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

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note Edge XBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)17Points
BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
4.5"
IPS

1080x1620

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
17PointsSamsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)Compare BlackBerry Keyone X
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)
5.6"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

3.7mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)

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!

Keyone (BBB100-4)17 Advantages BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)vsGalaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core22%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.7Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR333%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+64GB (52GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (25GB available)
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.0
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+1/2.3" inches13%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.6" inches
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP117%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 3.7MP
+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+3500 mAh17%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
180 grams (6.3 ounces)vs+174 grams (6.09 ounces)3%
Lighter
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)13%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1620 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels111%
Higher resolution screen
433 PPIvs+525 PPI21%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.5"vs+5.6"24%
Larger screen
(back) 12MPvs+(back) 16MP33%
Higher resolution main camera
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+TemperatureAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+HumidityAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+UV radiationAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

25 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
4K UHD (3840x2160)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
+18 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 Keyone (BBB100-4)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)
ModelKeyone (BBB100-4)Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)
Other model namesRIM BlackBerry KEYone 4GB RAM + 64GB, TCL MercuryVerizon Galaxy Note Edge N915V (CDMA)
Country or region availableChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
USA
USA
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, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)
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 available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (25GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.5" inches5.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~55.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1620 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)433 PPI525 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 3, 4, 13)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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
CallingBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)Samsung 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
CameraBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 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
2ª cameraBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels3.7 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1440 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)Samsung 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
ConnectivityBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL-3
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
SpO2
UV radiation
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
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 supplyBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts• 18W Fast battery charging• 18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby30900 minutes | 515 hours | 21.5 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915V)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.07W/kg (head) | 1.11W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.105W/kg (head) | 0.306W/kg (body)
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