14points

RIM BlackBerry Onyx III

82points

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
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110 facts in comparison

RIM BlackBerry Onyx III vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
14
points
82
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Why is RIM BlackBerry Onyx III better than Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus?

  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
  • 66g lighter
    107gvs173g
  • Has a removable battery
  • 13.4mm narrower
    60mmvs73.4mm
  • 49.5mm shorter
    110mmvs159.5mm
  • 20.66% less body volume
    75.24cm³vs94.82913cm³
  • Has a QWERTY keyboard

Why is Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus better than RIM BlackBerry Onyx III?

  • 2.85x more battery power
    3500mAhvs1230mAh
  • 18.4x faster CPU speed
    8 x 2.3GHzvs1 x 1GHz
  • 2.16x higher pixel density
    529ppivs245ppi
  • 2.53x bigger screen size
    6.2"vs2.45"
  • 3.25GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs0.75GB
  • 2.4x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MPvs5MP
  • 24.67x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs480 x 360px
  • Has branded damage resistant glass

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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

2.Weather sealed
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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

3.weight

107g

173g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

11.4mm

8.1mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

60mm

73.4mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

110mm

159.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

480 x 360px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

245ppi

529ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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

2.45"

6.2"

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. 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 Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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 Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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 Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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

3.Has out-of-order execution
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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 Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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

6.Uses big.LITTLE technology
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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 e-mail will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

12MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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)

480 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

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G

2160 x 60fps

4.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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

5.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

6.has a flash
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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

3.number of microphones

1

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
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Xiaomi Mi Play

Battery

1.battery power

1230mAh

3500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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 Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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

4.Supports fast charging
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
2.Has offline voice recognition
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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 Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
4.Is free and open source
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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.

5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
6.Has sharing intents
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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.supports AVCHD format
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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

2.Is a system camera
RIM BlackBerry Onyx III
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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

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