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BlackBerry Curve 8500 Series

  • Easy Media Sharing
  • Smooth trackpad navigation
  • Dedicated media keys
  • BlackBerry Messenger

Wireless connections


Surf the Internet, download attachments and stream videos with fast 3G connectivity on the BlackBerry Curve 8530 smartphone.

Wi-Fi enabled

Connect to your home wireless network or a Wi-FiĀ® hotspot to check email, shop online, stream videos and music or even make phone calls. When there's no Wi-Fi access, your smartphone automatically switches back to normal cellular coverage.1

Featured Apps


Know where you're going with maps, directions to local businesses and turn-by-turn routes. BlackBerry Curve 8530 smartphone features GPS capabilities.2

Get to know your smartphone

Getting started

Set up your smartphone, master the basics and learn a few shortcuts.

Interactive demos

See the series


Find the right combination
of features and choose from
more than six colours.

Curve 8530

Floodlight Tab

Get it all

Learn more about core BlackBerry smartphone features.

  • Communication
  • Productivity
  • Multimedia
  • Connections
  1. 1

    The BlackBerry Curve 8500 series smartphone supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g. Placing calls over Wi-Fi requires a GAN/UMA network. Not all BlackBerry plans support Wi-Fi access to BlackBerry services. Check with your service provider for supported services and features. The BlackBerry Curve 8500 series smartphone is designed to access 3GPP RTSP mobile streaming websites. When the streaming functionality is accessed via the WAP Browser, significant, additional charges may apply. Depending on your carrier, accessibility may only be available via a Wi-Fi connection. Check with your service provider for supported features and services.

  2. 2

    Requires activation with appropriate data plan. Check with service provider for availability, costs and restrictions.