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BlackBerry Z10 RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900

BlackBerry Z10 vs RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900

BlackBerry Z10

Reasons to consider the Z10

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 resolution Much higher resolution screen 1280x768 vs 480x640 More than 3x higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 355 PPI vs 284 PPI Around 30% crisper display of text, images and 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 size Larger screen 4.2" vs 2.8" More than 2x larger screen
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs QC 8655, 1200 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Thickness Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 11 mm More than 10% thinner
Talk time Slightly more talk time 10 hours vs 6.3 hours Around 60% more talk time per battery charge
RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900

Reasons to consider the BlackBerry Bold 9900

3.5G, RIM BlackBerry OS 7.0
Keyboard Has a full keyboard QWERTY keyboard vs None A physical keyboard is great for emailing and typing in general
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction

Competitors

BlackBerry Z30 BlackBerry Z10 Z10 vs Z30
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini 3G BlackBerry Z10 Z10 vs Galaxy S4 Mini
BlackBerry Q10 BlackBerry Z10 Z10 vs Q10
Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505 BlackBerry Z10 Z10 vs Galaxy S4
BlackBerry Q5 RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900 BlackBerry Bold 9900 vs Q5
RIM BlackBerry Bold 9790 RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900 BlackBerry Bold 9900 vs BlackBerry Bold 9790
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BlackBerry 9720 RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900 BlackBerry Bold 9900 vs 9720

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen PPI Very crisp and sharp display of text, images and video
Z10:355 PPI
BlackBerry Bold 9900:284 PPI
Thickness Thin
Z10:9 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
Z10:8 MP
BlackBerry Bold 9900:5 MP
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
Z10:Unknown, 1500 MHz
BlackBerry Bold 9900:QC 8655, 1200 MHz
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
Z10:16 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
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
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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