BlackBerry Z30 vs Apple iPhone 6s

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Pixel density

295 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

67.71 %
65.71 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Video calling
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.53 x 2.83 x 0.37 inches (140.7 x 72 x 9.4 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

6.00 oz (170 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

 
Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, TV-out
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 320
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

BlackBerry (10.3, 10.2)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

HDMI

Micro HDMI (Type D)
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, E911
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Altimeter, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 20, 8, 3, 7
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2880 mAh
1715 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Talk time

18.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Stand-by time

16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback

90.00 hours
50.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
11.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
 

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 12, 2013
Sep 09, 2015

FCC ID value: L6ARFY110LW link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2946A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.77 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Body

1.23 W/kg
0.38 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.23 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 849
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