BlackBerry Z10 smartphone spec battle
The new BlackBerry Z10 takes on the iPhone 5, HTC Droid DNA, and Nokia Lumia 920.
In a nutshell, the BlackBerry Z10 can certainly hold its own in terms of raw hardware and important mobile features. While the phone's 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus processor isn't as muscular as the HTC Droid DNA's quad-core S4 Pro, it boasts a full 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, plus a microSD card expansion slot. That has the Nokia Lumia 920 beat for sure.
The Z10's 8-megapixel main camera and 2-megapixel front-facing imaging system also put it on par with the iPhone 5, at least on paper. Of course, the boldest BlackBerry RIM can muster still can't stand the heat from Verizon's fiery red Droid DNA, which rocks a massive 5-inch HD-resolution screen as well as the extremely functional Android Jelly Bean operating system. But don't take our word for it; check out our comparison chart and decide for yourself.
|Phone||RIM BlackBerry Z10||Apple iPhone 5||HTC Droid DNA||Nokia Lumia 920|
|OS||BB10||iOS 6||Android 4.1 Jelly Bean||Windows Phone 8|
|Processor||1.5GHZ dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus||Proprietary A6 CPU||1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro||1.5GHZ dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus|
|Screen||4.2-inch LCD; 1,280x768, 355ppi||4-inch IPS LCD; 1,136x640 pixels, 326ppi||5-inch LCD 3; 1,920x1,080 pixels, 440ppi||4.5-inch IPS LCD; 1,280x768 pixels, 332ppi|
|Internal storage||16GB||16GB, 32GB, 64GB||16GB||32GB|
|Expansion slot||Yes, up to 32GB||No||No||No|
|Carrier||TBA||AT&T, Sprint, Verizon||Verizon||AT&T|
|Battery||1,800mAh, removable||Not listed; embedded||2,020mAh, embedded||2,000mAh, embedded|
|Camera||8 megapixels, 2-megapixel front-facing||8 megapixels, 720p front-facing||8 megapixels, 2.1-megapixel front-facing||8.7 megapixels, 1.2-megapixel front-facing|
|Dimensions (inches)||5.1 x 2.6 x 0.35||4.9 x 2.3 x 0.3||5.6 x 2.7 x 0.4||5.1 x 2.8 x 0.4|