The Blackberry Storm2 has better email support (Domino, GroupWise, PDF/MS-Office viewers), polyphonic ringtones and more built-in memory compared to the Motorola Droid. On the other hand, the Droid has a better camera, instant messaging (GTalk), longer battery life, higher screen resolution and a larger screen.

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Motorola Droid versus Research In Motion BlackBerry Storm2 9550 comparison chart
Edit this comparison chartMotorola DroidResearch In Motion BlackBerry Storm2 9550
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Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP 1.2, HFP 1.5, OPP, PBA, A2DP 1.2, AVRC version 2.1 + EDR Supported Profiles: HSP 1.2, HFP 1.5, OPP, PBA, DUN, A2DP 1.2, AVRC 1.3 version 2.1+EDR
Camera Resolution: 5+ megapixel auto-focus, LED flash, geo-tagging, white balance control, digital zoom Resolution: 3+ megapixel auto-focus, LED flash
Weight 5.99 oz (170 g) 5.64 oz (160 g)
E-mail client Protocols Supported: IMAP, POP, SMTP, Exchange unified inbox / plus GMail client Protocols Supported: POP3, IMAP4, SSL, Exchange, Domino, GroupWise push email / supports attachments (PDF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) with viewer / supports secure email
Memory card slot microSD (TransFlash) comes with 16 GB card / supports up to 32 GB / requires battery removal to change microSD (TransFlash)
Browser WebKit-based plus RSS / supports Google Gears
Speakerphone Yes Yes
Dimensions 4.55" x 2.35" x 0.55" (116 x 60 x 14 mm) 4.43" x 2.45" x 0.55" (113 x 62 x 14 mm)
Voice dialing Speaker-independent (automatic) Speaker-independent (automatic)
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes Yes
Estimated Battery Life (Standby) 270 hours max. (11.3 days) 270 hours max. (11.3 days)
MMS Yes Yes
Screen Colors 16.7 million (24-bit) 65,536 (16-bit)
Hard Drive No No
Java support No Yes
FM Radio No No
Keyboard Layout: QWERTY No
Screen Resolution 480 x 854 pixels 360 x 480 pixels
Calendar Yes Yes
Ringer Profiles No Yes
USB Version: 2.0 High Speed micro-USB connector / supports mass storage mode supports mas storage mode
Games Yes Yes
Music Player Supported Formats: MP3, WAV, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA Supported Formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WMA ProPlus
Alarm Yes Yes
Wireless Carrier Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless
Polyphonic Ringtones Yes Chords: 32
Screen size 3.7" diagonal 3.3" diagonal
PictBridge No No
Vibrate mode Yes Yes
Languages supported English, Spanish Multiple
Push-To-Talk No No
Stereo Speakers No No
Picture messaging Yes Yes
Video Capture Max. Length: 30 minutes 720x480 resolution at 24 fps / H.264 format Yes
Voice recorder Yes Yes
Screen Type LCD (Color TFT/TFD) LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Infrared No No
Operating System Android version 2.0 Proprietary
Touch Screen Primary input method: Finger capacitive Primary input method: Finger capacitive, with "SurePress" haptic click-press action
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) No No
To-Do List Yes Yes
External Display No No
GPS A-GPS supports LBS / navigation with turn-by-turn driving directions A-GPS supports LBS (navigation)
Built-in memory 8 GB (internal memory available to user for storage) 2.3 GB (internal memory available to user for storage)
Streaming Video YouTube Yes
Ringer ID Yes Yes
Side buttons volume, camera on left / lock/power on top Yes
Calculator Yes Yes
Text Messaging (SMS) 2-Way: Yes threaded Yes
Physical design Bar with slide-out keyboard from side Internal Antenna Bar Internal Antenna
Flashlight No No
Wi-Fi support Version(s): 802.11 b,g Version(s): 802.11 b,g
Estimated Battery Life (Talk time) 6.4 hours max. (384 minutes) 5.5 hours max. (330 minutes)
SyncML No No
Digital TTY/TDD Yes Yes
Auto-complete suggestions for text Yes Yes
Ruggedized No No
Picture ID Yes Yes
Live TV No No
Battery Information 1400 mAh LiIon 1400 mAh LiIon
Networks CDMA 850 / CDMA 1900 CDMA 850 / CDMA 1900 GSM 850 / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 WCDMA 2100
Supports enlarging text No yes
High-Speed Data Technology: 1xEV-DO rA Technology: 1xEV-DO rA plus HSPA 3G overseas
Instant Messaging Networks Supported: Google Talk Windows Live Messenger, Google Talk, AOL Instant Messenger, Blackberry Messenger
Data Tethering Yes Yes
Manufacturer Motorola RIM

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