Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Bold 9650 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

BlackBerry Bold 9650
blackberry bold 9650
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
samsung galaxy a3 (2016)
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general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Samsung
Announced April 2010 December 2015
Status Available - July 2010 Coming Soon - December 2015
Price - Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 112 x 62 x 14 mm
(4.41 x 2.44 x 0.55 in )
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
Weight 136 g (4.8 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA/EVDO Rev A 800/1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 306 [Similar]
RAM N/A 1.5 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 512 MB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 65K colors 16M colors
Size 2.44 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 360 pixels (246 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 26.53% 69.65%
Multi-Touch no yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No FM radio
Games Yes + downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes 1080p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 512 MB 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1400 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 312 h -
Talk Time Up to 5 h -