BlackBerry 7 and 7.1 media support

BlackBerry Bold series and Porsche Design

The following sections detail the audio and video support for BlackBerry Bold series devices and the Porsche Design by BlackBerry running BlackBerry 7 or BlackBerry 7.1 software.

Supported models and device characteristics

Bold 9790

Bold 9790

Bold 9900/9930

Bold 9900/9930

Porsche Design P'9981

Porsche Design P'9981

     
Feature Details
Screen size (all devices)

Bold 9790: 480x360 VGA hi-res

Bold 9900, 9930, P'9981: 640 x 480 VGA hi-res

Pixel density (all devices)

Bold 9790: 245 ppi

Bold 9900, 9930, P'9981: 287 ppi

Recommendations for optimal local playback
  Container MP4
  Video codec

Bold 9790: H.264 (Baseline Profile, 480x360)

Bold 9900, 9930, P'9981: H.264 (Baseline Profile, 720p)

  Audio codec AAC LC

Video support details

Feature Details  
Supported video formats 3GP, 3G2*, ASF, AVI, M4V, MP4, WMV

* Bold 9930 only

Codec support
  H.263 Supported profiles Profile 0 (Level 70)
Supported resolution

Bold 9790: 480x360

Bold 9900, 9930, P'9981: FWVGA

Bit rate Up to 2 Mbps
Frame rate 30 fps
   
  H.264 Supported profiles Baseline, Main, and High Profiles (up to Level 3.1)
Supported resolution 720p
Bit rate

Bold 9790: Up to 6/10

Bold 9900, 9930, P'9981: Up to 14 Mbps

Frame rate 30 fps
   
  MPEG-4 Supported profile(s) SP, ASP (Level 6)
Supported resolution

3G2, 3GP, M4V, MP4 formats: 720p

AVI format: D1
Bit rate

Bold 9790: Up to 6/10

Bold 9900, 9930, P'9981: Up to 14 Mbps

Frame rate 30 fps
Interlace support Unsupported for ASP
  WMV 9 (VC-1) Supported profile(s) and levels

Bold 9790: Simple, Main Profiles (Level 1)

Bold 9900, 9930, P'9981: Simple, Main, Advance Profiles (Level 1)

Supported resolution Simple: CIF@324Kbps

Main, Advance: 720p

Bit rate

Bold 9790: Up to 6/10

Bold 9900, 9930, P'9981: Up to 14 Mbps

Frame rate 30 fps
Interlace support No

Audio support details

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

* Bold 9930 only

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

AMR, AMR-NB

  FLAC FLAC
  GSM GSM6.10
  MIDI

Bold 9790: GM, GM2, SP-MIDI; 128 voices

Bold 9900, 9930, P'9981: SP-MIDI; 128 voices

  MPEG MPEG 1 (Layer 3), MPEG 2 (Layer 3), MPEG 3 (Layer 3)
  Ogg Vorbis Vorbis
  PCM PCM, LPCM; 2 channel, 48K sampling rate (16 bit)
  QCELP

Bold 9790, 9900, P'9981: Not supported

Bold 9930: QCELP 13, EVRA

  WMA Bold 9790: WMA 9, WMA 10 Standard/Professional, WMA Lossless

Bold 9900, 9930, P'9981: 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 7 or BlackBerry 7.1 software.

Supported models and device characteristics

Curve 9220/9310/9315/9320

Curve 9220/9310/9315/9320

Curve 9350/9360/9370

Curve 9350/9360/9370

Curve 9380

Curve 9380

     
Feature Details
Screen size (all devices)

Curve 9220, 9310, 9315, 9320: 320x240

Curve 9350, 9360, 9370, 9380: 480x360 HVGA+
Pixel density (all devices)

Curve 9220, 9310, 9315, 9320: 164 dpi

Curve 9350, 9360, 9370: 246 ppi

Curve 9380: 188 ppi

Recommendations for optimal local playback
  Container MP4
  Video codec

Curve 9220, 9310, 9315, 9320: H.264 (Baseline Profile, 320x240)

Curve 9350, 9370: H.264 (Baseline Profile, 720p)

Curve 9360, 9380: H.264 (Baseline Profile, 480x360)

  Audio codec AAC LC

Video support details

Feature Details
Supported video formats

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

* Curve 9220, 9310, 9320, 9360, 9380 only

Codec support
  H.263 Supported profile(s) Profile 0 (Level 70)
Supported resolution

Curve 9220, 9310, 9315, 9320: VGA

Curve 9350, 9370: FWVGA

Curve 9360, 9380: HVGA

Bit rate Up to 2 Mbps
Frame rate

Curve 9220, 9310, 9315, 9320: 15 fps

Curve 9350, 9360, 9370, 9380: 30 fps

   
  H.264 Supported profile(s) Baseline, Main, and High Profiles (up to Level 3.1)
Supported resolution 720p
Bit rate

Curve 9220, 9310, 9315, 9320, 9360, 9380: Up to 6/10 Mbps

Curve 9350, 9370: Up to 14 Mbps

Frame rate

Curve 9220, 9310, 9315, 9320: 15 fps

Curve 9350, 9360, 9370, 9380: 30 fps

   
  MPEG-4 Supported profile(s)

SP, ASP (Level 6)

Supported resolution

3G2, 3GP, M4V, MP4 formats: 720p

AVI format: D1
Bit rate

Curve 9220, 9310, 9315, 9320, 9360, 9380: Up to 10 Mbps

Curve 9350, 9370: Up to 14 Mbps

Frame rate

Curve 9220, 9310, 9315, 9320: 15 fps

Curve 9350, 9360, 9370, 9380: 30 fps

Interlace support Unsupported for ASP
  WMV 9 (VC-1) Supported profile(s)

Curve 9220, 9310, 9315, 9320: Simple, Main Profiles (Low/Medium level)

Curve 9350, 9370: Simple, Main, Advance Profiles(Level 1)

Curve 9360, 9380: Simple, Main Profiles (Level 1)

Supported resolution Simple: CIF@324Kbps

Main, Advance: 720p

Bit rate

Curve 9220, 9310, 9315, 9320, 9360, 9380: Up to 6/10 Mbps

Curve 9350, 9370: Up to 14 Mbps

Frame rate

Curve 9220, 9310, 9320: 15 fps

Curve 9350, 9360, 9370, 9380: 30 fps

Interlace support No

Audio support details

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

* Curve 9315, 9360, 9380 only

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

AMR, AMR-NB

  FLAC FLAC
  GSM GSM6.10
  MIDI

Curve 9220, 9310, 9315, 9320, 9350, 9370: SP-MIDI; 128 voices

Curve 9360, 9380: GM, GM2, SP-MIDI; 128 voices

  MPEG MPEG 1 (Layer 3), MPEG 2 (Layer 3), MPEG 3 (Layer 3)
  Ogg Vorbis Vorbis
  PCM PCM, LPCM; 2 channel, 48K sampling rate (16 bit)
  QCELP

Curve 9220, 9310, 9320, 9350, 9370: Not supported

Curve 9315, 9360, 9380: QCELP 13, EVRA

  WMA Curve 9220, 9310, 9315, 9320, 9350, 9370: WMA 9, WMA 10 Standard/Professional

Curve 9360, 9380: WMA 9, WMA 10 Standard/Professional, WMA Lossless

BlackBerry Torch series

The following sections detail the audio and video support for BlackBerry Torch series devices running BlackBerry 7 or BlackBerry 7.1 software.

Supported models and device characteristics

Torch 9810

Torch 9810

Torch9850/9860

Torch9850/9860

       
Feature Details
Screen size (all devices)

Torch 9810: 480x360 HVGA hi-res

Torch 9850, 9860: 800x480 WVGA

Pixel density (all devices) 253 ppi
Recommendations for optimal local playback
  Container MP4
  Video codec

Torch 9810: H.264 (Baseline Profile, 720p)

Torch 9850, 9860: H.264 (Baseline Profile, 800x480)

  Audio codec AAC LC

Video support details

Feature Details
Supported video formats 3GP, 3G2*, ASF, AVI, M4V, MP4, WMV

* Torch 9850 only

Codec support
  H.263 Supported profile(s) Profile 0 (Level 70)
Supported resolution

Torch 9810: FWVGA

Torch 9850, 9860: WVGA

Bit rate Up to 2 Mbps
Frame rate 30 fps
   
  H.264 Supported profile(s) Baseline, Main, and High Profiles (up to Level 3.1)
Supported resolution 720p
Bit rate

Torch 9810: Up to 14 Mbps

Torch 9850, 9860: Up to 6/10 Mbps

Frame rate 30 fps
   
  MPEG-4 Supported profile(s)

SP, ASP (Level 6)

Supported resolution

3G2, 3GP, M4V, MP4 formats: 720p

AVI format: D1
Bit rate

Torch 9810: Up to 14 Mbps

Torch 9850, 9860: Up to 10 Mbps

Frame rate 30 fps
Interlace support Unsupported for ASP
  WMV 9 (VC-1) Supported profile(s)

Torch 9810, 9860: Simple, Main, Advance Profiles (Level 1)

Torch 9850: Simple, Main Profiles (Level 1)

Supported resolution Simple: CIF@324Kbps

Main, Advance: 720p

Bit rate

Torch 9810: Up to 14 Mbps

Torch 9850, 9860: Up to 6/10 Mbps

Frame rate 30 fps
Interlace support No

Audio support details

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

* Torch 9850 only

Codec support
  AAC AAC LC, AAC+, eAAC+; ADTS, ADIF*

* Torch 9850 only

  AMR

AMR, AMR-NB

  FLAC FLAC
  GSM GSM6.10
  MIDI

SP-MIDI; 128 voices

  MPEG MPEG 1 (Layer 3), MPEG 2 (Layer 3), MPEG 3 (Layer 3)
  Ogg Vorbis Vorbis
  PCM PCM, LPCM; 2 channel, 48K sampling rate (16 bit)
  QCELP

Torch 9810, 9860: Not supported

Torch 9850: QCELP 13, EVRA

  WMA

WMA 9, WMA 10 Standard/Professional

BlackBerry 9620

The following sections detail the audio and video support for BlackBerry 9620 device running BlackBerry 7.1 software.

Supported models and device characteristics

9620

9620

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

246 ppi

Recommendations for optimal local playback
  Container MP4
  Video codec

H.264 (Baseline Profile, 720p)

  Audio codec AAC LC

Video support details

Feature Details
Supported video formats

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

Codec support
  H.263 Supported profile(s) Profile 0 (Level 70)
Supported resolution

HVGA

Bit rate Up to 2 Mbps
Frame rate

30 fps

   
  H.264 Supported profile(s) Baseline, Main, and High Profiles (up to Level 3.1)
Supported resolution 720p
Bit rate

Up to 14 Mbps

Frame rate

30 fps

   
  MPEG-4 Supported profile(s)

SP, ASP (Level 6)

Supported resolution

3G2, 3GP, M4V, MP4 formats: 720p

AVI format: D1
Bit rate

Up to 14 Mbps

Frame rate

30 fps

Interlace support Unsupported for ASP
  WMV 9 (VC-1) Supported profile(s)

Simple, Main, Advance Profiles (Level 1)

Supported resolution Simple: CIF@324Kbps

Main, Advance: 720p

Bit rate

Up to 14 Mbps

Frame rate

30 fps

Interlace support No

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)
  AMR

AMR, AMR-NB

  FLAC FLAC
  GSM GSM6.10
  MIDI

GM, GM2, SP-MIDI; 128 voices

  MPEG MPEG 1 (Layer 3), MPEG 2 (Layer 3), MPEG 3 (Layer 3)
  Ogg Vorbis Vorbis
  PCM PCM, LPCM; 2 channel, 48K sampling rate (16 bit)
  QCELP

QCELP 13, EVRA

  WMA

WMA 9, WMA 10 Standard/Professional, WMA Lossless