• BlackBerry Z10 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (CDMA)

Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Z10 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (CDMA)

general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Samsung Samsung
Announced January 2013 August 2014 March 2015
Status Available - January 31, 2013 Available - September 2014 Available - April 2015
Price - - Rs. 34,900 ($513.24) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130 x 65.6 x 9 mm
(5.12 x 2.58 x 0.35 in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
142 x 70.1 x 7.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 (Verizon)
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - G925V
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G925V, G925P, G925R
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100 (Verizon)
HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G925V
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900
LTE 700 MHz Class (Verizon)
LTE LTE band 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700) - G925V
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry 10 OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420
GPU Adreno 225 Adreno 330 Mali-T760MP8
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 32 GB 32/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Curved Edge Screen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.2 inches 4.7 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (355 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.01% 70.43% 72.01%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Continuous Auto-focus, Image Stabilization, Face Detection Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR OIS, Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA 21 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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 Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No No
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1800 mAh 1860 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 312 h - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h - Up to 26 h (3G)