Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Z30 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core

BlackBerry Z30
blackberry z30
Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core
samsung galaxy s5 octa-core
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general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Samsung
Announced September 2013 March 2014
Status Available - October 2013 Available - April 2014
Colors Black Black, White, Blue, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 140.7 x 72 x 9.4 mm
(5.54 x 2.83 x 0.37 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight - 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE (market dependent)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry 10.2 OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro [Similar] Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5422 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Mali-T628 MP6 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.90% 69.63%
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] 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash phase detection auto
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1.12 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
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, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2880 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by - Up to 390 h
Talk Time Up to 25 h Up to 21 h