BlackBerry Classic vs BlackBerry Q10

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Display

Size:

3.5 inches
3.1 inches

Resolution:

720 x 720 pixels, 294 PPI
720 x 720 pixels, 330 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

41.18 %
38.54 %

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

GPU:

Adreno 225
Adreno 225

RAM:

2GB LPDDR2
2GB LPDDR2

Internal storage:

16GB
16GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

BlackBerry (10.3, 10)
BlackBerry (10.3, 10.2, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

2515 mAh
2100 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording:

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

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)
4.71 x 2.63 x 0.41 inches (119.6 x 66.8 x 10.35 mm)

Weight:

6.28 oz (178.0 g)
4.90 oz (139.0 g)

Features:

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

Keys:

Right: Volume control
Right: Volume control

Colors:

Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 4(1700/2100), 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, HSPA, UMTS

SIM type:

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
Wireless screen share, TV-out

Radio:

FM
FM

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, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

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

HDMI:

Micro HDMI (Type D)

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, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 17, 2013

FCC ID value:

L6ARFL110LW

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.16 W/kg

Body:

0.75 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.38 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.36 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 449

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 25, 2014
Jan 30, 2013
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