Samsung GALAXY mini Motorola DROID

Samsung GALAXY mini vs Motorola DROID

Samsung GALAXY mini

Reasons to consider the GALAXY mini

3.5G, Google Android 2.2 (Froyo)
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Wifi Significantly faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11g (54 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 3x faster)
Standby time More standby time 23.8 days vs 11.2 days More than 2x more standby time, less frequent charging
Weight Lighter 107 g vs 169 g Around 40% lighter
Thickness Thinner 12 mm vs 14 mm More than 10% thinner
Size Smaller 61×110×12 mm vs 60×116×14 mm Around 20% smaller
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)
Talk time Slightly more talk time 9.5 hours vs 6.4 hours Around 50% more talk time per battery charge
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 PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 263 PPI vs 126 PPI More than 2x crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 854x480 vs 320x240 Around 5.5x higher resolution screen
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 5 MP vs 3 MP Take photos with around 70% more detail for larger prints
Screen size Slightly larger screen 3.7"" vs 3.2"" More than 20% larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720 x 480 @ 24fps vs 320 x 240 @ 15fps Shoots higher resolution video at a higher frame rate


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
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard
Processor Less powerful processors than average, less snapiness and responsiveness
GALAXY miniUnknown, 600 MHz
Movie format Poor movies
GALAXY mini320 x 240 @ 15fps
DROID720 x 480 @ 24fps

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

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

Internal storage Less internal storage than average for storing music, photos and movies
GALAXY mini160 MB
Screen resolution Low resolution screens
GALAXY mini320x240
Camera resolution Capture low resolution images


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