Apple vs Blackberry vs Samsung vs Sony

Apple (iPhone 5)

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GENERAL 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – GSM A1428
CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 – CDMA A1429
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 – GSM A1428
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO – CDMA A1429
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 – GSM A1428 or LTE 850 / 1800 / 2100 – GSM A1429
LTE 700 / 850 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 – CDMA A1429
SIM Nano-SIM
Announced 2012, September
Status Available. Released 2012, September
BODY Dimensions 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz)
DISPLAY Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 640 x 1136 pixels, 4.0 inches (~326 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating
SOUND Alert types Vibration, proprietary ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
MEMORY Card slot No
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
DATA GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Speed DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
USB Yes, v2.0
CAMERA Primary 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality
Features Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, check quality
Secondary Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
FEATURE OS iOS 6, upgradable to iOS 6.1.3
Chipset Apple A6
CPU Dual-core 1.2 GHz
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 (triple-core graphics)
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML (Safari)
Radio No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java No
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Siri natural language commands and dictation
– iCloud cloud service
– Twitter and Facebook integration
– TV-out
– Maps
– iBooks PDF reader
– Audio/video player/editor
– Organizer
– Document viewer
– Image viewer/editor
– Voice memo/dial/command
– Predictive text input
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 1440 mAh battery (5.45 Wh)
Stand-by Up to 225 h (2G) / Up to 225 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 8 h (2G) / Up to 8 h (3G)
Music play Up to 40 h
MISC SAR US 1.18 W/kg (head)     1.18 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.95 W/kg (head)     0.90 W/kg (body)
Price group
TESTS Display Contrast ratio: 1320:1 (nominal) / 3.997:1 (sunlight)
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 67dB
Audio quality Noise -91.3dB / Crosstalk -76.5dB
Camera Photo / Video
Battery life Endurance rating 51h

Blackberry (Z 10)

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GENERAL 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – all versions
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 – STL100-1
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 – STL100-2
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 – STL100-2
SIM Micro-SIM
Announced 2013, January
Status Available. Released 2013, January
BODY Dimensions 130 x 65.6 x 9 mm (5.12 x 2.58 x 0.35 in)
Weight 137.5 g (4.83 oz)
DISPLAY Type Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 768 x 1280 pixels, 4.2 inches (~355 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
SOUND Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal 16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
DATA GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Speed HSDPA 21 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps; LTE, EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual band
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
NFC Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
CAMERA Primary 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality
Features Geo-tagging, face detection, image stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, check quality
Secondary Yes, 2 MP, 720p@30fps
FEATURE OS BlackBerry 10 OS
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon
CPU Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait
GPU Adreno 225
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, BBM 6
Browser HTML5
Radio No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support
Java Yes, MIDP 2.1
Colors Black, White
– SNS integration
– HDMI port
– BlackBerry maps
– Organizer
– Document viewer
– Photo viewer
– MP3/WMA/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/XviD/MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264 player
– Voice memo/dial
– Predictive text input
BATTERY Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 312 h
Talk time Up to 10 h
MISC SAR US 1.07 W/kg (head)     1.07 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.87 W/kg (head)     0.99 W/kg (body)
Price group
TESTS Display Contrast ratio: 1532 (nominal) / 2.051:1 (sunlight)
Loudspeaker Voice 70dB / Noise 67dB / Ring 73dB
Audio quality Noise -82.8dB / Crosstalk -80.5dB
Camera Photo / Video
Battery life Endurance rating 46h

Samsung (Galaxy S3)

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GENERAL 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
SIM Micro-SIM
Announced 2012, May
Status Available. Released 2012, May
BODY Dimensions 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm (5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz)
DISPLAY Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.8 inches (~306 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 2
– TouchWiz UI
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
DATA GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 – 48 kbps
EDGE Class 12
Speed HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
NFC Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
CAMERA Primary 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality
Features Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, check quality
Secondary Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps
FEATUR OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradeable to 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset Exynos 4412 Quad
CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9
GPU Mali-400MP
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors Pebble blue, Marble white, Amber brown, Garnet red, Sapphire black, Titanium grey, La Fleur
– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
– Smart Stay eye tracking
– Dropbox (50 GB storage)
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
– SNS integration
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
– Organizer
– Image/video editor
– Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
– Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa
– Voice memo/dial/commands
– Predictive text input (Swype)
BATTERY Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 590 h (2G) / Up to 790 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 21 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 11 h 40 min (3G)
MISC SAR US 0.55 W/kg (head)     1.49 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.21 W/kg (head)
Price group
TESTS Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal) / 3.419:1 (sunlight)
Loudspeaker Voice 75dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 75dB
Audio quality Noise -90.3dB / Crosstalk -92.6dB
Camera Photo / Video
Battery life Endurance rating 50h

Sony (Xperia Z)

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GENERAL 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – C6602, C6603
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 – C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 – C6602
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 – C6603
SIM Micro-SIM
Announced 2013, January
Status Available. Released 2013, February
BODY Dimensions 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm (5.47 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz)
– IP57 certified – dust and water resistant
– Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
DISPLAY Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.0 inches (~441 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes, up to 10 fingers
Protection Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass
– Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
DATA GPRS Up to 107 kbps
EDGE Up to 296 kbps
Speed HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
NFC Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
CAMERA Primary 13.1 MP, 4128×3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, sweep panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR, check quality
Secondary Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps
FEATURE OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064
CPU Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait
GPU Adreno 320
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
Browser HTML5
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors Black, White, Purple
– SNS integration
– TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/Flac player
– Document viewer
– Photo viewer/editor
– Voice memo/dial
– Predictive text input
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 2330 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 550 h (2G) / Up to 530 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 11 h (2G) / Up to 14 h (3G)
Music play Up to 40 h
MISC SAR US 1.05 W/kg (head)     0.56 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.48 W/kg (head)
Price group
TESTS Display Contrast ratio: 705:1 (nominal) / 2.462:1 (sunlight)
Loudspeaker Voice 60dB / Noise 58dB / Ring 61dB
Audio quality Noise -81.9dB / Crosstalk -81.3dB
Camera Photo / Video
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