Blackberry Z10 Vs Rest of the Smartphones

Blackberry Z10

Its obviously the biggest moment in RIM’s BlackBerry’s history, so important, that they’ve even decided to change their name in its honour. By placing all their eggs in one basket, BlackBerry is now facing a now-or-never situation right now.

By offering a smartphone for the average users and one for its dedicated ones, it has definitely played a clever trick but the real question is how well do these Smartphones fare against the competition?

We will find out in a comparison table below:

BlackBerry Z10

BlackBerry Q10

Google Nexus 4

Samsung Galaxy S III

iPhone 5

Nokia Lumia 920

Status Available Unreleased Available Available Available Available
Weight 137.5g 139g 139g 133g 112g 185g
Thickness 9mm 10.4mm 9.1mm 8.6mm 7.6mm 10.7mm
Operating System BlackBerry 10 OS BlackBerry 10 OS Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean iOS 6.1 Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Sim card Micro-sim Micro-sim Micro-sim Micro-sim Micro-sim Micro-sim
Display size 4.2 inches 3.1 inches 4.7 inches 4.8 inches 4 inches 4.4 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels 720 x 720 pixels 768 x 1280 pixels 720 x 1280 pixels 640 x 1136 pixels 768 x 1280 pixels
Processor 1.5 Ghz dual-core Krait 1.5 Ghz dual-core Cortex A9 1.5 Ghz quad-core Krait 1.4 Ghz quad-core Cortex A9 1.2 Ghz dual-core Apple A6 1.5 Ghz dual-core Krait
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Memory 16 GB, expandable 16 GB, expandable 8/16GB, non-expandable 16/32/64 GB, expandable 16/32/64 GB, non expandable 32 GB non-expandable
Rear-camera 8mp with Full-HD video recording 8mp with Full-HD video recording 8mp with Full-HD video recording 8mp with Full-HD video recording 8mp with Full-HD video recording 8.7mp with Full HD video recording and Pureview tech
Front-camera 2mp Yes 1.3mp 1.9mp 1.2mp 1.3mp
Connectivity Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0, NFC, dual band Wifi Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0, NFC, Wifi-Hotspot, dual band Wifi, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0, NFC, dual band Wifi, Wifi Hotspot Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0, USB-on-the-go, NFC, dual band Wifi, Wifi Hotspot Bluetooth 4.0, Lightning dock connector, Wifi dual band, Wifi Hotspot Bluetooth 3.1, NFC, microUSB 2.0, Wifi-dual band, Wifi-Hotspot
Battery 1800 mAh 1800 mAh 2100 mAh 2100 mAh 1440 mAh 2000 mAh

As clear by the table, the two BlackBerry smartphone do some things better than their competitors but the bitter truth, however, is the fact that they don’t offer anything out-of-the-world right now.

For example, lets take Nokia Lumia 920 for instance which comes with the PureView camera technology or the iPhone 5 which comes with iOS (yes that’s an exclusive feature!… and a tall display). This might be a huge problem here but then again, its only a start (and a strong one too, we might add).

After ruling out all of the predictions (and highs and lows) though, you’ll have to conclude that its either a win or loss case for BlackBerry here. Only time will tell how well these shiny products will fare against the competition sales-wise.

  • Its not the Specification dude, its more about the Apps. Nokia sucks when compared to App Market vs Apple and Android.

    Apple sucks because of “users-restrictions” and price. Not to forget about lame design.

    Making BB more powerful reminds me of PS3 vs XB360. I still remember and would like to quote the statement of Sony CEO when PS3 was launched “We have designed the PS3 to target at the moon….more future proof then any console out there”. Result, Xbox360 got more market then PS3 because of exclusive and online quality.

    I focus on apps more then specs. I owned a 4.5 yrs old HTC Desire(rooted) and still very happy with it.

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