• Apple iPhone 4 vs Motorola DROID 4 XT894 vs Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4 vs Motorola DROID 4 XT894 vs Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Motorola Motorola
Announced June 2010 January 2012 July 2012
Status Available - June 2010 Available - February 2012 Available - August 2012
Colors Black, White Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
127 x 67.3 x 12.7 mm
(5 x 2.65 x 0.5 in)
126.5 x 66 x 13.7 mm
(4.98 x 2.6 x 0.54 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 178.9 g (6.28.0.32 oz) 170.1 g (6.0.04 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 700 LTE 1900
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 4, upgradable to iOS 5 Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor 1 GHz Cortex-A8, Apple A4 Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 Dual-core 1.5 GHz
GPU PowerVR SGX535 PowerVR SGX540 -
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 16 GB storage 8 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.0 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (275 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 51.74% 61.12%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No No
Games Yes + downloadable Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, LED video light, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, videocalling over Wi-Fi only [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, HD [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Class 12 No
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE, HSUPA Rev.A, up to 3.1 Mbps, HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with LE+EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML, Adobe Flash HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB storage, 1GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1420 mAh 1785 mAh 1785 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 300 h (3G)
Up to 204 h Up to 220 h
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 12 h 30 min Up to 7 h 30 min