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Motorola DROID RAZR M Remove phone

Posted: 05 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon
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Apple iPhone 4 Verizon Remove phone

Posted: 11 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, Virgin Mobile

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.4.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4)iOS (7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1, 5, 4.x) 
Dimensions4.82 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches (122.5 x 60.9 x 8.3 mm)4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm) 
Weight4.44 oz (126 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Body material Glass 
RuggedSplash resistant  
Display
Physical size4.3 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution540 x 960 pixels640 x 960 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

256 ppi326 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Super AMOLED AdvancedIPS LCD 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

 F2.8 
Camera sensor size 1/3.2" 
FeaturesAutofocus, Geo taggingBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 megapixels VGA 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960Apple A4 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1500 MHz, KraitSingle core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8 
Graphics processorAdreno 225PowerVR SGX535 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM / 8192 MB ROM512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 32 GB 
Maximum User Storage4.5 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Talk time10.50 hours
the average is 12 h (690 min)
7.00 hours
the average is 12 h (690 min)
 
Stand-by time17.0 days (408 hours)
the average is 20 days (488 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 20 days (488 h)
 
Capacity2000 mAh1420 mAh 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Browser Safari 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload) 
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

800, 1900 MHz800, 1900 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz  
FDD LTE700 (band 13) MHz  
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.AEV-DO Rev.A 
Micro SIMYes  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

A-GPS, S-GPS, GlonassA-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.0, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBProprietary 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingUSB charging 
OtherNFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T4M4, T4 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced05 Sep 201211 Jan 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 300 

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