Motorola DROID X Samsung Galaxy 3

Motorola DROID X vs Samsung Galaxy 3

Motorola DROID X

Reasons to consider the DROID X

3G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Camera resolution Significantly higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 3 MP Take photos with more than 2.5x more detail for larger prints
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 226 PPI vs 145 PPI Around 60% crisper display of text, images and video
Processor Faster processor TI OMAP3630-1000, 1000 MHz vs Unknown, 667 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 50% faster)
Screen size Larger screen 4.3"" vs 3.2"" More than 70% larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 854x480 vs 400x240 Around 4.5x higher resolution screen
Thickness Thinner 10 mm vs 13 mm More than 20% thinner
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 15fps Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video at a higher frame rate
Internal storage More internal storage 6.5 GB vs 170 MB More than 39x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Samsung Galaxy 3

Reasons to consider the Galaxy 3

3.5G, Google Android 2.1 (Eclair)
Standby time Significantly more standby time 26 days vs 9.2 days Around 3x more standby time, less frequent charging
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Weight Lighter 109 g vs 155 g Around 30% lighter
Talk time More talk time 15 hours vs 8 hours Around 90% more talk time per battery charge
Network Slightly faster max data speeds HSDPA (7.2 mbps) vs 1xEV-DO rev. A (3.1 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 2.5x faster)


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
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
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite 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
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


Motorola DROID X Samsung Galaxy 3 Motorola DROID X Samsung Galaxy 3


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