• Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX HD vs Motorola Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

Phone Comparison - Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX HD vs Motorola Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Motorola Samsung
Announced September 2012 October 2014 September 2014
Status Available - November 2012 Available - November 2014 Available - Q4 2014
Colors Black, White Midnight Blue, Cloud White Frosted white, Charcoal black, Bronze Gold, Blossom Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 131.9 x 67.9 x 9.3 mm
(5.19 x 2.67 x 0.37 in)
159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm
(6.27 x 3.27 x 0.4 in)
151.3 x 82.4 x 8.3 mm
(5.96 x 3.24 x 0.33 in)
Weight 157 g (5.54 oz) 184 g (6.49 oz) 174 g (6.14 oz)
2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1103
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 13 LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 / TD-LTE 2500 - XT1100 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 28, 41)
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 TD-LTE 2500 - XT1103 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 29, 41)
LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Dual front-facing speakers, Water resistant Curved Edge screen

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1 Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 450 (SM-N910S)
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core Cortex-A57 (SM-N910C), Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 (SM-N910S)
Exynos 5433 (SM-N910C)
GPU - Adreno 420 Adreno 420 (SM-N910S)
Mali-T760 (SM-N910C)
RAM 1 GB 3 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB storage 32/64 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.96 inches 5.6 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (493 ppi) 1600 x 2560 pixels (539 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.20% 74.05% 72.96%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Touch-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording, OIS Auto focus, Smart OIS, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, optical stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [Similar] 3.7 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Yes
3G Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE, HSPA+ DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4 (N910C), Cat6 (N910S), 50 Mbps UL, 300 Mbps (N910S), 150 Mbps (N910C) DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with LE+EDR v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB storage, 1GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3300 mAh 3220 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 372 h Up to 330 h -
Talk Time Up to 32 h Up to 24 h -