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Motorola DROID BIONIC vs Motorola DROID BIONIC Etna vs Motorola ATRIX 4G

Motorola DROID BIONIC Remove phone

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PA Rating - 9
User Rating - 8

Posted: 07 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released

Motorola DROID BIONIC Etna Remove phone

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Posted: 05 Jan 2011
Market Status: Canceled

Motorola ATRIX 4G Remove phone

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PA Rating - 9.5
User Rating - 9.3

Posted: 05 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.1.2, 4.0.4, 2.3.4)Android (2.2)Android (2.3.6, 2.3.4, 2.2)
Dimensions5.02 x 2.63 x 0.43 inches (127.5 x 66.9 x 10.9 mm)4.96 x 2.63 x 0.52 inches (125.9 x 66.9 x 13.3 mm)4.64 x 2.50 x 0.43 inches (117.75 x 63.5 x 10.95 mm)
Weight5.60 oz (159 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
Display
Physical size4.3 inches4.3 inches4.0 inches
Resolution540 x 960 pixels540 x 960 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.

256 ppi256 ppi275 ppi
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touchMulti-touch
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels5 megapixels
FlashLEDDual LEDDual LED
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 F2.8
FeaturesAutofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, PanoramaAutofocus, Digital zoomAutofocus, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Scenes, Effects
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
Features Video callingVideo calling
Front-facing cameraYes0.3 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.

  NVIDIA Tegra 2
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, 1000 MHzDual core, 1000 MHzDual core, 1000 MHz
Graphics processorYesYesYes
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 RAM512 MB RAM / 2048 MB ROM1024 MB RAM
Built-in storage16 GB14.336 GB16 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB
Battery
Talk time10.83 hours
the average is 12 h (732 min)
 8.80 hours
the average is 12 h (732 min)
Stand-by time8.3 days (200 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 11.0 days (264 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
Talk time (3G)  9.00 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
Stand-by time (3G)  10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
Capacity1735 mAh1930 mAh1930 mAh
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Multimedia
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYesYes
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, Photobucket, Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, MySpace, 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 
GSM  850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS  850, 1900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE700 (band 13) MHz700 (band 13) MHz 
DataLTE, EV-DO Rev.ALTE, EV-DO Rev.AHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE
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-GPSS-GPSA-GPS
NavigationYesYesYes
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR2.1, EDR
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)1.4Micro HDMI (Type D), 1.3
OtherDLNA, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Additional microphone/s  for Noise cancellation
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, M4, T3, T4 M3, T3
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice recordingVoice recording, TTY/TDD
Availability
Officially announced07 Sep 201105 Jan 201105 Jan 2011
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 500 $ 600

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