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BlackBerry 6 media support

BlackBerry Bold series

The following sections detail the audio and video support for BlackBerry Bold series device running BlackBerry 6.

Supported models and device characteristics

Bold 9650

Bold 9650

Bold 9700

Bold 9700

Bold 9780

Bold 9780

Bold 9788

Bold 9788

   
Feature Details
Screen size (all devices) 480x360
Pixel density (all devices)

246 ppi

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

Video support details

Feature Details
Supported video formats

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

* Supported on Bold 9650 only

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

Bold 9650, 9780, 9788: Profile 0 and 3 (Level 30)

Bold 9700: Profile 0 and 3 (Level 45)

  H.264 Baseline Profile (BP)
  MPEG-4 Bold 9650: SP (Level 3)

Bold 9700, 9780, 9788: SP, ASP

  WMV 9 (VC-1) Bold 9650, 9780, 9788: Simple Profile

Bold 9700: Simple, Main Profiles

Audio support details

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

* Supported on 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 9650: QCELP 13, EVRA

Bold 9700, 9780, 9788: Not supported

  WMA

WMA 9, WMA 10 Standard/Professional

BlackBerry Curve series

The following sections detail the audio and video support for BlackBerry Curve series devices running BlackBerry 6 software.

Supported models and device characteristics

Curve 9300/9330

Curve 9300/9330

         
Feature Details
Screen size (all devices) 320x240
Pixel density (all devices)

163 ppi

Recommendations for optimal local playback
  Container MP4
  Video codec H.264 (Baeseline Profile, 320x240)
  Audio codec AAC LC

Video support details

Feature Details
Supported video formats

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

* Curve 9330 only

Supported resolution (all codecs) 320x240
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 Curve 9330: SP (Level 3)

Curve 9300: SP, ASP

  WMV 9 (VC-1) Simple Profile

Audio support details

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

* Curve 9330 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

Curve 9300: Not supported

Curve 9330: QCELP 13, EVRA

  WMA WMA 9, WMA 10 Standard/Professional

BlackBerry Pearl series

The following sections detail the audio and video support for BlackBerry Pearl series devices running BlackBerry 6 software.

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 (Baseline Profile, 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 (local playback)

Codec support
  H.263

Profile 0 and 3 (Level 30)

  H.264 Baseline Profile (BP)
  MPEG-4

SP, ASP

  WMV 9 (VC-1)

Simple Profile

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, WMA 10 Standard/Professional

BlackBerry Style series

The following sections detail the audio and video support for BlackBerry Style series devices running BlackBerry 6 software.

Supported models and device characteristics

Style 9670

Style 9670

     
Feature Details
Screen size 360x400 QVGA
Recommendations for optimal local playback
  Container MP4
  Video codec H.264 (Baseline Profile, 480x360)
  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, ASP (Level 3)

  WMV 9 (VC-1)

Simple Profile

Audio support details

Feature Details
Supported audio formats AAC, AMR, FLAC, MIDI, M4A, MP3, OGG, 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; 128 polyphony

  MPEG MPEG 1 (Layer 3), MPEG 2 (Layer 3), MPEG 3 (Layer 3)
  Ogg Vorbis Vorbis
  PCM PCM, LPCM; 2 channel, 8k sampling rate (16-bit)
  QCELP

QCELP 13, EVRA

  WMA WMA 9, WMA 10 Standard Professional

BlackBerry Torch series

The following sections detail the audio and video support for BlackBerry Torch series devices running BlackBerry 6 software.

Supported models and device characteristics

Torch 9800

Torch 9800

         
Feature Details
Screen size 480x360
Pixel density

188 ppi

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

Video support details

Feature Details
Supported video formats 3GP, 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 (for local playback)

Codec support
  H.263 Profile 0 and 3 (Level 30)
  H.264 Baseline, Medium, and High Profiles (up to Level 3.1)
  MPEG-4

SP, ASP (Level 6)

  WMV 9 (VC-1)

Simple Profile

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, WMA 10 Standard/Professional