Galaxy S Advance Samsung

  • clock speed
    1
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.75
    GB
  • size
    4
    inches
  • resolution
    233
    ppi

BlackBerry Torch 9850 RIM

  • clock speed
    1.2
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.75
    GB
  • size
    3.7
    inches
  • resolution
    251
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Samsung Galaxy S Advance vs RIM BlackBerry Torch 9850

Display

PPI, brightness and contrast ratio
8.0
N/A

Processing power

linpack and sunspider
5.5
N/A

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
N/A

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.5
N/A

Geekaphone Score

7.2
N/A

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4"
3.7"
Resolution
800 x 480 (233 ppi)
800 x 480 (251 ppi)
Panel
Super AMOLED (RGB)
TFT LCD
Surface
Gorilla Glass
--
Video out
720p (Micro USB)
None

processor

System on a chip
ST-Ericsson Nova Thor (U8500)
CPU
1 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
1.2 GHz
Architecture
Dual core
Single core
GPU
ARM Mali-400
Architecture
Single core
RAM
0.75 GB
0.75 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.7, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
--
Resolution
5 MP (2592 x 1944)
--
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
--
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
None
--
Panorama
No
--
Continuous shooting
None
--
Aperture
f/2.7
--
Secondary camera
1.3 MP
None

video

Video resolution
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps
1280 x 720 @ Unknown
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
--
Maximum bitrate
14 Mbps
--
Video light
Yes
--

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
1,500 mA·h
1,230 mA·h
Talk time
440 min
408 min
Standby time
33,000 min
19,260 min

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
--
Frequency response
+0.03, -0.03
--
Noise level
-88.6 dB
--
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.39, -0.09
--
Noise level
-88.6 dB
--
FM radio
Receive
No

form factor

Size
63 x 123.2 x 9.7 mm
62 x 120 x 11.5 mm
Weight
120 g
135 g
Body
Plastic
--
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask
--

software

Operating system
Android 2.3
BlackBerry OS 7.0
Upgradable to
Android 4.1.2
--
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--

connectivity

Network
3G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
3G, 1xEV-DO rev. A (3.1 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11g/b/n (Hotspot)
NFC
No
No
Bluetooth
3.0
2.1
USB On-the-Go
--
--

features

Internal storage
16 GB, 8 GB
3.91 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
microSD
Included accessories
--
--
SIM card
Mini-SIM
--
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS
None
Gyroscope
Yes
No
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
--
Proximity sensor
Yes
--
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
--
Barometer
No
--
Hygrometer
No
--