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Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic) vs HTC One M9 (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Droid Turbo vs HTC One M9 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare HTC One M9 XMotorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)09Points
Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)
5.2"
AMOLED

1440x2560

20.7
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3900
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
HTC One M9 (64GB)
5"
SLCD3

1080x1920

20.2
MP

4.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2840
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? HTC One M9 (64GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)9 Advantages Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)vsOne M9 (64GB)11 Advantages HTC One M9 (64GB)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT Super LCD 3
+1440x2560 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+565 PPI28%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs441 PPI
+5.2"4%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(back) 20.7MP2%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 20.2MP
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+Android 6.0.1 MarshmallowAdvantage
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
+3900 mAh37%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2840 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
2.7GHz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
32GB (22GB available)vs+64GB (54GB available)145%
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
176 grams (6.16 ounces)vs+157 grams (5.5 ounces)12%
Lighter
11.2 millimeters (0.44 inches)vs+9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)17%
Thinner
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 2.1MPvs+(front) 4.1MP97%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 + A2DP is newer and faster

28 Common items in both devices
16 million
Dual-LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
BSI sensor
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+21 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)HTC One M9 (64GB)
ModelDROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)One M9 (64GB)
Other model namesVerizon Motorola Droid Turbo XT1254 (Ballistic Nylon)HTC M9, HTC M9u, HTC One M9u, HTC Hima
Country or region availableUSA
USA
feature not registered
BrandMotorolaHTC
Release date10/30/20143/21/2015
Depth11.2 millimeters (0.44 inches)9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)73.3 x 143.5 millimeters (2.89 x 5.65 in)69.7 x 144.6 millimeters (2.74 x 5.69 in)
Weight176 grams (6.16 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Water splash resistant (don't immerse)

🤖 Operating System

Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)HTC One M9 (64GB)
System versionAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallowfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)HTC One M9 (64GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
2.7GHz Quad-Core Krait 450
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 420Qualcomm Adreno 430
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)HTC One M9 (64GB)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.0
64GB (54GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)HTC One M9 (64GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT Super LCD 3
Screen size5.2" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)565 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)HTC One M9 (64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 7, 13)LTE Cat6 700/800/850/1800/900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20,28), TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)HTC One M9 (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixels20.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixels5376x3752 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)HTC One M9 (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels4.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels2688x1520 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)HTC One M9 (64GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)HTC One M9 (64GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL-3
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)HTC One M9 (64GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)HTC One M9 (64GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3900 mAh2840 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Standard charging
Talk time autonomy48 hours (2 days)21 hours
Standby675 hours (28.1 days)402 hours (16.8 days)

➕ Other features

Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)HTC One M9 (64GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black Ballistic Nylon
- Moto Display
- Turbo Charger: 60% battery in 30min
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, Gray, Pink, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- HTC Sense 7.0 UI
- HTC BlinkFeed
- Dolby Audio
- Google Drive 100GB
- Quick Charge 2.0: 60% in 30min

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola DROID Turbo (32GB Ballistic)HTC One M9 (64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.39W/kg (head), 0.5W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.56W/kg (head), 0.35W/kg (body)
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