Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 vs Nokia Lumia 525

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900
blackberry bold touch 9900
Nokia Lumia 525
nokia lumia 525
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general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Nokia
Announced May 2011 November 2013
Status Available - August 2011 Available - January 2014
Colors Black, White Yellow, orange, white, black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115 x 66 x 10.5 mm
(4.53 x 2.6 x 0.41 in)
119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 124 g (4.37 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Super sensitive touch for finger nail and glove use, Changeable backcover

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry OS 7.0 Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor 1.2 GHz QC 8655 [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar]
RAM 768 MB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 8 GB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 2D Hardened Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 2.8 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 640 x 480 pixels (286 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 31.92% 59.47%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Nokia Smart Camera, Cinemagraph lens, Panorama lens, Bing vision
Video Yes, 720p Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA 14.4Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, BlackBerry Maps Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8GB storage, 768 MB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB

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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1230 mAh 1430 mAh
Stand by Up to 307 h (2G)
Up to 307 h (3G)
Up to 336 h
Talk Time Up to 6 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 50 min (3G)
Up to 16 h 54 min (2G)
Up to 10 h 36 min (3G)