36points

Motorola Droid Maxx

94points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

80points

Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Motorola Droid Maxx
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
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Motorola Droid Maxx vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Why is Motorola Droid Maxx better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) & Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)?

  • Height
    137.5mmvs162.5,142.4mm
  • Has manual focus
  • Has a HDMI output

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) better than Motorola Droid Maxx & Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)?

  • Semiconductor size
    10nmvs28,14nm
  • Supports two SIM cards
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Has out-of-order execution
  • Has a curved display
  • Has a stylus
  • Has an iris scanner

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa) better than Motorola Droid Maxx & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)?

  • CPU speed
    8 x 2.6GHzvs2 x 1.7,4 x 2.45 & 4 x 1.9GHz
  • Pixel density
    577ppivs294,521ppi
  • Weight
    152gvs167,195g
  • Thickness
    7.9mmvs8.5,8.6mm
  • Width
    69.6mmvs71.2,74.8mm
  • more flash LEDs
    2vs1,1

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Design

1.weight

167g

195g

152g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

3.thickness

8.5mm

8.6mm

7.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

71.2mm

74.8mm

69.6mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.Weather sealed
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

6.height

137.5mm

162.5mm

142.4mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.pixel density

294ppi

521ppi

577ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

2.screen size

5"

6.3"

5.1"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

3.resolution

720 x 1280px

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

4.has branded damage resistant glass
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

6.has an IPS screen
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

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Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.7GHz

4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

8 x 2.6GHz

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

2.RAM

2GB

6GB

4GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

3.has an external memory slot
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

4.internal storage

32GB

256GB

64GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

5.semiconductor size

28nm

10nm

14nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7nm

6.Has integrated LTE
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

10MP

12MP & 12MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.front camera megapixels

2MP

8MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

4.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

5.widest aperture

f/2.4

f/2.4 & f/1.7

f/1.7

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

HTC U12+ 128GB

1.4 & 2.6f

6.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.has a radio
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

3.number of microphones

2

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.has dedicated media keys
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3500mAh

3300mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

3.wireless charging
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.Supports fast charging
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

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Features

1.download speed

42.2MBits/s

600MBits/s

450MBits/s

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

1200MBits/s

2.has NFC
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

3.Is DLNA certified
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Motorola Droid Maxx
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.Bluetooth version

4

5

4.2

Best

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

5.1

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