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Nokia 3 Single-sim vs BlackBerry Passport

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Nokia 3 vs BlackBerry Passport phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Nokia 3 Single-sim
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2650
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Nokia 3 X12BlackBerry Passport
BlackBerry Passport
4.5"
IPS

1440x1440

13
MP

2mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3450
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is BlackBerry Passport

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!


08 Advantages Nokia 3 Single-sim
3 Single-simvsPassport
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 7%7%
+Thinner
8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)
 11%11%
+Larger screen
5"vs4.5"
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 2MP
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 50%50%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps

12 Advantages BlackBerry Passport
Passportvs3 Single-sim
 43%43%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.26Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs1.3Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
3GB LPDDR3vs2GB LPDDR3
 2 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GBvs16GB (10GB user available)
 125%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x1440 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 54%54%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
453 PPIvs294 PPI
 60%60%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 13MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 30%30%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3450 mAhvs2650 mAh
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro-B USB SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported

26 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
f/2.0 (aperture)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
FM / FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
4.0 version A2DP
NFC
MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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

Model and physical featuresNokia 3 Single-simBlackBerry Passport
Model3 Single-simPassport
Also known asNokia 3 Single-simAT&T BlackBerry Q30 Passport SQW100-1, RIM Windermere
Country or region availableVarious (International)feature not registered
BrandNokiaBlackBerry
Release dateMarch, 2017September, 2014
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)71.4 x 143.4 millimeters (2.81 x 5.65 in)90.3 x 128 millimeters (3.56 x 5.04 in)
Weightfeature not registered194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedFixed QWERTY keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Nokia 3 Single-simBlackBerry Passport
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatBlackBerry OS 10.2
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareNokia 3 Single-simBlackBerry Passport
Architecture - Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6737 (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v1
CPU processor1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A532.26Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2 550MhzQualcomm Adreno 330
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB user available)32GB
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayNokia 3 Single-simBlackBerry Passport
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~56.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1440x1440 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI453 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataNokia 3 Single-simBlackBerry Passport
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100 - USA: 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 700/800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingNokia 3 Single-simBlackBerry Passport
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialingVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraNokia 3 Single-simBlackBerry Passport
Main camera8 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 60 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraNokia 3 Single-simBlackBerry Passport
Front camera8 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaNokia 3 Single-simBlackBerry Passport
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesNokia 3 Single-simBlackBerry Passport
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia 3 Single-simBlackBerry Passport
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver, Copper
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- 2.5D Arc Glass screen
- 450 nits display brightness
- VoLTE
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- BBM 6
- Miracast
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyNokia 3 Single-simBlackBerry Passport
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2650 mAh3450 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registered26640 minutes | 444 hours | 18.5 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Nokia 3 Single-simBlackBerry Passport
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered