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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L) vs BlackBerry Curve 8300

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom vs BlackBerry Curve 8300 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

Compare BlackBerry Curve 8300 XSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)33Points
Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)





32bit Dual



BlackBerry Curve 8300




32bit Single



What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)

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 S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)33 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)vsCurve 83001 Advantage BlackBerry Curve 8300
+1.5GHz 32bit Dual-Core4 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs312MHz 32bit Single-Core
+1.5GB LPDDR295 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
+16GB (13GB available)207 times
More internal storage for applications and files
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 4GB microSD
+15.4 millimeters (0.61 inches)1%
vs15.5 millimeters (0.61 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
+16 million245 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs65 thousand
+540x960 pixels6 times
Higher resolution screen
vs320x240 pixels
+256 PPI60%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs160 PPI
Larger screen
+(back) 16MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 2MP
+Xenon flashAdvantage
The Xenon flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+(front) 2MPAdvantage
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
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)49 times
More apps available to download and use
vs70000 apps (BlackBerry App World)
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
+(4G LTE) 100 Mbps423 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
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2330 mAh112%
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
+Micro-B USB MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs2.0 + A2DP
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
208 grams (7.28 ounces)vs+111 grams (3.89 ounces)87%

6 Common items in both devices
3.5mm jack
Ambient Light sensor
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Hands-free calling
Vibrating alert
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go / Mini-USB 2.0 (Mini-B)
+ specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)BlackBerry Curve 8300
ModelGalaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)Curve 8300
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom LTE SM-C105L 16GB - LG UplusRIM BlackBerry Curve 8300
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
feature not registered
Release date10/1/20135/1/2007
Depth15.4 millimeters (0.61 inches)15.5 millimeters (0.61 inches)
Size (width x height)63.5 x 125.5 millimeters (2.5 x 4.94 in)60 x 107 millimeters (2.36 x 4.21 in)
Weight208 grams (7.28 ounces)111 grams (3.89 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)BlackBerry Curve 8300
System versionAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanBlackBerry OS 4.2
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 4 Dual 4212 (32nm)32bit - Intel XScale PXA272
CPUDual-Core, 1 processor:
1.5GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
Single-Core, 1 processor:
312MHz Single-Core XScale
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400 MP4 400Mhzfeature not registered
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Internal storage16GB (13GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 4GB microSD
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size4.3" inches2.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~64% (screen-to-body ratio)~30.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution540x960 pixels320x240 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchNot supported
Pixel density (dot pitch)256 PPI160 PPI
Colors16 million65 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps0.236 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandTri-Band 900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 1900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat3 (1, 5)Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsNot supported
FlashXenon flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/3.1 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.3µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionfeature not registered
BSI sensorSupportedfeature not registered
HDRHDR photo only main camerafeature not registered
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or morefeature not registered
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)BlackBerry Curve 8300
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMini-USB 2.0 (Mini-B)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro-B USB MHLNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP2.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMONot supported
DLNASupportedfeature not registered
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portSupportedfeature not registered

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Ambient Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2330 mAh1100 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy12 hours4 hours
Standby570 hours (23.8 days)408 hours (17 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, MMS, E-mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedFixed QWERTY keyboard
Miscellaneous- Colors: White
- Samsung TouchWiz Nature UX UI
- USB OTG On-The-Go 1.3
- 10x optical zoom (24-240mm)
- Panorama photo
- Dropbox 50GB
- WiFi dual-band
- WiFi hotspot
- S-Voice natural language
- Colors: Silver on black
- Trackball navigation
- BlackBerry maps
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF editor
- Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (4G SM-C105L)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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