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Droid DNA has a 1080p display, the same resolution as a full HD TV, but all in a 5-inch display. This gives the device the highest PPI of any smartphone as of its release. Of course, if the phone looks familiar, it's because its based off of HTC's Japanese release, the J Butterfly.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 21, 2012
  • Price at launch: $199.00


  • Height: 5.55 inches
  • Width: 2.78 inches
  • Thickness: .38 inches
  • Weight: .31 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)


  • Screen size (diagonal): 5 inches
  • Technology: Super LCD 3
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 1920 px
  • Resolution (X): 1080 px
  • PPI: 440
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive


  • Carriers: Verizon Wireless
  • CDMA: Yes
  • GSM: Yes
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • LTE: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Media streaming: DLNA, Media Link HD


  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon S4 Pro
  • Model: APQ8064
  • Clock speed: 1.5 GHz
  • Number of cores: 4


  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Model: Adreno 320


  • RAM size: 2 GB


  • Internal size: 16 GB
  • External: No


  • Resolution: 2.2 megapixels

Front Camera

  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p

Rear Camera

  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: Sense 4+
  • Launch OS version: 4.1


  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB, MHL


Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer


  • Capacity: 2020 mAh
  • Removable: No
  • Wireless charging: Yes


  • The Verge Battery Test: 4 hours and 25 minutes


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