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Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A) vs BlackBerry Curve 8300

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 5 II vs BlackBerry Curve 8300 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2520

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
BlackBerry Curve 8300
2.5"
TFT

320x240

2
MP

16MB
RAM

32bit Single

1100
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)

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 5 II (SO-52A)37 Advantages Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)vsCurve 83002 Advantages BlackBerry Curve 8300
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core16 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs312Mhz 32bit Single-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X511 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs16MB SDRAM
+128GB (110GB available)1759 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64MB
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC255 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 4GB microSD
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)94%
Thinner
vs15.5 millimeters (0.61 inches)
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1 billion15384 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs65 thousand
+1080x2520 pixels34 times
Higher resolution screen
vs320x240 pixels
+449 PPI181%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs160 PPI
+6.1"144%
Larger screen
vs2.5"
+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP18 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 2MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+(front) 8MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+4K UHD (3840x2160)Advantage
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsNot supported
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)35 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
vs2G EDGE
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps8474 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
+AccelerometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh3 times
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
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
+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
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
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMini-USB 2.0 (Mini-B)
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMini-USB 2.0 (Mini-B)
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsWAP, HTML
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs+111 grams (3.89 ounces)47%
Lighter
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

5 Common items in both devices
LED flash
3.5mm jack
Ambient Light sensor
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
+ specs and more in the table below

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Highlight differencesClear highlight
Physical featuresSony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)BlackBerry Curve 8300
ModelXperia 5 II (SO-52A)Curve 8300
Other model namesソニーXperia 5 Mark II SO-52A (NTT DoCoMo) 5GRIM BlackBerry Curve 8300
Country or region availableJapan
Japan
feature not registered
BrandSonyBlackBerry
Release dateSeptember, 2020May, 2007
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)15.5 millimeters (0.61 inches)
Size (width x height)68 x 158 millimeters (2.68 x 6.22 in)60 x 107 millimeters (2.36 x 4.21 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)111 grams (3.89 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedFixed QWERTY keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Operating systemAndroid 10BlackBerry OS 4.2
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)32bit - Intel XScale PXA272
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
312Mhz Single-Core XScale
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 587Mhzfeature not registered
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X16MB SDRAM
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)
UFS 3.0
64MB
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 4GB microSD
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Display typeOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size6.1" inches2.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~30.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2520 pixels (21:9)320x240 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsNot supported
Pixel density (dot pitch)449 PPI160 PPI
Colors1 billion65 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display features120Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps0.236 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G
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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18/13 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 19, 21, 28, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Not supported
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 77, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSACSD, GPRS, EDGE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)BlackBerry Curve 8300
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, MMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAF3x-optical-zoomOIS
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.55"PDAF
2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fpsNot supported
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.7" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusNot 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/video on both camerasfeature not registered
2ª cameraSony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)BlackBerry Curve 8300
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivitySony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)BlackBerry Curve 8300
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMini-USB 2.0 (Mini-B)
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE2.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMONot supported
DLNASupportedfeature not registered
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsSony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)BlackBerry Curve 8300
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5WAP, HTML
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, Grey, Blue, Pink
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- Dolby Atmos
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Silver on black
- Trackball navigation
- BlackBerry maps
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF editor
- Java framework
Power supplySony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)BlackBerry Curve 8300
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh1100 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered240 minutes | 4 hours | 0.2 day
Standbyfeature not registered24480 minutes | 408 hours | 17 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)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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