BlackBerry Z3  Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo Plus  
BlackBerry Z3Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo Plus
magic score<50<50
PriceRs. 7,990 onwardsRs. 8,990 onwards
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Launch Date (India)Jul, 2014Jan, 2015
Smartphone OSBlackBerry OS 10.2Android 4.4
Screen Resolution540x960 pixels (~ 220 pixels per inch)480x800 pixels (~ 187 pixels per inch)
Processor TypeDual CoreQuad Core
Processor NameQualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon 400N/A
GPUAdreno 305N/A
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)Yes
Secondary Camera1.1 MP2.0 MP
Expandable Memory Slotup to 32 GBup to 64 GB
Thickness9.3 mm9.6 mm
Weight164 gm163 gm
Battery Capacity2500 mAh2100 mAh
Battery Standby389 hrs430 hrs
Battery Talktime15.50 hrsN/A
Battery Talktime (3G)N/A11.00 hrs
Other Battery ParametersMusic Playback Time: 84 hrs, Video Playback Time: 10 hrsInternet Usage Time (3G): 8 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): 10 hrs, Video Playback Time: 8 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 38 hrs
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Beautiful, premium design
  • Impeccable build quality
  • Feels good in hand
  • Decent on-screen keyboard with useful Hinglish, and Swipe-to-autocomplete features
  • Good for hardcore email and messaging
  • BlackBerry hub is useful as a central place for messages
  • Apart from native BlackBerry apps, you can also install a large number of Android apps
  • Decent battery life
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • BlackBerry OS 10 is not as simple or intuitive as Android/iOS/Windows phone, and takes quite a bit of time and effort to get used to
  • The gesture centric UI means that you have to move your thumb quite a lot over the large screen which takes longer and requires more effort than a simple button press would have
  • BBM today simply isn't the powerful draw it once was, with a plethora of messaging apps around
  • Voice search and command features aren't as capable as Apple's Siri or Google's voice search
  • Phone internal storage is not accessible from a PC without using BlackBerry's included desktop software (only microSD card is accessible)
  • Average camera
  • Occasionally laggy performance
  • Built-in speaker is pretty loud and works well for voice, but music is just too thin and tinny
  • Low screen resolution means the video watching experience is not that great
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