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BlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between BlackBerry Keyone vs Samsung Galaxy Note Edge phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note Edge X16BlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4
BlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4
4.5"
IPS

1080x1620

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare BlackBerry Keyone X17Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
5.6"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

3.7mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V

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! Comment!


16 Advantages BlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4
Keyone BBB100-4vsGalaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
 22%22%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.7Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR3vs3GB LPDDR3
 108%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (52GB user available)vs32GB (25GB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo/video only main camera
 13%13%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.3" inchesvs1/2.6" inches
 10%10%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.0 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 117%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 3.7MP
Advantage
+Android 7.1.1 Nougat is newer and safer
Android 7.1.1 NougatvsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
 17%17%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs3000 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorvsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go

17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915VvsKeyone BBB100-4
 3%3%
+Lighter
174 grams (6.09 ounces)vs180 grams (6.3 ounces)
 13%13%
+Thinner
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 111%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs1080x1620 pixels
 21%21%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
525 PPIvs433 PPI
 24%24%
+Larger screen
5.6"vs4.5"
 33%33%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 16MPvs(back) 12MP
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
TemperaturevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
HumidityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
UV radiationvsNot supported
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro-B USB - MHL-3vsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint / Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 4 / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresBlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
ModelKeyone BBB100-4Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
Also known asRIM BlackBerry KEYone 4GB RAM + 64GB, TCL MercuryVerizon Galaxy Note Edge N915V (CDMA)
Country or region availableChinaHong KongUSA
BrandBlackBerrySamsung
Release dateApril, 2017November, 2014
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)72.4 x 149.1 millimeters (2.85 x 5.87 in)82.4 x 151.3 millimeters (3.24 x 5.96 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)174 grams (6.09 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardFixed QWERTY keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, front glass, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)BlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareBlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 Pro (28nm)
CPU processor2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A532.7Ghz Quad-Core Krait 450
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 420
RAM memory4GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (52GB user available)32GB (25GB user available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.5" inches5.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~55.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x1620 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)433 PPI525 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataBlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 3, 4, 13)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingBlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraBlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
Main camera12 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.55µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
Front / secondary cameraBlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
Front camera8 megapixels3.7 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1440 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaBlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesBlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB - MHL-3
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsBlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
SpO2
UV radiation
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black/silver, Black, Bronze
- DTEK system
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum frame
- Plastic back
- LED notification
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 36min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- S Pen stylus
- S-Voice natural language
- Dropbox 50GB
- Samsung Gear S compatible
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyBlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3500 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered18W
Talk time1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby30900 minutes | 515 hours | 21.5 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)BlackBerry Keyone BBB100-4Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915V
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered1.07 W/Kg (head) | 1.11 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.105 W/Kg (head) | 0.306 W/Kg (body)