BlackBerry Torch 9860 vs BlackBerry Torch 9850 vs Samsung Galaxy S II

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Display

Display size

3.7 inches
3.7 inches
4.3 inches

Resolution

480 x 800 pixels
480 x 800 pixels
480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density

252 ppi
252 ppi
218 ppi

Technology

TFT
TFT
Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body ratio

52.44 %
52.44 %
62.75 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
 
Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Flash

LED
LED
LED

Video recording

1280x720 (HD)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

Continuous autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Video light, Video calling

Front

 
 
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

4.72 x 2.44 x 0.45 inches (120 x 62 x 11.5 mm)
4.72 x 2.44 x 0.45 inches (120 x 62 x 11.5 mm)
4.93 x 2.60 x 0.33 inches (125.3 x 66.1 x 8.49 mm)

Weight

4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.09 oz (116 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Features

Optical Mouse (Touchpad)
Optical Mouse (Touchpad)
 

Colors

 
 
Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

 
 
DLNA, MHL

Radio

 
 
FM, Stereo, RDS

Hardware & Performance

System chip

 
 
Samsung Exynos 4 Dual 4210

Processor

Single core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655
Single core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655
Dual-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU

Yes
Yes
Mali-400 MP4

RAM

0.75 GB
0.75 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

4 GB
4 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS

BlackBerry (7)
BlackBerry (7.1, 7)
Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4, 4.0, 2.3)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
2.1, EDR
3.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Location

GPS
GPS
A-GPS

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Cellular

UMTS

800, 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
HSPA, UMTS
HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSPA, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Battery

Capacity

1230 mAh
1230 mAh
1650 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time

4.70 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
6.80 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
18.30 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

13.9 days (334 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
13.4 days (321 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
29.6 days (710 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

6.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
6.10 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
9.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

13.5 days (324 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)
11.8 days (283 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)
25.8 days (620 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)

Music playback

44.00 hours
50.20 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 
 

Date approved

Aug 05, 2011
Aug 05, 2011
Mar 11, 2011

FCC ID value: L6ARDP70UW link
FCC ID value: L6ARDH70CW link
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9100 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 
 

Head

1.12 W/kg
0.90 W/kg
0.40 W/kg

Body

0.86 W/kg
0.66 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
 
1.16 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
 
1.00 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 500
$ 800
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