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Huawei Nova 7i (L21B) vs BlackBerry Curve 8300

Side by side comparison between Huawei Nova 7i vs BlackBerry Curve 8300 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)
6.4"
IPS

1080x2310

48
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
BlackBerry Curve 8300
2.5"
TFT

320x240

2
MP

16MB
RAM

32bit Single

1100
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)

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!

Nova 7i (L21B)33 Advantages Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)vsCurve 83002 Advantages BlackBerry Curve 8300
+2.27Ghz 64bit Octa-Core12 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs312Mhz 32bit Single-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X511 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs16MB SDRAM
+128GB (107GB available)1711 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64MB
+Until 256GB nano-Memory63 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 4GB microSD
+8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)78%
Thinner
vs15.5 millimeters (0.61 inches)
+LTPS IPS LCDAdvantage
LTPS IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+16 million245 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs65 thousand
+1080x2310 pixels31 times
Higher resolution screen
vs320x240 pixels
+398 PPI149%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs160 PPI
+6.4"156%
Larger screen
vs2.5"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP30 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 2MP
+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+(front) 16MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+Full HD (1920x1080)Advantage
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsNot supported
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)35 times
More apps available to download and use
vs70000 apps (BlackBerry App World)
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs2G EDGE
+(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbps1694 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(2G EDGE) 0.236 Mbps
+Capacitive MultitouchAdvantage
The touch screen facilitates the use of the device
vsNot supported
+AccelerometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4200 mAh3 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1100 mAh
+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs2.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMini-USB 2.0 (Mini-B)
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsWAP, HTML
183 grams (6.41 ounces)vs+111 grams (3.89 ounces)65%
Lighter
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

7 Common items in both devices
LED flash
Only digital zoom
3.5mm jack
Ambient Light sensor
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / Mini-USB 2.0 (Mini-B)
+ specs and more in the table below

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

Highlight differencesClear highlight
Physical featuresHuawei Nova 7i (L21B)BlackBerry Curve 8300
ModelNova 7i (L21B)Curve 8300
Other model namesHuawei Nova 7i (JNY-L22A) NFC Dual-SIM (8GB RAM)RIM BlackBerry Curve 8300
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandHuaweiBlackBerry
Release dateJanuary, 2020May, 2007
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)15.5 millimeters (0.61 inches)
Size (width x height)76.3 x 159.2 millimeters (3 x 6.27 in)60 x 107 millimeters (2.36 x 4.21 in)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)111 grams (3.89 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedFixed QWERTY keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Huawei Nova 7i (L21B)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Operating systemAndroid 10BlackBerry OS 4.2
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareHuawei Nova 7i (L21B)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7nm)32bit - Intel XScale PXA272
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.27Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.88Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
312Mhz Single-Core XScale
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP6 820Mhzfeature not registered
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X16MB SDRAM
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
UFS 2.1
64MB
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 4GB microSD
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei Nova 7i (L21B)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size6.4" inches2.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~30.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2310 pixels (19:9)320x240 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchNot supported
Pixel density (dot pitch)398 PPI160 PPI
Colors16 million65 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksHuawei Nova 7i (L21B)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload400/75 Mbps0.236 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ACSD, GPRS, EDGE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingHuawei Nova 7i (L21B)BlackBerry Curve 8300
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, MMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraHuawei Nova 7i (L21B)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.4
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
2 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsNot supported
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionfeature not registered
BSI sensorNot supportedfeature not registered
HDRHDR photo on both camerasfeature not registered
2ª cameraHuawei Nova 7i (L21B)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei Nova 7i (L21B)BlackBerry Curve 8300
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivityHuawei Nova 7i (L21B)BlackBerry Curve 8300
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMini-USB 2.0 (Mini-B)
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE2.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMONot supported
DLNANot supportedfeature not registered
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsHuawei Nova 7i (L21B)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5WAP, HTML
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, Emerald Green, Light pink/blue
- EMUI 10
- Screen protective film included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Silver on black
- Trackball navigation
- BlackBerry maps
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF editor
- Java framework
Power supplyHuawei Nova 7i (L21B)BlackBerry Curve 8300
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4200 mAh1100 mAh
Charger, watts40W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered240 minutes | 4 hours | 0.2 day
Standbyfeature not registered24480 minutes | 408 hours | 17 days
Radiation rateHuawei Nova 7i (L21B)BlackBerry Curve 8300
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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