• BlackBerry Torch 9800 vs Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Torch 9800 vs Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

general General Info

Manufacturer Blackberry Apple Samsung
Announced August 2010 October 2012 June 2013
Status Available - August 2010 Available - November 2012 Available - July 2013
Colors Black, White, Dark Orange Black, White White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 111 x 62 x 14.6 mm
(4.37 x 2.44 x 0.57 in)
241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm
(9.5 x 7.31 x 0.37 in)
209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4 mm
(8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 in)
Weight 161 g (5.68 oz) 662 g (23.35 oz) 314 g (11.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1459/ A1460
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - A1460
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 /800 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A1459/ A1460 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 - A1459 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry OS 6.0 iOS 6 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 624 MHz Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, Apple A6X Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Exynos 4212
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP4 (quad-core graphics) Mali-400MP
RAM 512 MB N/A 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 4GB card included No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.2 inches 9.7 inches 8.0 inches
Resolution 360 x 480 pixels (188 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (189 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 45.83% 65.01% 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, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash LED flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Continuous Auto-focus, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, VGA@24fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA; HSUPA DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, UMA (carrier-dependent) Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot (carrier dependant) Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 4GB card included No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1300 mAh 11,560 mAh (42.5 Wh) 4450 mAh
Stand by Up to 432 h (2G)
Up to 336 h (3G)
Up to 720 h -
Talk Time Up to 5 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 9 h Up to 11 h