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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?

,
Nokia 3 (Single-Sim)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2650
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
12PointsBlackBerry PassportCompare Nokia 3 X
BlackBerry Passport
4.5"
IPS

1440x1440

13
MP

2mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3450
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? BlackBerry Passport

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!

3 (Single-Sim)9 Advantages Nokia 3 (Single-Sim)vsPassport12 Advantages BlackBerry Passport
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
+8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)7%
Thinner
vs9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+5"11%
Larger screen
vs4.5"
+Dual LED flashAdvantage
The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)35 times
More apps available to download and use
vs70000 apps (BlackBerry App World)
+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
1.3Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.26Ghz 32bit Quad-Core43%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
16GB (10GB user free)vs+32GB2 times
More internal storage for applications and files
720x1280 pixelsvs+1440x1440 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
294 PPIvs+453 PPI54%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
2650 mAhvs+3450 mAh30%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+Micro-B USB SlimPort®Advantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device

26 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
f/2.0 (aperture)
Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE
+19 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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Physical featuresNokia 3 (Single-Sim)BlackBerry Passport
Model3 (Single-Sim)Passport
Other model namesNokia 3 Single-simAT&T BlackBerry Q30 Passport SQW100-1, RIM Windermere
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, 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
System (OS)Nokia 3 (Single-Sim)BlackBerry Passport
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatBlackBerry OS 10.2
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareNokia 3 (Single-Sim)BlackBerry Passport
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 free)32GB
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayNokia 3 (Single-Sim)BlackBerry 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)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1440x1440 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI453 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksNokia 3 (Single-Sim)BlackBerry Passport
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps100/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100 - USA: 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G 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 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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
CallingNokia 3 (Single-Sim)BlackBerry Passport
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialingVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraNokia 3 (Single-Sim)BlackBerry Passport
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 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
2ª cameraNokia 3 (Single-Sim)BlackBerry Passport
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
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-Sim)BlackBerry 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
ConnectivityNokia 3 (Single-Sim)BlackBerry 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-Sim)BlackBerry 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 supplyNokia 3 (Single-Sim)BlackBerry Passport
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2650 mAh3450 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registered26640 minutes | 444 hours | 18.5 days
Radiation rateNokia 3 (Single-Sim)BlackBerry Passport
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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