Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Bold 9000 vs Samsung Galaxy A9

BlackBerry Bold 9000
blackberry bold 9000
Samsung Galaxy A9
samsung galaxy a9
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general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Samsung
Announced May 2008 December 2015
Status Discontinued Coming Soon - January 2016
Price - Rs. 33,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 114 x 66 x 14 mm
(4.49 x 2.6 x 0.55 in)
161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 200 g (7.05 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor 624 MHz [Similar] Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 [Similar]
GPU - Adreno 510 [Similar]
RAM 128 MB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 1 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 8 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 65K colors 16M colors
Size 2.6 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 320 pixels (222 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 26.72% 75.93%
Multi-Touch no yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features - Auto focus, f/1.9, OIS, 1/3'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes 1080p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, miniUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, BlackBerry Maps Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 1 GB storage, 128 MB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 8 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by Up to 310 h -
Talk Time Up to 5 h -