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Apple iPhone 4S 32GB vs BlackBerry Z30

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Apple iPhone 4S 32GB vs BlackBerry Z30 phones. Which is the best phone?

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06 Apple iPhone 4S 32GB vs 13 BlackBerry Z30

Apple iPhone 4S 32GB
Specifications Compare Models Pictures
3.5"
IPS

640x960

8
MP

0.3mp

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

1432
mAh

Fixed

BlackBerry Z30
Specifications Compare Pictures
5"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Dual

2880
mAh

Fixed

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is BlackBerry Z30

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06 Advantages Apple iPhone 4S 32GB

iPhone 4S 32GB vs Z30
 100%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB vs 16GB
 21%21%
+Lighter
140 grams (4.9 ounces) vs 170 grams (5.95 ounces)
 1%1%
+Thinner
9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches) vs 9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
 12%12%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
330 PPI vs 294 PPI
 29X (times)100%
+More apps available to download and use
2100000 apps (App Store) vs 70000 apps (BlackBerry App World)
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys Gorilla Glass vs Not supported

13 Advantages BlackBerry Z30

Z30 vs iPhone 4S 32GB
 70%70%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.7Ghz 32bit Dual-Core vs 1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
 3X (times)100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR2 vs 512MB LPDDR2
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cards Until 64GB vs Not supported
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid Super AMOLED vs TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
 50%50%
+Higher resolution screen
720 x 1280 pixels vs 640 x 960 pixels
 43%43%
+Larger screen
5" vs 3.5"
 5X (times)100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2 megapixels vs 0.3 megapixels
 2X (times)100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
HD (1280 x 720 pixels) vs VGA (640 x 480 pixels)
 101%100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2880 mAh vs 1432 mAh
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster 4G LTE vs 3G+ HSPA+
 6X (times)100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbps vs (3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbps
Advantage+Sensors help you use the device Ambient Light vs Not supported
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devices NFC vs Not supported

23 Common items in both devices

+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos 16 million
+Higher resolution main camera 8 megapixels
+The LED Flash helps in dark places or in low light LED Flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures Only digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus Autofocus
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive Capacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time Multitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores 3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the device Accelerometer
+Sensors help you use the device Proximity
+Sensors help you use the device Compass
+Sensors help you use the device Gyroscope
+Removable battery can be replaced easily Lithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Fixed
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasions Speakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video Video calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features Vibrating alert
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable Proprietary TV-out / Micro HDMI Type D
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging
+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n / 802.11 a/b/g/n is newer and faster 802.11 b/g/n / 802.11 a/b/g/n
+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster 4.0 version with A2DP
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB USB 2.0 Proprietary connector / USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internet HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 15 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical features Apple iPhone 4S 32GBBlackBerry Z30
Brand AppleBlackBerry
Model iPhone 4S 32GBZ30
Also known as iPhone 4S A1387, iPhone 4S A1431 CDMABlackBerry Z30 4G LTE, BlackBerry Z30 STA100-2, RIM Aristo
Country or region where it's sold feature not registeredfeature not registered
Release date October, 2011October, 2013
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height) 58.6 x 115.2 millimeters (2.31 x 4.54 in)72 x 140.7 millimeters (2.83 x 5.54 in)
Weight 140 grams (4.9 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard Not supportedNot supported
Antenna Internal antennaInternal antenna
Water protection Not supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS) Apple iPhone 4S 32GBBlackBerry Z30
Operating system iOS 5.0BlackBerry OS 10.2
Firmware update iOS 9.0feature not registered
Hardware Apple iPhone 4S 32GBBlackBerry Z30
Architecture - Chipset 32bit - Samsung-Apple A532bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Plus MSM8960
CPU processor 1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A91.7Ghz Dual-Core Krait
GPU graphical controller PowerVR SGX543MP2Qualcomm Adreno 320
RAM memory 512MB LPDDR22GB LPDDR2
Internal storage 32GB16GB
External storage Not supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Display Apple iPhone 4S 32GBBlackBerry Z30
Display type TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitSuper AMOLED
Screen size 3.5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio ~54% (screen-to-body ratio)~68% (screen-to-body ratio)
Touchscreen Capacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution 640 x 960 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 330 PPI294 PPI
Colors 16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glass Gorilla GlassNot supported
Mobile networks and data Apple iPhone 4S 32GBBlackBerry Z30
Dual SIM Not supportedNot supported
SIM card 1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz band Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G network GSM 850/900/1800/1900, A1431: CDMA 800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G network UMTS 850/900/1900/2100, A1431: CDMA2000 1xEV-DOUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
4G network Not supportedLTE 800/900/1800/2600 - STA100-3: 700/1700/1900/2100
Data network CSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
2G network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Maximum speed download 14.4 Mbps100 Mbps
Maximum speed upload 5.76 Mbps50 Mbps
Messaging and calling Apple iPhone 4S 32GBBlackBerry Z30
Messaging SMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Speakerphone SupportedSupported
Video calling SupportedSupported
Call control Voice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary camera / Back camera Apple iPhone 4S 32GBBlackBerry Z30
Main camera 8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution 3264 x 2448 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Video recording (primary) Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
Flash LED FlashLED Flash
Focal aperture f/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length feature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size 1/3.2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Autofocus AutofocusAutofocus
Touch focus Supportedfeature not registered
Image stabilization feature not registeredfeature not registered
Zoom Only digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detection Face detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensor Supportedfeature not registered
HDR HDR photo only main camerafeature not registered
Front camera / Secondary camera Apple iPhone 4S 32GBBlackBerry Z30
Front camera 0.3 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution 640 x 480 pixels1600 x 1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary) VGA (640 x 480 pixels)HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Front flash Not supportedNot supported
Focal aperture feature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal length feature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Multimedia Apple iPhone 4S 32GBBlackBerry Z30
Radio Not supportedNot supported
TV Not supportedNot supported
Video formats MPEG4MP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formats MP3, iTunesMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfaces Apple iPhone 4S 32GBBlackBerry Z30
USB USB 2.0 Proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output Proprietary TV-outMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output 3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP4.0 version with A2DP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n802.11 a/b/g/n
DLNA Not supportedfeature not registered
NFC Not supportedSupported
GPS A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared port Not supportedfeature not registered
Other functions Apple iPhone 4S 32GBBlackBerry Z30
Active noise cancellation Supportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alert SupportedSupported
Ringtones Polyphonic and customized with tutorialPolyphonic and customized
Web browser HTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Flash player Not supportedNot supported
Java Not supportedSupported
Sensors Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features - Colors: Black, White
- Videocalling over WiFi only
- Siri natural language commands and dictation
- iCloud service
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black
- BBM 6
- HDR photo/video
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- WiFi direct
Power supply and autonomy Apple iPhone 4S 32GBBlackBerry Z30
Battery technology Lithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - FixedLithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Fixed
Battery capacity 1432 mAh2880 mAh
Battery model feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time 500 minutes | 8.3 hours | 0.3 day1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby 12000 minutes | 200 hours | 8.3 days23040 minutes | 384 hours | 16 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation) Apple iPhone 4S 32GBBlackBerry Z30
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia 1.18 W/Kg (head) | 0.98 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK 0.99 W/Kg (head) | 0.99 W/Kg (body)feature not registered

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