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2017 Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs Blackberry KeyOne - The Undeclared Contest Between Two Super Hit Android Smartphones

May 02, 2017 08:30 AM EDT

There is really an undeclared contest between the Blackberry KeyOne and Samsung Galaxy S8. The former one has a physical keyboard, which can lead the user to earlier memories and the later one has the curved beauties with an impressive set of features.

According to Digital trends, These two Android smartphones have quite a few similarities on paper but there are differences too such in size, weight, screen, resolution, operating system, storage, processor, RAM to name a few. The Blackberry KeyOne comes with no water resistance facility but Samsung Galaxy S8 provides water resistance facility with IP68. The price of KeyOne starts at $550 and for Galaxy S8, price starts at $720.

Samsung's smartphone sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor in the U.S. or Samsung's octa-core Exynos 8895 in some International markets. Blackberry KeyOne works with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625. If cutting-edge performance and latest games are not issues, then the Blackberry KeyOne have enough satisfactory features on it.

The Galaxy S8 could be the most attractive smartphone one can ever be used with curved glass edges, rounded metal frames, large display with Super AMOLED technology and 5.8 Inches of bright, vibrant, clarity. On the other hand, KeyOne has a very slightly curved screen that folds into an aluminum body with 4.5 Inch display.

As mentioned in Phone Arena, durability is one of the most important factors to all. The Galaxy S8 provides IP68 marking, but if it faces potential drop damage, that edge display is awfully fragile and expensive to fix, whereas the KeyOne has a solid frame to protect it and is designed to be able to withstand one or two tumbles.

But after so many comparisons, Samsung Galaxy S8 is the clear winner for its lightning first performance, a gorgeous screen, and design with a lot of extra features and functionalities. But if anyone is the lover of a physical keyboard, then the long time, great battery life, solid security Blackberry KeyOne can be a definite choice. In a nutshell, if the best phone is required, Samsung Galaxy S8 should be preferred all day long.

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