Motorola DROID X2 vs. HTC EVO 3D – Review

by Jerry D on July 16, 2011

It’s the Motorola DROID X2 versus the HTC EVO 3D in this big phone fight. One is a solid improvement on one of the classic Android handsets. The other is hoping that 3D isn’t just a gimmick. Seconds away, round one…

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Stat-fight: Motorola DROID X2 vs. HTC EVO 3D

Few of today’s newest phones are big and beefy the DROID X2 measures 127.5 x 65.5 x 9.9mm, while the EVO 3D is 126.0 x 65.0 x 12.1mm. The DROID X2 is the lengthier of the two phones by a margin of 1.5mm. Measure the weight of the duo and the DROID X2 weighs 155g, while the HTC EVO 3D is a hefty 170g. That’ll be the two cameras then…

Comparing the processors, the Motorola DROID X2 is powered by a Dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, clocked at 1GHz. The EVO 3D has a 1.2GHz Dual-core Qualcomm MSM8660 chip. We look forward to some hardcore benchmarks to see which one is faster.

Read the full smartphone comparison below…

Display 4.3-inch LCD 4.3-inch 3D LCD
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels 540 x 960 pixels
Keyboard No No
Processor 1GHz Dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 1.2GHz Dual-core Qualcomm MSM8660
Software Android 2.2 (Froyo) Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) with the HTC Sense UI
Storage Up to 40GB Up to 32GB
Rear camera 8.0 Megapixels with autofocus, touch-to-focus, dual LED flash, geo-tagging, face/smile detection and 720p HD video capture 5.0 Megapixels with Dual 5MP cameras for 3D photo (2MP) and video capture (720p), dual LED flash, geotagging and 1080p 2D video recording.
Front camera No Yes
4G No 4G/WiMAX
3G CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev A. 3G/HSDPA (14.4Mbps) or CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev A.
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP 3.0 with A2DP/EDR
Size 65.5 x 127.5 x 9.9mm 65.0 x 126.0 x 12.1mm
Weight 155g 170g
Talktime 8.0 hours 7.75 hours
Standby 220 hours 420 hours
Extras GPS/A-GPS, DLNA content sharing, stereo FM radio (with RDS), digital compass, HDMI out (for 1080p mirroring) GPS/A-GPS, stereo FM radio with RDS, TV/HDMI-out, digital compass, g-sensor and DLNA content sharing

Analysis: Motorola DROID X2 vs. HTC EVO 3D


Best Connectivity: EVO 3D (0-1)
Best Size/Weight: DROID X2 (1-1)
Best Camera/Video: Draw (2-2)
Best Display: EVO 3D (2-3)
Best Processor: EVO 3D (2-4)
Best Software: EVO 3D (2-5)
Best Storage: DROID X2 (3-5)
Best Battery life: Draw (4-6)
Best Extras: Draw (5-7)

BPF Verdict: The HTC EVO 3D wins!

See if these two phones make our Top 20 Best Smartphones list…

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