It’s Samsung versus Apple in this quickie battle as the good-looking Samsung DROID Charge faces off against the even better-looking Apple iPhone 4. Time for a big phone fight to decide which phone is the best buy…
Stat-fight: Samsung DROID Charge vs. Apple iPhone 4
The Samsung DROID Charge features a 4.3-inch (480 x 800 pixel) touch-sensitive Super AMOLED Plus display. There are 384000 pixels overall onscreen, which translates to 216.977 pixels per inch.
To put that in perspective, the iPhone 4′s touch-sensitive LCD only measures 3.5 inches across. But it impresses with a higher screen resolution, namely 640 by 960 pixels. With a whopping 614400 pixels onscreen, the pixel density is a sky-high 329.714 pixels per inch.
One area where the Charge does beat the iPhone is imaging. Samsung has built the DROID Charge with a 8.0 Megapixel camera that boasts autofocus, touch focus, an LED flash, geo-tagging, face/smile detection and 720p HD video capture. For video calls, there’s also a second, front-mounted camera.
The iPhone 4′s 5.0 Megapixel camera (with an LED flash, geo-tagging and 720p HD video recording is no match for technology inside the DROID Charge. A second camera on the front of the Apple Jesus phone can also be used for video calling (FaceTime/Skype).
Read the full smartphone comparison below to see how this battle plays out…
|Samsung DROID Charge||VS||Apple iPhone 4|
|Display||4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus||3.5-inch LCD|
|Resolution||480 x 800 pixels||640 x 960 pixels|
|Processor||1GHz Hummingbird||1GHz Apple A4|
|Software||Android 2.2 (Froyo)||iOS4|
|Storage||Up to 34GB||Up to 32GB|
|Rear camera||8.0 Megapixels with autofocus, touch focus, LED flash, geo-tagging, face/smile detection and 720p HD video capture||5.0 Megapixels with tap to focus video or still images, LED flash, geo-tagging, VGA and HD video recording (720p) up to 30fps|
|3G||CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev A.||3G/HSDPA (7.2Mbps)|
|Bluetooth||3.0 with A2DP||2.1 with EDR|
|Size||68.0 x 130.0 x 12.0mm||58.6 x 115.2 x 9.3mm|
|Talktime||11.0 hours||7.0 hours|
|Standby||280 hours||300 hours|
|Extras||GPS/A-GPS, DLNA content sharing, Blockbuster Mobile Application, ThinkFree Office and a digital compass||GPS/A-GPS, digital compass, 3-axis gyroscope|
Analysis: Samsung DROID Charge vs. Apple iPhone 4
Best Connectivity: DROID Charge (1-0)
Best Size/Weight: iPhone 4 (1-1)
Best Camera/Video: DROID Charge (2-1)
Best Display: Draw (3-2)
Best Processor: Draw (4-3)
Best Software: iPhone 4 (4-4)
Best Storage: DROID Charge (5-4)
Best Battery life: DROID Charge (6-4)
Best Extras: Draw (7-5)
BPF Verdict: The Samsung DROID Charge wins!
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