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BlackBerry Aurora Samsung Galaxy S8+
BlackBerry Aurora Samsung Galaxy S8+
Key Specifications
display 5.5" 5.8" display
resolution 720x1280 1440x2960 resolution
ratio 16:9 18.5:9 ratio
camera1 13 MP 12 MP camera1
camera2 8 MP 8 MP camera2
memory 32 GB, 4 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM memory
chipset Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset
cpu Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) cpu
gpu Adreno 308 Adreno 540 gpu
sim Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM sim
battery 3000 mAh 4000 mAh battery
Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE Technology
GRPS Yes Yes GRPS
Edge Yes Yes Edge
Speed HSPA, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps Speed
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 2G Bands
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T 3G Bands
4G Bands LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - AT&T 4G Bands
Launch
Announced 2017, March 2017, August Announced
Status Available. Released 2017, March Available. Released 2017, August Status
Body
Dimensions 152 x 76.8 x 8.5 mm (5.98 x 3.02 x 0.33 in) 151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm (5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 in) Dimensions
Weight 178 g (6.28 oz) 208.1 g (7.34 oz) Weight
SIM Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM SIM
Build Plastic body Aluminum frame, corner bumpers, plastic back Build
Display
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Type
Size 5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~71.4% screen-to-body ratio) 5.8 inches, 85.4 cm2 (~75.0% screen-to-body ratio) Size
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~267 ppi density) 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~568 ppi density) Resolution
Multitouch Yes Yes Multitouch
Memory
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) Card slot
Internal 32 GB, 4 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM Internal
Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Alert types
Loudspeaker Yes Yes Loudspeaker
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
3.5mm jack Yes Yes 3.5mm jack
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot WLAN
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX Bluetooth
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS GPS
USB microUSB 2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector USB
Features
Radio To be confirmed No Radio
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM Messaging
Browser HTML5 HTML5 Browser
Java No No Java
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player - MP4/H.264 player - Photo/video editor - Document viewer - Samsung DeX (desktop experience support) - Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0) - PMA wireless charging - ANT+ support - S-Voice natural language commands and dictation - MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player - Photo/video editor - Document editor
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate Sensors
Battery
Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Misc
Colors Black, Silver, Gold Meteor Gray, Tungsten Gold Colors
Price About 250 EUR About 850 USD Price
Platform
CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) CPU
OS Android 7.0 (Nougat) Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Chipset
GPU Adreno 308 Adreno 540 GPU
Camera
Primary 13 MP, autofocus, dual-LED flash 12 MP (f/1.7, 26mm, 1/2.5", 1.4 µm, Dual Pixel PDAF), phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash Primary
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec. Video
Secondary 8 MP 8 MP (f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6", 1.22 µm), autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR Secondary
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama Features
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