BlackBerry Device Software 4.6.0 and 4.6.1 media support

BlackBerry Bold series

The following sections detail the audio and video support for BlackBerry Bold series devices running BlackBerry Device Software 4.6.

Supported models and device characteristics

Bold 9000

Bold 9000

         
Feature Details
Screen size (all devices)

480x320

Pixel density (all devices)

246 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, ASF, AVI, M4V, MP4, WMV

Supported resolution, all codecs

480x320

Supported bit rate, all codecs

Up to 1500 Kbps

Supported frame rate, all codecs

24 fps

Codec support
  H.263

Profile 0 (Level 30)

  H.264 Baseline Profile (BP)
  MPEG-4

SP, ASP

  WMV 9 (VC-1)

Simple, Main

Audio support details

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

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

AMR, AMR-NB

  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)
  PCM PCM, LPCM; 2 channel
  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 4.6.1.

Supported models and device characteristics

Curve 8350i

Curve 8350i

Curve 8520

Curve 8520

Curve 8980

Curve 8980

     
Feature Details
Screen size (all devices)

Curve 8350i, 8520: 320x240

Curve 8900: 480x360
Pixel density (all devices)

Curve 8350i, 8520: 163 ppi

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

8350i, 8520: H.264 (BP, 320x240)

Curve 8900: 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)

Curve 8350i, 8520: 320x240

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

Curve 8350i, 8520: Up to 768 Kbps

Curve 8900: Up to 1500 Kbps
Supported frame rate (all codecs)

24 fps

Codec support
  H.263

Curve 8350i, 8520: Profile 0 and 3 (Level 30)

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

Curve 8350i: Not supported

Curve 8520, 8900: Baseline Profile (BP)
  MPEG-4 SP, ASP
  WMV 9 (VC-1)

Simple

Audio support details

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

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

AMR, AMR-NB

  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)
  PCM PCM, LPCM; 2 channel
  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 4.6 and 4.6.1.

Supported models and device characteristics

Pearl 9220/8230

Pearl 9220/8230

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

154 ppi

Recommendations for optimal local playback
  Container MP4
  Video codec MPEG-4 (SP, 240x320)
  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 768 Kbps
Supported frame rate, all codecs 24 fps

Codec support
  H.263

Profile 0 and 3 (Level 30)

  MPEG-4

SP

  WMV 9 (VC-1)

Simple

Audio support details

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

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

AMR, AMR-NB

  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)
  PCM PCM, LPCM; 2 channel
  WMA WMA 9 Pro, WMA 10 Pro