If you’re a smartphone owner and have an ongoing war with a BlackBerry user, chances are you’ve heard the phrase,”My BlackBerry runs on less Data.” Be it so, the phrase is true. Why? Because BlackBerry smartphones are designed to be data efficient, that’s why.

Over the BlackBerry Inside Blog, is an article on Data and getting more out of it. Basically, Data efficiency in a nutshell.

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In case you didn’t know, BlackBerry smartphones can give you more of what you love (including more emails, more web browsing and more social networking) for the same amount of data as other leading smartphones? The name? DataSmart™ technology and it’s only available with BlackBerry smartphones.

How does it work?

the simplest way to think about it is to compare it to zipping large files on your computer. When you use data on a BlackBerry smartphone, it’s almost as if the data is zipped up before it’s sent or received, so it’s smaller and uses up less of your data plan.

In fact, according to a new study by Rysavy Research*, only BlackBerry smartphones with DataSmart technology enable up to 2x more web browsing, 4x more email and 2x more social networking than other leading smartphones within your fixed data plan. According to Peter Rysavy, benefits of BlackBerry smartphones with DataSmart technology could include lower monthly service plans, faster application operation and increased battery life.

Full article here