Z10 BlackBerry

  • clock speed
    1.5
    GHz
  • RAM
    2
    GB
  • size
    4.2
    inches
  • resolution
    355
    ppi

8X HTC

  • clock speed
    1.5
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4.3
    inches
  • resolution
    341
    ppi

Review Breakdown

BlackBerry Z10 vs HTC 8X

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.7
8.5

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
5.6

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
7.4
7.3

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.4
9.2

Geekaphone Score

7.8
7.7

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4.2"
4.3"
Resolution
1280 x 768 (355 ppi)
1280 x 720 (341 ppi)
Panel
IPS LCD (RGB)
Super IPS LCD2 (RGB)
Brightness
575 cd/m²
501 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
2.051
1.873
Surface
None
Gorilla Glass 2
Video out
1080p (Micro HDMI)
1080p (Proprietary)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8960)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8960)
CPU
1.5 GHz, ARM Krait
1.5 GHz, ARM Krait
Architecture
Dual core
Dual core
Linpack
--
--
Quadrant
--
--
GPU
400 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 225
400 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 225
Architecture
Single core
Single core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
2 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.2, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
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
None
Panorama
No
No
Continuous shooting
Yes
None
Aperture
f/2.2
f/2.0
Secondary camera
2 MP
2.1 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
20 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion Polymer (Non-removable)
Capacity
1,800 mA·h
1,800 mA·h
Talk time
600 min
650 min
Standby time
18,300 min
17,400 min
Tested
3G talk time
500 min
667 min
Web browsing
387 min
361 min
Video playback
524 min
387 min

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
Stereo (Back)
Frequency response
+0.16, -0.29
+0.06, -0.55
Noise level
-82.8 dB
-83.2 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.18, -0.28
+0.05, -0.54
Noise level
-82.7 dB
-82.6 dB
FM radio
No
No

form factor

Size
65.6 x 130 x 9 mm
66.2 x 132.3 x 10.1 mm
Weight
135 g
130 g
Body
Slate
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Volume, Multitask
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
BlackBerry 10
Windows Phone 8
Upgradable to
BlackBerry 10.2
--
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
  1. Standard (predictive)
  2. Swype (predictive)
--
Sunspider
2,447 ms
--

connectivity

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

features

Internal storage
16 GB
16 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
None
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
--
SIM card
Micro-SIM
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
70.7 dB
66.5 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
67.7 dB
66.6 dB
Special-features

sensors

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