BlackBerry has had a tormenting time in the smartphone business in the last few years. With major players such as Samsung and Apple now ruling the roost, it has been hard for the Canadian handset maker to create more demand for its hardware.
However, that hardly means that BlackBerry is already bowing out of the competition. On the contrary, the company just launched its brand new square shaped BlackBerry Passport to meet with the growing number of other handsets.
The smartphone has also arrived only recently when Samsung just made its brand new Galaxy Note 4 phablet open for all. Hence here are the 5 top differences between the handsets.
So basically, the new BlackBerry is huge. It's 5.03 inches tall, 3.55 inches wide, .37 inches thick and a weighs in at 194 grams. With the wide form profile of the handset, it's could be a but problamatic fitting into your pocket.
The Note 4, on the othe hand, has the same shape and form factor that we have known since the arrival of the previous Note 3. However, the handset has a faux-leather back and feels softer in hand. There's also a metal band that has been wrapped around the edges of the device.
The new BlackBerry Passport offers a 13 megapixel primary camera in the rear with support for OIS. There's also a 2 megapixel camera at the front for selfies and video chats. The Galaxy Note 4, on the other hand, offers a industry standard 16 megapixel camera in the back with OIS, apart from a 3.7 megapixel camera up front.
The Blackberry Passport offers a 4.5-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution score of 1440 x 1440 pixels. It also offers an excellent pixel density of 453 ppi. The Galaxy Note 4, in comparison, offers a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED 2K display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels and a pixel density of 515 ppi. In fact, the handset was recently rated by DisplayMate for offering the best smartphone display to date.
BlackBerry makes sure it keep on track with offering one of the massive batteries in the business. Likewise, the Passpost houses a 3450 mAh battery, promising more juice than usual. The Note 4, however, uses a 3,220 mAh that also falls in the big battery category.
Both the handsets have their own specialities in terms of specs, OS and features. While BlackBerry hopes to make something out of the new handset in the market, the Note 4 is anyway expected to make it big impact on the market. We shall see how it goes from here.