Difference Between the Blackberry Playbook and the Dell Streak

Almost every manufacturer is using the same technology to make gadgets such as mobile phone and tablets. But the companies do try their best to make their products different from others one way or another. Some succeed, but others only manage to copy the ideas.

Both, the Blackberry Playbook and the Dell Streak are tablets, but not very popular. Although these two tabs don’t have a big following, they are easily available in any market, courtesy of their brand names.

One can find only a few differences between the Blackberry Playbook and the Dell Streak, the major one being the operating system. Dell Streak is an Android supported tab, while the Playbook runs on Blackberry’s own operating system. The latter of two can run some old Android applications, but not the latest ones. On the other hand, the Streak is capable of running all the new and old apps from the Google PlayStore.

The tabs have entirely different cameras as well. Blackberry’s Playbook is able to shoot 1080p videos at 30 frames per second. On the other hand, the Streak has a relatively weaker camera. It can make videos at the same rate, but at a lower resolution of 720p.

Playbook’s front camera is also a lot stronger. The Blackberry device has a 3 megapixel sensor, whereas Streak’s front-facing camera has a much lower 1.3 megapixel sensor.

Apart from the aforementioned differences, there is a set of minor differences. The Playbook allows the users to enjoy 64 GBs of storage capacity, while the Streak comes only in one 16 GB model. Playbook has the HDMI connectivity, whereas the Streak does not support this feature.


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    Blackberry Playbook

    The Blackberry Playbook was released in April 2011. With the dimensions of 194 x 130 x 10 mm and a weight of 425 grams, the tablet has stereo speakers as well as TFT capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours. The Playbook has no microSD slot, as it comes in various models from 16 to 64 gigabytes.

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    Dell Streak

    Dell Streak’s internal memory is 16 GBs, but it has a microSD slot that allows the user to expand the storage capacity up to another 32 GBs. It was released in June 2010. Its weight is 220 grams, while the dimensions are 152.9 x 79.1 x 10 mm.

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