Motorola DROID vs Apple iPhone 3GS

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Display

Display size

3.7 inches
3.5 inches

Resolution

480 x 854 pixels
320 x 480 pixels

Pixel density

265 ppi
165 ppi

Technology

TFT
LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

54.34 %
52.35 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
3 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus

Flash

Dual LED
 

Video recording

720x480 (DVD) (24 fps)
640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions

4.56 x 2.36 x 0.54 inches (116 x 60 x 14 mm)
4.50 x 2.40 x 0.48 inches (115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm)

Weight

5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6 oz (171 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (171 g)

Features

Full keyboard, D-Pad
 

Colors

 
Black, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

TI OMAP3430
 

Processor

Single core, 600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8
Single core, 600 MHz

GPU

PowerVR SGX530
PowerVR SGX535

RAM

0.25 GB
0.25 GB

ROM

512 MB
 

Internal storage

 
32 GB

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
 

OS

Android (2.2, 2.1, 2.0)
iOS (6.1, 6, 5.1, 5, 4.x, 3.x)

Battery

Capacity

1400 mAh
1219 mAh

Talk time

6.41 hours
the average is 22 h (1297 min)
12.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1297 min)

Stand-by time

11.2 days (270 hours)
the average is 20 days (490 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 20 days (490 h)

Music playback

 
30.00 hours

Video playback

 
10.00 hours

Cellular

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS

 
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

 
HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, i
802.11 b, g

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
Proprietary

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Speakers

 
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 12, 2009
Jun 08, 2009

FCC ID value: IHDP56KC1 link
FCC ID value: BCGA1303A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.49 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
1900 MHz

Body

1.38 W/kg
0.33 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
1900 MHz