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BlackBerry Classic vs Sony Xperia 1 III

Side by side comparison between BlackBerry Classic vs Sony Xperia 1 III phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

,
BlackBerry Classic
3.5"
TFT

720x720

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Dual

2515
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia 1 III
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 III

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Classic2 Advantages BlackBerry ClassicvsXperia 1 III31 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 III
+178 grams (6.23 ounces)4%
Lighter
vs186 grams (6.51 ounces)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.5Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core175%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GBvs+12GB LPDDR55 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GBvs+256GB (230GB available)13 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
10.2 millimeters (0.4 inches)vs+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)24%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
720x720 pixelsvs+1644x3840 pixels11 times
Higher resolution screen
291 PPIvs+643 PPI121%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
3.5"vs+6.5"86%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)29%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 2MPvs+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) VGA (640x480)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)26 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
70000 apps (BlackBerry App World)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)35 times
More apps available to download and use
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2515 mAhvs+4500 mAh79%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

20 Common items in both devices
LED flash
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
BSI sensor
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
+13 specs and more in the table below

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

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Physical featuresBlackBerry ClassicSony Xperia 1 III
ModelClassicXperia 1 III
Other model namesBlackBerry Classic SQC100-1, BlackBerry Q20, RIM KopiSony Xperia 1 III (XQBC52V.UKCX, XQBC62/V, SO-51B, SOG03)
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandBlackBerrySony
Release dateDecember, 2014June, 2021
Depth10.2 millimeters (0.4 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)72.4 x 131 millimeters (2.85 x 5.16 in)71 x 165 millimeters (2.8 x 6.5 in)
Weight178 grams (6.23 ounces)186 grams (6.51 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardFixed QWERTY keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)BlackBerry ClassicSony Xperia 1 III
Operating systemBlackBerry OS 10Android 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBlackBerry ClassicSony Xperia 1 III
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM896064bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz Dual-Core KraitOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 225Qualcomm Adreno 660 840Mhz
RAM memory2GB12GB LPDDR5
Internal storage16GB256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayBlackBerry ClassicSony Xperia 1 III
Display typeTFT LCDOLED
Screen size3.5" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~41.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x720 pixels1644x3840 pixels (21:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)291 PPI643 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass Victus
Display featuresfeature not registered120Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksBlackBerry ClassicSony Xperia 1 III
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100 - USA: 850/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 - USA: 700/850/1700/1900/2100/2600LTE Cat20
VoLTE

America version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)

Europe version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)

Asia version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedAmerica version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78)

Europe version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)

Asia version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingBlackBerry ClassicSony Xperia 1 III
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraBlackBerry ClassicSony Xperia 1 III
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.3|70mmf/2.8|105mm1/2.9"PDAFOIS4.4x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.6"PDAF
0.3MP depthTOF3D
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.7" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraBlackBerry ClassicSony Xperia 1 III
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaBlackBerry ClassicSony Xperia 1 III
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityBlackBerry ClassicSony Xperia 1 III
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPortUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBlackBerry ClassicSony Xperia 1 III
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Optical trackpad
- BBM 6
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Frosted Black, Gray, Purple
- 60Hz display in 4K resolution
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyBlackBerry ClassicSony Xperia 1 III
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2515 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging30W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standby21900 minutes | 365 hours | 15.2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateBlackBerry ClassicSony Xperia 1 III
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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