iPhone 4 vs. Droid X: A Head-to-Head Comparison

At a Glance

The iPhone 4 is a major upgrade from its predecessor, the iPhone 3GS, in everything from the camera quality to data speeds.

Price when rated: $299 (with two-year contract); varies for other levels of AT&T contract commitment

Pros

  • Gorgeous high-resolution screen
  • Fast A4 processor with lots of RAM
  • Easy-to-use FaceTime videoconferencing
  • 5-megapixel camera takes great stills and good HD video
  • Longer battery life than previous iPhones
  • Support for iOS 4 features, including multitasking

Cons

  • Hand placement can disrupt cellular signals
  • Glass front and back could prove overly fragile
  • Not able to play back HD video to external display
 Compare

At a Glance

Motorola Droid X shines at multimedia playback, network performance, and features; but the interface can occasionally be sluggish.

Price when rated: $200 with a two-year service contract from Verizon

Pros

  • Beautiful 4.3-inch display
  • Beautiful 4.3-inch display
  • Intuitive, full-featured software
  • Intuitive, full-featured software

Cons

  • Interface can sometimes be sluggish
  • Interface can sometimes be sluggish
  • Not launching with latest version of Android
  • Not launching with latest version of Android
 Compare

For comprehensive coverage of the Android ecosystem, visit Greenbot.com.

Subscribe to the Smartphone News Newsletter

Comments

Close

Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature for finding friends

Apr 17, 2014 4:24 PM

Facebook is rolling out an optional feature for its mobile app that lets people see which of their friends are nearby, making it easier to meet up in real life.

READ THE RELATED ARTICLE:<

Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature for finding friends

Subscribe to the Smartphone News Newsletter

See All Newsletters »