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BlackBerry Passport vs Samsung Galaxy Note II

Top 30 Reasons for the

BlackBerry Passport

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note II

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2347
More battery power
Comment
3450 mAh
vs
3100 mAh
11.29% more battery power
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1790
Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
4 x 1.6 GHz
43.75% faster CPU clock speed
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1505
Considerably higher pixel density
Comment
453 ppi
vs
267 ppi
1.70x higher pixel density
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1255
More RAM memory
Comment
3 GB
vs
2 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
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1092
Noticeably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
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1065
Appreciably higher resolution
Comment
1440x1440 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
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800
Sizably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
3 MP
vs
1.9 MP
1.58x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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668
Every pixel has three subpixels
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
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357
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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157
Distinctly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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34
Has a QWERTY keyboard
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
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114
Has integrated LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
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91
Considerably higher ram speed
Comment
933 MHz
vs
400 MHz
533 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
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63
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
923
vs
478
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
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54
Appreciably more memory bandwidth
Comment
12.8 GB/s
vs
6.4 GB/s
6.40 GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (550MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (550MHz)
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135
Faster GPU clock speed
Comment
550 MHz
vs
533 MHz
17 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
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72
Measurably higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.148 TFLOPS
vs
0.02 TFLOPS
0.13 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
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54
Appreciably higher pixel rate
Comment
3.6 GPixel/s
vs
0.5 GPixel/s
3.10 GPixel/s higher pixel rate. The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.
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46
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
anonymous
40
Newer version of OpenVG
Comment
3
vs
1.1
Newer version of OpenVG. OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.
Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
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70
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
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57
Explicitly wider front-end
Comment
3
vs
2
1 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
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53
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
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37
Clearly more bits executed at a time
Comment
128
vs
64
64 more bits executed at a time. NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
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34
Noticeably newer version of VFP
Comment
4
vs
3
1 newer version of VFP. Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.
BlackBerry 10.1
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for BlackBerry 10.1
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83
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
52
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Florence Collins
8
You can sideload Android apps
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With BlackBerry OS you can sideload apps created for Android.
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
2
It supports square format camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can shot 4:3 square photos
Young Selz Mwiz
1
Its smaller, andcan access any apps
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Its more efficient

BlackBerry Passport is better than Samsung Galaxy Note II because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 21 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note II

Compared to BlackBerry Passport

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1183
Bigger screen size
Comment
5.5 "
vs
4.5 "
22.22% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
681
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
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583
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
548
Has stereo speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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200
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
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157
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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127
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
120
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Aiden Richardson
45
Has a stylus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
Beshoy Thomas
1
Supports slow motion recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The Note 2 with android 4.3 can record slow motion videos
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
Yes
vs
No
Top 11 Reasons for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
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415
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
320
Supports widgets
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
anonymous
275
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
161
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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132
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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131
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
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122
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
120
Appreciably more apps available
Comment
1000000
vs
120000
8.33x more apps available
anonymous
115
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
44
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android

Samsung Galaxy Note II is better than BlackBerry Passport because...

Yes
vs
No

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