BlackBerry Q10 Apple iPhone 4S

BlackBerry Q10 vs Apple iPhone 4S

BlackBerry Q10

Reasons to consider the Q10

4G, RIM BlackBerry OS 10.0
Screen type OLED screen Super AMOLED vs LCD The Q10 has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
Keyboard Has a full keyboard QWERTY keyboard vs None A physical keyboard is great for emailing and typing in general
Numeric keypad Has a numeric keypad Physical numeric keypad vs None Numeric keypads make dialing phone numbers fast and easy
Processor Significantly faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs Apple A5, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 90% faster)
Standby time More standby time 14.8 days vs 8.3 days Around 80% more standby time, less frequent charging
Network Faster max data speeds LTE (80 mbps) vs HSPA+ (14.4 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 40% faster)
RAM Slightly more memory (RAM) 2048 MB vs 512 MB 4x more RAM, typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Apple iPhone 4S

Reasons to consider the iPhone 4S

3.5G, Apple iOS 5.0
Internal storage Much more internal storage 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
App store Many more apps available iPhone App Store vs BlackBerry App World The iPhone App Store has over 500,000 apps vs 55,455 (more than 9x more)
Size Smaller 58x115x9 mm vs 66x119x10 mm More than 20% smaller
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen 960x640 vs 720x720 Around 20% higher resolution screen
Thickness Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 10 mm Around 10% thinner
Screen size Slightly larger screen 3.5" vs 3.1" Around 20% larger screen


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Bluetooth The latest bluetooth support
Screen PPI Very crisp and sharp display of text, images and video
Q10:328 PPI
iPhone 4S:329 PPI
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
8 MP
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
Q10:16 GB
iPhone 4S:64 GB
Thickness Thin
Q10:10 mm
iPhone 4S:9 mm
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Screen resolution High resolution screens
iPhone 4S:960x640
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies
1080p @ 30fps
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Network Fast data transfer
Q10:LTE (80 mbps)
iPhone 4S:HSPA+ (14.4 mbps)
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Q10:BlackBerry App World
iPhone 4S:iPhone App Store
FM Radio Neither have built in FM Radios
Won't pick up any radio stations

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

We're not aware of any interesting cons shared by these two products.


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