BlackBerry Bold 9930 vs Samsung Epic 4G

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Display

Size:

2.8 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

31.95 %
56.72 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 3

Processor:

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

GPU:

PowerVR SGX540

RAM:

0.75GB
0.5GB

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

8GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

1230 mAh
1500 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP
5 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording:

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

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

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)

Weight:

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

Features:

Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad)
Full keyboard

Keys:

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

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

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

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

GPS
A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 20, 2010

FCC ID value:

A3LSPHD700 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.29 W/kg
0.44 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.78 W/kg
0.77 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Buyers information

Price:

$ 510
$ 250

Availability

Officially announced:

May 02, 2011
Jun 28, 2010
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