Q5 BlackBerry

  • clock speed
    1.2
    GHz
  • RAM
    2
    GB
  • size
    3.1
    inches
  • resolution
    328
    ppi

Xperia Z Sony

  • clock speed
    1.5
    GHz
  • RAM
    2
    GB
  • size
    5
    inches
  • resolution
    440
    ppi

Review Breakdown

BlackBerry Q5 vs Sony Xperia Z

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.6
8.7

Processing power

sunspider
6.1
6.5

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
5.6

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
8.2
7.2

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.6
8.8

Geekaphone Score

7.6
7.4

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
3.1"
5"
Resolution
720 x 720 (328 ppi)
1920 x 1080 (440 ppi)
Panel
IPS LCD (RGB)
TFT LCD (RGB)
Brightness
698 cd/m²
492 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
1.682
2.462
Surface
None
Scratch-resistant glass
Video out
1080p (Micro USB)
1080p (Micro USB with MHL)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8230)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064)
CPU
1.2 GHz, ARM Krait
1.5 GHz, ARM Krait
Architecture
Dual core
Quad core
Linpack
--
630
Quadrant
--
8,075
GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 305
400 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 320
Architecture
Single core
Quad core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
29
Epic citadel
--
55.6
Basemark x
--
4.62
RAM
2 GB
2 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.4, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
f/2.2, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
5 MP (2592 x 1944)
13.1 MP (4176 x 3136)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Digital
Panorama
No
Yes
Continuous shooting
None
Yes
Aperture
f/2.4
f/2.2
Secondary camera
2 MP
2.19 MP

video

Video resolution
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
20 Mbps
50 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Capacity
2,180 mA·h
2,330 mA·h
Talk time
738 min
660 min
Standby time
20,160 min
33,000 min
Tested
3G talk time
871 min
963 min
Web browsing
604 min
339 min
Video playback
748 min
397 min

music

Speaker
Mono (Back)
Mono (Back)
Frequency response
+0.16, -0.27
+0.11, -0.10
Noise level
-91.7 dB
-81.9 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.34, -0.09
+0.62, -0.09
Noise level
-91.8 dB
-81.7 dB
FM radio
No
Receive

form factor

Size
66 x 120 x 10.8 mm
71 x 139 x 7.9 mm
Weight
120 g
146 g
Body
Plastic
Slate (Waterproof, Dustproof)
Keyboard
Front QWERTY keyboard
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask

software

Operating system
BlackBerry 10
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Upgradable to
--
Android 4.4 KitKat
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
1,898 ms
1,336 ms

connectivity

Network
4G, LTE (20 Mb/s)
4G, LTE (20 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11 (Hotspot)
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
USB On-the-Go
--
Yes

features

Internal storage
8 GB
16 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
microSD
Included accessories
--
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
SIM card
--
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
75.5 dB
60.1 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
69.7 dB
58.3 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
Gyroscope
Yes
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No