BlackBerry Z10 RIM BlackBerry Torch 9850

BlackBerry Z10 vs RIM BlackBerry Torch 9850

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
GPS Has an assisted GPS Assisted GPS vs GPS Assisted GPS can pinpoint your location much faster
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 355 PPI vs 251 PPI More than 40% crisper display of text, images and video
Network Faster max data speeds LTE (80 mbps) vs 1xEV-DO rev. A (3.1 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 6.5x faster)
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,280x768 vs 800x480 More than 2.5x higher resolution screen
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 3.906 GB More than 4x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs QC 8655, 1200 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 12 mm More than 20% thinner
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.2"" vs 3.7"" Around 30% larger screen
Size Slightly smaller 66×130×9 mm vs 62×120×12 mm More than 10% smaller
Talk time Slightly more talk time 10 hours vs 6.8 hours Around 50% more talk time per battery charge
RAM Slightly more memory (RAM) 2,048 MB vs 768 MB More than 2.5x more RAM, typically more responsive and better for multitasking
RIM BlackBerry Torch 9850

Reasons to consider the BlackBerry Torch 9850

3G, RIM BlackBerry OS 7.0
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Thickness Thin
Z109 mm
BlackBerry Torch 985012 mm
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
App store App store(s) have fewer apps than some
BlackBerry App World
FM Radio Neither have built-in FM Radios
Won't pick up any radio stations
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.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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Which phone do you like, and why?

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