Motorola Droid RAZR is one of the best Android smartphones Motorola has ever produced. The device, which is named after Motorola’s iconic RAZR phones, comes with Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread and 4G LTE radio. The RAZR as Motorola’s fans would remember was a super thin phone (for that time) which captured the imagination of phone lovers.
Now, the new RAZR seeks to reprise that role, with a body that is the most stunning among all the phones in the market today. It is the thinnest with a 7.1 mm thickness and comes with a Kevlar back and Gorilla glass front.
Droid RAZR with some brilliant features and specs. The device is slighter and thinner than most of Motorola’s previous phones including the first generation 4G LTEs such as Atrix 4G and Droid Bionic. Here is a detailed look into the specs and features of Droid RAZR. Read on to find out.
Dimensions: The new Motorola smartphone rocks a height of 130.7 mm, width of 68.9 mm and density of 7.1 mm. Yes, the phone is a bit lighter and thicker than most of Motorola and other Android phones.
Weight: The phone just weighs at 127 grams. It means it will perfectly rest in your pockets.
Display: Droid RZAR features a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels at 256 ppi. The screen is a Gorilla Glass display and it offers multi-touch input method, accelerometer and proximity sensor.
Software: The Motorola smartphone is meant for Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread. It is not clear whether the device is upgradable to the upcoming Android version, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Processor: Motorola has slotted in a 1.2 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 CPU with TI OMAP 4430 chipset. The dual core processor is, of course, one of specialties of Droid RAZR.
Graphics: The phone can bring to your great graphics performance thanks to PowerVR SGX540 GPU. Gaming and video watching will be smoother on Droid RAZR with the GPU.
RAM: 1GB of RAM.
Camera: The gadget sports an 8-megapixel camera at 3264 x 2448 pixels. Autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, face detection and 1080p video capture capability make the camera wonderful. You have a 2-megapixel secondary camera that can capture video at 720p.
Connectivity: The Moto smartphone is with all connectivity options. You have GPRS (48 kbps), EDGE, 3G at 3.1 Mbps, LTE, HUSPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA and Bluetooth 4.0 with LE+EDR on Droid RAZR.
Ports: MicroUSB 2.0 and HDMI port.
Battery: A standard Li-Ion 1780 mAh battery offers up to 204 hours on standby and up to 12 hours and 30 minutes talk time.
Droid RAZR is not anyway a moderate smartphone. It is with all major features that a typical smartphone should have these days. The device has dual core processor, 1080p video camera, HDMI port, Wi-Fi hotspot and a powerful battery for long talk time. You can enjoy web surfing, eReading, films and music seamlessly on the smartphone.
One important downfall is that Droid RAZR is not coming with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Google has just launched the groundbreaking software on its Samsung Galaxy Nexus. The third version of Google Nexus will actually be a competitor to Droid RAZR. Hence, it should also have ICS as the firmware to compete with Galaxy Nexus.
Pricing and availability
Verizon Wireless sells Droid RAZR for $299.99 with a two year contract in the U.S. For an unlocked version, you will have to pay $649.99.
Droid RAZR is one of key smartphones for the fall 2011. We already have witnessed the arrival of several new Android smartphones like Galaxy Nexus, HTC Rezound and many others. In the opposite side, there are many phones like iPhone 4S and a pick of Windows Phone-based phones like HTC Radar, Titan and others. As a whole, the battle in smartphone industry is to become more intense with many more phones this fall.