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BlackBerry Priv (STV100-4) vs Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)

Side by side comparison between BlackBerry Priv vs Alcatel Idol 4 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Alcatel Idol 4 XBlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)15Points
BlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)
5.4"
AMOLED

1440x2560

18
MP

2mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3410
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)Compare BlackBerry Priv X
Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2610
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? BlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)

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!

Priv (STV100-4)15 Advantages BlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)vsIdol 4 (6055K)10 Advantages Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
+1.8Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core18%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+32GB (22GB available)120%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1440x2560 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+544 PPI28%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs424 PPI
+5.4"4%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(back) 18MP41%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/2.4" inches25%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" inches
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+3410 mAh31%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2610 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+135 grams (4.73 ounces)42%
Lighter
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)32%
Thinner
Dual-LED flashvs+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 2MPvs+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 5.1.1 Lollipopvs+Android 6.0.1 MarshmallowAdvantage
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is newer and safer
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

23 Common items in both devices
3GB LPDDR3
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresBlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
ModelPriv (STV100-4)Idol 4 (6055K)
Other model namesBlackBerry Privilege STV100-4, RIM VeniceAlcatel IDOL 4 Dual-Sim 3GB RAM, Alcatel 6055K, OT-6055K
Country or region availableSouth AfricaSaudi ArabiaBrazilEgypt(Europe)
South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Egypt, (Europe)
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandBlackBerryAlcatel
Release dateNovember, 2015March, 2016
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 147 millimeters (3.04 x 5.79 in)72.5 x 147 millimeters (2.85 x 5.79 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)135 grams (4.73 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardRetractable QWERTY keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)BlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 (20nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 (28nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 418Qualcomm Adreno 405 550Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 2TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayBlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.4" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)544 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksBlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 700/800/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,7,8,13,17,20,28), TD-LTE 2500 (Bands 41)LTE Cat4 700/800/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7,8,20,28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingBlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (iTap), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraBlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
Back camera (main camera)18 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4896x3672 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.4" inches1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraBlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaBlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+
ConnectivityBlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPortNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black
- LED notification
- Quick Charge 2.0 (60% in 30min)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Gold, Dark Gray, Silver, Rose Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LED notification (white light)
- Oleophobic coating
- Glass back panel
- JBL earphones
- Hi-Fi 3.6W dual-stereo
- Front camera: Wide Angle 84°
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Fast battery charging: 60% in 30min
- Reversible phone
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- VR goggles compatible
Power supplyBlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3410 mAh2610 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1440 minutes | 24 hours | 1 day900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day
Standby25200 minutes | 420 hours | 17.5 days43200 minutes | 720 hours | 30 days
Radiation rateBlackBerry Priv (STV100-4)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
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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