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Kyocera Torque vs BlackBerry Q10

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Kyocera Torque Remove phone

Posted: 28 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Sprint
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BlackBerry Q10 Remove phone

Posted: 30 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.0)BlackBerry (10.2, 10) 
Dimensions4.44 x 2.38 x 0.56 inches (113 x 60 x 14 mm)4.71 x 2.63 x 0.41 inches (119.6 x 66.8 x 10.35 mm) 
Weight5.5 oz (156 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
RuggedWater, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity resistant  
IP certifiedIP 67  
Display
Physical size4.0 inches3.1 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels720 x 720 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.

233 ppi330 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.

IPS LCDSuper AMOLED 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Blink detection, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Digital zoom 
CamcorderYes1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingDigital image stabilization, Video calling 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels2 megapixels 
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 S4 Plus MSM8960Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 
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.

Dual core, 1200 MHz, KraitDual core, 1500 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processorAdreno 225Adreno 225 
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.

1024 MB RAM / 4096 MB ROM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time18.00 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
13.00 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
 
Stand-by time 15.3 days (367 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 13.50 hours
the average is 15 h (903 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 14.8 days (355 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
 
Capacity2500 mAh2100 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+  
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

800, 1900 MHz800, 1900 MHz 
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE1900 (band 2) MHz700 (band 13), 700 (band 17), 850 (band 5), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1900 (band 2) MHz 
DataLTE, EV-DO Rev.ALTE, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
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.

GPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.0, EDR4.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D) 
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, NFC, Miracast, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T3M3, T4 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-TalkVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced28 Jan 201330 Jan 2013 

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