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It’s been some time since we have run a side-by-side comparison, so we correct that situation and bring to a head-to-head contest between the LG Spectrum and the Motorola DROID Razr XT 910.

On January 8th, we brought you a preview of the LG Spectrum. Here, we’ve included the previously unknown battery life figures published after its 19 January release.

Overview

The LG Spectrum is slightly larger than the XT910, but that’s to allow for the larger screen owned by the Spectrum.

The LG Spectrum works on CDMA networks, whilst the Razr model is compatible with GSM networks. Both have excellent WiFi connectivity options.

The Razr isn’t quite as fast as the LG Spectrum with speeds of 1.2 GHz and 1.5 GHz, respectively, but that difference doesn’t influence video recording: They have identical video capabilities.

The Razr XT 910 has the on-board memory advantage, and therefore, the overall memory advantage with 4 GB on-board with Spectrum and 16 GB on-board with XT 910. Both can handle 32-GB external microSD cards.

The screen on the Razr XT 910 is a bit more energy efficient than the LCD screen on the LG Spectrum, but the Spectrum with its higher-capacity battery still falls slightly short of the battery life of the Razr XT 910.

Specifications

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LG Spectrum:

Dimensions: 135.4 x 68.8 x 10.4 mm / 141.5 g
Display: 4.5 inches / HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen / 720 x 1280 pixels at 326 ppi.
Operating System: Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Speed: 1.5 GHz Scorpion; Dual-core. QC Snapdragon chip.
Memory: 1 GB RAM / 4 GB onboard, expandable: 16 GB included, microSD slot increases external memory to up to 32 GB.
Battery: 1830 mAh / Talk: up to 8.3 hours / Standby: up to 348 hours.
Camera: Rear: 8 MP / 3264 x 2448 pixels / autofocus / LED flash / Video: 1080p at 30 fps, LED video light / Front: 1.3 MP.
Connectivity: 2G: CDMA 800, 1900 / 3G: CDMA2000 1xEV-DO / 4G: LTE 700 / Data: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot.

Moto Droid Razr XT 910:

Dimensions: 130.7 x 68.9 x 7.1 mm / 127 g
Display: 4.3 inches, SuperAMOLED capacitative touchscreen / 960 x 540 pixels, 256ppi
Operating System: Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread
Speed: 1.2GHz dual core.
Memory: 1 GB RAM / 16 GB internal; expandable to 32 GB with microSD card
Battery: 1780 mAh / Talk: up to 9.3 hours / Stand-by: up to 304 hours.
Camera: Rear: 8 MP / autofocus / LED flash / Front: 1.3 MP / Video: 1080p video recording at 30 fps; Slow motion: VGA at 120 fps
Connectivity: Dual-band Wi-Fi ab/g/n / Wi-Fi hotspot; DLNA. Data: 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900. 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100. EDGE/ GPRS

Now that you have the data in one place, which smartphone would you prefer?

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