Droid Razr Maxx Compared With Galaxy S3

Droid Razr Maxx Compared With Galaxy S3

Consumer Reports rates the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx with a score of 79 versus the Samsung Galaxy S3 with a score of 76.

Here is the side by side technical specification comparison.

Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX HD
General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE 700 MHz Class 13
SIM Micro-SIM Mini-SIM
Status Released May 2012 Released November 2012
Body Dimensions 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm (5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in) 131.9 x 67.9 x 9.3 mm (5.19 x 2.67 x 0.37 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 157 g (5.54 oz)
– Splash resistant
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.8 inches (~306 ppi pixel density) 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.7 inches (~312 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 2 Corning Gorilla Glass
– TouchWiz UI
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB (26 GB user available), 1GB RAM
Data GPRS 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 12 Class 12
Speed HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with LE+EDR
NFC Yes Yes
Infrared port No No
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0
Camera Primary 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization Touch-focus, geo-tagging, face detection, image stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Secondary Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps
Features OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradeable to 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1.1 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset Exynos 4412 Quad
CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 Dual-core 1.5 GHz
GPU Mali-400MP
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Accelerometer, proximity, compass, barometer
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, S-GPS support and GLONASS
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors Pebble blue, Marble white, Amber brown, Garnet red, Sapphire black, Titanium grey, La Fleur Black, White
– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation – SNS integration
– Smart Stay eye tracking – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Dropbox (50 GB storage) – HDMI port
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic – Google Search, Maps, Gmail
– TV-out (via MHL A/V link) – YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa
– SNS integration – MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA player
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player – MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player – Organizer
– Organizer – Document viewer/editor
– Image/video editor – Voice memo/dial/commands
– Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF) – Predictive text input (Swype)
– Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration
– Voice memo/dial/commands
– Predictive text input (Swype)
Battery Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 590 h (2G) / Up to 790 h (3G) Up to 372 h
Talk time Up to 21 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 11 h 40 min (3G) Up to 32 h
Misc SAR US 0.55 W/kg (head)     1.49 W/kg (body) 1.56 W/kg (head)     0.46 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.21 W/kg (head)

The Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is available from Verizon and the Samsung Galaxy S3 is available from Verizon, AT&T,T-Mobile & Sprint.

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