BlackBerry 7520 vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

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Display

Display size

 
5.5 inches

Resolution

240 x 160 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
16:9

Pixel density

 
401 ppi

Technology

LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

 
67.58 %

Colors

65 536
 

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

 
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

 
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

 
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

 
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

 
3 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

0.032 GB
256 GB, not expandable

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

BlackBerry
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

Battery

Capacity

900 mAh
2900 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Talk time

2.92 hours
the average is 19 h (1113 min)
 

Stand-by time

3.1 days (75 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
21.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1414 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)

Internet use

 
3G: 13 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

 
60.00 hours

Video playback

 
12.00 hours

Camera

Rear

 
Dual camera

Main camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

 
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

 
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

 
Quad LED

Software Features

 
RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

 
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

 
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

 
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

4.50 x 2.90 x 1.10 inches (114 x 75 x 28 mm)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

6.10 oz (174 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Full keyboard
 

Keys

 
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

 
Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

iDEN

800 MHz
 

Data Speed

 
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

 
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

 
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

 
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

 
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

Yes
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP)
 

Wi-Fi

 
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot

USB

Yes
Lightning

Features

 
Headphones port, Charging, Mass storage device

Location

GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

 
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

Computer sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

WAP
 

Phone features

Notifications

Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
 

Phonebook

Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact
 

Organizer

Memo, Calculator, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar
 

Messaging

SMS
 

Games

Yes
 

Other features

TTY/TDD, Push-to-Talk
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 17, 2004
Sep 07, 2016

FCC ID value: L6ARAL11IN link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3087A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.09 W/kg

Body

 
1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.13 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 969

Availability

Officially announced

 
Sep 07, 2016
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