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Nokia Lumia 925 vs BlackBerry Z10 – Top Specs and Price Comparison

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These smartphones were released last year: the Lumia 925 in May and the BlackBerry Z10 in the Q1. The Nokia handset has an aluminum frame and a premium look. It’s lighter and thinner than the Lumia 925 (its predecessor), but not as light and thin as the BlackBerry Z10, which has a plastic body.

Displays and sizes

These cool smartphones share the same screen resolution of 768×1,280pixels, but they have different sizes: the Nokia Lumia 925’s AMOLED screen is of 4.5inches, while BlackBerry Z10’s LCD display is of 4.2inches and supports a higher pixel density of 356 ppi. Lumia 925’s screen supports only 334 ppi.

There isn’t a noticeable difference between the thickness and weight of these devices. The Lumia 925 is 0.33 inches thick and weights 139grams, while the BlackBerry Z10 is thinner – 0.35 inches and slightly lighter – 138grams.

Hardware and OS

Both of the devices are powered by the same 1.5GHz dual-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus) Krait processor, but the BlackBerry Z10 outpaces its rival because it has 2GB of RAM, while the Lumia 925 has 1GB of RAM.

As for the OS, the Blackberry’s model runs on the company’s BlackBerry 10 OS, while the Lumia 925 comes loaded with the Windows Phone 8.

Cameras

The rear facing camera on the BlackBerry Z10 is of 8MP (LED flash) and it really does its job. The other camera is of 2MP. The Lumia 925 has a slightly better primary camera – 8.7MP (Dual LED flash), but the secondary camera is weaker – 1.2MP.

Memories

Both of these handsets host 16GB of internal storage, but only the Blackberry handset allows you to expand it up to 64GB with a MicroSD card.

Batteries

You can talk 12 hours on the Lumia 925, which has a non-removable battery with the capacity of 2000mAh. In standby mode, the battery lasts 440 hours. The BlackBerry Z10’s battery is replaceable, but has a lower capacity – 1800mAh, which allows you to talk 10 hours, and in standby mode, it lasts 312 hours.

Prices

The Nokia Lumia 925 16GB, 4G, LTE variant costs on amazon.com 326 dollars. The price of the BlackBerry Z10 16GB, 4G, LTE variant is 229 dollars.