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BlackBerry Key2 vs Apple iPhone 8 : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2018, June | 2017, September
  • Dimensions: 151.4 x 71.8 x 8.5 mm | 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm
  • Weight: 168 g | 148 g
  • Screen: 4.5", IPS LCD | 4.7", LED-backlit IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Dual, 12 MP | Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP | Single, 7 MP
  • Memory: 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM | 64/256 GB, 2 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3500 mAh | 1821 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | No
  • Approximate price: 500 EUR | 700 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2018 2017
Dimensions (HxWxD) 151.4 Х 71.8 Х 8.5 mm 138.4 Х 67.3 Х 7.3 mm
Weight 168 g 148 g
Body Build Aluminum frame (7000 series), plastic back Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Black, Silver Silver, Space Gray, Gold, Red
Battery 3500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 1821 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 14 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 40 h
Keyboard QWERTY
Approximate price 500 EUR 700 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) iOS 11, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) - Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260) - Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 512 Apple GPU (three-core graphics)
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB No
Internal memory 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM 64/256 GB, 2 GB RAM
Antutu score 104761 232308
GeekBench Single Core 1628
GeekBench Multi-Core 5894

Screen
Technology IPS LCD LED-backlit IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 4.5" inc 4.7" inc
Screen area 60.0 cm2 60.9 cm2
Screen format 3:2 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 55.2% 65.4%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1620 px 750 x 1334 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 434 PPI 326 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
Other specs - Wide color gamut
-3D Touch display & home button
-True-tone
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual 12 MP, Single
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/1.8, 28mm (wide), OIS, PDAF
Functions Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
DxOMark Main Score 92
DxOMark Photo 93
DxOMark Video 90
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 7 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.0, 1/4'', 1.12µm 7 MP, f/2.2
Functions Face detection, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - BBF100-6 only Nano-SIM
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
-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), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 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 (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 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, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS2 Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, EDR 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.72 W/kg (head)     1.68 W/kg (body)    
SAR - 1.32 W/kg (head)     1.36 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.17 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio No
Headphone jack Yes No
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Other extras
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 36 min (Quick Charge 3.0)
- Capacitive touch 4-row BlackBerry keyboard

- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min
-Qi wireless charging
-Siri natural language commands and dictation
- IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
-Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
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: A1863 (USA, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, China) A1905 (EMEA, UAE, LATAM, Canada, USA AT&T/T-Mobile, Singapore); A1906 (Japan)

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