Motorola DROID MAXX

Announced:
Jul 23, 2013
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Aug 20, 2013

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Motorola DROID MAXX

Announced: Jul 23, 2013
Market status: Released
Release date: Aug 20, 2013

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
Read Full Review
  • Display 5.0" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 10 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Motorola X8, Dual-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 3500 mAh
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

5.0 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

294 ppi

Technology:

AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

70.52 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

10 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Front:

2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.41 x 2.80 x 0.33 inches (137.5 x 71.2 x 8.5 mm)

Weight:

5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Kevlar

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Hardware & Performance

  • benchmark

System chip:

Motorola X8

Processor:

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait, 32-bit, 28 nm

GPU:

Adreno 320

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

OS:

Android (4.4.4, 4.4, 4.2.2)

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh

Charging:

Qi wireless charging

Stand-by time:

25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 4, 13

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, E911

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility:

M4, T4

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.54 W/kg

Body:

0.32 W/kg

This device is also known as Motorola XT-1080M

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Supports wireless charging

Cons

  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (294 ppi)

Description

Motorola DROID MAXX has a 3500 mAh battery, which is 200 mAh more than its predecessor, and the kind of capacity only phablets get equipped with nowadays, and cited for up to 48 hours of battery life. That capacity is keeping the lights on a very interesting set of specs - 5" HD OLED display (not PenTile), 1.7 GHz homemade processor, 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory. Exact dimensions go as follows: 137.5x71.20x8.5 mm, so pretty thin despite the giant battery, and fairly light for a 5-incher at 160 grams, or 5.6 ounces. The "Motorola X8 Mobile Computing System" SoC sports 1.7 GHz dual-core application processor, 400 MHz quad-core GPU, natural language processor, and a contextual computing processor, for an octa-core concoction, claims Moto. The 10 MP camera on the back sports the new ClearPixel technology, which applies different RGBC color filter than the traditional Bayer RGBG one, bringing in more photons at low-light scenarios thus dealing better with blur and noise, at least on theory.

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