Bold Touch 9930 VS Beam

The BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930 has better specifications than the Samsung Beam

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BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930 VS Samsung Beam

 
Bold Touch 9930 Beam
 
The BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930 and the Samsung Beam are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
2
The Bold Touch 9930 is thinner at 10.5mm
0
The Beam is thicker at 14.9mm
Smaller Size (CC)
2
The Bold Touch 9930 has a smaller cubic volume of 1245234.375
0
The Beam has a greater cubic volume of 1712429.0625
Less Weight
2
The Bold Touch 9930 lighter at 130 grams
0
The Beam heavier at 156 grams
Screen Viewability
0
The Bold Touch 9930 features a smaller 2.8" display
2
The Beam features a bigger 3.7" display
Pixel Density
2
The Bold Touch 9930 has a higher pixel density at 286 ppi
0
The Beam has lower pixel density at 252 ppi
Newer
1
The Bold Touch 9930 is newer and was released on 05/2011
0
The Beam is older and was released on 02/2010
Standby Time
0
The Bold Touch 9930 can last less around hours
1
The Beam can last more around 630 hours
Talk Time
0
The Bold Touch 9930 can last less around hours
2
The Beam can last more around 14 hours
Camera
0
The Beam has a 5mp camera
2
The Beam has a 8mp camera
Total Points
9 7
Total Score
56% 44%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930 and the Samsung Beam to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930 has better specifications than the Samsung Beam. Note that the Bold Touch 9930 has 8 GB internal storage compared to 16GB internal storage found in the Beam currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930 or the Samsung Beam

Availability

Announced on
May 2011 February 2010
Available
July 2011 July 2010

Battery

Capacity
1230 mAh 1800 mAh
Standby Time
- 630 hours
Talk Time
- 14 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Speed
1.2GHz 720MHz
Type
Qualcomm MSM8655 -

Camera

Main
5mp (2592x1944) 8mp (3264x2448)
Secondary
- 640x480
Video
720p 720p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
- v3.0 A2DP
EDGE
Class 32 Class 12
GPRS
Class 32 Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
GPS
YES YES
HSCSD
HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
NFC
YES -
USB
microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
Wireless
2.4GHz & 5GHz 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
480x640 pixels 480x800 pixels
Size
2.8 inches 3.7 inches
Type
TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 and CDMA 800, 1900 Dual Mode GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 900, 2100 and CDMA2000 1xEV-DO HSDPA 900, 1900, 2100
Alias
Dakota i8520, Halo, Galaxy Beam
Form Factor
Candybar Slate
Price Range
- $300-$500

Memory

Call record
- YES
Card Slot
microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB
Internal
8 GB 16GB
Phonebook
- Unlimited entries
Ram
768 MB 384MB

Operating System

Type
BlackBerry OS Android
Version
7 2.1

Other Features

Misc Features
Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant, 800x480 ...
Physical keyboard
YES -
Web Browser
HTML5 Video Support WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML

Size and Weight

Depth
10.5 mm (0.41 inches) 14.9 mm (0.58 inches)
Height
115.0 mm (4.49 inches) 123.0 mm (4.80 inches)
Weight
130 grams (4.6 ounces) 156 grams (5.5 ounces)
Width
66.0 mm (2.57 inches) 59.8 mm (2.33 inches)