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Original Droid vs Droid X vs Droid 2 Comparison

Updated on May 13, 2014

Motorola’s Droid smartphone continuous to prove itself as a worthy competitor of Apple iPhone handset ever since the released of the very first Droid in November 6, 2009. In fact, reports show that Droid sales are going extremely well that more than 25 percent of smartphone sales worldwide in the 3rd quarter of 2010 were commanded by Google Android operating system.

The Droid is an internet and multimedia enabled smartphone manufactured by Motorola, powered by Google’s Android operating system and explicitly marketed by Verizon. Google did a great job creating a seamless experience on the Droid in terms of messaging, email, and other customization. The really fast processor from Texas Instrument is an open multimedia application platform combined with open source V8 Java Script engine from Google makes web browsing and apps a breeze. The virtual keypad with SWYPE allows you to trace the words without lifting your fingers instead of actually typing them. Motorola did a great job with the overall design of the Droid with its sleek design and cool features.

If you want to check out which Droid is for you, here is a head to head comparison of the Droid, Droid X, and Droid 2.

Table of Comparison: Droid, Droid X, and Droid 2

Features
Original Droid
Droid X
Droid 2
Operating System
Android 2.0
Android 2.1
Android 2.2
Processor
550MHz OMAP CPU
1GHz OMAP CPU
1GHz OMAP CPU
RAM
256MB
512MB
512MB
Display
TFT, 3.7"; WVGA (480x854)
TFT, 4.3"; WVGA (480x854)
TFT, 3.7"; FWVGA (480x854)
Weight
169 grams / 5.96oz
155 grams / 5.46oz
169 grams / 5.96oz
Dimension
4.56 x 2.36 x 0.54 inches (115.80 x 60 x 13.70 mm)
5 x 2.58 x 0.39 inches (127.5 x 65.5 x 9.9 mm)
4.58 x 2.38 x 0.54 inches (116.3 x 60.5 x 13.70 mm)
Storage
16GB microSD expandable to 32GB microSD
8GB built-in; 16GB microSD expandable to 32GB microSD
8GB built-in; 8GB microSD expandable to 32GB microSD
Video Capability
DVD Quality
HD Quality
DVD Quality
Keyboard
Slide-out QWERTY and Touchscreen
Touchscreen
Slide-out QWERTY and Touchscreen
Battery Life
1400 mAh Li Ion; 6.4 hours talk time (385 minutes) and 11.25 days standby (270 hours)
1540 mAh Li Ion; 8 hours talk time (480 minutes) and 9.17 days standby (220 hours)
1400 mAh Li Ion; 9.58 hours talk time (575 minutes) and 13.125 days standby (315 hours)
Camera
5MP, auto-focus, flash, digital zoom, GEO tagging
8MP, auto-focus, flash, digital zoom, GEO tagging
5MP, auto-focus, flash, digital zoom, GEO tagging
Connectivity
Stereo Bluetooth technology v2.1; WiFi 802.11 b/g
Stereo Bluetooth Class 1.5, Version 2.1; WiFi 802.11 n
Stereo Bluetooth Class 2, Version 2.1; WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Browser
HTML 5
Android HTML Webkit (with Adobe Flash Player available as an update)
Android HTML Webkit with Adobe Flash Player 10.1
Price
$199
$199
$199

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