PlayBook 4G LTE VS Galaxy S

The Samsung Galaxy S has better specifications than the BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE

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BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE VS Samsung Galaxy S

 
PlayBook 4G LTE Galaxy S
 
The BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE and the Samsung Galaxy S 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
0
The PlayBook 4G LTE is thicker at 10mm
2
The Galaxy S is thinner at 9.9mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The PlayBook 4G LTE has a greater cubic volume of 250900
2
The Galaxy S has a smaller cubic volume of 77794.992
Less Weight
0
The PlayBook 4G LTE heavier at 425 grams
2
The Galaxy S lighter at 119 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The PlayBook 4G LTE features a bigger 7.0" display
0
The Galaxy S features a smaller 4" display
Pixel Density
0
The PlayBook 4G LTE has lower pixel density at 170 ppi
2
The Galaxy S has a higher pixel density at 233 ppi
Newer
1
The PlayBook 4G LTE is newer and was released on 08/2012
0
The Galaxy S is older and was released on 03/2010
Standby Time
0
The PlayBook 4G LTE can last less around 480 hours
1
The Galaxy S can last more around 600 hours
Talk Time
2
The PlayBook 4G LTE can last more around 8 hours
0
The Galaxy S can last less around 6.5 hours
Camera
1
The Galaxy S has a 5mp camera
1
The Galaxy S has a 5mp camera
Total Points
6 10
Total Score
38% 63%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE and the Samsung Galaxy S to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Samsung Galaxy S has better specifications than the BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Samsung Galaxy S. Note that the PlayBook 4G LTE has 32 GB internal storage compared to 2 GB internal storage found in the Galaxy S 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 PlayBook 4G LTE or the Samsung Galaxy S

Availability

Announced on
August 2012 March 2010
Available
August 2012 June 2010

Battery

Capacity
5300 mAh 1500 mAh
Standby Time
480 hours 600 hours
Talk Time
8 hours 7 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithum Ion

CPU

Core #
2 -
Speed
1.5GHz 1GHz
Type
TI OMAP 4430 ARM Cortex A8

Camera

Main
5mp (2592x1944) 5mp (2560x1920)
Secondary
2048x1536 640x480
Video
1080p 720p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR 3.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
- Class 12
GPRS
- Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
GPS
YES YES
HSCSD
HSDPA; HSUPA HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
USB
microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n; DLNA

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
1024x600 pixels 480x800 pixels
Size
7.0 inches 4 inches
Type
TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
- GSM 850, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 800, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 HSDPA 900, 1900, 2100
4G Network
LTE 700, 1700 -
Alias
- i9000 GalaxyS
Form Factor
Tablet Slate
Price Range
$300-$500 $500+

Memory

Call record
- Unlimited
Card Slot
- microSD, up to 32GB
Internal
32 GB 2 GB
Phonebook
- Unlimited entries
Ram
1 GB 512MB

Operating System

Type
BlackBerry Tablet OS Android
Version
2.0 2.3

Other Features

Misc Features
- Gorilla Glass display, Digital compass, DivX Vide Support

Size and Weight

Depth
10.0 mm (0.39 inches) 9.9 mm (0.39 inches)
Height
193.0 mm (7.53 inches) 122.4 mm (4.77 inches)
Weight
425 grams (14.9 ounces) 119 grams (4.2 ounces)
Width
130.0 mm (5.07 inches) 64.2 mm (2.50 inches)