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BlackBerry Z30 vs Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between BlackBerry Z30 vs Apple iPhone 8 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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BlackBerry Z30
5"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Dual

2880
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

1821
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)

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!

Z305 Advantages BlackBerry Z30vsiPhone 8 (64GB)20 Advantages Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
+5"6%
Larger screen
vs4.7"
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+2880 mAh58%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1821 mAh
1.7Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs+2.39Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core86%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
16GBvs+64GB (54GB user free)2 times
More internal storage for applications and files
170 grams (5.95 ounces)vs+148 grams (5.18 ounces)15%
Lighter
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)29%
Thinner
720x1280 pixelsvs+750x1334 pixels9%
Higher resolution screen
294 PPIvs+326 PPI11%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 12MP50%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Autofocusvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
(front) 2MPvs+(front) 7.1MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(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+2100000 apps (App Store)29 times
More apps available to download and use
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps9 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+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
4.0 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

20 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR2
16 million
Only digital zoom
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
ModelZ30iPhone 8 (64GB)
Other model namesBlackBerry Z30 4G LTE, BlackBerry Z30 STA100-2, RIM AristoiPhone 8 A1864 (CDMA), iPhone 8 A1897 (GSM)
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandBlackBerryApple
Release dateOctober, 2013September, 2017
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 140.7 millimeters (2.83 x 5.54 in)67.3 x 138.4 millimeters (2.65 x 5.45 in)
Weight170 grams (5.95 ounces)148 grams (5.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)BlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
Operating systemBlackBerry OS 10.2iOS 11
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 13
HardwareBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Plus MSM896064bit - Apple A11 Bionic (10nm)
CPU processor1.7Ghz Dual-Core KraitHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.39Ghz Dual-Core Monsoon
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Mistral
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 320Apple GPU MP3
RAM memory2GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB64GB (54GB user free)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size5" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels750x1334 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 625 nits
Mobile networksBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps1024/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1864 model), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100A1864 model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1897 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 800/900/1800/2600 - STA100-3: 700/1700/1900/2100LTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredSupported
HDRfeature not registeredHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputMicro HDMI Type DProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNAfeature not registeredNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black
- BBM 6
- HDR photo/video
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- WiFi direct
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Oleophobic coating screen
- 3D Touch
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- NFC Apple Pay only
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2880 mAh1821 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• 15W Fast battery charging
• Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
• USB Power Delivery
Talk time autonomy1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standby23040 minutes | 384 hours | 16 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
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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