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HTC Droid DNA Motorola DROID

HTC Droid DNA vs Motorola DROID

HTC Droid DNA

Reasons to consider the Droid DNA

4G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1920x1080 vs 854x480 More than 5x higher resolution screen
Screen PPI Much higher PPI screen 440 PPI vs 263 PPI Around 70% crisper display of text, images and video
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Processor Much faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs TI OMAP3430, 600 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (2.5x faster)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720 x 480 @ 24fps Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Wifi Significantly faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11g (54 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 3x faster)
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 16 GB vs 512 MB 32x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
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)
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with 60% more detail for larger prints
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 14 mm Around 40% thinner
Screen size Larger screen 5.0" vs 3.7" More than 80% larger screen
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) 2048 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 A physical keyboard is great for emailing and typing in general
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction

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Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
DNA:440 PPI
DROID:263 PPI
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Screen resolution High resolution screens
DNA:1920x1080
DROID:854x480
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
DNA:8 MP
DROID:5 MP
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
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
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps

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

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