Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Z10 vs LG Nexus 5 vs BLU Life Pure XL

general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry LG BLU
Announced January 2013 October 2013 April 2014
Status Available - January 31, 2013 Available - November 2013 Available - May 2014
Colors Black Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130 x 65.6 x 9 mm
(5.12 x 2.58 x 0.35 in)
137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 (Verizon)
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100 (Verizon)
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900
LTE 700 MHz Class (Verizon)
LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
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Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry 10 OS Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 225 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 16/32 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.2 inches 4.95 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (355 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.01% 70.86% 73.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Continuous Auto-focus, Image Stabilization, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1.34 ┬Ám Pixel Size, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 8 MP, autofocus [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12 Class 12
3G HSDPA 21 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps; LTE DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L)
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No No
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1800 mAh 2300 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 312 h Up to 300 h Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 17 h Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)