Phone Comparison - Amazon Fire Phone vs BlackBerry Passport

Amazon Fire Phone
amazon fire phone
BlackBerry Passport
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general General Info

Manufacturer Amazon BlackBerry
Announced June 2014 June 2014
Status Available - July 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.2 x 66.5 x 8.9 mm
(5.48 x 2.62 x 0.35 in)
128 x 90.3 x 9.3 mm
(5.04 x 3.56 x 0.37 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz) 196 g (6.91 oz)
SIM Type - Single-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - 3D Dynamic Perspective UI
- System Wide Tilt, Auto-scroll, Swivel and Peek Functions
- QWERTY Keyboard

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Fire OS 3.5.0 BlackBerry 10.1 OS
User Interface - BBOS 10
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Quad-core 2.26 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AA Snapdragon 801 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 (front and back) Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 4.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar] 1440 x 1440 pixels (453 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.98% 56.40%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, HDR, OIS AutoFocus, OIS, f/2.0 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2 MP, f/2.8, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2400 mAh 3450 mAh
Stand by Up to 285 h Up to 432 h (2G)
Up to 444 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 22 h Up to 18 h (2G)
Up to 23 h (3G)