Samsung Profile SCH-r580 vs Blackberry Torch 9800
Samsung Profile SCH r580 is a feature phone Samsung recently introduced to the market, it is very light weight with only 3.7 oz and targeting young adult looking for a reasonably priced phone that supports social networking on the go. The BlackBerry Torch 9800 is the latest model in the Blackberry devices line up and it is a smart phone powered by BlackBerry’s latest operating system, OS 6.
Samsung Profile SCH r580
This phone is specific to those looking for an affordable gadget yet want features that supports social networking on the go. Teens and young adults are active on social networks such as Facebook and Myspace which come preinstalled in the Samsung Profile SCH r580. Therefore all pictures and videos captured with the 2 mega pixel camera on Samsung Profile SCH r580 can be uploaded directly on these networks. The phone also supports chatting and Instant Messaging and a Slide-out full QWERTY keyboard for faster typing. It also has a music and video player integrated in it.
Samsung Profile SCH r580 will use the U.S. Cellular’s CDMA service available throughout of United States. The phone comes with a 2.4” QVGA display, built in 100MB memory capacity that can be increased up to 16GB with microSD card.
The Features of Samsung Profile SCH r580:
Dimensions: 4.59″ x 2.11″x 0.59″, Weight: 3.70oz.2.4″ QVGA TFT Display
Slide-out QWERTY keyboard
Stereo Bluetooth v2.0
2.0 MP Camera w/ Camcorder
100MB internal memory, MicroSD support up to 16GB
Voice Dialing & Commands
MP3 Player and Video Player supports MP4 format
Mobile Web capable
Hearing Aid compatible
1140 mAh lithium ion battery with;
Talk time up to 6 hours
Standby time up to 12.5 days.
Network support CDMA / EVDO, E911 ready
Blackberry Torch 9800
The Blackberry Torch 9800 is a stylish and elegant smart phone introduced by Blackberry and has features such as a universal search. This allows the user one application on the Blackberry Torch 9800 to search for any folder or file or any document present in the phone or over the internet.
Blackberry Torch 9800 is a third generation phone running on Blackberry’s upgraded Operating System OS 6 with a capacitive multi touch screen, a slide-out physical QWERTY keyboard and a whole lot of other features. It comes with a built in 8GB storage capacity which can be extended up to 32GB using a microSD card.
The Features of Blackberry Torch 9800:
Dimensions: 4.37″ x 2.44″x 0.57″, height extends to 5.83” at open position, Weight: 5.68oz.
3.2″ High-resolution touch screen (480 X 360 pixels)
User selectable font size
Slide-out Full QWERTY keyboard with Optical trackpad
5.0 MP Camera w/ Camcorder, VGA (640 X 480)
Stereo Bluetooth v 2.1 +EDR
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
8GB internal memory; 4GB eMMC + 4GB media card included
Expandable memory up to 32 GB with microSD card; 512MB RAM
Download games, themes, productivity apps
A GPS, BB Map
1300 mAh lithium ion battery
Talk time up to 5.5 hours (GMS), 5.8 hours (UMTS)
Standby time up to 18 days (GMS), 14 days (UMTS)
Network support: Tri-Band 3G UMTS, Quad-Band GSM/ GPRS/EDGE
Difference between Samsung Profile SCH r580 and Blackberry Torch 9800
- The Blackberry Torch 9800 at 161gram supported by GSM format is heavier than Samsung Profile SCH r580 which weighs 108grams and uses CDMA.
- Blackberry Torch 9800 has a multi touch screen facility in addition to the full QWERTY keypad; the Samsung Profile SCH r580 also has a sliding full QWERTY keyboard facility.
- The display of the Blackberry Torch is larger than that of Samsung Profile SCH r580.
- Blackberry Torch 9800 has a 5 mega pixel camera compared with the 2 mega pixel of the Samsung Profile SCH r580.
- The blackberry Torch 9800 has GPRS facility while Samsung Profile SCH r580 does not.
Both Blackberry Torch 9800 and the Samsung Profile SCH r580 have basic features available such as Bluetooth and messaging services. The web browsing services are also present in both. Though both phones have their similarities, the biggest difference lies in the fact that the Blackberry Torch 9800 is a Smartphone targeted to a business person at an elegant price, whereas the Samsung Profile SCH r580 is a feature phone marketed to a young adult looking for a reasonably priced option.