AT&T Q9 Global / BlackJack II Showdown, Part 1

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In part 1, I go over the hardware design of the Motorola Q9 Global and the BlackJack II and declare the BlackJack II a winner in terms of aesthetics. I don’t like how in order to get decent battery life from the Q9, you have to use the massive extended battery that adds a big heft to the device. Is the extended battery needed on the Q9? The answer is yes, especially if you’re using a lot of 3G and GPS – there’s no way the Q9 will make it through the day under these conditions. If you use it just a phone, then the standard battery is enough.

Coming up in Part 2, we’ll see which phone is faster in terms of start up, GPS satellite acquisition time, and more.

Current score:

BlackJack II – 1

Q9 Global – 0

AT&T Q9 Global / BlackJack II Showdown, Part 5

AT&T Q9 Global / BlackJack II Showdown, Part 4

AT&T Q9 Global / BlackJack II Showdown, Part 3

AT&T Q9 Global / BlackJack II Showdown, Part 2

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About The Author
Brandon Miniman
Brandon is a graduate from the Villanova School of Business, located near Philadelphia, PA. He's been a technology writer since 2002, and, in 2005, became Editor-in-Chief of Pocketnow, a then Windows Mobile-focused website. He has since helped to transition Pocketnow into a top-tier smartphone and tablet publication. He's so obsessed with technology that he once entered a candle store and asked if they had a "new electronics" scent. They didn't.