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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?

,
BlackBerry Z30
5"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Dual

2880
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare BlackBerry Z30 X19Apple iPhone 8 64GB
Apple iPhone 8 64GB
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

1821
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPhone 8 64GB

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!


05 Advantages BlackBerry Z30
Z30vsiPhone 8 64GB
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
 6%6%
+Larger screen
5"vs4.7"
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsproprietary audio output
 58%58%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2880 mAhvs1821 mAh

19 Advantages Apple iPhone 8 64GB
iPhone 8 64GBvsZ30
 86%86%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.39Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs1.7Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
 2 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (54GB user available)vs16GB
 15%15%
+Lighter
148 grams (5.18 ounces)vs170 grams (5.95 ounces)
 29%29%
+Thinner
7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
 9%9%
+Higher resolution screen
750x1334 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 11%11%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
326 PPIvs294 PPI
 50%50%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 12MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Quad-LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 7.1MPvs(front) 2MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 9 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (front-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Scratch-resistant glassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP67 certifiedvsNot supported

20 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR2
16 million
Only digital zoom
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Micro HDMI Type D / Proprietary TV-out
A-GPS, GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC
MicroUSB 2.0 / USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 64GB
ModelZ30iPhone 8 64GB
Also known asBlackBerry Z30 4G LTE, BlackBerry Z30 STA100-2, RIM AristoiPhone 8 A1864 (CDMA), iPhone 8 A1897 (GSM)
Country or region availablefeature not registeredVarious (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, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)BlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 64GB
Operating systemBlackBerry OS 10.2iOS 11
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 13
HardwareBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 64GB
Architecture - 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 available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, 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)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution720x1280 pixels750x1334 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 64GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
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/5G networkLTE 800/900/1800/2600 - STA100-3: 700/1700/1900/2100LTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2000/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,28,29,30,34,66)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
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
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and 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
Primary / back cameraBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 64GB
Main camera8 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 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
Front / secondary cameraBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 64GB
Front camera2 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
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
Connectivity and interfacesBlackBerry 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 supply and autonomyBlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 64GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity2880 mAh1821 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standby23040 minutes | 384 hours | 16 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)BlackBerry Z30Apple iPhone 8 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered