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Droid by Motorola is so far the toughest iPhone competitor. Both phones are loaded with numerous features that a mobile lover like me would die for. Many of their features also bear a lot of similarities, but that is owing to the fact that they are both smartphones. They are also the best mobile phones in the market and are stunning for their own individual reasons. So, the answer to the question as to which is better, iPhone or Droid, will vary from person to person. Here, I am comparing the various models of the iPhone and the Droid based on their factual features. The final verdict is yours.

Differences Between iPhone and Droid

Droid or iPhone, which is better? Well, here are some of the major differences in both these smartphones, based on several different points. It is important to note that both phones have various models with different features, so at times, comparison might be difficult. To make things easier, we have compared some of the broad features of both phones, while a model specific comparison has been given as a tabular format below. The first table compares the latest models - the iPhone 4s and the Droid RAZR, while the tables below compare the earlier models of iPhone and Droid.

iPhone Vs Droid RAZR

iPhone 4SDroid RAZR
Release
Oct. 2011Nov. 2011
Weight
140g127 g
Processor
Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9
Screen
3.5 inch (Capacitive)4.3 inch (Capacitive)
Resolution
960 × 640960 × 540
OS
iOS 5Android OS, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread)
Camera
8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, auto-focus, LED flash8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, auto-focus, LED flash
Camera Video
1080p@30fps1080p@30fps, 480p@120fps
Memory
512 MB eDRAM 1 GB RAM
Storage
16/32/64 GB (on board, no expansion available)16 GB (expandable to 48 GB via SD Card)
Connectors
Apple Dock, 3.5mm JackHDMI Out, Micro USB, 3.5mm Jack
Battery
Built-in, Non User ReplaceableExternal, User Replaceable
Battery Stand-by
Up to 200 hours Up to 200 hours
Battery Talk Time
Up to 8 hoursUp to 12 hours
Data Transfer
Via iTunes Software onlyOpen, Mass Storage Available
Flash Support
NoFull Flash Support

The iPhone 4 Vs Droid X

iPhone 4Droid X
Processor
Apple A4 1 GHz TI OMAP
Screen
3.5 inch (Capacitive)4.3 inch (Capacitive)
Resolution
960 × 640 854 × 480 (FWVGA)
OS
iOS 4.xAndroid 2.x
Camera
5 MP8 MP
Memory
512 MB eDRAM512 MB RAM
Storage
16/32 GB (on board, no expansion available)8GB (expandable to 40 GB via SD Card)
Connectors
Apple Dock, 3.5mm JackHDMI Out, Micro USB, 3.5mm Jack
Battery
Built-in, Non User Replaceable External, User Replaceable
Data Transfer
Via iTunes Software onlyOpen, Mass Storage Available
Flash Support
NoFull Flash Support

The iPhone 3GS Vs Droid

iPhone 3GSDroid
Processor
ARM Cortex A8 (clocked at 600 MHz) ARM Cortex A8 (clocked at 550 MHz)
Screen
3.5 inch(Capacitive)3.7 inch (Capacitive)
Resolution
480 × 320854 × 480
OS
iPhone OS or iOS 4.x Android 2.1
Camera
3.2 MP5 MP
Memory
256 MB eDRAM256 MB RAM
Storage
16/32 GB (on board, no expansion available)133 MB onboard, 16GB Micro SD card included, 32GB expandable
Connectors
Apple Dock, 3.5 mm JackMicro USB, 3.5 mm Jack
Battery
Built-in, Non User ReplaceableExternal, User Replaceable
Data Transfer
Via iTunes Software OnlyOpen, Mass Storage Available
Flash Support
NoFull Flash Support

Comparing the latest models, the iPhone 4S and the Droid RAZR, the Droid scores over the iPhone in terms of screen size, and RAM. But when we talk about the Android segment, these features are available in cheaper smartphones too. What an Apple iPhone gives us is a whole new experience. Personally, if you ask me which is better, iPhone or Droid, I would prefer the iPhone. But as I said, in the end it is the choice of each user, according to his personal needs and likes.