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Cell Phone Comparisons
Motorola Droid vs. Motorola Devour (with video)

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March 1st, 2010


Key Differences

  • User interface: The Devour may appeal to those heavily involved in social networking, featuring Motorola’s MOTOBLUR interface built on top of the standard Android platform. MOTOBLUR provides close integration with social networks including Facebook and Twitter, while the Droid has the standard Android interface. Of course, the Droid has access to Facebook and Twitter through applications freely available from the Android market.
  • Display: The Droid has a large and high resolution display (3.7-in., WVGA 480×854 pixels), while the Devour has a somewhat smaller, lower resolution display (3.1-inch, HGVA 320×480 pixels).
  • Camera: The Droid has a higher quality 5MP camera with 4x digital zoom, flash and auto focus that is also capable of capturing DVD quality video at 24 frames-per-second. The Devour has a 3MP fixed-focus camera without flash and digital zoom. The Devour’s camera is capable of capturing video at 23 frames-per-second.
  • Storage Space: Right out of the box, the Droid has 16GB (upgradeable to 32GB) of on-board storage space for music, video and more. The Motorola Devour has only an 8GB microSD card pre-installed (also upgradeable to 32GB).
  • Keyboard: The keyboard on the Devour is arguably a better, more usable keyboard than that on the Droid.

Side-By-Side Comparison

Motorola Droid Motorola Devour
Motorola Droid Motorola Devour
Shop Now Shop Now
Interface Standard Android Motorola MOTOBLUR
Operating System Android Android
Screen Size 3.7″, 480 x 854 Pixels 3.1″, 320 x 480 Pixels
Video Overview Watch Watch
Wireless Capabilities
3G Capable Yes Yes
Global Roaming No No
WiFi Yes Yes
Mobile Hotspot No No
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Voice-dialing Yes Yes
Messaging Capabilities
IM Yes Yes
Text Yes Yes
Video Yes Yes
Mobile Email Yes Yes
Outlook Support Yes Yes
View MS Office Attachments Yes Yes
Web Browser Yes Yes
Camera Megapixels 5.0 3.0
Apps Android Market Android Market
Video Yes Yes
Music Options Yes Yes
Memory Capacity Up to 32GB microSD (16GB card pre-installed) Up to 32GB microSD (8GB card pre-installed)
Keyboard Physical & Virtual QWERTY Physical & Virtual QWERTY
Removable Battery Yes Yes
Weight 6.0 oz 5.89 oz
Dimensions 2.4″ x 4.6″ x 0.5″ 2.4″ x 4.55″ x 0.6″
Processor Speed 550MHz 600MHz (unconfirmed)
Wirefly’s Price (as of publish date) $99.99 $49.99

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3 Responses to “Motorola Droid vs. Motorola Devour (with video)”

  • I had the Droid and now I have the devour…the devour sucks get the Droid

  • Korben
    April 6, 2010

    So, now that the Android 2.1 has been released and the Verizon sales people are useless, is Devour able to be upgraded to 2.1? I like the smooth lines and capabilities of the Devour, but I like the camera features, I could use the flash as a flashlight (like my current phone) and capabilities of the Droid. This is my dilemma, I was hoping you could help me out.

    March 3, 2010

    If I am not eligible until Jan.Can I still purchase the Droid for 99 and Devour for 49.

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