Motorola DROID vs Apple iPhone 3GS

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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)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
4.76 oz (135.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Features

Full keyboard, D-Pad
 

Keys

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

Colors

 
Black, White

Cellular

UMTS

 
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

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
FCC ID value: 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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