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BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 vs BlackBerry Torch 9860

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BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 Remove phone

Posted: 28 Oct 2011
Market Status: Released
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BlackBerry Torch 9860 Remove phone

Posted: 03 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerry (7)BlackBerry (7) 
Dimensions4.53 x 2.64 x 0.44 inches (115 x 67 x 11.3 mm)4.72 x 2.44 x 0.45 inches (120 x 62 x 11.5 mm) 
Weight5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.8 inches3.7 inches 
Resolution640 x 480 pixels480 x 800 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

286 ppi252 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

TFTTFT 
Screen-to-body ratio31.47 %52.44 % 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesProximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesDigital zoom, Geo tagging, ScenesAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Geo tagging 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) 
Features Continuous autofocus 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655  
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Single core, 1200 MHzSingle core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655 
Graphics processorYesYes 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

768 MB RAM768 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB4 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time 4.70 hours
the average is 12 h (697 min)
 
Stand-by time 13.9 days (334 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 6.80 hours
the average is 15 h (911 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 13.5 days (324 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
 
Video call time 6.60 hours 
Capacity 1230 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube player Yes 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz800, 850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, EDGEHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, EDGE 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPSGPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n, a802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherNFC, Computer sync, OTA syncUMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation  
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T3M3, T3 
Other Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced27 Oct 201103 Aug 2011 

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