Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Passport vs Apple iPad Air 2

BlackBerry Passport
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general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Apple
Announced June 2014 October 2014
Status Available - September 2014 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128 x 90.3 x 9.3 mm
(5.04 x 3.56 x 0.37 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 196 g (6.91 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
SIM Type Single-SIM -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - QWERTY Keyboard - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry 10.1 OS iOS 8.1
User Interface BBOS 10 -
Processor Quad-core 2.26 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AA Snapdragon 801 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 1440 pixels (453 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 56.40% 71.58%
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, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED Flash No
Features AutoFocus, OIS, f/2.0 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 1080p@30fps, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2 MP, f/2.8, 720p [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 150 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 3450 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by Up to 432 h (2G)
Up to 444 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 18 h (2G)
Up to 23 h (3G)
Up to 10 h (multimedia)