BlackBerry Q5 Samsung Galaxy Note II 64 GB

BlackBerry Q5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II

BlackBerry Q5

Reasons to consider the Q5

4G, BlackBerry-10
Keyboard Has a full keyboard QWERTY keyboard vs None Almost the same
Weight Lighter 120 g vs 180 g More than 30% lighter
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 328 PPI vs 267 PPI More than 20% crisper display of text, images and video
Size Smaller 66x120x10 mm vs 80x151x9 mm Around 30% smaller
Samsung Galaxy Note II 64 GB

Reasons to consider the Galaxy Note II

4G, Android-4.1.1
Internal storage Much more internal storage 64 GB vs 8 GB 8x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen type OLED screen Super AMOLED vs LCD The Note II has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 1.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Multitasking Runs multiple apps at once Yes vs No Switch between running apps, surf the web while talking on skype for example
Wifi Much faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11 (0 mbps) Almost the same
App store Includes the Android App Market Android App Market vs None Almost the same
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Standby time Significantly more standby time 37.1 days vs 14 days More than 2.5x more standby time, less frequent charging
Screen size Significantly larger screen 5.5" vs 3.1" More than 2.5x larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 720x1280 vs 720x720 Around 80% higher resolution screen
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with 60% more detail for larger prints
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1600 MHz vs Unknown, 1200 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (more than 30% faster)
Thickness Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 11 mm More than 10% thinner
Talk time Slightly more talk time 16 hours vs 12.3 hours More than 30% more talk time per battery charge


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Q5328 PPI
Note II267 PPI
Network Fast data transfer
LTE (80 mbps)
Thickness Thin
Q511 mm
Note II9 mm
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Note II720x1280
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies
1080p @ 30fps
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
Q55 MP
Note II8 MP
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

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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