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Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB vs Motorola Electrify 2 XT881

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB vs Motorola Electrify 2 XT881 phones. Which is the best phone?
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Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB
3.5"
TFT

320x480

3.1
MP

256MB
RAM

32bit Single

1219
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Apple iPhone 3GS X25Motorola Electrify 2 XT881
Motorola Electrify 2 XT881
4.3"
TFT

540x960

8
MP

0.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1780
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Motorola Electrify 2 XT881

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


01 Advantages Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB
iPhone 3GS 8GBvsElectrify 2 XT881
 60%60%
+More internal storage for applications and files
8GBvs8GB (5GB user available)

25 Advantages Motorola Electrify 2 XT881
Electrify 2 XT881vsiPhone 3GS 8GB
 140%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.2Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs600Mhz 32bit Single-Core
 3 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
1GB LPDDR2vs256MB SDRAM
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvsNot supported
 4%4%
+Lighter
130 grams (4.55 ounces)vs135 grams (4.73 ounces)
 47%47%
+Thinner
8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs12.3 millimeters (0.48 inches)
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
540x960 pixelsvs320x480 pixels
 55%55%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
256 PPIvs165 PPI
 23%23%
+Larger screen
4.3"vs3.5"
 154%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 8 megapixelsvs(back) 3.1 megapixels
Advantage
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
LED flashvsNot supported
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Only digital zoomvsNot supported
Advantage
+With a secondary camera is easier to take selfies
(front) 0.3 megapixelsvsNot supported
 6 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsVGA (640x480 pixels)
Advantage
+The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
3G+ HSPA+vs3G HSDPA
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbpsvs(3G HSDPA) 7.2 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
 46%46%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1780 mAhvs1219 mAh
Advantage
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Video callingvsNot supported
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FM with RDSvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.0 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.0 version A2DPvs2.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+Better sites viewing on the internet
HTML, XHTML, HTML5vsHTML, XHTML
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water splash resistant (don't immerse)vsNot supported

16 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD
16 million
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
Proprietary TV-out / Micro HDMI Type D
A-GPS, GeoTagging
USB 2.0 Proprietary connector / MicroUSB 2.0
Gorilla Glass
+ 8 COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresApple iPhone 3GS 8GBMotorola Electrify 2 XT881
BrandAppleMotorola
ModeliPhone 3GS 8GBElectrify 2 XT881
Also known asApple iPhone 3GSMotorola Electrify 2 XT881 for US Cellular, Motorola Yangtze
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateJune, 2009August, 2012
Depth12.3 millimeters (0.48 inches)8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)62.1 x 115.5 millimeters (2.44 x 4.55 in)65.8 x 128.5 millimeters (2.59 x 5.06 in)
Weight135 grams (4.73 ounces)130 grams (4.55 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Apple iPhone 3GS 8GBMotorola Electrify 2 XT881
Operating systemiOS 3.0Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware updateiOS 5.0Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
HardwareApple iPhone 3GS 8GBMotorola Electrify 2 XT881
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Samsung S5PC10032bit - TI OMAP 4430
CPU processor600Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A81.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX535PowerVR SGX540
RAM memory256MB SDRAM1GB LPDDR2
Internal storage8GB8GB (5GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPhone 3GS 8GBMotorola Electrify 2 XT881
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size3.5" inches4.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~50.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~60.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution320x480 pixels540x960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)165 PPI256 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassGorilla Glass
Mobile networks and dataApple iPhone 3GS 8GBMotorola Electrify 2 XT881
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPACDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload7.2 Mbps14.4/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPhone 3GS 8GBMotorola Electrify 2 XT881
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraApple iPhone 3GS 8GBMotorola Electrify 2 XT881
Main camera3.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640x480 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomNot supportedOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
Front camera / Secondary cameraApple iPhone 3GS 8GBMotorola Electrify 2 XT881
Front cameraNot supported0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone 3GS 8GBMotorola Electrify 2 XT881
RadioNot supportedFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPhone 3GS 8GBMotorola Electrify 2 XT881
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputProprietary TV-outMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 3GS 8GBMotorola Electrify 2 XT881
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized with tutorialPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedSupported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- iCloud cloud service
- Twitter integration
- Google Maps
- Audio/video player and editor
- Image editor
- Colors: Black
- Splash-resistant DuPont KEVLAR housing
- ColorBoost technology
- 3D stereo sound
- DLNA
- Wi-Fi hotspot
- Dual-mode CDMA/GSM phone
Power supply and autonomyApple iPhone 3GS 8GBMotorola Electrify 2 XT881
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1219 mAh1780 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)616-0435feature not registered
Talk time700 minutes | 11.7 hours | 0.5 day660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 day
Standby18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 days15840 minutes | 264 hours | 11 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Apple iPhone 3GS 8GBMotorola Electrify 2 XT881
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.26 W/Kg (head) | 0.79 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.45 W/Kg (head) | 0.4 W/Kg (body)feature not registered