BlackBerry Curve 9220
  • BlackBerry Curve 9220
  • BlackBerry Curve 9220
  • BlackBerry Curve 9220
  • BlackBerry Curve 9220

BlackBerry Curve 9220

BlackBerry Curve 9220 Price
4,299 - 10,030
BlackBerry Curve 9220 launched in the Indian market on 2012-04-18 and is available to purchase..
Key Features
  • Display Size 109 x 60 x 12.7 mm
  • Operating System This stylish handset runs on BlackBerry 7.1 OS which is packed with powerful pre-installed applications
  • Rear Camera 2
  • 512 MB
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  • Overview
  • Variant List
  • Expert Reviews
  • User Reviews
  • Specification

BlackBerry Curve 9220 - Variant List

BlackBerry Curve 9220 Black

BlackBerry Curve 9220 Black

Best Price 4,299 View Details
BlackBerry Curve 9220 White

BlackBerry Curve 9220 White

Best Price 4,999 View Details
BlackBerry Curve 9220 Blue

BlackBerry Curve 9220 Blue

Best Price 8,230 View Details
BlackBerry Curve 9220 Pink

BlackBerry Curve 9220 Pink

Best Price 10,030 View Details

BlackBerry Curve 9220 - Price Disclaimer

  • All prices mentioned above is in Indian Rupee.
  • The latest price of BlackBerry Curve 9220 was obtained on 24 Aug 2019.
  • The price is valid in all major cities of India including Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, NCR. Please check instructions at the specific stores for any deviation.

BlackBerry Curve 9220 - Expert Reviews


Blackberry is trying everything it can do keep itself afloat in this market of Smartphones. With the emergence of Android as an operating system for Smartphones, lot of companies had to face the brunt including Nokia and BlackBerry. The latter had to struggle more with the RIM's server breaking down, a sight no one thought they would witness. There are a lot of things that have changed in the recent times since the arrival of Android devices with touch screen becoming more popular as compared to QWERTY keypads. The BlackBerry Curve 9220 is a similar gadget that comes with the BlackBerry's signature QWERTY keypad. The device has a 2.44 inch screen, which is pretty small as compared to what is out there today at the moment. The there is also a Touch sensitive optical trackpad. RAM capacity is 512MB, which is pretty decent and there is a microSD card slot that allows the external memory to be expanded up to 32GB. As far as the dimensions of the device is concerned, it has a length of 109mm, a breadth of 60mm and a height of 12.7mm. The device weighs 102 grams and runs on the BlackBerry 7.1 operating system. It is available in a number of colors including Black, Fuchsia Pink, Pure White and Teal Blue.

The camera is of 2 megapixels strength, which works fine in terms of quality although there are other camera's with similar camera strength but with better quality of pictures. Multimedia features include a music player and a video player, which gives the user access to songs and videos and although the sound heard through the earphones or through the loudspeakers for that matter is pretty decent, the battery life that gets consumed in the process is not that substantial, something that was a problem with previous BlackBerry devices. The 1,450 mAh standard lithium ion battery is pretty decent and gives a decent amount of talk time and standby times. The Wi-Fi facility gives the user access to the web and download data or check his or her mails. Other data connectivity features include the Bluetooth facility, USB port, GPRS and EDGE technology. There is also a stereo FM along with the RDS technology that lets the user to record songs. Other significant features include Organizer,  Document viewer,  Voice memo/dial and a Predictive text input.

Operating system and UI

BlackBerry Curve 9220 has a 2.44 inch screen that gives a modest resolution of 320 by 240 pixels and works at a pixel density of 164ppi. The screen can be interacted with through the QWERTY keypad or through the trackball navigation system.

Other Features

BlackBerry Curve 9220 has a music player that allows the user to listen to all the popular musical tracks that are compatible with the formats - MP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV and FLAC player, whereas the video player that allows the user to watch videos supports the formats - MP4, H.263 and H.264 player. The music can be heard by the user through the loudspeakers or through the earphones that can be attached to the device with the help of a 3.5mm jack. The Radio FM feature gives the user access to the popular radio stations that is also backed by the RDS technology allowing the user to record songs as he or she goes along.


BlackBerry Curve 9220 has a 2 megapixels camera that allows the user to click pictures at a resolution of 1600 by 1200 pixels. There is no flash or autofocus facility with the device but the user can shoot videos. There is no secondary camera.


BlackBerry Curve 9220 comes with the Wi-Fi facility that allows the users to connect with the web and download data including music files, games, images and videos. The user can also check his or her mails or visit the desired web sites including Facebook and twitter.


BlackBerry Curve 9220 has a microSD card slot that makes sure that the device can be expanded in terms of external memory up to 32GB so that loads of data can be stored including songs, games, images and videos. There is also a 512MB RAM that lets the user access the resources of the system at a decent pace.

Other Features

BlackBerry Curve 9220 has lots of preinstalled games and apps but for those of you who are used to Android games and apps, the ones offered by this device would seem a lot bleak. Games have never been BlackBerry's strong point but same is the case with this device. Still more games can be downloaded from the web.


BlackBerry Curve 9220 is powered by the standard lithium ion battery of 1,450 mAh that allows the user to operate on the device for a longer duration without being interrupted. The user then gets a talk time of up to 7 hours along with a standby time of up to 432 hours. Back to back music can also be played for up to 28 hours.


BlackBerry Curve 9220 has lots of data connectivity features including the bluetooth facility which makes sure that the user can connect with other devices and download data including music files, games, images and videos. There is also the USB port that gives the same facility but via USB cable through which the device can be connected to computers and laptops. The user can also charge the device through the same process. Other features include GPRS, EDGE and Wi-Fi.

Other Features

BlackBerry Curve 9220 when compared to Samsung Galaxy Ace has a smaller screen with the latter featuring a 3.5 inch screen whereas the former 2.44 inches. BlackBerry Curve 9220 has the QWERTY keypad for interaction with the device whereas the Samsung Galaxy Ace is a touchscreen device. Samsung Galaxy Ace also offers a better screen resolution than BlackBerry Curve 9220 but BlackBerry Curve 9220 is NFC capable, which is not the case with Samsung Galaxy Ace. Samsung Galaxy Ace has a 5 megapixels camera as compared to BlackBerry Curve 9220's 2 megapixels. There is no flash facility with the BlackBerry Curve 9220's camera while the Samsung Galaxy Ace does offer the same. Battery life offered by Samsung Galaxy Ace is also 48 percent more than what BlackBerry Curve 9220 offers.

Other Features

18th April 2012: RIM or Research in Motion has introduced another member in the most popular Curve series at an affordable price range. BlackBerry Curve 9220 runs on OS v.7.1 platform and is designed in such a way so as to bring your social life at your fingertips. It comes with a dedicated BBM key that makes the communication easy and fast. The best part of the BBM app is that you can share images or update your status on Facebook or Twitter without getting out of the app. Another attractive feature in BlackBerry Curve 9220 is the facility of FM radio, which was earlier missing from few of the BlackBerry handsets. The battery of the smartphone is very powerful, which can keep the device alive for long hours even after heavy amount of usage. In terms of design, the slim look of the handset makes it easy for you to hold with firm grip.

* BlackBerry Curve 9220 has 2.44-inch TFT display along with a physical QWERTY keypad and a touch sensitive optical trackpad.

It runs on BlackBerry OS 7.1 operating system and has very user-friendly user interface.

The camera is 2 megapixels at the rear with no support to a secondary camera.

Internal memory is 512MB with 512MB RAM and the external memory is expandable up to 32GB.

Connectivity options like 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth an USB port are available.

Battery provided is lithium-ion with 1,450mAh of power, which supports talk time of up to 7 hours and music playback up to 28 hours.

BlackBerry Curve 9220 User Reviews

Good , Based on 1561 ratings
5 781 
4 330 
3 128 
2 92 
1 230 
Excellent Communication phone !
by Samir Thakkar, Vapi on 2012-08-04

-Before purchasing this device, one should bear in mind that it is made for what it is -Communication & Socializing. This device is not for playing games or watching videos!
-Mails & BBM

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Blackberry: Think twice, maybe thrice!!!
by Danny George on 2012-04-19

A "smartphone" with no 3G, outdated App store, below par specs, same old design, and priced at nearly 11K. i really don't see any reason for anyone to buy this,if its for BBM, well there's whatsapp

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Overrated as usual
by Ishan B on 2012-04-19

Its high time RIM brings something new to the market rather than launching minor updates to their already outdated range. Why would I pay 10k for a 600-800Mhz processor? And BBM fanatics should really

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Why this phone?
by kapardhi dhavala on 2012-10-03

Well before buying this phone i had visited Flipkart to see the reviews, the overall rating was 3/5 but when I read the reviews I was sure this is the phone I was looking for! ( though the reviews

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Buying A BB Just For BBM And An Entry-Level BB Experience. This IS The BB For You.
by Mohit Trivedi on 2012-04-19

Blackberry has just extended its BB Portfolio in India, by launching this Entry Level Blackberry Curve 9220, Which is the Successor to the Existing Blackberry Curve 8520.
RIM has put a great

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by Riya Majumdar on 2014-02-03

First of all, blackberry has proven to be a big, huge disappointment. To all the buyers, DO NOT GO FOR THIS PHONE. The camera sucks. The internal memory sucks. Memory card gets

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best phone under 11k
by Subhasis Bose on 2012-05-04

blackberry curve 9220 had really been a surprise, OS 7.1 at this rate is a dream come true.
sure it does not have a 3G, but who cares, it have a wi-fi, and anyways in India how many video calls do

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A great phone for corporate personals and youngsters
by Aurghyadip Kundu on 2013-11-28

Pros :
1. Perfectly fits in hand
2. A good browser.
3. BBM 8 (you can update to 8 through blackberry world)
4. A nice qwerty keyboard with less typos.
5. Nice battery

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A Fully Satisfied User
by S.B on 2013-06-02

To start of, Blackberry 9220 literally made my day or rather rescued me from the likes of the jungles of touchscreen phones. After using a 25k touchscreen for 2 years i was absolutely fed up of the

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BlackBerry Curve 9220
by Mohit K on 2014-08-27

Overall this Phone is OK. Usability wise it is good especially when used normally_calling,emailing nd all.Gamers please do not buy this phone.

6 months now into using this phone,hangs

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BlackBerry Curve 9220 - Specifications

Other Features
  • SIM Option Single SIM, GSM
  • Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Business Features HTML, Organizer, Document viewer, Voice memo/dial, Predictive text input
  • Important Apps The phone also lets you post your comments on social networking sites like facebook and twitter
  • Warranty 1 Year
  • Additional Features The sleek phone easily fits into your hand so texting on the well-spaced backlit QWERTY keyboard is fun
  • Sales Package Handset, Battery, Charger, Headset, Data Cable, User Manual
General Features
  • Handset Color Black
  • Model Name The slender BlackBerry Curve 9220 has a plastic body with a rubber buttons on the edge of the phone
  • Network Type GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • Rear Camera 2
  • Video Yes
  • Camera Features you can also capture the memorable moments of your life by a 2 megapixel camerawhich also features 5x zoom
  • Internal Memory 512 MB
  • Extendable Memory microSD, up to 32 GB
  • RAM 512 MB
  • Operating System This stylish handset runs on BlackBerry 7.1 OS which is packed with powerful pre-installed applications
  • Java No
Data & Internet
  • 3G No
  • EDGE GPRS and EDGE platforms
  • GPRS Yes
  • Wi-Fi Yes
  • Bluetooth Yes
  • NFC No
  • GPS No
  • USB Yes
  • Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Music Player Yes
  • Video Player Yes
  • Radio Yes
  • Alert Types Vibration; Polyphonic(64), MP3 ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • Audio Jack Yes
  • Display Size 109 x 60 x 12.7 mm
  • Display Type Yes
  • Form Factor Qwerty
  • Weight 102 g
  • Input Method Qwerty Keypad
  • Battery Type Li-Ion 1450 mAh battery (J-S1)
  • Talk Time Up to 7 h
  • Max Stand-by Time Up to 432 h

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