BlackBerry Z10 Samsung Galaxy E7 
BlackBerry Z10Samsung Galaxy E7
magic scoreN/A<50
PriceN/ARs. 17,990 onwards
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Launch Date (India)Feb, 2013Jan, 2015
Smartphone OSBlackBerry OS 10, Upgradeable to 10.2Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 5.1
Screen Size4.2 inches5.5 inches
Screen Resolution768x1280 pixels (~ 355 pixels per inch)720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesLCDSuper AMOLED
Processor1.5 GHz1.2 GHz
Processor TypeDual CoreQuad Core
Camera8.0 MP13.0 MP
FM RadioYes
Dual SIMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Thickness9 mm7.3 mm
Weight135 gm141 gm
Battery Capacity1800 mAh2950 mAh
Battery Standby408 hrsN/A
Battery Talktime11.00 hrsN/A
Other Battery ParametersN/AInternet Usage Time (3G): Up to 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 12 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 15 hrs
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Solid build, good hand feel
  • Good display with high pixel density, good viewing angles, and good sunlight legibility
  • BB10 is visually refined, and touch friendly
  • Smooth, fluid performance
  • Decent camera
  • Excellent web browser
  • Nice on-screen keyboard
  • Good call quality
  • Good audio/video playback
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Matte finish back cover gives a good in-hand feel
  • Good display, with brilliant color production
  • TouchWiz interface on top of Android
  • Good speed/performance
  • Good primary camera
  • Good secondary camera for selfies
  • Decent audio quality
  • Good video playback performance
  • Good call quality
  • Decent battery life
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • Display tends to attract too many smudges and fingerprints
  • Initial learning curve with the BB10 OS (especially to understand the different gestures)
  • Average loudspeaker
  • Limited 3rd party app eco-system (compared to Android or iOS) - and even the apps present are often not as full-featured as their Android/iOS counterparts
  • Ordinary maps application compared to that of Google, or even Apple
  • Limited voice control service (not as 'smart' as Android's voice control, or Apple's Siri)
  • Average battery life
  • Large size makes it a bit uncomfortable for one-handed use
  • Lacks ambient light sensor
  • Second SIM slot can be used either for the second SIM or SD card, but not both
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