BlackBerry Classic vs BlackBerry Q10

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from $265
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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

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)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
4.90 oz (139.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 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

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 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
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 link

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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