The Samsung Droid Charge and HTC Droid Incredible 2 are two of the newest smartphones in the market today. These smartphones have impeccable specifications and have features needed for every user.
Here is a look at their specifications and features:
Samsung Droid Charge has dimensions of 130 x 68 x 12 mm and weighs at 143 g. HTC’s smartphone is 120.7 x 64 x 12.2 mm and weighs at 135 g.
The HTC Droid Incredible 2 has 4-inch 480 x 800 pixel S-LCD capacitive touchscreen whereas Samsung’s smartphone features 4.3-inch 480 x 800 pixels Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen.
The input features found in Samsung Droid Charge are multi-touch, proximity sensor for auto turn on or off, accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate and light sensor. HTC’s smartphone has features like Gorilla Glass display, multi-touch input method, and accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate, proximity sensor for auto turn-off, HTC Sense UI and touch-sensitive controls with rotating icons.
Samsung’s smartphone has 512 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM and 2 GB internal storage compared to HTC Incredible 2’s huge 768 MB RAM and 1.1 GB ROM. Both these smartphones have microSD support up to 32 GB.
As these smartphones will be featured in Verizon both the smartphones will support Rev. A up to 3.1 Mbps. The major difference is that HTC Droid Incredible 2 will not have 4G support but Droid Charge will have 4G LTE smartphone.
Both these smartphones will feature Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot and microsUSB version 2.0. But HTC Droid Incredible 2 will have DLNA support and features Bluetooth version 2.1 with A2DP and EDR against Samsung Droid Charge which has Bluetooth version 3.0 with A2DP.
The HTC’s smartphone has 8-megapixel 3264x2448 pixel camera with autofocus, dual-LED flash, geo-tagging, touch-focus, face detection, image stabilization. On the other hand Samsung Droid Charge has a similar megapixel camera but with LED flash and smile detection features excluding image stabilization. And both these phones have a 1.3-megapixel camera.
The operating system on these phones is Android OS version 2.2 (Froyo).
HTC Droid Incredible 2 will use 1 GHz Scorpion Adreno 205 GPU Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon processor while Samsung smartphone has 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 Hummingbird chipset processor.
Samsung’s phone has standard Li-ion 1600 mAh battery whereas HTC’s phone has standard Li-Ion 1450 mAh battery. The Droid Incredible 2 offers up to 361 h of standby time and up to 6 h 30 min of talk time while Samsung Droid Charge offers up to 280 h of standby time and up to 11 h of talk time.
The common features found both smartphones include SMS thread view, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, HTML browser, A-GPS support, Java MIDP emulator, SNS integration, digital compass, organizer, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration, voice memo-dial-commands and predictive text input.
And the other features found on the HTC Droid Incredible 2 include Stereo FM radio with RDS, dedicated search key, MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA player, DivX/XviD/MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player and document viewer. Samsung Droid Charge has features like RSS, MP4/DivX/WMV/H.264/H.263 player, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player, image and video editor.
Verizon’s Droid Charge is priced at $299.99 with a contract, while the HTC Droid Incredible 2 is at $199.99 with a new two-year customer agreement. Also the HTC Droid Incredible 2 and Samsung Droid Charge are compatible with new Sync software offered by CompanionLink which performs two way syncs from a handheld device to a PC or laptop. The app is called DejaOffice. The new CompanionLink Sync Solution for the HTC DROID Incredible 2 and Samsung DROID is available for $39.95.
The main attraction of HTC Droid Incredible 2 is it being global-ready phone allowing consumers to enjoy wireless voice and data service in more than 200 countries, and more than 125 at 3G speeds. Samsung’s Droid Charge’s main attraction is its LTE 4G feature which is currently found only in the HTC Thunderbolt.