Comparison between:
- BlackBerry DTEK60
- Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

BlackBerry DTEK60

BlackBerry DTEK60

Dimensions: 75.4 x 153.9 x 7 mm
Weight: 165 g
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
CPU: 2x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo, Cores: 4
GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 530, 624 MHz
RAM: 4 GB, 1866 MHz
Storage: 32 GB
Display: 5.5 in, IPS, 1440 x 2560 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 3000 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera: 5344 x 4016 pixels, 3840 x 2160 pixels, 30 fps

Prices
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Dimensions: 77.6 x 156.8 x 7.9 mm
SoC: Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
CPU: ARM Cortex-A53, 1900 MHz, Cores: 8
GPU: ARM Mali-T830 MP3, 950 MHz
RAM: 3 GB, 1033 MHz
Storage: 32 GB
Display: 5.7 in, Super AMOLED, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 3600 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Camera: 4608 x 3456 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 fps

Prices
Model alias-SM-A720F
A720F

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width75.4 mm
7.54 cm
0.25 ft
2.97 in
77.6 mm
7.76 cm
0.25 ft
3.06 in
Height153.9 mm
15.39 cm
0.5 ft
6.06 in
156.8 mm
15.68 cm
0.51 ft
6.17 in
Thickness7 mm
0.7 cm
0.02 ft
0.28 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
Weight165 g
0.36 lbs
5.82 oz
-
Volume81.23 cm³
4.93 in³
96.12 cm³
5.84 in³
ColorsBlackBlack
Rose-gold
Blue
Gold
Body materialsAluminium alloyAluminium alloy
Glass
Certification-IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards11
Features-Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Process technology14 nm14 nm
CPU2x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz KryoARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1536 KB
1.5 MB
-
CPU cores48
CPU frequency2150 MHz1900 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 530ARM Mali-T830 MP3
GPU cores-3
GPU frequency624 MHz950 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR4
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1033 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB32 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
Width2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.79 in
70.98 mm
7.1 cm
Height4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.97 in
126.19 mm
12.62 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density534 ppi
209 ppcm
386 ppi
151 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area72.1 %73.85 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
2.5D curved glass screenCorning Gorilla Glass
Always-On Display

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor modelSony IMX230 Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSI
Sensor size5.99 x 4.5 mm
0.29 in
-
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.00112 mm
-
Crop factor5.78-
Aperturef/2.0f/1.9
Focal length-3.6 mm
Flash typeDual LEDLED
Image resolution5344 x 4016 pixels
21.46 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection
6-element lens
720p @ 120 fps
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Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Aperturef/2.2f/1.9
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
Panorama-

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.24.2
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
WMV7
WMV8
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3000 mAh3600 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time26 h
1560 min
1.1 days
23 h
1380 min
1 days
2G stand-by time336 h
20160 min
14 days
-
3G talk time26 h
1560 min
1.1 days
23 h
1380 min
1 days
3G stand-by time336 h
20160 min
14 days
-
Charger output power-9 V / 1.67 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0-
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)-0.21 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.33 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.36 W/kg0.24 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.17 W/kg0.71 W/kg