31points

BlackBerry Z10

53points

BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)

93points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

82points

Samsung Galaxy S8

BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8
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BlackBerry Z10 vs BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

Why is BlackBerry Z10 better than BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM) & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 & Samsung Galaxy S8?

  • Weight
    137gvs162,195,151g
  • Has a removable battery
  • Width
    65.6mmvs75.5,74.8,68.1mm
  • Height
    130mmvs151.8,162.5,148.9mm
  • Volume
    76.75cm³vs95.12547000000002,104.533,81.12072cm³
  • Has a HDMI output

Why is BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM) better than BlackBerry Z10 & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 & Samsung Galaxy S8?

  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 better than BlackBerry Z10 & BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM) & Samsung Galaxy S8?

  • Has AF tracking
  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Uses HMP
  • Has a barometer
  • Has a stylus
  • Screen is always on
  • Uses 3D facial recognition
  • Supports fast charging

Why is Samsung Galaxy S8 better than BlackBerry Z10 & BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM) & Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs2 x 1.5,8 x 1.5,4 x 2.3 & 4 x 1.7GHz
  • Pixel density
    568ppivs356,401,521ppi
  • Thickness
    8mmvs9,8.3,8.6mm
  • Has manual focus
  • Has out-of-order execution
  • Has manual shutter speed

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

137g

162g

195g

151g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

9mm

8.3mm

8.6mm

8mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

65.6mm

75.5mm

74.8mm

68.1mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

130mm

151.8mm

162.5mm

148.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

768 x 1280px

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

356ppi

401ppi

521ppi

568ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

4.2"

5.5"

6.3"

5.8"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

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.

6.Has an AMOLED display
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Uses big.LITTLE technology
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

4.Has out-of-order execution
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

5.Has AES
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.RAM

2GB

3GB

6GB

4GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

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Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

13MP

12MP & 12MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.Has laser autofocus
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

For example

Huawei Mate 20 X

4.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

5.front camera megapixels

2MP

5MP

8MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

6.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

1800mAh

3620mAh

3300mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.wireless charging
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.Supports fast charging
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

5.has a battery level indicator
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8
2.Has offline voice recognition
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8
4.Supports Java
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8
5.Is free and open source
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

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.

6.Has sharing intents
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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