Blackberry Passport vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 4


Blackberry is back with a bang and has made something that everyone will love because people do expect things out of the box. With its new Passport smartphone, it is giving a good competition to many latest high end devices. The company claims that the smartphone is a profitable deal and was sold out within six hours on and within ten hours on the leading online store, Amazon.

This is something really great which the company itself wouldn’t have expected.  With its unusual and beautiful design and comparatively lower prices, the new blackberry Passport will surely help revive the company’s receding glory. On the other hand, we have the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 which is already ruling the tech market will be a great competition for the new Blackberry Passport with some amazingly cool features. If you are looking for smartphone and you are not able to decide which one to go for, check this article. This article compares the new Blackberry Passport with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.



The new Blackberry Passport has a quite rare, but unique design. The smartphone flaunts a 4.5-inch Square (1440 x 1440) IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a screen resolution of 453 pixels per inc. There is also a touch QWERTY keyboard present below the screen. The zxc and vbnm letter keys are separated by the space-bar. The Square display features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comes with a 5.7 inch SUPER AMOLED capacitive multi touch display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels along with a pixel density of 515 ppi. The device also features fingerprint sensor.


The BlackBerry Passport is powered by a 2.26 GHz quad-core Krait 400 CPU, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset and Adreno 330 GPU. The smartphone’s got a massive 3 GB of RAM.  The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 boasts of a 2.7 GHz quad-core Krait 450 CPU, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset and Adreno 420 GPU. It also features 3GB of RAM.


The BlackBerry Passport works on the latest BlackBerry 10.3 operating system and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 runs on the Google’s latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system.


The new BlackBerry Passport boasts of a 13 MP primary camera with optical image stabilization, auto focus and LED flash. A 2 MP front facing camera is present in the device.  The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has a massive 16 MP primary camera with features like auto focus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, dual shot, simultaneous video and image recording and touch focus. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 features a 3.7 MP secondary camera on its front for your selfies.


Both the BlackBerry Passport and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 come with a 32 GB of memory on board  that is expandable up to 128 GB via MicroSD card.


The connectivity features on both BlackBerry Passport and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 are quite similar including 3G, Wi-Fi dual band, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct, GPRS with EDGE, DLNA, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth v4.0, microUSB v2.0, NFC and 3.5 mm audio jack. Both of these smartphones will hep you in staying connected with your work, friends and family on-the-go vry easily.


The BlackBerry Passport carries a non removable 3450 mAh Li-ion battery under the hood that promises a standby time of around 430 hours and a talk time of 18-20 hours. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is powered by a 3220 mAh battery.


Both the devices are equally good with almost the same features except the screen and the battery. BlackBerry has come up with a unique design that will surely take the BlackBerry Passport a long way. Both the devices are priced at around 50,000 bucks.

Clearly the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has better features except the battery part, but BlackBerry Passport is not too behind. Buying any of these two smartphone devices would be considered as a brilliant decision. Go for BlackBerry Passport if you want something fresh and eye catching or if you want a device whose battery can last longer. If you are looking for the better features, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is thumbs up for you.