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

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

general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Samsung Samsung
Announced August 2012 June 2013 September 2013
Status Available - August 2012 Available - July 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors Black White Black, White, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 194 x 130 x 10 mm
(7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 in)
209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4 mm
(8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 in)
151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
Weight 425 g (14.99 oz) 314 g (11.08 oz) 168 g (5.93 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 800 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 1700 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - S Pen stylus

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry Tablet OS v2.0 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Exynos 4212 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
GPU - Mali-400MP Adreno 330 (LTE model)
RAM 1 GB 1.5 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8/16 GB 32/64 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.0 inches 8.0 inches 5.7 inches
Resolution 600 x 1024 pixels (170 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (189 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 54.38% 71.21% 74.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash No LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model)
Front Camera Yes, 3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes Yes
Edge No Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 3 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 present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 5300 mAh 4450 mAh 3200 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 420 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 11 h Up to 21 h (3G)