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Motorola Electrify 09 vs 12 Kyocera Hydro XTRM

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Motorola Electrify vs Kyocera Hydro XTRM phones. Which is the best phone?


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The PhoneMore's choice is Kyocera Hydro XTRM

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09 Advantages Motorola Electrify

Electrify vs Hydro XTRM
 3X (times)100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB vs 4GB
+Higher resolution screen
540 x 960 pixels vs 480 x 800 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
256 PPI vs 233 PPI
+Larger screen
4.3" vs 4"
+Higher resolution main camera
8 MegaPixels (7.99) vs 5.0 MegaPixels (5.04)
Advantage+The Dual LED Flash helps in dark places or in low light Dual LED Flash vs LED Flash
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
HD (1280 x 720 pixels) vs WVGA (800 x 480 pixels)
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general FM with RDS vs Not supported
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable Mini HDMI Type C vs Not supported

12 Advantages Kyocera Hydro XTRM

Hydro XTRM vs Electrify
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1200Mhz 32bits Dual-Core vs 1000Mhz 32bits Dual-Core
139 grams (4.87 ounces) vs 158 grams (5.53 ounces)
10.7 millimeters (0.42 inches) vs 12.2 millimeters (0.48 inches)
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid TFT LCD IPS vs TFT LCD
 3X (times)100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
1.2 MegaPixels (1.23) vs 0.3 MegaPixels (0.31)
Advantage+Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is newer and safer Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean vs Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread
+More talk time with your family and friends
12.4 hours vs 9.1 hours
+More standby time, fewer times to charge the battery
408 hours vs 314 hours
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster 4G LTE vs 3G HSUPA
 9X (times)100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbps vs (3G HSUPA) 10.2 Mbps
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster 4.0 version with A2DP vs 2.1 version with A2DP
Advantage+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example Waterproof (IPxx certified) vs Not supported


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Model and Physical Features Motorola ElectrifyKyocera Hydro XTRM
Brand MotorolaKyocera
Model ElectrifyHydro XTRM
Also known as Motorola Electrify US Cellular, Motorola Photon 4GUS Cellular Kyocera Hydro XTRM 4G LTE
Country or region where it's sold feature not registeredfeature not registered
Release Date October, 2011May, 2013
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 12.2 millimeters (0.48 inches)10.7 millimeters (0.42 inches)
Size (width x height) 66.9 x 126.9 millimeters (2.63 x 5 in)64 x 124 millimeters (2.52 x 4.88 in)
Weight 158 grams (5.53 ounces)139 grams (4.87 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard Not supportedNot supported
Antenna Internal antennaInternal antenna
Water protection Not supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating System (OS) Motorola ElectrifyKyocera Hydro XTRM
Operating System Android 2.3.4 GingerbreadAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware update feature not registeredfeature not registered
Chipset and Hardware Motorola ElectrifyKyocera Hydro XTRM
CPU / Processor NVIDIA Tegra 2 250 AP20H / ARM Cortex-A9 MPCoreQualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 / Krait
Processor Clock / Cores 1000Mhz 32bits Dual-Core1200Mhz 32bits Dual-Core
GPU Graphical Controller NVIDIA GeForceQualcomm Adreno 225
Internal Storage 16GB4GB
External Storage Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
Mobile Networks and Data Motorola ElectrifyKyocera Hydro XTRM
Dual SIM Not supportedNot supported
SIM Card Slots 1 slot1 slot
SIM Card Type Standard Mini SIM (2FF)Standard Mini SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz Band Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
2G Network CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network Not supportedLTE 700/850/1700/1900/2100
2G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
3G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Data Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Maximum Speed Download 10.2 Mbps100 Mbps
Maximum Speed Upload 5.76 Mbps50 Mbps
Messaging and Calling Motorola ElectrifyKyocera Hydro XTRM
MMS SupportedSupported
E-mail SupportedSupported
Push Mail SupportedSupported
Speakerphone SupportedSupported
Video Calling SupportedSupported
Call Control Voice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Display and Graphical System Motorola ElectrifyKyocera Hydro XTRM
Screen Inches 4.3"4"
Touchscreen Capacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display Resolution 540 x 960 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 256 PPI233 PPI
Colors 16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glass Gorilla GlassScratch-resistant glass
Digital Camera / Camcorder Motorola ElectrifyKyocera Hydro XTRM
Main Camera 8 MegaPixels (7.99) 5.0 MegaPixels (5.04)
Main Camera resolution 3264 x 2448 pixels2592 x 1944 pixels
Flash Dual LED FlashLED Flash
Zoom Only digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Autofocus SupportedSupported
Touch focus feature not registeredfeature not registered
Smile detection feature not registeredfeature not registered
Face detection SupportedSupported
Sensor Size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Aperture F feature not registeredfeature not registered
BSI Sensor feature not registeredfeature not registered
HDR feature not registeredfeature not registered
Front-Camera 0.3 MegaPixels (0.31) 1.2 MegaPixels (1.23)
Front-Camera resolution 640 x 480 pixels1280 x 960 pixels
Multimedia Motorola ElectrifyKyocera Hydro XTRM
Video Recording HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fps WVGA (800 x 480 pixels) 30 fps
Video Rec Secondary Camera Not supported VGA (640 x 480 pixels)
Radio FM with RDSNot supported
TV Not supportedNot supported
Video formats MP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audios formats MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
Connectivity and Interfaces Motorola ElectrifyKyocera Hydro XTRM
USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output Mini HDMI Type CNot supported
Audio output 3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth 2.1 version with A2DP4.0 version with A2DP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n802.11 b/g/n
DLNA feature not registeredfeature not registered
NFC Not supportedNot supported
GPS A-GPS and GeoTaggingA-GPS and GeoTagging
Infrared port feature not registeredfeature not registered
Other Functions Motorola ElectrifyKyocera Hydro XTRM
Active noise cancellation feature not registeredfeature not registered
Vibrating Alert SupportedSupported
Ringtones Polyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Flash Player SupportedNot supported
Java SupportedSupported
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Ambient LightAccelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Ambient Light
Other features - Colors: Black
- HDMI 1.3 connector
- Dual-mode CDMA/GSM phone
- Motorola MOTOBLUR UI
- Docking connector
- 3G/4G Wi-Fi Mobile Hotspot up to 5 devices
- Colors: Black
- HAC M4/T3
- WiFi hotspot up to 8 devices
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- MIL-STD-810G certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
Power Supply and Autonomy Motorola ElectrifyKyocera Hydro XTRM
Battery Technology Lithium-ion - RemovableLithium-ion - Removable
Battery Capacity 1700 mAh2000 mAh
Battery Model HF5Xfeature not registered
Talk Time 546 minutes | 9.1 hours | 0.4 day744 minutes | 12.4 hours | 0.5 day
Standby 18840 minutes | 314 hours | 13.1 days24480 minutes | 408 hours | 17 days
Specific Absorption Rate (Radiation) Motorola ElectrifyKyocera Hydro XTRM
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UK feature not registeredfeature not registered

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