16points

RIM BlackBerry 9860

81points

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

RIM BlackBerry 9860
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RIM BlackBerry 9860 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
16
points
81
points

Why is RIM BlackBerry 9860 better than Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 34g lighter
    135gvs169g
  • Has a removable battery
  • 11.9mm narrower
    62mmvs73.9mm
  • 33.5mm shorter
    120mmvs153.5mm
  • 4.51% less body volume
    85.56cm³vs89.61483500000003cm³

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) better than RIM BlackBerry 9860?

  • 2.85x more battery power
    3500mAhvs1230mAh
  • 7.17x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.15GHzvs1 x 1.2GHz
  • 2.06x higher pixel density
    518ppivs252ppi
  • 1.54x bigger screen size
    5.7"vs3.7"
  • 3.2GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs0.8GB
  • 2.4x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MPvs5MP
  • 9.6x higher resolution
    1440 x 2560pxvs480 x 800px
  • Has branded damage resistant glass

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

2.Weather sealed
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

3.thickness

11.5mm

7.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

135g

169g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

62mm

73.9mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

120mm

153.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

480 x 800px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

252ppi

518ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

3.7"

5.7"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

3.Has out-of-order execution
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

0.8GB

4GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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)

720 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

4.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

5.has a front camera
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

6.has a flash
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

2.number of microphones

2

2

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

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

3.has a radio
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Vivo Z1 Lite

4.has dedicated media keys
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

1230mAh

3500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

3.has a removable battery
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

4.has a battery level indicator
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
2.Has offline voice recognition
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

3.Supports Java
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
5.Is free and open source
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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.

Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.

For example

T-Mobile Doubleshot

2.supports AVCHD format
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.Is a system camera
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

4.has a dedicated Facebook key
RIM BlackBerry 9860
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

For example

HTC Cha Cha

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