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Motorola DROID Ultra vs Motorola DROID BIONIC

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Motorola DROID Ultra Remove phone

Posted: 23 Jul 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon
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Motorola DROID BIONIC Remove phone

Posted: 07 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.4.4, 4.4, 4.2.2)Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4, 2.3.4) 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions5.41 x 2.80 x 0.28 inches (137.5 x 71.2 x 7.18 mm)5.02 x 2.63 x 0.43 inches (127.5 x 66.9 x 10.9 mm) 
Weight4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
5.60 oz (159 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Body materialKevlar  
Side KeysRight: Volume control, Lock/Unlock keyRight: Volume control 
ColorsBlack, RedBlack 
Display
Physical size5.0 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels540 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.

294 ppi256 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.

AMOLED  
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera10 megapixels8 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 
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Panorama 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
Front-facing camera2 megapixelsYes 
Video capture1920x1080 (1080p HD)  
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.

Motorola X8  
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, 1700 MHzDual core, 1000 MHz 
Graphics processor400 MHz, quad-coreYes 
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.

2048 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB16 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time 10.83 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
 
Stand-by time13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
8.3 days (200 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
 
Capacity2130 mAh1735 mAh 
Type Li - Ion 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, RA, AMR, MIDIMP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR, OGG 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, RealVideoMPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, Flash 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, Photobucket, Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
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), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz700 (band 13) MHz 
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.ALTE, EV-DO Rev.A 
nano-SIMYes  
Global RoamingYes  
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.

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, E911A-GPS, S-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
Phone features
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID 
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, CalculatorCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google TalkHangouts / Google Talk 
Games Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.0, EDR2.1, EDR 
ProfilesAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Printing (BPP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Dial-up networking (DUN), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP) 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D) 
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherNFC, Miracast, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, 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, Video recording  
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T4M3, M4, T3, T4 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

30 Dec 201307 Jul 2011 
FCC ID value: IHDT56PE2 linkFCC ID value: IHDT56MX1 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

   
Head1.30 W/kg0.88 W/kg 
Body0.32 W/kg0.94 W/kg 
Product Specific Use1.23 W/kg  
Simultaneous Transmission1.56 W/kg  
Availability
Officially announced23 Jul 201307 Sep 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 500 

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