Phone Comparison - BlackBerry 9720 vs Sony Xperia E3

BlackBerry 9720
blackberry 9720
Sony Xperia E3
sony xperia e3
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general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Sony
Announced August 2013 September 2014
Status Available - August 2013 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple, Blue, Pure Pink Black, White, Lime, Copper
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 114 x 66 x 12 mm
(4.49 x 2.6 x 0.47 in)
137.7 x 69.4 x 8.5 mm
(5.42 x 2.73 x 0.33 in)
Weight 120 g (4.23 oz) 143 g (5.04 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D2203, D2206, D2243, D2202
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - D2203
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D2202
4G Network - LTE 800 / 850 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - D2203
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Shatter Proof Glass

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry OS 7.1 Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor 806 MHz Tavor MG1 [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8926-2 [Similar]
GPU - Adreno 305 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 512 MB ROM 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type IPS capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 2.8 inches [Similar] 4.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 360 pixels (214 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (218 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 32.35% 58.23%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Geo-tagging, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes 1080p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 512 MB ROM, 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 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 not present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1450 mAh 2330 mAh
Stand by Up to 432 h Up to 706 h
Talk Time Up to 7 h Up to 12 h 20 min