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BlackBerry 8707v vs Microsoft Surface 2 RT 32GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between BlackBerry 8707v vs Microsoft Surface 2 RT 32GB phones. Which is the best phone?
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BlackBerry 8707v
2.6"
TFT

320x240

N/A
MP

16MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare BlackBerry 8707 X20Microsoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
Microsoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
10.6"
TFT

1080x1920

5
MP

3.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Penta

N/A
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Microsoft Surface 2 RT 32GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


04 Advantages BlackBerry 8707v
8707vvsSurface 2 RT 32GB
 4 times100%
+Lighter
139 grams (4.87 ounces)vs676 grams (23.66 ounces)
Advantage
+The 3G UMTS network is newer and faster
3G UMTSvsNot supported
Advantage
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G UMTS) 0.384 Mbpsvs(Not supported)
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)

20 Advantages Microsoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
Surface 2 RT 32GBvs8707v
 7 times100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.7Ghz 32bit Penta-Corevs312Mhz 32bit Single-Core
 127 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR3vs16MB SDRAM
 239 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (15GB user available)vs64MB
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 119%100%
+Thinner
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs19.5 millimeters (0.77 inches)
 245 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs65 thousand
 26 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x1920 pixelsvs320x240 pixels
 35%35%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
208 PPIvs154 PPI
 3 times100%
+Larger screen
10.6"vs2.6"
Advantage
+With a camera you can take pictures anywhere
(back) 5 megapixelsvsNot supported
Advantage
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsNot supported
Advantage
+The touch screen facilitates the use of the device
Capacitive MultitouchvsNot supported
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvs2.5mm jack
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Video callingvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro HDMI Type DvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.0 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.0 version A2DPvs2.0 version
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.0vsMini-USB 1.1 (Mini-B)
Advantage
+Better sites viewing on the internet
HTML, XHTML, HTML5vsWAP

3 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresBlackBerry 8707vMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
BrandBlackBerryMicrosoft
Model8707vSurface 2 RT 32GB
Also known asVodafone RIM BlackBerry 8707hMicrosoft Surface RT 2, Microsoft Surface 2 RT
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateMay, 2006September, 2013
Depth19.5 millimeters (0.77 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)69.5 x 110 millimeters (2.74 x 4.33 in)172.5 x 274.6 millimeters (6.79 x 10.81 in)
Weight139 grams (4.87 ounces)676 grams (23.66 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardFixed QWERTY keyboardDock with QWERTY keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)BlackBerry 8707vMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
Operating systemBlackBerry OS 4.1Windows RT 8.1
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBlackBerry 8707vMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
Architecture - Chipset32bit32bit - NVIDIA Tegra 4 Wayne (28nm)
CPU processor312Mhz Single-Core Intel PXA9011.7Ghz Penta-Core ARM Cortex-A15
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredNVIDIA GeForce ULP MP72 672Mhz
RAM memory16MB SDRAM2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64MB32GB (15GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlackBerry 8707vMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size2.6" inches10.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~27.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenNot supportedCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Display resolution320x240 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)154 PPI208 PPI
Colors65 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataBlackBerry 8707vMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
Not supported
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkUMTS 2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTSNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload0.384 Mbpsfeature not registered
Messaging and callingBlackBerry 8707vMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlNot supportedNot supported
Primary camera / Back cameraBlackBerry 8707vMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
Main cameraNot supported5 megapixels
Main camera resolutionNot supported2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedAutofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredNot supported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomNot supportedOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredFace detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredNot supported
HDRfeature not registeredNot supported
Front camera / Secondary cameraBlackBerry 8707vMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
Front cameraNot supported3.1 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported2048x1536 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaBlackBerry 8707vMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsfeature not registeredMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsfeature not registeredMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesBlackBerry 8707vMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
USBMini-USB 1.1 (Mini-B)USB 3.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output2.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.0 version4.0 version A2DP
WiFiNot supported802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNAfeature not registeredNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsBlackBerry 8707vMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserWAPHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoNo / Yes
SensorsNot supportedAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Silver
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF viewer
- Colors: Dark Titanium
- Dual-position kickstand
- Optional Touch Cover with keyboard
- WiFi Direct
- Microsoft Office 2013 RT
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- SkyDrive 200GB for 2 years
- Skype free international calls and WiFi for 1 year
Power supply and autonomyBlackBerry 8707vMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAhfeature not registered
Battery model / charger (watts)C-S2feature not registered
Talk time240 minutes | 4 hours | 0.2 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby24000 minutes | 400 hours | 16.7 daysfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)BlackBerry 8707vMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 32GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered