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BlackBerry Q5 (3G) vs Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between BlackBerry Q5 vs Nokia 5.3 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia 5.3 XBlackBerry Q5 (3G)05Points
BlackBerry Q5 (3G)
3.1"
IPS

720x720

5
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Dual

2180
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
6.55"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)

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!

Q5 (3G)5 Advantages BlackBerry Q5 (3G)vs5.3 (64GB/4GB)24 Advantages Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
+120 grams (4.2 ounces)54%
Lighter
vs185 grams (6.48 ounces)
+328 PPI22%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs268 PPI
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
1.2GHz 32bit Dual-Corevs+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core177%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR2vs+4GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (6GB available)vs+64GB (50GB available)7 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
10.8 millimeters (0.43 inches)vs+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)27%
Thinner
720x720 pixelsvs+720x1600 pixels122%
Higher resolution screen
3.1"vs+6.55"111%
Larger screen
(back) 5MPvs+(quad camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)33%
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
70000 apps (BlackBerry App World)vs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)49 times
More apps available to download and use
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2180 mAhvs+4000 mAh83%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

22 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
+15 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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📱 Model features

BlackBerry Q5 (3G)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
ModelQ5 (3G)5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Other model namesRIM BlackBerry Q5 SQR100-3, BlackBerry Q5 3G HSPA+Nokia 5.3 TA-1223, TA-1227, TA-1229, TA-1234 (4GB RAM)
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandBlackBerryNokia
Release date6/1/20134/2/2020, Announced: 3/19/2020
Depth10.8 millimeters (0.43 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)66 x 120 millimeters (2.6 x 4.72 in)76.6 x 164.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.47 in)
Weight120 grams (4.2 ounces)185 grams (6.48 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

BlackBerry Q5 (3G)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
System versionBlackBerry OS 10.2Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

BlackBerry Q5 (3G)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM893064bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 (SM6125) (11nm)
CPUDual-Core, 1 processor:
1.2GHz Dual-Core Krait 200
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 610
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

BlackBerry Q5 (3G)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR24GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage8GB (6GB available)64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

BlackBerry Q5 (3G)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size3.1" inches6.55" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~39.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x720 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)328 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Refresh ratefeature not registered60Hz
Display featuresfeature not registered450nits[typ]

📶 Mobile networks

BlackBerry Q5 (3G)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload42/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 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 850/900/1900/2100Global version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
America version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
India version:
UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4
Global version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
America version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38)
India version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedGlobal:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
America:
850/900/1700/1900/2100
India:
850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+

📷 Camera

BlackBerry Q5 (3G)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels(quad camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawide13mm
2MP macro
2MP depth
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

BlackBerry Q5 (3G)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

BlackBerry Q5 (3G)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

BlackBerry Q5 (3G)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported

🧭 Sensors

BlackBerry Q5 (3G)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

BlackBerry Q5 (3G)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2180 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy12.5 hoursfeature not registered
Standby336 hours (14 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

BlackBerry Q5 (3G)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardFixed QWERTY keyboardNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Red, Gray, Pink
- BlackBerry maps
- BBM 6
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Charcoal black, Cyan, Sand
- Android One
- 2.5D glass screen

☢️ Radiation rate

BlackBerry Q5 (3G)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.03W/kg (head), 0.95W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.7W/kg (head), 1.39W/kg (body)
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