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Sony Xperia 1 III vs BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 1 III vs BlackBerry Keyone phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia 1 III
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03PointsBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)Compare Sony Xperia 1 III X
BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
4.5"
IPS

1080x1620

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 III

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!

Xperia 1 III33 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 IIIvsKeyone (BBB100-4)3 Advantages BlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core29%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR52 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR3
+256GB (230GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (52GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)15%
Thinner
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1644x3840 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1620 pixels
+643 PPI48%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs433 PPI
+6.5"44%
Larger screen
vs4.5"
+(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/1.7" inches35%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.3" inches
+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh29%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
+30W67%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs18W
+WPC/Qi Wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
186 grams (6.51 ounces)vs+180 grams (6.3 ounces)3%
Lighter
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

24 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
(front) 8MP
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia 1 IIIBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
ModelXperia 1 IIIKeyone (BBB100-4)
Other model namesSony Xperia 1 III (XQBC52V.UKCX, XQBC62/V, SO-51B, SOG03)RIM BlackBerry KEYone 4GB RAM + 64GB
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
ChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
BrandSonyBlackBerry
Release dateJune, 2021April, 2017
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)71 x 165 millimeters (2.8 x 6.5 in)72.4 x 149.1 millimeters (2.85 x 5.87 in)
Weight186 grams (6.51 ounces)180 grams (6.3 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedFixed QWERTY keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia 1 IIIBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareSony Xperia 1 IIIBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 840MhzQualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
RAM memory12GB LPDDR54GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
64GB (52GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 1 IIIBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
Display typeOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~55.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1644x3840 pixels (21:9)1080x1620 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)643 PPI433 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 4
Display features120Hz, HDR10+60Hz
Mobile networksSony Xperia 1 IIIBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
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)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE

America version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)

Europe version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)

Asia version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkAmerica version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78)

Europe version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)

Asia version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78, 79)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported
CallingSony Xperia 1 IIIBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSony Xperia 1 IIIBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.3|70mmf/2.8|105mm1/2.9"PDAFOIS4.4x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.6"PDAF
0.3MP depthTOF3D
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.55µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia 1 IIIBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia 1 IIIBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia 1 IIIBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia 1 IIIBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Frosted Black, Gray, Purple
- 60Hz display in 4K resolution
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- 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 supplySony Xperia 1 IIIBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
18W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 3
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days
Standbyfeature not registered30900 minutes | 515 hours | 21.5 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia 1 IIIBlackBerry Keyone (BBB100-4)
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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