Storm 9500 VS Aura

The Motorola Aura has better specifications than the BlackBerry Storm 9500

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BlackBerry Storm 9500 VS Motorola Aura

 
Storm 9500 Aura
 
The BlackBerry Storm 9500 and the Motorola Aura 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 Storm 9500 is thinner at 14mm
0
The Aura is thicker at 18.6mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The Storm 9500 has a greater cubic volume of 1530703.125
2
The Aura has a smaller cubic volume of 1340490.375
Less Weight
0
The Storm 9500 heavier at 155 grams
2
The Aura lighter at 141 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The Storm 9500 features a bigger 3.25" display
0
The Aura features a smaller 1.55" display
Pixel Density
0
The Storm 9500 has lower pixel density at 185 ppi
2
The Aura has a higher pixel density at 310 ppi
Newer
0
The Storm 9500 is older and was released on 09/2008
1
The Aura is newer and was released on 10/2008
Standby Time
0
The Storm 9500 can last less around 360 hours
1
The Aura can last more around 410 hours
Talk Time
0
The Storm 9500 can last less around 5 hours
2
The Aura can last more around 7.5 hours
Camera
2
The Aura has a 3mp camera
0
The Aura has a 2mp camera
Total Points
6 10
Total Score
38% 63%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the BlackBerry Storm 9500 and the Motorola Aura to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Motorola Aura has better specifications than the BlackBerry Storm 9500, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Motorola Aura. Note that the Storm 9500 has 1 GB internal storage compared to 2 GB internal storage found in the Aura 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 Storm 9500 or the Motorola Aura

Availability

Announced on
September 2008 October 2008
Available
November 2008 December 2008

Battery

Capacity
1400 mAh 810 mAh
Standby Time
360 hours 410 hours
Talk Time
5 hours 8 hours
Type
Lithum Ion Lithum Ion

CPU

Speed
528MHz -
Type
Qualcomm MSM7600 -

Camera

Main
3mp (2048x1536) 2mp (1600x1200)
Video
YES YES

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
2.0 (A2DP) 2.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
Class 10, 236.8 kbps Class 12
GPRS
Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
GPS
YES -
HSCSD
HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps -
USB
microUSB v2.0 2.0 microUSB

Display

Colors
65.5 thousand 16.8 million
Resolution
360x480 pixels 480 pixels
Size
3.25 inches 1.55 inches
Type
TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 2100 -
Form Factor
Slate Swivel
Price Range
$150-$300 $500+

Memory

Call record
- 30 received, dialed and missed calls
Card Slot
microSD, up to 16GB, 8GB card included -
Internal
1 GB 2 GB
Phonebook
- 1000 entries
Ram
128 MB -

Operating System

Type
BlackBerry OS -

Size and Weight

Depth
14.0 mm (0.55 inches) 18.6 mm (0.73 inches)
Height
112.5 mm (4.39 inches) 96.9 mm (3.78 inches)
Weight
155 grams (5.4 ounces) 141 grams (4.9 ounces)
Width
62.2 mm (2.43 inches) 47.6 mm (1.86 inches)