If you can’t choose between these two accessible devices, check out this comparison to maybe make up your mind easier.
Display, Design, Size
The Xperia M2 has a 540 x 960, TFT, 4.8 inch display, with 220 ppi, while the BlackBerry Z3 has a bigger screen, 5 inch, bigger ppi, 290, but the same resolution as the Xperia.
Unlike high-end Xperia devices, the M2 has a plastic body that easily scratches and picks up fingerprints. The Z3 on the other hand has a solid body design, with a textured plastic back panel and smooth glass in the front. The M2 is thinner and lighter , measured at 0.34 inches and 148 grams, compared to the Z3’s 0.36 inches and 164 grams.
Memory and Specs
The Z3 packs a 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcom Snapdragon processor while the M2 has a 1.2 GHz Cortex A7 quad-core processor. The Z3 catches up a bit when it comes to RAM, with 1.5 GB compared to the M2’s 1 GB. Both phones offer 8 GB of internal storage, upgradable through a microSD card to up to 32 GB.
The Sony operates on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, but the BlackBerry uses its own OS, the BlackBerry 10.2 OS.
Battery Life and Camera Specs
The BlackBerry Z3 has a 5 MB rear camera and a 1.1 MP front camera, while the M2 has an 8 MP camera on the rear and a lower VGA camera on the front.
The BlackBerry has a 2500 mAh battery, bigger than the M2’s 2300 mAh unit. Both are Li-Ion non-removable. It assures longer call time than the M2, 15 hours and 30 minutes, but less standby time, 389 hours. The M2 offers 14 hours and 36 minutes of call time, and 693 hours of standby time.
Color and Connectivity
The Z3’s only initial color was set as black, while the M2 comes in black, white and purple.
Both devices offer Bluetooth and WiFi, but the M2 comes with NFC capability, something the Z3 doesn’t have.
On Amazon.com, you can get the Xperia M2 for $345 , and the Z3 for $280
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