BlackBerry Classic vs BlackBerry Passport

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Display

Size

3.5 inches
4.5 inches

Resolution

720 x 720 pixels,
294 PPI
1440 x 1440 pixels,
453 PPI

Technology

 
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

41.18 %
56.43 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AA

Processor

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 225
Adreno 330

RAM

2GB LPDDR2
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

16GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

2515 mAh
3450 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)
13 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 30 mm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

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

Front

2 MP
2 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.16 x 2.85 x 0.4 inches (131.1 x 72.4 x 10.2 mm)
5.04 x 3.56 x 0.37 inches (128 x 90.3 x 9.3 mm)

Weight

6.28 oz
6.91 oz

178.0 g
196.0 g

Materials

 
Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal

Features

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

Colors

Black
Black, Red, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share, SlimPort
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Radio

FM
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0, EDR
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Buyers information

Price

$ 449
 
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