Motorola DROID Mini

Motorola
Last Updated Date : June 2, 2021

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Description

The Motorola DROID Mini is packed with the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT and 2 GB of RAM. The display measures across 4.3 inches diagonal and pushes out a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The on-board storage on the Motorola DROID Mini is 16 GB. There is a 2000 mAh battery packed inside for a full day of casual use.

Design

Sporting a Candybar design, it will have a model number XT-1030. The Motorola DROID Mini will retail in a variety of colours including Black, and Red to give you options to choose according to your style. In terms of durability, well, the handset is made of the Kevlar material. So, you be the judge of that. Know that it weighs at 130 grams.

Display

Most important aspect of the smartphone is its display. Take a hard look at the Motorola DROID Mini display specifications. It is a 4.3 inches display offering a 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. It uses the TFT display technology. The pixel density of the screen comes out to be 342 ppi. The screen-to-body ratio of the smartphone is at 68.77 %, which is a result of the Regular design and aspect ratio of 1.778:1.

Camera

These days when we look for a smartphone to buy, the first thing that we asked is about the details of the camera. So here you go! The Motorola DROID Mini comes with a single rear camera which has a resolution of 10 MP. Know that there will be LED flash for low light photography support. The front camera can record videos at 1280 x 720 pixels @ 30 fps.

Hardware and Software

Coming to the internals on the Motorola DROID Mini, it comes powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT processor, which is accompanied by a Qualcomm Adreno 320 GPU. Talking about the RAM and storage, it comes with a 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. There is no external storage option available. As far as the biometric security is concerned, it does not come with a fingerprint sensor. We are mostly concerned about the battery life on our phones, the Motorola DROID Mini offers a 2000 mAh capacity non-removable battery. The connectivity features includes single SIM slot with 4G, 3G, and 2G support. Further, it offers Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, and Micro USB v2.0 port. It supports a 3.5 mm audio jack. And it supports latest Wi-Fi standards.

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Launch Details

Officially announced
July 2013
The date when the arrival of the smartphone is publicly announced

Phone

Brand
Motorola
OEM producing the smartphone
Model
XT-1030
Model name based on OEM nomenclature
Phone type
Smart phone
Classification based on what functionalities are offered by the phone
Form factor
Candybar
Classification of smartphone according to basic shape
Operating system
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, Android 4.4 KitKat, Android 5.0 Lollipop
Operating system powering the entire smartphone. In an Android phone this is the OEM's fork on android with their customisations and features. Some of the most popular Android Skins include MIUI, Oxygen OS, Grace UI, HYC sense etc.
Dimensions
121.3 x 61.3 x 8.9 mm
physical dimensions of the smartphone
Weight
130 grams
Weight of the mobile phone in grams
Colours
Black, Red
Availability of various colors
Materials
Kevlar
Materials that constitute the body and structure of the smartphone
IP certified
IPX5
Availability of Ingress protection which includes water, dust, shock resistance depending on certification

Display

Screen size
4.3 inches
physical size of the screen measured by the diagonal.
Resolution
720 x 1280 pixels
Total number of pixels on the display
Pixel density
342 ppi
number of pixels per square inch of the display.
Technology
TFT
Display technology used in the smartphone. The display technologies decide a lot of factors including how it looks, what the brightness can be, the power consumption etc. Morden smartphone displays range from TFT, TN Panels to IPS LCD, OLED, and AMOLED panels.
Display design
Regular design
Display shape with classification based on current trends. Morden displays come in different shapes and sizes and this varies from near bezel less, notch display, waterdrop notch, to fully bezel less phones. This lets one get an idea of how the display looks.
Aspect ratio
1.778:1
Screen-to-body ratio
68.77 %
Percentage of display area to the front of the smartphone. This ratio became more popular recently with the introduction of tall 18:9 displays. Now we have bezel less, notched displays with screen to body ratios of 18.5:9, 19:9, and even 19.5:9.
Display Features
Capacitive, Multi-touch, Scratch resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass
Availability of special features in the display

Camera

Rear Camera
10 MP
Primary Rear camera Megapixel count
Rear Video
1920 x 1080 pixels @ 30 fps
Rear camera maximum video recording resolution. This let's one know the highest resolution they can shoot in and will be in the order of 1080x1920 @ 30fps/60fps, or 4K @30fps/60fps and can be lower too depending on the smartphone.
Autofocus tech
Touch-to-focus
Technology used to facilitate AutoFocus. AutoFocus is one of the most useful features in a smartphone camera and can be facilitated using a few different methods including Phase Detection Auto Focus, Laser Auto Focus etc.
Flash
LED
Availability of flash at the rear. The flash makes sure that you can take low light shots.
Front Video
1280 x 720 pixels @ 30 fps
Front camera maximum video recording resolution.This let's one know the highest resolution they can shoot in and will be in the order of 720x1280 @ 30fps, or 1080x1920 @30fps/60fps and can be lower too depending on the smartphone.
Features
Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Geotagging, Panorama, HDR, Touch focus, Face detection
Special features in the camera

Hardware

Chipset
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT
System on Chip powering the smartphone. Smartphone chipsets are designed by very few companies in the world
CPU
2 Cores 1.7 GHz 32-bit Krait 300
Central Processing unit
GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 320
Graphics processing unit. The GPU is responsible for all the graphics intensive stuff on your smartphone including video rendering, playing games etc.
RAM
2 GB
Random Access Memory(Volatile memory) in the smartphone. The amount of RAM in a phone is responsible for how many apps will stay in memory and will not have to reload.
Internal storage capacity
16 GB
non-removable hardware storage inside the smartphone. The internal storage on a smartphone is responsible both for storing files, as well as the applications on it. The whole system runs on that internal storage which makes its quality important. Modern internal storages range from Emma 5.0, Emma 5.1, UFS 2.0, UFS 2.1 etc.
External storage available
No
Availability of a micro-sd card slot.
Fingerprint
No
Availability of a fingerprint scanner as a biometric unlock. The fingerprint scanners have become the most popular and secure way to unlock smartphones today and will be used till other biometric locks become as secure and as convenient.

Battery

Capacity
2000 mAh
battery capacity in mAh. This indicates the physical capability of your battery to store charge in it. If we don't take into account software optimisation, and a few other factors, the with capacity the bigger the better.
Removable
No
if it can be taken out without expert help. Removable batteries which used to be a standard a few years ago has now become rare. The ability to remove the battery provides the unique opportunity to keep two batteries and keep them both charged which make sure that you are never out of battery.
Fast charging available
No
Availability of high wattage charging for high intensity charging. This type of charging facilitated faster charging times and lesser time plugged to the wall.

Technology

No of SIM slots
1
The amount of slots in the phone including the sim and micro SD card slots.
SIM type
Nano
physical classification of SIM card based on size. Different phones have different sized slots depending on how much space they are willing to spare for the sim slot. That would mean that if you have a standard large sim and your phone supports micro or nano sim, then the sim would be need to be replaced with a smaller version from the service provider.
Hybrid slot
No
Availability of a slot which can either hold a micro sd card or a SIM card. This slot was designed to address the Indian audience which was divided into dual sim users and a sim and micro-SD card users.
Cellular standard
4G, 3G, 2G
Maximum cellular connection standard supported by that SIM card.
GSM
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
Type of a cellular standard
CDMA
800, 1900 MHz
Type of a cellular standard
UMTS
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
Type of a cellular standard
LTE
700 Class 13, 1700/2100 MHz
Type of a cellular standard
Network
UMTS (384 kbit/s ), EDGE Class 12 (118.4 kbit/s , 192-296 kbit/s ), GPRS Class 12 (32-48 kbit/s , 32-48 kbit/s ), HSPA+ (HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s , HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ), LTE, EV-DO Rev. A (1.8 Mbit/s , 3.1 Mbit/s )
Positioning
GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, GLONASS, E911
Ability to track the position of the smartphone through Cellular networks. This helps to track the geo location of a particular device using the position of cellular towers are reference.

Connectivity

Bluetooth available
Yes
If Bluetooth is available on the smartphone or not. Having bluetooth in your phone enables it to make data transfers wirelessly to another bluetooth supported devices, which includes file transfers, wireless audio etc.
Bluetooth version
4.0
Bluetooth version present on the smartphone. Bluetooth versions indicate the generation and with every generation the bluetooth connection becomes better in various ways. The bluetooth versions started with Bluetooth 1.x then came Bluetooth 2.x and the nomenclature goes similarly for later versions.
Bluetooth codec
A2DP, AVRCP, BPP, DUN, EDR, FTP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP/PAB, SPP
Wireless data encryption algorithms for audio through smartphones. It encodes and decodes digital audio data into a specific format. Ideally, it transmits a high-fidelity signal at the minimum specified bit-rate.
NFC
Yes
Wireless pairing technology by bringing two supported phones with 4cms of each other. NFC is used for social networking, for sharing contacts, photos, videos or files. NFC-enabled devices can act as electronic identity documents and keycards.
USB connector type
Micro USB v2.0
The data/power input/output port on the smartphone. The USB connectors include Type A, type B, Micro USB, Mini USB, and USB-C.
Audio connector type
3.5 mm
The audio input/output port on the smartphone. The audio connectors range for analog 2.5mm, 3.5mm ports to various digital USB ports.
Wi-Fi
802.11a (IEEE 802.11a-1999), 802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999), 802.11g (IEEE 802.11g-2003), 802.11n (IEEE 802.11n-2009), 802.11n 5GHz, 802.11ac (IEEE 802.11ac), Dual band, Wi-Fi Hotspot
The ability to connect to the internet wirelessly. Wifi let's you connect various devices to the same network and get access to internet with a wire-free experience.
Miscellaneous
DLNA
Fm Radio
Yes
The ability to play FM channels natively on your smartphone
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Has Wi-Fi
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Has FM Radio Yes Yes
Has Front Camera 5 MP
Has Removable Battery
Has VoLTE VoLTE, 4G, 2G
Has Fingerprint Sensor
Has Fast charging Yes
Has Hybrid SIM Slot
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Ratings
Has NFC Support Yes
Has Wi-Fi
Has GPS GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, GLONASS, E911 GPS, A-GPS
Has FM Radio Yes Yes
Has Front Camera 5 MP
Has Removable Battery
Has VoLTE VoLTE, 4G, 2G
Has Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Has Fast charging
Has Hybrid SIM Slot Yes
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Has FM Radio Yes Yes
Has Front Camera 5 MP
Has Removable Battery
Has VoLTE
Has Fingerprint Sensor
Has Fast charging
Has Hybrid SIM Slot
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Has Wi-Fi
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Has FM Radio Yes Yes
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Has Removable Battery
Has VoLTE
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Has Fast charging
Has Hybrid SIM Slot
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Ratings
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Has Wi-Fi
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Has FM Radio Yes Yes
Has Front Camera 8 MP
Has Removable Battery
Has VoLTE
Has Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Has Fast charging Yes
Has Hybrid SIM Slot
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Has Wi-Fi
Has GPS GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, GLONASS, E911 GPS, A-GPS
Has FM Radio Yes Yes
Has Front Camera 5 MP
Has Removable Battery Yes
Has VoLTE VoLTE, 4G
Has Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Has Fast charging
Has Hybrid SIM Slot Yes
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Ratings
Has NFC Support Yes
Has Wi-Fi
Has GPS GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, GLONASS, E911 GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Has FM Radio Yes Yes
Has Front Camera 5 MP
Has Removable Battery
Has VoLTE
Has Fingerprint Sensor
Has Fast charging
Has Hybrid SIM Slot
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Has Wi-Fi
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Has FM Radio Yes Yes
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Has Removable Battery
Has VoLTE VoLTE, 4G, 3G, 2G
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Has Fast charging
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