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Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB) vs BlackBerry Storm (9500)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A53 vs BlackBerry Storm phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare BlackBerry Storm XSamsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)32Points
Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
BlackBerry Storm (9500)
3.25"
TFT

360x480

3.1
MP

128MB
RAM

32bit Single

1400
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)

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!

Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)32 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)vsStorm (9500)3 Advantages BlackBerry Storm (9500)
+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core7 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs528MHz 32bit Single-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X63 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs128MB LPDDR
+256GB (218GB available)217 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs1GB
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC63 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 16GB microSD, microSDHC
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)73%
Thinner
vs14 millimeters (0.55 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+16 million245 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs65 thousand
+1080x2400 pixels14 times
Higher resolution screen
vs360x480 pixels
+405 PPI119%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs185 PPI
+6.5"100%
Larger screen
vs3.25"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP26 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 3.1MP
+(front) 32MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+4K UHD (3840x2160)53 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHVGA (480x320)
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)49 times
More apps available to download and use
vs70000 apps (BlackBerry App World)
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs3G HSUPA
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps277 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
+MultitouchAdvantage
Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time.
vsSingle
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Virtual proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh3 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1400 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 microSD slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+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
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.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
189 grams (6.62 ounces)vs+155 grams (5.43 ounces)22%
Lighter
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores

10 Common items in both devices
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Capacitive
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Hands-free calling
+3 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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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)BlackBerry Storm (9500)
ModelGalaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)Storm (9500)
Other model namesGalaxy A53 5G SM-A5360 Dual-SIMVodafone RIM BlackBerry Storm 9500, RIM Thunder
Country or region availableChinaHong KongTaiwan
China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
feature not registered
BrandSamsungBlackBerry
Release date3/24/2022, Announced: 3/17/202211/14/2008
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)14 millimeters (0.55 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 159.6 millimeters (2.94 x 6.28 in)62.2 x 112.5 millimeters (2.45 x 4.43 in)
Weight189 grams (6.62 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)BlackBerry Storm (9500)
System versionAndroid 12BlackBerry OS 4.7
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 4.1feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)BlackBerry Storm (9500)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 1280 (5nm)32bit - Qualcomm MSM7600
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.4GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A78
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Single-Core, 1 processor:
528MHz Single-Core ARM1136EJ-S
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G68 (1GHz)Qualcomm Adreno 130
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 329802 (v8), 379313 (v9)
Geekbench: 1891 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 19fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)BlackBerry Storm (9500)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X128MB LPDDR
Internal storage256GB (218GB available)
UFS 2.2
1GB
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 16GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)BlackBerry Storm (9500)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size6.5" inches3.25" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~46.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)360x480 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Single touch 1-point
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI185 PPI
Colors16 million65 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Refresh rate120Hzfeature not registered
Display features800nits[typ]
HDR10
feature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)BlackBerry Storm (9500)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps7.2 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 41, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSACSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSANot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)BlackBerry Storm (9500)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123°1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels2048x1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsHVGA (480x320) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.72" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionfeature not registered
BSI sensorSupportedfeature not registered
HDRHDR photo on both camerasfeature not registered
Camera extras1080p@60fpsfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)BlackBerry Storm (9500)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)BlackBerry Storm (9500)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
Dolby Atmos
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or morefeature not registered
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)BlackBerry Storm (9500)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE2.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
Not supported
DLNANot supportedfeature not registered
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)BlackBerry Storm (9500)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Virtual proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)BlackBerry Storm (9500)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh1400 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy42 hours (1.8 days)5.5 hours
Standbyfeature not registered360 hours (15 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)BlackBerry Storm (9500)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, MMS, E-mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Peach- Colors: Black
- 8GB microSD included
- BlackBerry maps
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF editor
- Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A5360 256GB)BlackBerry Storm (9500)
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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