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Display

Size:

3.2 inches
3.2 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution:

480 x 360 pixels, 188 PPI
480 x 360 pixels, 188 PPI
2560 x 1312 pixels, 504 PPI

Technology:

TFT
TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

46.10 %
48.55 %
84.85 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor:

624 MHz
Single core, 806 MHz
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540

RAM:

0.5GB
0.5GB
4GB LPDDR4

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

4GB
0.512GB
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

BlackBerry (6.0.x)
BlackBerry (7.1, 7)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity:

1300 mAh
1230 mAh
3040 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
5 MP
13 MP (Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"

Second camera:

13 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"

Video recording:

640x480 (VGA) (24 fps)
640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features:

Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Design

Dimensions:

4.37 x 2.44 x 0.57 inches (111 x 62 x 14.6 mm)
4.29 x 2.36 x 0.44 inches (109 x 60 x 11.2 mm)
5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm)

Weight:

5.68 oz (161.1 g)
3.46 oz (98.0 g)
6.53 oz (185.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Ceramic; Frame: Titanium

Resistance:

Splash, Dust; IP54

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad), Notification light
Optical Mouse (Touchpad)
Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black
Black, Gray, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 6(800), 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s)

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1
2.1, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Charging
Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice recording
Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 03, 2010
Nov 11, 2011
Jun 26, 2017

FCC ID value:

L6ARCY70UW link
L6AREA70UW link
2ALBB-A11 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.91 W/kg
1.38 W/kg
0.28 W/kg

Body:

0.68 W/kg
0.77 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.92 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.70 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 200
$ 700

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 03, 2010
Nov 15, 2011
May 30, 2017
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