecessors, and remains a fairly basic smartphone.
  • Display is lowres for a smartphone, Battery life could be better

Expert reviews and ratings

By PCWorld New Zealand on 80

BlackBerry’s Curve 3G 9300 is a successor to several previous successful Curve models, with the addition of 3G. It feels strange, after months of testing touchscreen smartphones, to have my hands on a keyboard-and-trackball version. But...

By 5FWD on 60

If you're only interested in a phone for calls, emails and texting, the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 is ideal. The keyboard means you'll be able to text easily at speed, and quality is also good. It's not so good when it comes to web browsing,...

By BrightHub on 100

The Curve 9300 is well worth its cost. When compared to many rivals and its predecessors it’s the best device. This BlackBerry phone handles email, instant messaging and social networking better than the others making it a youth’s number one...

By cnet on 73

The RIM BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 is a decent entry-level BlackBerry with a couple of modern features like 3G and GPS, but we wish it was more...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

The Curve 3G 9300 is basically an updated version of the - RIM’s previous entry-level model. But rather than merely rehashing that phone, RIM has added in some tempting extras, not least of which is support for 3G, something that the 8520 was...

By MobilesRoom on 77

Blackberry Curve 3G 9300 ReviewAnnounced on August 10 this year, the Blackberry Curve 9300 is the latest in the line of the new Blackberry 3G enabled smartphones. High speed 3G (HSDPA) networks are the preferred mode of mobile communication nowadays....

By Phone Arena on 70

As usual, the RIM BlackBerry Curve 3G scored high marks on the performance section. Callers were amazed at how good we sounded, calling it “high def kinda stuff.” They said we were extremely clear and that they could hear everything, and...

By VR-Zone on 83

BlackBerry smartphones are generally used by business professionals for its push mail capabilities. Research In Motion Limited (RIM), the group behind BlackBerry, has not forgotten about the budget-conscious with its Curve series of smartphones. The...

By HardwareZone.com on

Taking in account its multimedia limitations, the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 remains a predominantly business-centric phone. It has a generally fuss-free and simple user experience and a decent battery life of slightly over a day with constant pulling...

By MobileBurn on 62

The BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 is the first 3G capable BlackBerry Curve model for GSM/UMTS carriers like T-Mobile USA and AT&T. While new, the device is nearly identical in looks to the Curve 8520 that launched on T-Mobile in August 2009. The Curve 3G...

By IT Reviews on

The BlackBerry Curve 3G adds 3G to the Curve line of smartphones, and brings GPS into the Curve mix too. But the camera is poor, the screen resolution low, and the keyboard build is not quite at the top notch standard we anticipate from RIM. Maybe...

By CNET Australia on 80

We've been calling for a 3G Curve and finally we have it. The Curve 3G is most of what we love about the Bold 9700 with a dash of media savvy thrown in for good...

By Brighthand on 70

The BlackBerry Curve 3G not flashy or revolutionary, and doesn't include top-of-the-line features, but it is a great refresher of a classic. The Curve has always been the smartphone equivalent of the Toyota Camry -- reliable, durable, cheap, but...

By Mobile Magazine on 60

Do you like this story? In this day and age, having a 3G connection on your smartphone shouldn’t really be a selling feature. It should be a given, like saying that your smartphone has the ability to update Twitter or organize your schedule. Even...

By infoSync World on 74

The BlackBerry Curve 3G is not for the user who wants the latest in capacitive touch screen technology, the biggest and best screen, the most applications, or a premiere social networking system. The Curve 3G is like an old mule that still kicks when...

By MobileTechReview on 70

The BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330 on Verizon is a solid entry level BlackBerry with better than average looks for a Curve and a wonderfully low price. While the specs won't send you to the upgrade hotline if you're a current Curve user, the phone is...

By CNET Asia on 77

Though we're disappointed that the RIM BlackBerry Curve 3G didn't have more improvements over its predecessor, it's still a decent upgrade with the addition of 3G and GPS. Plus, it's quite affordable for an entry-level smartphone....

By PC Mag on 80

The Curve 3G isn't revolutionary, but its powerful combination of push e-mail, Wi-Fi calling, and 3G data speeds make it a shoo-in for voice and messaging-focused buyers....

By TechSmart.co.za on

In our opinion the Curve 3G is an entry-level smartphone solution that will be very difficult to beat. At its price point it offers extremely good value for money and we can’t see that sales will decline in the considerable future. The BlackBerry...

By RegHardware on 70

The Blackberry Curve 3G is at the bottom of RIM's range but still manages to pack in a useful range of features, including HSDPA 3G, Wi-Fi and GPS along with the standard Blackberry messaging expertise. The screen and camera are the main indicators...