Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Priv vs Samsung Galaxy A9

BlackBerry Priv
blackberry priv
Samsung Galaxy A9
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general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Samsung
Announced October 2015 December 2015
Status Available - November 2015 Coming Soon - January 2016
Price Rs. 34,999 ($514.69) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 33,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 147 x 77.2 x 9.4 mm
(5.79 x 3.04 x 0.37 in)
161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
Weight 192 g (6.77 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 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A57 & quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 [Similar] Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 418 [Similar] Adreno 510 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Curved Edge Screen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.4 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (544 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.82% 75.93%
Multi-Touch yes 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 18 MP [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED flash LED Flash
Features Optical Image Stabilization, Schneider-Kreuznach optics, Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, f/1.9, OIS, 1/3'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2 MP [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3410 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -