BlackBerry Classic vs BlackBerry Passport

$199.00 VIEW ON AMAZON
$299.99 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Display size

3.5 inches
4.5 inches

Resolution

720 x 720 pixels
1440 x 1440 pixels

Pixel density

294 ppi
453 ppi

Technology

 
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

41.18 %
56.43 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video calling

Front

2 megapixels
2 megapixels

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 (178 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
6.91 oz (196 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal

Features

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

Colors

Black
Black, Red, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm 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
 

Hardware & Performance

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

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

Available to use

 
25 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

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

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
Mass storage device, Video out

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 20

UMTS

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

Data

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

Battery

Capacity

2515 mAh
3450 mAh

Type

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

Talk time

17.20 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)
18.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time

15.2 days (365 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
18.0 days (432 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G)

11.70 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

14.5 days (348 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
18.5 days (444 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Music playback

70.00 hours
84.00 hours

Video playback

13.70 hours
12.00 hours

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Oct 13, 2014

 
FCC ID value: L6ARGY180LW link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.51 W/kg

Body

 
1.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.16 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 449
 
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.