HTC Droid DNA Motorola DROID

HTC Droid DNA vs Motorola DROID


Reasons to consider the Droid DNA

4G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,920x1,080 vs 854x480 More than 5x higher resolution screen
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 440 PPI vs 263 PPI Around 70% crisper display of text, images and video
Wifi Significantly faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11g (54 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 3x faster)
Processor Significantly faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs TI OMAP3430, 600 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (2.5x faster)
Network Faster max data speeds LTE (80 mbps) vs 1xEV-DO rev. A (3.1 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 6.5x faster)
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 14 mm Around 40% thinner
Screen size Larger screen 5.0"" vs 3.7"" More than 80% larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720 x 480 @ 24fps Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Internal storage More internal storage 16 GB vs 512 MB 32x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with 60% more detail for larger prints
Weight Lighter 138 g vs 169 g Around 20% lighter
Talk time More talk time 12.7 hours vs 6.4 hours Around 2x more talk time per battery charge
Standby time Slightly more standby time 14.7 days vs 11.2 days More than 30% more standby time, less frequent charging
RAM Slightly more memory (RAM) 2,048 MB vs 256 MB 8x more RAM, typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Motorola DROID

Reasons to consider the DROID

3G, Google Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Keyboard Has a full keyboard QWERTY keyboard vs None Almost the same
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
FM Radio Neither have built-in FM Radios
Won't pick up any radio stations
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

We're not aware of any interesting cons shared by these two products.


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