BlackBerry Q5 Sony Xperia V

BlackBerry Q5 vs Sony Xperia V

BlackBerry Q5

Reasons to consider the Q5

4G, BlackBerry-10
Keyboard Has a full keyboard QWERTY keyboard vs None Almost the same
Talk time Slightly more talk time 12.3 hours vs 7 hours Around 80% more talk time per battery charge
Standby time Slightly more standby time 14 days vs 12.5 days More than 10% more standby time, less frequent charging
Sony Xperia V

Reasons to consider the Xperia V

4G, Android-4.1
Multitasking Runs multiple apps at once Yes vs No Switch between running apps, surf the web while talking on skype for example
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 1.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
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
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Camera resolution Significantly higher resolution camera 13 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with more than 2.5x more detail for larger prints
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,280x720 vs 720x720 Around 80% higher resolution screen
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs Unknown, 1200 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Screen size Larger screen 4.3"" vs 3.1"" More than 60% larger screen
Screen PPI Slightly higher PPI screen 341 PPI vs 328 PPI Almost the same


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Q5328 PPI
Xperia V341 PPI
Network Fast data transfer
LTE (80 mbps)
Thickness Thin
11 mm
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
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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