Compare BlackBerry Passport vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Feature Comparison

  • Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)'s got 13.0% more Screen Size
  • The BlackBerry Passport has 32GB Internal Storage, which is 50.0% more
  • BlackBerry Passport has 33.0% more RAM
 
BlackBerry Passport
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Spec Score 
92 /100
100 /100
  
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88 Value For Money Score
  
Display     
Screen Size
4.5 inch 5.2 inch   
Screen Resolution
1440 x 1440 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels   
Screen Type
LCD AMOLED   
Pixel Density
452.5 PPI 424 PPI   
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 4   
Chipset     
Brand
Qualcomm Samsung Exynos   
Processor Speed
2.2GHz 1.6GHz   
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Exynos 7580   
Processor Type
Quad-Core Octa-Core   
RAM
3GB 2GB   
Graphics
Adreno 330 -   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
13MP 13MP   
Front Camera Resolution
2MP 5MP   
Camera Details
Optical Image Stabilization, Back Side Illumination, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR, 1080p HD Video Recording At 60fps Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR   
Video Recording Resolution
Full HD Video Recording (1080p) Full HD Video Recording (1080p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, LED Flash Autofocus, OIS, LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
BlackBerry Android   
OS Version
- Android 5.1 Lollipop   
OS Detail
BlackBerry OS 10.2 -   
OS Upgradable To
- -   
Device Type
Touch and Type Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
Micro USB Micro USB   
Features
Stereo Speakers, FM Radio Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio   
Dimensions (mm)
128 x 90.3 x 9.3 144.8 x 71 x 7.3   
Weight
196 grams 155 grams   
Connectivity
4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)   
Audio Jack
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Black, White Midnight Black, Gold, White   
Build Material
- Glass, Metal   
Device Warranty
- -   
Warranty Details
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
32GB 16GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
- 10.83GB   
Card Slot
Yes Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
128GB 128GB   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Single Dual   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
SIM Card Type
Nano SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 1 Details
- 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
- 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
- No   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
3450mAh 2900mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
No No   
Wireless Charging
-   
Fast Charging
- Yes, Adaptive Quick Charging   

BlackBerry Passport vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Specs

Specs
BlackBerry PassportSamsung Galaxy A5 (2016)  
Screen Size 4.5 inch5.2 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 13MP13MP  
RAM 3GB2GB  
Battery Capacity 3450mAh2900mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 2MP5MP  

BlackBerry Passport Pros & Cons

The Good
  • One of the very few smartphones to come with a built in QWERTY keyboard
  • Excellent battery life
  • Feels extremely premium in hand
  • Interesting use case where the keyboard doubles up as a mouse too
  • Outdoor visibility of the screen is fantastic
The Bad
  • Awkward shape
  • Impossible to use with one hand
  • The keyboard is not up to the usual high standards that BlackBerry has set in the past
  • App ecosystem is still very weak
  • Poor media playback experience

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Premium design with Metal and Glass body construction
  • Decent battery backup with the 2900mAh unit
  • Fast and accurate fingerprint sensor
  • Brilliant AMOLED display with 424PPI and Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Good camera performance and has OIS
The Bad
  • Not the latest Android version, runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box
  • Does not support 4K video recording

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