BlackBerry Bold 9930 vs Samsung Epic 4G vs BlackBerry Torch 9860

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Display

Size:

2.8 inches
4.0 inches
3.7 inches

Resolution:

480 x 640 pixels, 286 PPI
800 x 480 pixels, 233 PPI
800 x 480 pixels, 252 PPI

Technology:

TFT
Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body:

31.95 %
56.72 %
52.44 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 3

Processor:

Single core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655
Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8
Single core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655

GPU:

PowerVR SGX540
Yes

RAM:

0.75GB
0.5GB
0.75GB

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

8GB
4GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

BlackBerry (7.1, 7)
Android (2.3, 2.2, 2.1)
BlackBerry (7)

Battery

Capacity:

1230 mAh
1500 mAh
1230 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP
5 MP (Autofocus)
5 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing
Continuous autofocus

Front:

0.3 MP VGA

Design

Dimensions:

4.53 x 2.60 x 0.41 inches (115 x 66 x 10.5 mm)
4.90 x 2.54 x 0.56 inches (124 x 65 x 14 mm)
4.72 x 2.44 x 0.45 inches (120 x 62 x 11.5 mm)

Weight:

4.59 oz (130.0 g)
5.46 oz (155.0 g)
4.76 oz (135.0 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad)
Full keyboard
Optical Mouse (Touchpad)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter
Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter

Cellular

UMTS:

Bands 8(900), 1(2100)
Bands 6(800), 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
WiMAX
HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR
2.1, EDR
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

GPS
A-GPS
GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice recording
Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 20, 2010
Aug 05, 2011

FCC ID value:

A3LSPHD700 link
L6ARDP70UW link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.29 W/kg
0.44 W/kg
1.12 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.78 W/kg
0.77 W/kg
0.86 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Buyers information

Price:

$ 510
$ 250

Availability

Officially announced:

May 02, 2011
Jun 28, 2010
Aug 03, 2011
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