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Screen Shootout: Droid vs. iPhone

One of the Droid's best features is its massive 3.7-inch screen. This gallery compares the 854 x 480 screen in the Droid to the iPhone's 320 x 480 offering. This gallery is a side-by-side comparison of the screen on the Droid from Verizon Wireless and the iPhone from AT&T.
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Here we see the Apple home page on the iPhone (left) and on the Droid (right). Notice how much extra vertical space is visible on the Droid's longer screen.

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Here we see NYTimes.com on both phones, notice how much more of the page is viewable on the Droid's almost 3x-larger screen. The URL bar is much more compact in Android too.

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In this shot we see the mobile CNN.com Web site on the iPhone and on the Droid. Notice how much more screen real estate the Droid is capable of displaying.

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This shot compares the ESPN Mobile Web on the iPhone versus the Droid. Once again the Droid clearly trumps the iPhone in the screen department.

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Landscape view of NYTimes.com on the Droid (top) and on the iPhone (bottom).

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Landscape view of Apple.com on the Droid (top) and on the iPhone (bottom).

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Landscape view of Yahoo.com on the Droid (top) and on the iPhone (bottom). In this view the Yahoo content is larger and better fit to the screen, whereas the iPhone loses space with white bars on the right and left sides.

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Landscape view of YouTube.com on the Droid (top) and the same video on the dedicated YouTube app running on the iPhone (bottom). The iPhone clearly beats Droid in viewing YouTube videos.

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The Acid 3 browser test running on the Droid (top) and on the iPhone (bottom). Droid's HTML5 Webkit browser scores a 93, while Mobile Safari on the iPhone aces the test with a perfect 100 - despite it running the older HTML4.1 Webkit.?

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