BlackBerry Classic vs BlackBerry Leap

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Display

Size:

3.5 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution:

720 x 720 pixels, 294 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 294 PPI

Screen-to-body:

41.18 %
65.65 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Yes
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait, 32-bit, 28 nm

GPU:

Adreno 225
Adreno 225

RAM:

2GB LPDDR2
2GB LPDDR2

Internal storage:

16GB
16GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

BlackBerry (10.3, 10)
BlackBerry (10.3, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

2515 mAh
2800 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS, Video calling

Front:

2 MP
2 MP

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.16 x 2.85 x 0.4 inches (131.1 x 72.4 x 10.2 mm)
5.67 x 2.87 x 0.37 inches (144 x 72.9 x 9.4 mm)

Weight:

6.28 oz (178.0 g)
6 oz (170.0 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Touch sensitive control keys, Notification light
Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black
Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Background playback
Album art cover

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0, EDR
4.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer

Other:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Buyers information

Price:

$ 449

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 25, 2014
Mar 03, 2015
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