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Samsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS) vs BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J7 Core vs BlackBerry Keyone phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare BlackBerry Keyone XSamsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)10Points
Samsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Removable)

vs
22PointsBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)Compare Samsung Galaxy J7 Core X
BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
4.5"
IPS

1080x1620

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)

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 J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)vsKeyone (BBB100-2)22 Advantages BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
+170 grams (5.95 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs180 grams (6.3 ounces)
+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)24%
Thinner
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+5.5"22%
Larger screen
vs4.5"
+(back) 13MP7%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsDual-LED flash
+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core31%
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 available)vs+32GB (22GB available)120%
More internal storage for applications and files
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x1620 pixels90%
Higher resolution screen
267 PPIvs+433 PPI62%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+3500 mAh17%
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
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+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
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

18 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+11 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 featuresSamsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
ModelGalaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)Keyone (BBB100-2)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy J7 Core Duos J701F/DS, SM-J710FZBlackBerry KEYone black ed., BlackBerry Key1, TCL Mercury
Country or region availableEgyptUnited Arab EmiratesPhilippinesIndonesiaIranPakistanThailandTurkey
Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Philippines, Indonesia, Iran, Pakistan, Thailand, Turkey
(Global, International)South AfricaSaudi ArabiaUnited Arab Emirates(Europe)Hong KongIndonesiaIsraelSingaporeTaiwan
(Global, International), South Africa, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, (Europe), Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Singapore, Taiwan
BrandSamsungBlackBerry
Release dateJuly, 2017April, 2017
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)78.6 x 152.4 millimeters (3.09 x 6 in)72.4 x 149.1 millimeters (2.85 x 5.87 in)
Weight170 grams (5.95 ounces)180 grams (6.3 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedFixed QWERTY keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A532Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 700MhzQualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~55.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x1620 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI433 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps450/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.55µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black/silver, Black, Bronze
- DTEK system
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum frame
- Plastic back
- LED notification
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 36min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days
Standbyfeature not registered30900 minutes | 515 hours | 21.5 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F/DS)BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-2)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.519W/kg (head) | 1.39W/kg (body)feature not registered
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