Motorola DROID 2 vs Motorola DROID X

Separated by only a month, two prestigious Android based smartphones from Motorola are currently at the forefront of the whole Android lineup. The one-two punch combo from Motorola may have surprised many, especially when there is so much competition from all sides, but the tandem will undoubtedly attract customers thanks to their high-end status. There were some people who were quick to snatch the Motorola DROID X when it was released over a month ago; especially when it provided a refreshingly new take on Motorola's DROID line. However, Big Red didn't take too long in bringing the Motorola DROID 2 out ...
This is a discussion for a review. To read the whole review, click here


1. Tyler Lane unregistered

In your video about 1 minute in, you state it the droid 2 ( and might have said the same about the X ) has a Snapdragon cpu, it actually has a TI Omap cpu . Other than that it the video has a great details etc.

2. gwk unregistered

Does Droid X feature removeable SIM cards so handy when traveling overseas?

3. BigRed83

Posts: 144; Member since: May 19, 2008

Uh, no. The DROID X is a CDMA only device, so there is no SIM card...

4. ummmokthen unregistered

This site is absolutely biased. Just look at there "Top" page on the left side. They dub the iPhone 1st in almost everything. This is why iphonearena sucks. Stop loving the iPhone for its signal issues. Dumbasses.

5. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

They personally didn't have an issue with the iphone4 when they reviewed it so why would they call out a problem they never had on the phone?

6. mastertoothpick unregistered

yeah ummm i personally think phonearena is biased to android phones, which im glad for. always finding new things to do with my phone

10. derp unregistered

who would have thought there would be 50 different ways to get force close errors and failed displays? go android!

7. jlums unregistered

When is the "X" getting Froyo? This is killing me....

8. whiteneoangel

Posts: 4; Member since: Jul 28, 2010

I know how you feel xD hope it improves some features and fixes a few bugs...

9. derp unregistered

good luck with that. like any android update, for every bug it fixes, it causes 10 more.

11. Pings

Posts: 304; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

Fanboys suck^

12. Viva Musica unregistered

Hi, which phone, Droid X or Droid 2, takes photos and uploads to Facebook faster? That's the main reason I want to replace the Moto Devour I'm using (which was bought used as a replacement for the Moto Droid I dropped into a puddle at the ocean--and whose stunning pictures I miss).

13. Charlie unregistered

Thanks for this great comparison, which helped me chose the X. After reading this, my only hesitation was that the X didn't have good close-ups in the sample photos. But upon playing with it, I found that it has a "macro" mode you can turn on. with that turned on, it takes awesome closeups, much better than shown here.

14. nick unregistered

So, after all of that you didn't have even a slight preference? You're just going to say, yeah they are equal? Sounds like you needed to test them further to find a winner instead of just just coping out. Sorry, just disappointed in your conclusion. nick

15. lindak unregistered

Thanks for helping me decide. I can't wait to get rid of my Motorol Devour and go with the Droid X. I was going back and forth between the 2 on the decision. The new differences are, Droid 2 is now global ready, where the Droid X isn't. And both have Froyo 2.2. They just reduced the price of the Droid X now that the HTC Thunderbolt came out. No 4G in my area, so it was an easy decision to save $100.
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit for samples and additional information.