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BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile) vs Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 vs Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix XBlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)04Points
BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)
2.46"
TFT

320x240

2
MP

256MB
RAM

32bit Single

1150
mAh

(Removable)

vs
34PointsAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Compare BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 X
Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

24mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)

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!

Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)4 Advantages BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)vsROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)34 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
+Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+104 grams (3.64 ounces)131%
Lighter
vs240 grams (8.4 ounces)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
624Mhz 32bit Single-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
256MB SDRAMvs+8GB LPDDR531 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
256MBvs+256GB (225GB available)899 times
More internal storage for applications and files
13.9 millimeters (0.55 inches)vs+9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)41%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
65 thousandvs+1 billion15384 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
320x240 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels32 times
Higher resolution screen
163 PPIvs+391 PPI140%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
2.46"vs+6.59"168%
Larger screen
(back) 2MPvs+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP42 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
Not supportedvs+(front) 24MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
QVGA (320x240)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)431 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
70000 apps (BlackBerry App World)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)35 times
More apps available to download and use
3G HSDPAvs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(3G HSDPA) 3.6 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps1388 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Capacitive MultitouchAdvantage
The touch screen facilitates the use of the device
Not supportedvs+AccelerometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1150 mAhvs+6000 mAh4 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO is newer and faster
2.1 + A2DPvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
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.
HTML, XHTMLvs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

5 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
Ambient Light sensor
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
A-GPS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
+ 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 Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
ModelCurve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
Other model namesT-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300, RIM KeplerAsus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS Strix edition (8GB RAM)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandBlackBerryAsus
Release dateAugust, 2010July, 2020
Depth13.9 millimeters (0.55 inches)9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)60 x 109 millimeters (2.36 x 4.29 in)78 x 171 millimeters (3.07 x 6.73 in)
Weight104 grams (3.64 ounces)240 grams (8.4 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardFixed QWERTY keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
Operating systemBlackBerry OS 5.0Android 10
Firmware updateBlackBerry OS 6.0feature not registered
HardwareBlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
Chipset32bit - Marvell PXA93064bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processor624Mhz Single-Core Marvell SheevaOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredQualcomm Adreno 650
RAM memory256MB SDRAM8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256MB256GB (225GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayBlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
Display typeTFT LCDAMOLED
Screen size2.46" inches6.59" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~28.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution320x240 pixels1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenNot supportedCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)163 PPI391 PPI
Colors65 thousand1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registered144Hz, 650 nits, HDR10+
Mobile networksBlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload3.6 Mbps5000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/1700/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (41, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingBlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraBlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)2 megapixels(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.4125º11mm
5MP macrof/2.0
Main camera resolution1600x1200 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)QVGA (320x240) 15 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.72" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusNot supportedPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredNot supported
HDRfeature not registeredHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraBlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported24 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.9µm pixel
MultimediaBlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.263, H.264, 3GP, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityBlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO
DLNAfeature not registeredNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsBlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAmbient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Silver, Purple
- Touch-sensitive optical trackpad
- UMA (carrier phone dependent)
- LBS
- HAC (M3/T3)
- BlackBerry Maps
- Java framework
- Colors: Black glare
- ROG UI (Republic Of Gamers)
- Always-On display
- DTS:X stereo speakers (2 amplifiers)
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- AeroActive Cooler 3
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyBlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1150 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging30W Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 3/4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy330 minutes | 5.5 hours | 0.2 dayfeature not registered
Standby20880 minutes | 348 hours | 14.5 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateBlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 (T-Mobile)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
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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