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Blackberry Z30 vs Nexus 4 – Top Specs and Price Comparison

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In this article we thought we would cover two quite popular handsets that made waves in the tech world when they were released to the market: Blackberry’s Z30 and Google’s collaboration with LG: the Nexus 4. Let’s take a closer look at these phones’ specs and figure out which one would be the better buy.

Blackberry Z30

You might think that Blackberry isn’t what it once was, but the truth is that the company does its best to keep on the floating line – and the Blackberry Z30 proves just that. The Z30 is probably the best handset the company has on the market, so let’s see what exactly it has to offer.

Design & Display

The display seen on the Blackberry Z30 is a Super AMOLED model measuring 5 inches that can render a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The pixel ratio sits at 295 pixels per inch. The display comes with light and proximity sensor, and it has overall some very nice specs.

Specifications, Camera & Battery

The processor that powers the Blackberry Z30 is a Krait 300: dual core working at 1700 MHz that is paired up with a Snapdragon chipset from Qualcomm. The device supports 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM (which you can expand by up to 64 GB by using a microSD card).

The primary camera has 8 MP and a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The secondary camera has 2 MP and it is the perfect feature for video calling.

The battery unit has a capacity of 2880 mAh and it is estimated to last around 18 hours of talking time (or 16 days of stand-by time).

Price

If you want to buy Blackberry’s Z30 smartphone, you can find it at the price of $399.68.

Nexus 4

The Nexus 4 was released quite a while ago, all the way back in October 2012, but it still holds some pretty great features which is why people still buy this smartphone in the present. Let’s see exactly what the Nexus 4 brings to the table and if it is worth your hard worked money.

Design & Display

LG equipped the Nexus 4 with an IPS LCD display measuring 4.7 inches that can render a screen resolution of 768 x 1280 pixels. This display is smaller than the one seen on the Blackberry Z30, but it still has the proximity sensor, as well as multi touch and scratch resistant capabilities. Regarding design, the device has rounded corners, as well as a glass construction with rounded fiber bezel.

Specifications, Camera & Battery

The processor that powers the Nexus 4 is a Krait: quad core working at 1500 MHz which is paired up with a Snapdragon chipset from Qualcomm. The processor has a better performance than the Blackberry Z30, showing off 2 GB of RAM too. The internal storage capacity is of 16 GB.

The rear-facing camera has 8 MP and a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The front-facing camera has 1.3 MP. The battery unit is a Li-Po model with a capacity of 2100 mAh that is estimated to last around 15.3 hours of talking time (or 162 hours of stand-by time).

Price

If you like LG and Google’s Nexus 4 smartphone, you can buy this handset at the price of $269.99.