BlackBerry Torch 9800 vs BlackBerry Classic

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Display

Size:

3.2 inches
3.5 inches

Resolution:

480 x 360 pixels, 188 PPI
720 x 720 pixels, 294 PPI

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

46.10 %
41.18 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Yes

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960

Processor:

624 MHz
Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait

GPU:

Adreno 225

RAM:

0.5GB
2GB LPDDR2

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

4GB
16GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

BlackBerry (6.0.x)
BlackBerry (10.3, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

1300 mAh
2515 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording:

640x480 (VGA) (24 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

2 MP

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions:

4.37 x 2.44 x 0.57 inches (111 x 62 x 14.6 mm)
5.16 x 2.85 x 0.4 inches (131.1 x 72.4 x 10.2 mm)

Weight:

5.68 oz (161.1 g)
6.28 oz (178.0 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad), Notification light
Full keyboard, Touch sensitive control keys, Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control

Colors:

Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1
4.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Charging
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

Location:

A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

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

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), (32 voices)
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 03, 2010

FCC ID value:

L6ARCY70UW link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.91 W/kg

Body:

0.68 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 200
$ 449

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 03, 2010
Feb 25, 2014
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