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Comparison - BlackBerry Key2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

BlackBerry Key2 is smartphone from 2018 year with weight of 168 grams and size 151.4 x 71.8 x 8.5 mm.. It has a screen of 4.5 inches, camera 12 MP and memory 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM. Its processor is Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is smartphone from 2017 year with weight of 195 grams and size 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm.. It has a screen of 6.3 inches, camera 12 MP and memory 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM. Its processor is Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - EMEA
Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China

For a full comparison of all specs check the table below .


Common features
Release date 2018 2017
Dimensions (HxWxD) 151.4 Х 71.8 Х 8.5 mm 162.5 Х 74.8 Х 8.6 mm
Weight 168 g 195 g
Body Build Aluminum frame (7000 series), plastic back Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Black, Silver Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue, Star Pink (Taiwan only)
Battery 3500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 22 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 74 h
Keyboard QWERTY
Approximate price 500 EUR 550 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) - Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260) - Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 512 Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA
Adreno 540 - USA & China
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM
Antutu score 104761 204196
GeekBench Single Core 1792
GeekBench Multi-Core 6277
GeekBench RenderScript 9051
GeekBench Battery 3822

Screen
Technology IPS LCD Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 4.5" inc 6.3" inc
Screen area 60.0 cm2 101.1 cm2
Screen format 3:2 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 55.2% 83.2%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1620 px 1440 x 2960 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 434 PPI 521 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs -12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.3'', 1.28µm, dual pixel PDAF
-12 MP, f/2.6, 1/3.4'', 1.0µm, PDAF
-12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
-12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6'', 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
Functions Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
DxOMark Main Score 94
DxOMark Photo 100
DxOMark Video 84
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.0, 1/4'', 1.12µm 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1440p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - BBF100-6 only Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (BBF100-6 model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - EU, Africa, AU (BBF100-1) 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - Canada, US, LATAM (BBF100-2) 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - ME, APAC, India (BBF100-6) 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - China (BBF100-4)
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS2 Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, EDR 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.72 W/kg (head)     1.68 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio No
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Other extras
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 36 min (Quick Charge 3.0)
- Capacitive touch 4-row BlackBerry keyboard

- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
-Stylus
Versions
- Versions: BBF100-1 (EU, Africa, AU); BBF100-2 (Canada, US, LATAM); BBF100-6 (ME, APAC, India); BBF100-4 (China) Also known as BlackBerry Athena

- Versions: N950F (Single SIM: Europe, Australia); N950FD (Global Dual SIM: Europe, LATAM, Brazil; Australia); N950U/U1 (USA); N950W (Canada); N9500 (China); N950N (South Korea) Also known as Samsung Ga

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