Motorola Droid X2 vs Apple iPhone 4 | Full Specs Compared | iPhone 4 vs Droid X2
Apple’s iPhone has become a benchmark device, so that every new release be it a single core or a dual core device is compared by users with iPhone 4. Motorola Droid X2 is no exception though it is a dual core device. Motorola Droid X2 is a new additon to Verizon’s Droid series. The Android based Droid X2 by Motorola joins Verizon’s Droid Blue eye series. It runs Android 2.2 (Froyo) which will be upgraded to Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and using Motoblur as the UI. Droid X2 features 4.3″ qHD (960×540) TFT LCD and holds a powerful 8MP camera. iPhone 4 that was released in June 2010 is still a popular phone. It’s is a unique design with a 3.5″ Retina display and powered by 1GHz A4 processor and runs iOS 4.2. The CDMA version of the iPhone 4 for Verizon was released only in January 2011 and the white iPhone 4 was released in April 2011. Both Motorola Droid X2 and CDMA iPhone 4 are compatible with Verizon’s CDMA EvDO Rev.A network.
Motorola Droid X2
Motorola Droid X2 is a dual-core phone with 4.3″ qHD (960 x 540) TFT LCD display, 8MP camera with dual LED flash and it can capture HD video in 720p. The camera features include auto/continuous focus, panorama shot, multishot and geotagging. For text input it has swype technology in addition to the multi-touch virtual keyboard.
For media sharing it supports DLNA and HDMI mirroring and for social networking it has integrated Facebook, twitter and MySpace. For location based services it has A-GPS with Google Maps and if you want you can share your location with Google Latitude. The phone also can be turned in to a Wi-Fi hotspot (separate subscription required to use this feature), you can share your 3G connection with five other Wi-Fi enabled devices.
It also has other standard features like Adobe flash player for seamless browsing, tap/pinch to zoom, wireless connection via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, Customizable homescreen and resizable widgets, Android Market for application and Verizon offers Vcast Music. The phone is Enterprise-ready with security features.
CDMA iPhone 4
The forth in the series of iPhones, Apple iPhone 4 is a very popular smartphone that has sold million of units since its launch. Launched in mid 2010, iPhone 4 created a lot of flutter with its style and designing. It is one hell of a smartphone that is inspiring others to match its power packed features.
iPhone 4 has a 3.5” LED back-lit retina display at a resolution of 960x640pixels. The retina display which is the best mobile phone display so far is made of corning gorilla glass and is scratch resistant with 16M colors. It has got a 512MB eDRAM, 16GB/32GB internal memory, a 5MP 5x digital zoom camera along with a front 0.3MP camera for making video calls. It allows users to capture HD videos in [email protected].
It runs on incredible iOS 4.2 with a pleasurable web browsing experience through Safari. Thousands of apps are available to the user from the largest app store that is Apple store as well as iTunes. Also, iPhone 4 is the first device to have integrated Skype Mobile.
The candy bar has dimensions of 115.2×58.6×9.3mm. It weighs just 137g. For text input, there is a virtual QWERTY keyboard that is again one of the best keyboard and the phone allows Gmail, Email, MMS, SMS, and IM.
CDMA iPhone 4 has slight variations to its earlier GSM edition, the major difference being the access technology used. AT&T uses UMTS 3G technology whereas Verizon is using CDMA Technology. This phone will run on Verizon’s CDMA EV-DO Rev. A network. The additional feature in the CDMA iPhone 4 is the mobile hotspot capability, where you can connect up to 5 Wi-Fi enabled devices. The latest OS for CDMA iPhone is iOS 4.2.8.
Comparison Between Motorola Droid X2 and Apple iPhone 4
• Motorola Droid X2 has a bigger display at 4.3 inches than iPhone 4, which is 3,5 inches.
• Motorola Droid X2 has a qHD (960 x 540) TFT LCD display whereas iPhone 4 has a better display (LED back-lit display with IPS technology and 960×640 pixels).
• Rear camera of Droid X2 is powerful at 8 MP than that of iPhone 4 (5 MP).
• Droid X2 has integrated Adobe flash player which is not there in iPhone 4.
• Droid X2 support HDMI mirroring and mirroring is not possible with iPhone 4
The bias toward one phone is apparent.
Albert Gomez says
X2 crushes the Crapple; as does pretty much every 4G Android.