Motorola DROID Ultra vs Apple iPhone 8

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Display

Size

5.0 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
16:9

Pixel density

294 PPI
326 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

70.52 %
65.34 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Motorola X8
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72

Processor

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait, 32-bit, 28 nm
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 320
Apple 3-core GPU

RAM

2GB
2GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16GB
256GB, not expandable

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (4.4.4, 4.4, 4.2.2)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x)

Battery

Capacity

2130 mAh
1821 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
14.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1111 min)

Stand-by time

13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 21 days (511 h)
 

Music playback

 
40.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

10 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase-detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

LED
Quad LED

Software Features

 
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features

 
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light

Front

2 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.41 x 2.80 x 0.28 inches (137.5 x 71.2 x 7.18 mm)
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Kevlar
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Red
Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 4(AWS-1), 13(700 c)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, RA, AMR, MIDI
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, RealVideo
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0, EDR
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Printing (BPP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Headphones port, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, E911
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T4
M3, T4

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
 

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
 

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
 

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
 

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
 

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 30, 2013
Sep 12, 2017

FCC ID value: IHDT56PE2 link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3174A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.30 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Body

0.32 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.23 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP

 
$ 849

Availability

Officially announced

Jul 23, 2013
Sep 12, 2017
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