Monday, 25 August 2014

BlackBerry Q5 vs Samsung Galaxy Core II

When trying to compare the sales of the two major vendors of this, of course, Samsung will emerge as winners on the BlackBerry, but who is superior to both products when they are juxtaposed?

BlackBerry is a champion in the mobile world after Nokia frustrate sat solidly in a few years in the era of mobile phones. But when times change quickly and rapidly evolving mobile technology, Samsung actually appear on the BlackBerry flashy.

However, if these two products juxtaposed, who would be superior? Here's his review.

1. Design And Size

Samsung Galaxy Core II is still dressed this with a design that is almost similar to the prior-previous models. Only, the grooves on the edges and the length of this product is more minimalist. While BlackBerry Q5 look fresh with a new design that is not so adopted the previous model.

The Q5 has a total dimension of 120 x 66 x 10.8 mm and weighs 120 grams which is about 9 percent thinner and 13 percent lighter than the Galaxy Core II which has a size of 120 x 66 x 10.8 mm with a weight of 138 grams.

2. Screen

In terms of the screen, the Galaxy Core II course is superior compared to what belongs to the BlackBerry Q5. Products from Samsung is equipped with a screen of 4.5 inches with resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, while the Q5 uses a screen measuring 3.1 inches with a resolution of 720 x 720 pixels.

With this screen size, the Galaxy Core II users will be more comfortable when using this device for watching videos, reading or surfing the internet also.

Although superior in terms of screen size, but in terms of pixel density, Q5 emerged as the winner. BlackBerry Q5 uses IPS LCD screen has a density of ~ 328 ppi, while the Core II which uses a TFT screen only has a density of ~ 207 ppi.

In other words, the Q5 is superior screen 35 percent and also clearly sharper than the Galaxy Core II.

3. Camera

To the side of the camera, this product is equipped with a second lens 5MP resolution (2592 x 1944). Supporting features are also almost the same camera, including autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus. Only Core Galaxy II comes with face and smile detection, while the BlackBerry Q5 is equipped with image stabilization.

For the front camera, the Q5 is equipped with a 2MP camera, while the Core II only camera with VGA technology alone.

4. Hardware

Smartphones that use the BlackBerry operating system OS 10.2 can be upgraded to version 10.2.1 is apparently less than the magnitude of its CPU of the Galaxy Core II. Products from Samsung is using the processor 1.2 GHz Quad-Core and Dual-Core Q5 only 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset and 4.

With the processor scale, it can be said that the Galaxy Core II that uses the Android operating system 4.4.2 KitKat is superior in terms of data processing without having mempelambat the User Interface (UI) it.

Unfortunately, superior in terms of processor, Galaxy Core II just sag on the internal storage and RAM. Products from Samsung that only comes with 4GB of internal storage and 768MB of RAM, while the Q5 has 8GB of internal storage and 2GB of RAM.

With that much RAM or greater 166 percent compared to that of the Galaxy Core II, the Q5 BlackBerry users can run many applications without fear of stuttering. 2 users of these products can still add data storage capacity by using the microSD.

Another advantage of the Galaxy Core II is the presence of two slots for SIM Card can be used at the same time, so users do not have to carry two devices with different SIM card.

While the benefits of BlackBerry Q5 lies on its side QWERTY keyboard below the screen there. With this keyboard, the users will be more flexible in activities such as chat or similar activities.

5. Data Connection

In terms of facilities for the data connection, returning the BlackBerry Q5 outperformed Core Galaxy II. Products from BlackBerry is equipped with GPRS, EDGE, DC-HSPA + (42 Mbps), HSDPA, LTE, Cat3 (50 Mbps UL and 100 Mbps DL), WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Wi-Fi hotspot) , Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and LE, NFC and microUSB v2.0, while the Galaxy Core II only comes with GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA (21 Mbps), HSUPA (5.76 Mbps), Bluetooth v.4.0 with A2DP, WLAN (Wi -fi 802.11 b / g / n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot) and microUSB v2.0 only.

6. Battery

Once again a product of this BlackBerry mobile devices are superior to those made ??by Samsung. BlackBerry Q5 is equipped with a Li-Ion battery that has a capacity of 2180 mAh, while the Samsung Galaxy Core II only uses a Lithium Ion battery with a capacity of 2000 mAh.

With a battery capacity of this magnitude, it can be said that the battery is larger Q5 about 9 percent compared with the Galaxy Core II.


From the comparison of these two products, although a win from the processor side, but in terms of the other Samsung Galaxy Core II should recognize the benefits of BlackBerry Q5.

Therefore, even if sold at a slightly higher price, but users of mobile devices is certainly not going to feel the loss if they have to buy a BlackBerry Q5 because the features and facilities in it is enough used as evidence.

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