Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Z30 vs Nokia Lumia 1520 vs HTC One Max

general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Nokia HTC
Announced September 2013 October 2013 October 2013
Status Available - October 2013 Available - November 2013 Available - October 2013
Colors Black Yellow, white, black, red Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 140.7 x 72 x 9.4 mm
(5.54 x 2.83 x 0.37 in)
162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm
(6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 in)
164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29 mm
(6.48 x 3.25 x 0.41 in)
Weight - 209 g (7.37 oz) 217 g (7.65 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - For Verizon
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 700 - For Verizon
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry 10.2 OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 Adreno 320
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 6.0 inches 5.9 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (373 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.90% 71.44% 70.85%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 20 MP, Carl Zeiss optics 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization 1/2.5' Sensor Size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama HTC UltraPixel Camera, Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 2┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Optical Image Stabilization, HDR, Stereo Sound Recording
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, video light, stereo sound rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA+; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery (BV-4BW) Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 2880 mAh 3400 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by - Up to 768 h (2G)
Up to 768 h (3G)
Up to 585 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 25 h Up to 27 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)
Up to 25 h (3G)