31points

BlackBerry Z10

53points

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

82points

Samsung Galaxy S8

95points

Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
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Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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BlackBerry Z10 vs BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Why is BlackBerry Z10 better than BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM) & Samsung Galaxy S8 & Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Weight
    137gvs162,151,163g
  • Has a removable battery
  • Width
    65.6mmvs75.5,68.1,68.7mm
  • Height
    130mmvs151.8,148.9,147.7mm
  • Volume
    76.75cm³vs95.12547000000002,81.12072,86.249415cm³
  • Has a HDMI output

Why is BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM) better than BlackBerry Z10 & Samsung Galaxy S8 & Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Supports two SIM cards

Why is Samsung Galaxy S8 better than BlackBerry Z10 & BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM) & Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Thickness
    8mmvs9,8.3,8.5mm
  • Shoots raw
  • Has manual shutter speed

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than BlackBerry Z10 & BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM) & Samsung Galaxy S8?

  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs2 x 1.5,8 x 1.5,4 x 2.45 & 4 x 1.9GHz
  • Pixel density
    570ppivs356,401,568ppi
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Video recording (main camera)
    2160 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30,1080 x 30,2160 x 30fps
  • Widest aperture
    f/1.5 vs2.2,2,1.7f
  • Uses HMP
  • Has a barometer
  • Has timelapse function

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.weight

137g

162g

151g

163g

Best

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62.5g

4.thickness

9mm

8.3mm

8mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

65.6mm

75.5mm

68.1mm

68.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

130mm

151.8mm

148.9mm

147.7mm

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

568ppi

570ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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"

5.8"

5.8"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.Has an AMOLED display
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.Uses big.LITTLE technology
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.

3.Has integrated graphics
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

4.Has out-of-order execution
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

5.RAM

2GB

3GB

4GB

4GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

6.Has AES
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

13MP

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 S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 60fps

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.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

6.front camera megapixels

2MP

5MP

8MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

1800mAh

3620mAh

3000mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

3.wireless charging
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

4.has a removable battery
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

5.Supports fast charging
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.

6.has a battery level indicator
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
2.Has offline voice recognition
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.Supports Java
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
5.Is free and open source
BlackBerry Z10
BQ Aquaris M5.5 (16GB / 3GB RAM)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 S8
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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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