Sunday, 17 August 2014

Lumia 925 Vs BlackBerry Q10

Nokia and BlackBerry are two world famous mobile vendors who slammed the existence of devices based on Android and iOS.

But little about the two products, namely the Nokia Lumia 925 and BlackBerry Q10, of course, these two models have advantages as well as market share and their own shortcomings.

If the Lumia 925 and Q10 is juxtaposed, roughly where the mobile device will be superior? Following a review of the duel of two products of the two companies from Finland and Canada.

1. Design and size 

Two products equally had been launched in 2013 and this, has a different design. If the Lumia 925 still holds grip Lumia models in mid-en up in general is rectangular with a touchscreen display, the BlackBerry is carrying the tradition Q10 QWERTY combined with a touch screen design with elongated and tapered at the sides.
Both of these products have the same weight is 139 grams, but the total dimensions of the Lumia 925 is slightly larger than Q10. Lumia 925 has dimensions of 129 x 70.6 x 8.5 mm, whereas only 19.6 x Q10 66.8 x 10.35 mm.

However, in terms of thickness, the Lumia 925 is about 18 percent thinner than the Q10. Therefore, the product from Nokia is more convenient to use, put in a pocket and looks a little more stylish.

2. Screen 


Although it uses Super AMOLED technology, but screen belong to Q10 is still losing about 89 percent in the density compared to the density screen Lumia 925 Lumia 925 is ~ 332ppi, whereas only ~ 328ppi Q10 alone.

With a pixel density on the screen, the Lumia 925 users will be able to see everything that is shown by clear and bright.

For its size, the Nokia Lumia 925 complements this with a screen measuring 4.5 inches with a resolution of 768 x 1280 pixels and Q10 using a screen measuring 3.1 inches with a resolution of 720 x 720 pixels or can be said to belong to the Lumia 925 45 percent greater than the Q10 .

Another advantage of the Lumia 925 screen is held, the screen has been protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 technology and is equipped with features ClearBlack PureMotion HD + display. light sensor and Proximity sensor, while the BlackBerry Q10 only equipped with a common display features a light sensor and Proximity alone.

3. Camera

For the camera, the Lumia 925 and Q10 is equipped with a camera on the back which has the same sensor resolution that is equal to 8MP (3264 x 2448 pixels).

But in terms of supporting the additional features of the camera, the Lumia 925 back outperform Q10. Nokia product is equipped with dual LED flash, f2.0 aperture, back-illuminated sensor (BSI), autofocus, touch to focus, optical image stabilization, face detection, exposure compensation, white balance presets, digital zoom, geo-tagging, panorama , macro mode, night mode, scenes, Carl Zeiss optics and PureView technology.

BlackBerry Q10 only equipped with autofocus, LED flash, face detection, digital image stabilization, geo-tagging, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) and digital zoom alone.

In the case of the front camera, Q10 is superior because it is equipped with a camera sensor with a resolution of 2MP, while the Lumia 925 is only 1.3 MP alone.

4. Hardware

In terms of the processor, the BlackBerry Q10 is made in two models, namely the use of LTE and normal. For LTE, the processor used Q10 is a Dual-Core 1.5 GHz Krait and the regular use of the Dual-Core 1.5GHz Cortex-A9. The processor used is the same as the Lumia 925 LTE version of the Q10.

Q10 LTE version uses Snapdragon S4 chipset and GPU 225, while the regular version uses TI OMAP 4470 chipset and PowerVR SGX544 GPU. Lumia 925 chipset used Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon is the Adreno 225 GPU.

In terms of its memory or RAM, Q10 outperform Lumia 925 Products of the BlackBerry is equipped with 2048MB of RAM (2GB), while the Lumia 925 only has a RAM of 1024MB (1GB).

Internal storage on the same Q10 and the Lumia 925 is 16GB, but the products of the BlackBerry is equipped with a slot to add data storage capacity up to 32GB using microSD and microSDHC, whereas no enhancer storage slot on the Lumia 925.

Q10 excellence is the presence of a QWERTY keyboard combined with a touchscreen display on it. With this keyboard, the user can type more freely and quickly.

5. Data connection

For data connectivity, these two products have the same specification that is equipped with GPRS, EDGA, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n, LTE, NFC, dual-band and Wi-Fi hotspot.

The difference in terms of connectivity, the data from the two smartphones is the presence of features v3.0 Bluetooth with A2DP, DLNA, HSDPA, HSUPA, Cat3 and UL are owned by the Lumia 925, while the Q10 is equipped with EV-DO Rev. A, HSP, micro HDMI (type D) and Bluetooth v4.0.

6. Battery

Products from Nokia that uses Microsoft's operating system Windows Phone 8 which can be upgraded to v8.1 is equipped with Li-Ion 2000 mAh (BL-4YW) which is claimed to last up to 432 hours on 2G and 440 hours the 3G network in standby mode and strong up to 18 hours on 2G networks or 12 hours of talktime on 3G network.

While the battery is used by the product of the BlackBerry operating system that uses the BlackBerry 10 OS which can be upgraded to v10.2.1 is larger that 2100 mAh capacity.

The battery is claimed to last up to 367 hours in 2G and 355 hours on 3G networks in standby mode, while in the talk mode, the batteries can last up to 13 hours on 2G or 3G network also.


If a comparison of the specifications of both products, the Lumia 925 appears to be superior to the BlackBerry Q10. Many features of the products of Nokia's mobile device than a Canadian company, and again the price offered is also relatively cheaper.

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