17points

Blackphone

36points

LG K3 (2017)

0points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

89points

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Comparison winner
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
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136 facts in comparison

Blackphone vs LG K3 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Why is Blackphone better than LG K3 (2017) & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB & Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Weight
    119gvs129,195,201g
  • Thickness
    8.38mmvs9.4,8.6,8.8mm
  • Volume
    79.68cm³vs85.14764400000003,104.533,108.84860800000003cm³

Why is LG K3 (2017) better than Blackphone & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB & Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Has a removable battery
  • Has a radio
  • Width
    67.7mmvs69.1,74.8,76.4mm
  • Height
    133.8mmvs137.6,162.5,161.9mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB better than Blackphone & LG K3 (2017) & Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Is DLNA certified
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
  • Supports slow motion video recording
  • Has manual exposure
  • Has AF tracking
  • Shoots raw
  • Uses 3D facial recognition

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Blackphone & LG K3 (2017) & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB?

  • Battery power
    4000mAhvs2000,2100,3300mAh
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs4 x 2,4 x 1.1,4 x 2.45 & 4 x 1.9GHz
  • Screen size
    6.4"vs4.7,4.5,6.3"
  • RAM
    8GBvs2,1,6GB
  • Internal storage
    512GBvs16,8,256GB
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Download speed
    1200MBits/svs150,150,600MBits/s
  • Upload
    200MBits/svs50,50,150MBits/s

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

2.Weather sealed
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.weight

119g

129g

195g

201g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.38mm

9.4mm

8.6mm

8.8mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

69.1mm

67.7mm

74.8mm

76.4mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

137.6mm

133.8mm

162.5mm

161.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

480 x 854px

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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

4.7"

4.5"

6.3"

6.4"

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
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.Has out-of-order execution
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.RAM

2GB

1GB

6GB

8GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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.

Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

5MP

12MP & 12MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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.front camera megapixels

5MP

2MP

8MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

5.Has laser autofocus
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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

6.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.has a radio
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

4.has dedicated media keys
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

2000mAh

2100mAh

3300mAh

4000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

5.Supports fast charging
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
5.Is free and open source
Blackphone
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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
LG K3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (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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