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BlackBerry Device Software 5.0 media support

BlackBerry Bold series

The following sections detail the audio and video support for BlackBerry Bold series device running BlackBerry Device Software 5.0.

Supported models and device characteristics

Bold 9000

Bold 9000

Bold 9650

Bold 9650

Bold 9700

Bold 9700

     
Feature Details
Screen size (all devices)

Bold 9000: 480x320

Bold 9650, 9700: 480x360
Pixel density (all devices)

246 ppi

Recommendations for optimal local playback
  Container MP4
  Video codec

Bold 9000: H.264 (BP, 480x320)

Bold 9650, 9700: H.264 (BP, 480x360)
  Audio codec AAC LC

Video support details

Feature Details
Supported video formats

3GP, 3G2*, ASF, AVI, M4V, MP4, WMV

* Bold 9650 only

Supported resolution, all codecs

Bold 9000: 480x320

Bold 9650, 9700: 480x360
Supported bit rate, all codecs

Bold 9000: up to 1500 Kbps

Bold 9650, 9700: Up to 2 Mbps
Supported frame rate, all codecs

Bold 9000: 24 fps

Bold 9650, 9700: 30 fps

Codec support
  H.263

Bold 9000, 9700: Profile 0 and 3 (Level 45)

Bold 9650: Profile 0 and 3 (Level 30)

  H.264 Baseline Profile (BP)
  MPEG-4

Bold 9000, 9700: SP, ASP

Bold 9650: SP (Level 3)
  WMV 9 (VC-1)

Bold 9000, 9700: Simple, Main

Bold 9650: Simple

Audio support details

Feature Details
Supported audio formats AAC, AMR, FLAC, MIDI, M4A, MP3, OGG, QCP*, SPMID, WAV, WMA

* Bold 9650 only

Codec support
  AAC AAC LC, AAC+, eAAC+ (ADTS)
  AMR

AMR, AMR-NB

  FLAC FLAC
  GSM GSM6.10
  MIDI

GM, GM2, SP-MIDI; SMF 0 and 1

  MPEG MPEG 1 (Layer 3), MPEG 2 (Layer 3), MPEG 3 (Layer 3)
  Ogg Vorbis Vorbis
  PCM PCM, LPCM; 2 channel
  QCELP Bold 9000, 9700: Not supported

Bold 9650: QCELP 13, EVRA

  WMA

WMA 9 Pro, WMA 10 Pro

BlackBerry Curve series

The following sections detail the audio and video support for BlackBerry Curve series devices running BlackBerry Device Software 5.0.

Supported models and device characteristics

Curve 8330

Curve 8330

Curve 8350i

Curve 8350i

Curve 8520/8530

Curve 8520/8530

Curve 8900/89100

Curve 8900/89100

Curve 8980

Curve 8980

Curve 9300/9330

Curve 9300/9330

Feature Details
Screen size (all devices)

Curve 8330, 8350i, 8520, 8530, 9300, 9330: 320x240

Curve 8900, 8910, 8980: 480x360
Pixel density (all devices)

Curve 8330, 8350i, 8520, 8530, 9300, 9330: 163 ppi

Curve 8900, 8910, 8980: 245 ppi
Recommendations for optimal local playback
  Container MP4
  Video codec

Curve 8330, 8350i, 8520, 8530: MPEG-4 (SP, 320x240)

Curve 8520, 8530: MPEG-4 (ASP, 320x240)

Curve 8900, 8910, 8980: MPEG-4 (ASP, 480x360)

Curve 9300, 9330: H.264 (BP, 320x240)

  Audio codec AAC LC

Video support details

Feature Details
Supported video formats

3GP, 3G2*, ASF, AVI, M4V, MP4, WMV

* Curve 8530, 9330 only

Supported resolution (all codecs)

Curve 8330, 8350i, 8520, 8530, 9300, 9330: 320x240

Curve 8900, 8910, 8980: 480x360
Supported bit rate (all codecs)

Curve 8330, 8350i, 8520, 8530: Up to 768 Kbps

Curve 8900, 8910, 8980: Up to 1500 Kbps

Curve 9300, 9330: Up to 2 Mbps

Supported frame rate (all codecs)

Curve 8330, 8350i, 8520, 8530, 8900, 8910, 8980: 24 fps

Curve 9300, 9330: 30 fps

Codec support
  H.263

Curve 8330, 8350i, 8520, 8530, 9300, 9330: Profile 0 and 3 (Level 30)

Curve 8900, 8910, 8980: Profile 0 and 3 (Level 45)
  H.264

Curve 8330, 8350i: Not supported

Curve 8520, 8530, 8900, 8910, 8980, 9300, 9330: Baseline Profile (BP)
  MPEG-4

Curve 8330, 9330: SP (Level 3)

Curve 8350i, 8520, 8530, 8900, 8910, 8980, 9300: SP, ASP
  WMV 9 (VC-1)

Simple

Audio support details

Feature Details
Supported audio formats AAC, AMR, FLAC*, MIDI, M4A, MP3, OGG*, QCP**, SPMID, WAV, WMA

* Curve 8900, 8910, 8980 only

** Curve 8530, 9330 only

Codec support
  AAC AAC LC, AAC+, eAAC+
  AMR

AMR, AMR-NB

  FLAC

Curve 8330, 8350i, 8520, 8530, 9300, 9330: Not supported

Curve 8900, 8910, 8980: FLAC

  GSM GSM6.10
  MIDI

GM, GM2, SP-MIDI; SMF 0 and 1

  MPEG MPEG 1 (Layer 3), MPEG 2 (Layer 3), MPEG 3 (Layer 3)
  Ogg Vorbis

Curve 8330, 8350i, 8520, 8530, 9300, 9330: Not supported

Curve 8530, 9330: Vorbis

  PCM PCM, LPCM; 2 channel
  QCELP

Curve 8330, 8350i, 8520, 8900, 8910, 8980, 9300: Not supported

Curve 8530, 9330: QCELP 13, EVRA

  WMA WMA 9 Pro, WMA 10 Pro

BlackBerry Pearl series

The following sections detail the audio and video support for BlackBerry Pearl series devices running BlackBerry Device Software 5.0.

Supported models and device characteristics

Pearl 9100/9150

Pearl 9100/9150

         
Feature Details
Screen size (all devices) 360x400
Pixel density (all devices)

239 ppi

Recommendations for optimal local playback
  Container MP4
  Video codec H.264 (BP, 480x360)
  Audio codec AAC LC

Video support details

Feature Details
Supported video formats

3GP, ASF, AVI, M4V, MP4, WMV

Supported resolution, all codecs 320x240
Supported bit rate, all codecs Up to 2 Mbps
Supported frame rate, all codecs 30 fps

Codec support
  H.263

Profile 0 and 3 (Level 30)

  H.264 Baseline Profile (BP)
  MPEG-4

SP, ASP

  WMV 9 (VC-1)

Simple

Audio support details

Feature Details
Supported audio formats AAC, AMR, FLAC, MIDI, M4A, MP3, OGG, SPMID, WAV, WMA

Codec support
  AAC AAC LC, AAC+, eAAC+ (ADTS)
  AMR

AMR, AMR-NB

  FLAC FLAC
  GSM GSM6.10
  MIDI

GM, GM2, SP-MIDI; SMF 0 and 1

  MPEG MPEG 1 (Layer 3), MPEG 2 (Layer 3), MPEG 3 (Layer 3)
  Ogg Vorbis Vorbis
  PCM PCM, LPCM; 2 channel
  WMA WMA 9 Pro, WMA 10 Pro

BlackBerry Storm and BlackBerry Storm2 series

The following sections detail the audio and video support for BlackBerry Storm and BlackBerry Storm2 series devices running BlackBerry Device Software 5.0.

Supported models and device characteristics

Storm 9500/9530

Storm 9500/9530

Storm2 9520/9550

Storm2 9520/9550

       
Feature Details
Screen size (all devices) 480x360
Pixel density (all devices) 185 ppi
Recommendations for optimal local playback
  Container MP4
  Video codec H.264 (BP, 480x320)
  Audio codec AAC LC

Video support details

Feature Details
Supported video formats

3GP, 3G2, ASF, AVI, M4V, MP4, WMV

Supported resolution, all codecs 480x360
Supported bit rate, all codecs Up to 2 Mbps
Supported frame rate, all codecs 30 fps (local playback)

Codec support
  H.263

Profile 0 and 3 (Level 30)

  H.264 Baseline Profile (BP)
  MPEG-4

SP (Level 3)

  WMV 9 (VC-1)

Simple

Audio support details

Feature Details
Supported audio formats AAC, AMR, MIDI, M4A, MP3, QCP, SPMID, WAV, WMA

Codec support
  AAC AAC LC, AAC+, eAAC+ (ADTS, ADIF)
  AMR

AMR, AMR-NB

  FLAC FLAC
  GSM GSM6.10
  MIDI

GM, GM2, SP-MIDI

  MPEG MPEG 1 (Layer 3), MPEG 2 (Layer 3), MPEG 3 (Layer 3)
  Ogg Vorbis Vorbis
  PCM PCM, LPCM
  QCELP

QCELP 13, EVRA

  WMA WMA 9 Pro, WMA 10 Pro

BlackBerry Tour series

The following sections detail the audio and video support for BlackBerry Tour series devices running BlackBerry Device Software 5.0.

Supported models and device characteristics

Tour 9630

Tour 9630

         
Feature Details
Screen size (all devices) 480x360
Pixel density (all devices) 245 ppi
Recommendations for optimal local playback
  Container MP4
  Video codec H.264 (BP, 480x320)
  Audio codec AAC LC

Video support details

Feature Details
Supported video formats

3GP, 3G2, ASF, AVI, M4V, MP4, WMV

Supported resolution (all codecs) 480x360
Supported bit rate (all codecs) Up to 2 Mbps
Supported frame rate (all codecs) 30 fps (local playback)

Codec support
  H.263

Profile 0 and 3 (Level 30)

  H.264 Baseline Profile (BP)
  MPEG-4

SP (Level 3)

  WMV 9 (VC-1)

Simple

Audio support details

Feature Details
Supported audio formats AAC, AMR, MIDI, M4A, MP3, QCP, SPMID, WAV, WMA

Codec support
  AAC AAC LC, AAC+, eAAC+
  AMR

AMR, AMR-NB

  FLAC FLAC
  GSM GSM6.10
  MIDI

GM, GM2, SP-MIDI

  MPEG MPEG 1 (Layer 3), MPEG 2 (Layer 3), MPEG 3 (Layer 3)
  Ogg Vorbis Vorbis
  PCM PCM, LPCM
  QCELP

QCELP 13, EVRA

  WMA WMA 9 Pro, WMA 10 Pro