Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Z30 vs Apple iPad Air 2

BlackBerry Z30
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general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Apple
Announced September 2013 October 2014
Status Available - October 2013 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 140.7 x 72 x 9.4 mm
(5.54 x 2.83 x 0.37 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight - 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry 10.2 OS iOS 8.1
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) [Similar] 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.90% 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 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 720p@30fps [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, Wi-Fi Direct 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 16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB 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 Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 2880 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 25 h Up to 10 h (multimedia)