The latest smartphone battle is heating up as 4G handsets are ready to take over in 2011. Among them are Motorola’s Droid Bionic and HTC Inspire 4G. Both phones feature the Froyo operating system, with one going to Verizon and the other going to AT&T.
Here is the look at how well Motorola Droid Bionic looks against HTC Inspire 4G:
Motorola Droid Bionic has a 125.9 x 66.9 x 13.3 mm and weighs 158 g. HTC Inspire 4G features is 122.9 x 68.1 x 11.7 mm and weighs in at 163.9 g.
Bionic and Inspire 4G have a 4.3-inch display screen. Motorola’s smartphone has a TFT capacitive touch-screen with 540 x 960 pixels resolution while Inspire 4G has S-LCD capacitive touch-screen with 480 x 800 pixels resolution.
The input features found in Droid Bionic are multi-touch input, accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate, proximity sensor for auto turn-off, touch-sensitive controls and Swype input method. Meanwhile Inspire 4G input features an accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate, proximity sensor for auto turn-off, HTC Sense UI and multi-touch input.
The memory capacity found in Inspire 4G is 768 MB RAM and an internal storage of 4 GB, while Motorola’s smartphone has a memory capacity of 512 MB RAM, 2 GB ROM and 16 GB storage. Moreover both the smartphones have up to 32 GB microSD support.
The 3G support in Droid Bionic is Rev. A up to 3.1 Mbps LTE whereas Inspire 4G has HSDPA 14.4 Mbps and HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps support on the AT&T network.
There is Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with DLNA, Bluetooth version 2.1 with A2DP and EDR and microUSB version 2.0 support in both the smartphones.
The 8-megapixel camera featured in both the smartphones have 3264x2448 pixel resolution along with autofocus, dual-LED flash, geo-tagging, 720 at 30fps and face detection but Bionic scores here with an extra image stabilization feature and a secondary VGA camera.
Motorola Droid Bionic features a might dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 ULP GeForce GPU Tegra 2 chipset processor compared to Inspire 4G’s single core 1GHz Scorpion Adreno 205 GPU Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon processor.
The powerful Li-Po 1930 mAh battery found in Droid Bionic is towering way over HTC Inspire 4G’s Li-Ion 1230 mAh battery.
The common features found in both the smartphones are SMS threaded view, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, HTML browser, A-GPS support, Java via third party application, SNS integration, digital compass, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Adobe Flash 10.1, Voice memo-dial-commands and predictive text input.
The other added features found in Droid Bionic are HDMI port, active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, MP3/WAV/WMA/AAC+ player, MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264 player, photo viewer-editor and organizer. The HTC Inspire 4G has stereo FM radio with RDS, dedicated search key, MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA9 player, and DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV9/player.
There is a hint that Motorola Droid Bionic smartphone is likely to come with the Webtop, one of the main elements that directed the public attention towards Motorola Atrix 4G. According to Sanjay Jha, Motorola Mobility's CEO, the company is planning to release Atrix-like Webtops to all its “high-end” smartphones. Moreover as Bionic is going to be featured on Verizon’s network and is specifically built with the LTE technology in mind. The smartphone is expected to be priced at $149.99 most probably with a 2 year contract.
Here is a video advertisement about HTC Inspire Cop with the phone: