Phones of Blackberry have become widely famous all over the world due to their functionality and solid performance at a reasonable price. iPhone 4S on the other hand is Apple’s largest selling smartphone till date. If you have a choice between the Bold 9900 vs iPhone 4S, which one would you prefer?
Lets take a look onto their features and find out the better smartphone between the two, knowing that the Bold 9900 already has an advantage over iPhone 4s because of its QWERTY keypad.
Comparing Features between the Bold 9900 vs iPhone 4S
The Blackberry 9900 comes with a touchscreen of 2.8 inches that gives output to contents at a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. This feature could be turned down by many, because of the small screen and low graphic pixel. On the other hand the iPhone 4S has Retina Display which offers full HD view of contents at a resolution of 960 x 480 pixels.
Processing power of the iPhone is way more superior than the BlackBerry masterpiece. Apple has equipped the iPhone 4S with a dual-core A5 chip, 1GHz processor, and 512MB RAM, but the Bold 9900 still runs faster. It does not have a dual-core A5 chip, but runs faster because of its 1.2GHz processor and 768 MB RAM.
When comparing the two in terms of memory storage, the iPhone 4S comes in three versions 16 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB. The BlackBerry, on the other hand, is equipped with 8 GB memory that is sufficient enough to store contents in its internal memory but can still be increased using a microSD card up to 32 GB.
The iPhone 4S comes with a fascinating operating system of an iOS 5 update which is the latest, and it can handle more applications like Twitter integration, iMessages, iReminder, Notification Center, and photo-editing applications. On the other hand, BlackBerry 9900 has its own Blackberry OS which does not stand high in front of the Apple smartphone as it is equipped with Siri, the voice recognition personal assistant.
However, the BlackBerry 9900 can be upgraded to the BlackBerry Operating System 7 which enables the phone to have a touchscreen feature, the BlackBerry browser, the BlackBerry Messenger 6, Liquid Graphics, and applications support for the BlackBerry App World storefront. For those who are looking for secure Internet browsing, are advised to use the BlackBerry because of its BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS).
Differences in price between the iPhone 4S’s 64 GB version and the 9900 is not much but the overall price difference between them is least 16%. Choose the better phone is quite difficult as they both belong to different companies with different features. The iPhone 4S has the upper hand mainly because of Siri and flexibility of storage options.