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BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6) vs LG K4 2017 (M160)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between BlackBerry Keyone vs LG K4 (2017) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare LG K4 (2017) XBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)25Points
BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)
4.5"
IPS

1080x1620

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG K4 2017 (M160)
5"
IPS

480x854

5
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)

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Keyone (BBB100-6)25 Advantages BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)vsK4 2017 (M160)4 Advantages LG K4 2017 (M160)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.1Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR32 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs1GB LPDDR3
+32GB (22GB user free)5 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4GB user free)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
+1080x1620 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x854 pixels
+433 PPI121%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs196 PPI
+(back) 12MP144%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+Dual LED flashAdvantage
The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
vsAutofocus
+f/2.0 (aperture)30%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/2.6 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+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
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient LightAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3500 mAh40%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2500 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 version A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
vsMicroUSB 2.0
180 grams (6.3 ounces)vs+138 grams (4.83 ounces)30%
Lighter
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)19%
Thinner
4.5"vs+5"11%
Larger screen
Li-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

18 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)LG K4 2017 (M160)
ModelKeyone (BBB100-6)K4 2017 (M160)
Other model namesRIM BlackBerry KEYone limited edition black, TCL MercuryLG K4 M160 Single-Sim, LG-M160, LGM160
Country or region availableJapan
Japan
Europe
Europe
BrandBlackBerryLG
Release dateApril, 2017February, 2017
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72.4 x 149.1 millimeters (2.85 x 5.87 in)72.6 x 144.7 millimeters (2.86 x 5.7 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)138 grams (4.83 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardFixed QWERTY keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)LG K4 2017 (M160)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)LG K4 2017 (M160)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 (28nm)
CPU processor2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A531.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 304
RAM memory3GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
8GB (4GB user free)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)LG K4 2017 (M160)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size4.5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~55.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1620 pixels480x854 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)433 PPI196 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networksBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)LG K4 2017 (M160)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, 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 (BBB100-6)LG K4 2017 (M160)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)LG K4 2017 (M160)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.6 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.55µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital 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 on both cameras
2ª cameraBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)LG K4 2017 (M160)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)LG K4 2017 (M160)
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivityBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)LG K4 2017 (M160)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)LG K4 2017 (M160)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
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, Titan, Gold, Chocolate
- LG UX 5.0
- Knock Code, Knock On
- Quick Share, Quick Selfie
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)LG K4 2017 (M160)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh2500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18Wfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 daysfeature not registered
Standby30900 minutes | 515 hours | 21.5 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-6)LG K4 2017 (M160)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered