Motorola Droid Mini (2013) review

Android OS v4.4 (KitKat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8260A
Adreno 320
2 GB / 16 GB
4.3 inches (720 x 1280 px)
10 MP, 4320 x 2432 px, autofocus

Motorola announced the launch of the Droid Mini smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the Motorola Droid Mini phone with 4.3 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8260A chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Motorola Droid Mini comes with Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery. The 4.3 inches phone comes with a TFT display (720 x 1280 px).

Motorola Droid Mini specifications

NameDroid Mini
Release date2013


The weight of Motorola Droid Mini is about 4.59 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Motorola phone are average (4.78 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches).

Weight4.59 oz
Dimensions4.78 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblack, red, white
SIM typeNano SIM


The Motorola Droid Mini comes with Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4 (KitKat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8260A
CPUDual-core 1.7 GHz Krait
GPUAdreno 320


The size of Droid Mini screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.3 inches phone comes with TFT display. A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel. The 4.3 inches TFT display of Motorola Droid Mini with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size4.3 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes


The internal memory of Motorola Droid Mini (2 GB) cannot be expanded.

Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotno


The camera of the Droid Mini is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera10 MP, 4320 x 2432 px, autofocus


The Motorola Droid Mini supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Droid Mini comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Droid Mini phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack


The Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Droid Mini is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2000 mAh


Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Motorola phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Droid Mini phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Motorola Droid Mini, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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