Samsung Profile SCH-r580 vs. Blackberry Torch 9800

Difference Between Samsung Profile SCH-r580 and Blackberry Torch 9800

Samsung has recently launched Profile SCH r580 which is a light weight feature phone priced very reasonably and supports social networking even when you are on move. This phone is being compared with Blackberry’s latest device Torch 9800 which is a smartphone running on OS6, the latest OS of Blackberry.

People who are active on Social networking sites like FaceBook and MySpace, especially the teenagers and people in their 20’s should find Profile SCH r580 good for them because Facebook and Myspace are preinstalled. So you can easily click pictures and shoot videos with its 2MP camera and upload it on your profile. It has a slide out QWERTY keyboard which allows faster messaging and chatting. It also has integrated audio and video player.

It is a CDMA phone and is available throughout US. You can expand its memory up to 16 GB from the inbuilt memory of 100 MB with the use of microSD card. It has a 2.4”QVGA display.

Torch 9800 from Blackberry looks very stylish and is an elegant looking smartphone. This has a great feature called Universal search which allows you to search files in the phone and over the web as well. It has a capacitive touch screen and all the features which you can expect out of a 3G phone. It has huge inbuilt storage capacity of 8GB which is expandable up to 32GB by using microSD card. This also has a slide out full QWERTY keyboard

Here are some differences between Samsung Profile SCH r580 and Blackberry Torch 9800:

  1. Torch 9800 uses GSM format while Profile SCH r580 uses CDMA.
  2. With a weight of 161 grams Torch 9800 weighs more than Profile SCH r580 which weighs only 108 grams.
  3. Torch 9800 has a multi touch screen with QWERTY keypad while Profile SCH r580 has sliding QWERTY keyboard.
  4. Torch 9800 has 5MP camera while Profile SCH r580 has 2 MP camera.
  5. Torch 9800 has GPRS while Profile SCH r580 does not have this facility.

Both these phones have the basic features like Bluetooth, messaging, web browsing etc still both of these have their own target market. Torch 9800 has targeted business people who can easily pay higher for a Smartphone while Samsung Profile SCH r580 has targeted young adults and is priced reasonably.