Which is the better phablet device for consumers? We pit the Blackberry Z30 against the LG G3 to see which of these is better and more user friendly.
In terms of display and dimensions, The LG G3 has a bigger display, having an IPS LCD with the size of 5.5 inches that is capable of supporting a resolution of 1,440×2,560pixels, while the Blackberry Z30’s Super AMOLED screen has the size of 5inches, and it renders a resolution of 720×1,280pixels and a pixel density of 295ppi, a lot lower than G3’s 534ppi. Also, the BlackBerry has an advantage over the LG G3 with a natural sound technology that offers a realistic sound quality.
The LG G3 has a thickness of 0.35 inches and a weight of 149 grams, while the Blackberry Z30 has a thickness of 0.37 inches, and it’s also heavier, weighting at 170 grams. Although it’s bigger, the G3 is lighter than its competitor.
The LG G3’s cover is made of plastic which gives the impression to consumers that it is made of metal. The Blackberry Z30 has subtle stripes on the cover.
For the hardware and OS, the LG G3 has a 2.5GHz quad-core Krait 400 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801) processor and the 2GB of RAM (the 16GB of internal storage) or the 3GB of RAM (the 32GB of internal storage). For extra memory, it is equipped with a MicroSD card that can expand up to 128GB.
Meanwhile, the BlackBerry Z30 comes with a 1.7GHz dual-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro) Krait 300 processor, and it has 2GB of RAM. Its internal memory is at 16GB, but with a MicroSD card, you can expand it up to 64GB. The LG G3 is an Android that runs on the v4.4.2 KitKat OS, while the BlackBerry Z30 is runs on the BlackBerry 10.2 OS.
For battery and camera specs, the LG G3’s battery has the capacity of 3000mAh, while the Blackberry Z30 has a non-removable battery with a lower capacity – 2880mAh.The LG G3 is equipped with a 13MP primary camera (dual-LED (dual tone) flash) and a 2.1MP secondary camera. LG G3 shoots a 4K (3,840×2,160) videos and it has a quick laser autofocus that takes 0.276 sec to focus. Other features of the G3’s camera are the “Selfie” Mode, simultaneous video and image recording and voice activation option.
Meanwhile, the Blackberry Z30 has an 8MP primary camera with an only LED flash, and a 2MP secondary camera.
The LG G3 16GB variant costs around $780, while the Blackberry Z30 16GB variant has a price of $400.
So which of these phablets are suited for consumers? Sound off your comments right now!