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BlackBerry Q10 RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900

BlackBerry Q10 vs RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900

BlackBerry Q10

Reasons to consider the Q10

4G, RIM BlackBerry OS 10.0
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Screen type OLED screen Super AMOLED vs TFT LCD The Q10 has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
Numeric keypad Has a numeric keypad Physical numeric keypad vs None Numeric keypads make dialing phone numbers fast and easy
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with 60% more detail for larger prints
Internal storage More internal storage 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Network Faster max data speeds LTE (80 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 3x faster)
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 328 PPI vs 284 PPI Around 20% crisper display of text, images and video
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs QC 8655, 1200 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 720x720 vs 480x640 Around 70% higher resolution screen
Talk time More talk time 13.5 hours vs 6.3 hours More than 2x more talk time per battery charge
Screen size Slightly larger screen 3.1" vs 2.8" Around 30% larger screen
Standby time Slightly more standby time 14.8 days vs 12.8 days Around 20% more standby time, less frequent charging
RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900

Reasons to consider the BlackBerry Bold 9900

3.5G, RIM BlackBerry OS 7.0
Weight Slightly lighter 130 g vs 139 g Around 10% lighter

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Keyboard Have full keyboards
QWERTY keyboard
Screen PPI Very crisp and sharp display of text, images and video
Q10:328 PPI
BlackBerry Bold 9900:284 PPI
Thickness Thin
Q10:10 mm
BlackBerry Bold 9900:11 mm
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
Q10:8 MP
BlackBerry Bold 9900:5 MP
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
Q10:Unknown, 1500 MHz
BlackBerry Bold 9900:QC 8655, 1200 MHz
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
Q10:16 GB
BlackBerry Bold 9900:8 GB
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
FM Radio Neither have built in FM Radios
Won't pick up any radio stations
App store App store(s) have fewer apps than some
BlackBerry App World

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps

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

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