BlackBerry 10 Vs. Android (Video)

Android’s the most popular smartphone operating system around at the moment, so you’d better believe that BlackBerry is interested in courting more than a few of those Android users and bringing them over to its new platform. Let’s take a look at how BlackBerry 10 stacks up against Android.

We put a new BlackBerry Z10 up against a Samsung Galaxy Note II, taking a look at how performing common tasks differs between the two systems. We investigate differences and similarities between their lock screens, how search works on each device, what you’ll need to do to launch your favorite app, and how these phones handle multitasking. We also take a look at how you’ll get apps on each platform, putting BlackBerry World head-to-head with Google Play. Check out the video below to see what we found:

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Stephen Schenck
Stephen has been writing about electronics since 2008, which only serves to frustrate him that he waited so long to combine his love of gadgets and his degree in writing. In his spare time, he collects console and arcade game hardware, is a motorcycle enthusiast, and enjoys trapping blue crabs. Stephen's first mobile device was a 624 MHz Dell Axim X30, which he's convinced is still a viable platform. Stephen longs for a market where phones are sold independently of service, and bandwidth is cheap and plentiful; he's not holding his breath. In the meantime, he devours smartphone news and tries to sort out the juicy bits Read more about Stephen Schenck!