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BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 vs ZTE Nubia M2 128GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between BlackBerry Pearl Flip vs ZTE Nubia M2 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare ZTE Nubia M2 X02BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230
BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230
2.6"
TFT

240x320

2
MP

128MB
RAM

32bit Single

900
mAh

(Removable)

vs
ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
5.5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3630
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is ZTE Nubia M2 128GB

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!


02 Advantages BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230
Pearl Flip 8230vsNubia M2 128GB
 65%65%
+Lighter
102 grams (3.57 ounces)vs168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)

31 Advantages ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
Nubia M2 128GBvsPearl Flip 8230
 12 times100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs312Mhz 32bit Single-Core
 31 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR3vs128MB SDRAM
 1569 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (115GB user available)vs128MB (75MB user available)
 31 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 8GB microSD, microSDHC
 150%100%
+Thinner
7 millimeters (0.28 inches)vs17.5 millimeters (0.69 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
AMOLEDvsTFT LCD
 245 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs65 thousand
 26 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x1920 pixelsvs240x320 pixels
 160%100%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
401 PPIvs154 PPI
 112%100%
+Larger screen
5.5"vs2.6"
 12 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 13MP + 13MPvs(back) 2MP
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 autofocusvsNot supported
Advantage
+With a secondary camera is easier to take selfies
(front) 16MPvsNot supported
 191 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsQCIF (240x180 pixels)
Advantage
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
4G LTEvs2G CDMA
 979 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs(2G CDMA) 0.153 Mbps
Advantage
+The touch screen facilitates the use of the device
Capacitive MultitouchvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
AccelerometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ProximityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
FingerprintvsNot supported
 3 times100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3630 mAhvs900 mAh
Advantage
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Video callingvsNot supported
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvsNot supported
Advantage
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.1 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.1 version A2DPvs2.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+Better sites viewing on the internet
HTML, XHTML, HTML5vsWAP, HTML
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla GlassvsNot supported

6 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
3.5mm jack
Ambient Light
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
MicroUSB 2.0 / USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector

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Model and physical featuresBlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
ModelPearl Flip 8230Nubia M2 128GB
Also known asVerizon BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 CDMA, RIM ApexZTE nubia M2 NX551J, ZTE NX551J
Country or region availablefeature not registeredChinaHong Kong
BrandBlackBerryZTE
Release dateFebruary, 2009May, 2017
Depth17.5 millimeters (0.69 inches)7 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)50 x 101 millimeters (1.97 x 3.98 in)75.9 x 154.5 millimeters (2.99 x 6.08 in)
Weight102 grams (3.57 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
Operating systemBlackBerry OS 4.6Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Intel XScale PXA27264bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPU processor312Mhz Single-Core XScale2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredQualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
RAM memory128MB SDRAM4GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128MB (75MB user available)128GB (115GB user available)
External storageUntil 8GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayBlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
Display typeTFT LCDAMOLED
Screen size2.6" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~41.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenNot supportedCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution240x320 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)154 PPI401 PPI
Colors65 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Mobile networks and dataBlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM cardNot supported2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0GPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload0.153 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingBlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
Primary / back cameraBlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
Main camera2 megapixels(dual camera)
13 megapixels
13MP monochrome
Main camera resolution1600x1200 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)QCIF (240x180 pixels) 15 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.9" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.25µm 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 only main camera
Front / secondary cameraBlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
Front cameraNot supported16 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaBlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesBlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.0 version A2DP4.1 version A2DP
WiFiNot supported802.11 b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNAfeature not registeredNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsBlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserWAP, HTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoNot supported
SensorsAmbient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Other features- Colors: Black, Red, Pink
- Secondary external 65K TFT display 128x160 pixels
- Half-QWERTY
- Trackball navigation
- BlackBerry maps
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF editor
- Colors: Black/gold, White/champagne gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum body
- nubia UI 4.0
- Fast battery charging
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyBlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity900 mAh3630 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time210 minutes | 3.5 hours | 0.1 dayfeature not registered
Standby12960 minutes | 216 hours | 9 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230ZTE Nubia M2 128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered