Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Priv vs Samsung Galaxy S8

BlackBerry Priv
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general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Samsung
Announced October 2015 March 2017
Status Available - November 2015 Available - April 2017
Price Rs. 34,999 ($514.69) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 147 x 77.2 x 9.4 mm
(5.79 x 3.04 x 0.37 in)
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
Weight 192 g (6.77 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A57 & quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 [Similar] Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Exynos 8895 Octa [Similar]
GPU Adreno 418 [Similar] Adreno 540 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Curved Edge Screen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.4 inches [Similar] 5.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (544 ppi) [Similar] 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.82% 84.06%
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 18 MP [Similar] 12 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Optical Image Stabilization, Schneider-Kreuznach optics, Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 2 MP [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 3410 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -