The Motorola CLIQ and the Droid are both Android-based Motorola phones. The CLIQ is available on T-Mobile and the Droid is available on Verizon in the United States.

Both phones are largely similar in their features and specifications. Both have a 5+ megapixel camera, Bluetooth, weigh approximately 6 oz, have a web browser, GPS and video recording capabilities. The Motorola Droid has slightly more built-in memory (256 MB) vs the CLIQ (199MB) and a newer version of the Android operating system (version 2) compared to CLIQ's version 1.5. The Motorola Droid also has a screen resolution of 480x854 pixels at 24-bit (16.7 million colors) compared to the Motorola CLIQ at 320x480 pixels at 16-bit (65,536 colors).

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Motorola CLIQ versus Motorola Droid comparison chart
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Camera Resolution: 5+ megapixel auto-focus, white balance, digital zoom, geo-tagging Resolution: 5+ megapixel auto-focus, LED flash, geo-tagging, white balance control, digital zoom
Weight 5.84 oz (166 g) 5.99 oz (170 g)
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP, A2DP, AVRC Supported Profiles: HSP 1.2, HFP 1.5, OPP, PBA, A2DP 1.2, AVRC version 2.1 + EDR
Speakerphone Yes Yes
Dimensions 4.49" x 2.28" x 0.63" (114 x 58 x 16 mm) 4.55" x 2.35" x 0.55" (116 x 60 x 14 mm)
E-mail client Protocols Supported: POP, IMAP, SMTP GMail, Yahoo!, Mac, AOL, Hotmail Protocols Supported: IMAP, POP, SMTP, Exchange unified inbox / plus GMail client
Memory card slot microSD (TransFlash) 2 GB card included / supports up to 32 GB microSD (TransFlash) comes with 16 GB card / supports up to 32 GB / requires battery removal to change
Browser WebKit-based plus RSS reader WebKit-based
Voice dialing Speaker-independent (automatic) Speaker-independent (automatic)
Side buttons volume on left / lock, camera on right volume, camera on left / lock/power on top
Text Messaging (SMS) Yes 2-Way: Yes threaded
Picture messaging No Yes
FM Radio No No
Voice recorder No Yes
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes Yes
Operating System Android version 1.5 Android version 2.0
Music Player Supported Formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR, WAV Supported Formats: MP3, WAV, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA
Infrared No No
Stereo Speakers No No
Auto-complete suggestions for text No Yes
Live TV No No
Wi-Fi support Version(s): 802.11 b,g Version(s): 802.11 b,g
PictBridge No No
Java support No No
Streaming Video YouTube YouTube
Keyboard Layout: QWERTY Layout: QWERTY
Video Capture CIF resolution Max. Length: 30 minutes 720x480 resolution at 24 fps / H.264 format
Battery Information 1420 mAh LiPolymer 1400 mAh LiIon
Alarm Yes Yes
Estimated Battery Life (Talk time) 6 hours max. (360 minutes) 6.4 hours max. (384 minutes)
Calculator Yes Yes
Estimated Battery Life (Standby) 325 hours max. (13.5 days) 270 hours max. (11.3 days)
Calendar Yes Yes
Screen Type LCD (Color TFT/TFD) LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
SyncML No No
Screen Resolution 320 x 480 pixels 480 x 854 pixels
To-Do List No Yes
Screen Colors 65,536 (16-bit) 16.7 million (24-bit)
BREW No No
Screen size 3.1" diagonal 3.7" diagonal
Flashlight No No
Games Yes Yes
Ruggedized No No
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) No No
Digital TTY/TDD No Yes
Push-To-Talk No No
External Display No No
Wireless Carrier T-Mobile Verizon Wireless
Polyphonic Ringtones No Yes
Networks GSM 850 / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 WCDMA 900 / WCDMA 1700 / WCDMA 2100 CDMA 850 / CDMA 1900
Ringer Profiles No No
Physical design Bar with slide-out keyboard from side Internal Antenna Bar with slide-out keyboard from side Internal Antenna
Built-in memory 199 MB (internal memory available to user for storage) 8 GB (internal memory available to user for storage)
USB Version: 2.0 High Speed built-in micro-USB connector Version: 2.0 High Speed micro-USB connector / supports mass storage mode
GPS supports LBS (photo geo-tagging, TeleNav GPS Navigator) / plus compass A-GPS supports LBS / navigation with turn-by-turn driving directions
Picture ID Yes Yes
Supports enlarging text No No
Ringer ID Yes Yes
Languages supported English, Spanish, French, Italian, German English, Spanish
Data Tethering No Yes
Vibrate mode Yes Yes
High-Speed Data Technology: HSPA 7.2 Technology: 1xEV-DO rA
Touch Screen Primary input method: Finger Primary input method: Finger capacitive
Hard Drive No No
Instant Messaging Networks Supported: AOL, Windows Live, Yahoo!, Google Talk Networks Supported: Google Talk
MMS Yes Yes
Address Book size shared memory 100 or more

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