• BlackBerry 4G LTE PlayBook vs Samsung Ativ Tab vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

Phone Comparison - BlackBerry 4G LTE PlayBook vs Samsung Ativ Tab vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Samsung Samsung
Announced August 2012 October 2012 June 2013
Status Available - August 2012 Released - November 2012 Available - July 2013
Colors Black Black White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 194 x 130 x 10 mm
(7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 in)
265.8 x 168.1 x 8.9 mm
(10.46 x 6.62 x 0.35 in)
209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4 mm
(8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 in)
Weight 425 g (14.99 oz) 570 g (20.11 oz) 314 g (11.08 oz)
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 800 - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 1700 - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry Tablet OS v2.0 Microsoft Windows RT Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8090a Snapdragon Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Exynos 4212
GPU - Adreno 305 Mali-400MP
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32/64 GB storage 8/16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.0 inches 10.1 inches 8.0 inches
Resolution 600 x 1024 pixels (170 ppi) 1366 x 768 pixels (155 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (189 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 54.38% 63.05% 71.21%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash No LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No No Yes
Edge No No Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE No HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, USB v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with S-GPS support; GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 5300 mAh 8200 mAh 4450 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - Up to 12 h Up to 11 h