BY | March 24, 2013

Both are great handsets and both are going to compete for almost the same space. Samsung Galaxy S4 vs BlackBerry Z10 specs showdown makes very interesting reading

Samsung’s newest flagship handset the Galaxy S4 has just been announced. It is now about to go for shipping. The device has lots of competitors in stores including the new array of FullHD phablets. Besides, the new member to the premium Galaxy S lineup will also have a great competitor in the brand new BlackBerry 10 OS handset, the BlackBerry Z10. Here we take the chance to compare the Samsung Galaxy S4 with the BlackBerry Z10, which has already hit many stores across the world.

Comparison between the Samsung Galaxy S4 Vs BlackBerry 10 will indeed be worth reading. For a person, who looks to buy a premium phone, these handsets should get better consideration. If you love Android, the S4 is the world’s best smartphone with the operating system. If you are a fan of BlackBerry 10, the much-touted latest version of the operating system, BlackBerry Z10 is the best phone out in stores. So, find which one is the best device for you by going through the below comparison.

Display Screen: The new Samsung phone has now one of the world’s best display screens. Apart from being a FullHD 5-inch screen, the device is celebrated for its Super AMOLED panel. See, this is the first device out in stores with a 1080p-based Super AMOLED screen that naturally packs a stunning pixel density of 440-ppi.

It is when BlackBerry has integrated a 4.2-inch display on its new flagship with a goal to put it as a contender against the new Apple iPhone. Put in a comparison against the S4, it is quite a tiny LCD display with 1280 x 768 pixels at 355-ppi. Hence, it is not a device for someone, who wants a phone with a larger display. Also, remember it drops the much-hyped FullHD screen.

Processor: Onboard the Galaxy S4, there are a strong 1.9GHz quad core Qualcomm 600 processor, 2GB RAM and Adreno 320 graphical processor. Another variant of the device features Samsung’s brand new Octa Core Exynos chipset. Anyway, the new phone into the flagship Android lineup is affluent as far as its innards are concerned.

It is when the new BlackBerry phone is having a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 2GB RAM and Adreno 225 graphical processor. So, a mere comparison of specs will put you to state that the former is the winner; but taking separately, the new BB 10 handset is a great contender to Galaxy S4 in some respects like a small form, new operating system and strong build quality.

Firmware: It is great to know that Galaxy S4 is the first non-Nexus phone in the world to get Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. This particular version of the Google has only been available on Google’s own brand namely the Nexus that include the products like Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10. Samsung’s new flagship is now to come out of cover with the Android 4.2.2.

BlackBerry Z10, as we know, is the premier phone with the latest version of BlackBerry 10 OS. BlackBerry, no more RIM, launched its latest BlackBerry version late January. The new software update shows off a set of exciting features that will foster the efficiency of the platform, which hasn’t been in market for a period of time.

Camera: It is a very important part of the latest smartphones. All flagship phablets out in stores are with heavy rear cameras including Galaxy S4. The handset has a 13MP rear camera with a recording capability of 1080p and a lot of advanced features. At the same time, the BlackBerry phone mounts an 8MP rear camera that can also shoot video at 1080p quality.

Price: Prices of the phones are almost equal. Without SIM, you can buy the devices for something around $650. Of course, many carriers sell the handsets in leading markets for discounted prices. In this case, you can buy the phones for spending just $199, but with data contracts.

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