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Motorola DROID 3 Apple iPhone 4

Motorola DROID 3 vs Apple iPhone 4

Motorola DROID 3

Reasons to consider the DROID 3

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Multitasking Runs multiple apps at once Yes vs No Switch between running apps, surf the web while talking on skype for example
Keyboard Has a full keyboard QWERTY keyboard vs None A physical keyboard is great for emailing and typing in general
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with 60% more detail for larger prints
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Processor Faster processor Texas Instruments OMAP 4, 1000 MHz vs Apple A4 A4, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.0" vs 3.5" More than 20% larger screen
Apple iPhone 4

Reasons to consider the iPhone 4

3.5G, Apple iOS 4.3.1
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 329 PPI vs 274 PPI More than 20% crisper display of text, images and video
Size Smaller 58x114x9 mm vs 64x124x13 mm Around 40% smaller
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 13 mm Around 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 137 g vs 184 g Around 30% lighter
App store More apps available iPhone App Store vs Android App Market The iPhone App Store has over 500,000 apps vs 400,000 (around 30% more)
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen 960x640 vs 960x540 Around 20% higher resolution screen
Talk time Slightly more talk time 14 hours vs 9.2 hours More than 50% more talk time per battery charge

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
DROID 3:274 PPI
iPhone 4:329 PPI
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
DROID 3:16 GB
iPhone 4:32 GB
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Screen resolution High resolution screens
DROID 3:960x540
iPhone 4:960x640
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
DROID 3:8 MP
iPhone 4:5 MP
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
DROID 3:Android App Market
iPhone 4:iPhone App Store
Thickness Thin
DROID 3:13 mm
iPhone 4:9 mm
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
DROID 3:Android App Market
iPhone 4:iPhone App Store
FM Radio Neither have built in FM Radios
Won't pick up any radio stations
Screen type Both have LCD screens, not as bright and vivid as most
DROID 3:TFD LCD
iPhone 4:LCD
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.

Bluetooth Not the latest bluetooth support
2.1

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Comments

Which phone do you like, and why?

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Brian (5:50 AM, October 22, 2011)
the iPhone is so so much better Just look at the Droid from the back