Phone Comparison - Motorola DROID 4 XT894 vs Amazon Kindle Fire

Motorola DROID 4 XT894
motorola droid 4 xt894
Amazon Kindle Fire
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general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Amazon
Announced January 2012 September 2011
Status Available - February 2012 Available - November 2011
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 127 x 67.3 x 12.7 mm
(5 x 2.65 x 0.5 in)
190 x 120 x 11.4 mm
(7.48 x 4.72 x 0.45 in)
Weight 178.9 g ( oz) 413 g (14.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 N/A
4G Network LTE 700 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v2.3 (customized)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX540 [Similar] PowerVR SGX540 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 8 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB No

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 7.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (275 ppi) [Similar] 1024 x 600 pixels (170 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 51.74% 60.16%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes no

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] N/A [Similar]
Flash LED flash N/A
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization N/A
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps N/A
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p [Similar] N/A [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1785 mAh 4400 mAh
Stand by Up to 204 h -
Talk Time Up to 12 h 30 min -