Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5S vs BlackBerry Classic

Apple iPhone 5S
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple BlackBerry
Announced September 2013 June 2014
Status Available - September 2013 Available - November 2014
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
131 x 72.4 x 10.2 mm
(5.16 x 2.85 x 0.4 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 177 g (6.24 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.1 BlackBerry 10.3 OS
User Interface - Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor [Similar] Quad-core, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 Plus
GPU PowerVR G6430 [Similar] Adreno 225 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 3.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 720 pixels (291 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 41.64%
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 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 8 MP [Similar]
Flash dual-LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR AutoFocus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Not Supported

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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2515 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h Up to 348 h (2G)
Up to 365 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 11 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 17 h 10 min (3G)