25points

Blackphone 2

52points

Samsung Galaxy C5

81points

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

100points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Comparison winner
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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137 facts in comparison

Blackphone 2 vs Samsung Galaxy C5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
25
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52
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81
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100
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Why is Blackphone 2 better than Samsung Galaxy C5 & Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has an IPS screen

Why is Samsung Galaxy C5 better than Blackphone 2 & Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Thickness
    6.7mmvs7.9,7.9,8.5mm
  • Width
    72mmvs76.4,73.9,73.8mm
  • Height
    145.9mmvs152.4,153.5,158.1mm
  • Supports two SIM cards
  • Volume
    70.38cm³vs91.982544,89.61483500000003,99.17612999999999cm³

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) better than Blackphone 2 & Samsung Galaxy C5 & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Has a stylus

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Blackphone 2 & Samsung Galaxy C5 & Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)?

  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs8 x 2,8 x 1.5,4 x 2.15GHz
  • Screen size
    6.2"vs5.5,5.2,5.7"
  • RAM
    6GBvs3,4,4GB
  • Megapixels
    12MP & 12MPvs13,16,12MP
  • Resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1080 x 1920,1920 x 1080,1440 x 2560px
  • Internal storage
    256GBvs16,64,64GB
  • Video recording (main camera)
    2160 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30,1080 x 30,2160 x 30fps
  • Bluetooth version
    5vs4,4.2,4.2

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

2.Weather sealed
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.thickness

7.9mm

6.7mm

7.9mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

76.4mm

72mm

73.9mm

73.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

152.4mm

145.9mm

153.5mm

158.1mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

91.98cm³

70.38cm³

89.61cm³

99.18cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1920 x 1080px

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.

3.screen size

5.5"

5.2"

5.7"

6.2"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.

5.Has an AMOLED display
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.has an IPS screen
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.Has integrated graphics
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.Has out-of-order execution
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.

4.Has AES
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

6.RAM

3GB

4GB

4GB

6GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP

16MP

12MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.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

4.front camera megapixels

5MP

8MP

5MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

6.Has laser autofocus
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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 Honor Magic 2

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Vivo Z1 Lite

5.has dedicated media keys
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

3060mAh

2600mAh

3500mAh

3500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
5.Is free and open source
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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
Blackphone 2
Samsung Galaxy C5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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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