Motorola DROID vs Apple iPhone 3GS

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

3.7 inches
3.5 inches

Resolution:

854 x 480 pixels, 265 PPI
480 x 320 pixels, 165 PPI

Technology:

TFT
LCD

Screen-to-body:

54.34 %
52.35 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

TI OMAP3430

Processor:

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

GPU:

PowerVR SGX530
PowerVR SGX535

RAM:

0.25GB
0.25GB

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

1400 mAh
1219 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
3 MP (Autofocus)

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 (169.0 g)
4.76 oz (135.0 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, D-Pad

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter
Left: Volume control, Other

Colors:

Black, White

Cellular

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, i
802.11 b, g

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Proprietary, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS
GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 12, 2009
Jun 08, 2009

FCC ID value:

IHDP56KC1 link
BCGA1303A link

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 28, 2009
Jun 08, 2009
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