BlackBerry Classic vs BlackBerry Q10

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Display

Display size

3.5 inches
3.1 inches

Resolution

720 x 720 pixels
720 x 720 pixels

Pixel density

294 ppi
330 ppi

Technology

 
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

41.18 %
38.54 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
 

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (1080p HD)

Features

Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Digital image stabilization, 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)
4.71 x 2.63 x 0.41 inches (119.6 x 66.8 x 10.35 mm)

Weight

6.28 oz (178 g)
the average is 6 oz (170 g)
4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 6 oz (170 g)

Features

Full keyboard, Touch sensitive control keys
Full keyboard

Colors

Black
 

Hardware & Performance

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

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
16 GB

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 32 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

2515 mAh
2100 mAh

Talk time

17.20 hours
the average is 21 h (1274 min)
13.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1274 min)

Stand-by time

15.2 days (365 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)
15.3 days (367 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)

Talk time (3G)

11.70 hours
the average is 23 h (1390 min)
13.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1390 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

14.5 days (348 hours)
the average is 27 days (659 h)
14.8 days (355 hours)
the average is 27 days (659 h)

Music playback

70.00 hours
61.00 hours

Video playback

13.70 hours
9.00 hours

Cellular

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS

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

LTE (FDD)

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

Data

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
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0, EDR
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device, USB charging

HDMI

 
Micro HDMI (Type D)

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M3, T4

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share, TV-out

Radio

FM
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Apr 17, 2013

 
FCC ID value: L6ARFL110LW link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.16 W/kg

Body

 
0.75 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.38 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.36 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 449