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Hands On: Verizon Droid RAZR by Motorola

In 2004 a strange Motorola RAZR was expelled and quick became a rarely fascinating standing pitch that roughly singlehandedly saved Motorola from financial ruin.  Seven years after a initial introduction of a RAZR and after a indiscriminate transformation of consumer preferences to intelligent phones comes a subsequent era RAZR.  On Nov 11, 2011 during accurately 11:11:11am  Verizon Wireless unleashed a new Droid RAZR .  Will this phone torment a consumer’s imagination like a strange RAZR or is it doomed to languish for a few brief months entertainment dirt on shelves until a subsequent latest and biggest Android phone is released?

Top Features

  • Super Thin
  • 4G LTE
  • 4.3” Super AMOLED Gorilla Glass Screen
  • Dual Core 1.2 GHz Processor

Thumbs Up:

  • Slick, Polished, Gorgeous
  • Fast Responsive
  • Smart Actions

Thumbs Down:

  • High Price Point
  • Goofy Plug Placement
  • Battery Life

First Impression:
The Droid RAZR is a initial Android formed phone in utterly awhile that elicited oohs and aahs from my coworkers.  Besides a additional vast 4.3 in. Gorilla Glass screen, a initial thing we notice is usually how light this phone is.  A common exclamation was ‘So how complicated is it when we insert a battery?’  The answer to that doubt is ‘Exactly a Same!’ as a battery is hermetic inside a really appealing black candy bar form cause case.  While some might frustrate during a levity of a phone, we looked during a weight of a phone as a lovely change, generally after my concerns over phone weight when reviewing the  Droid Bionic .  The other thing that we notice right out of a box is how skinny this phone is.  At usually 7.1mm thick, a Droid RAZR is a thinnest intelligent phone ever.  Combined a thinness, a weight, a beveled edges of a shade and a quilted feel of a Kevlar behind make for a really gentle pleasing feel, nonetheless those with smaller hands might find it formidable to work a Droid RAZR one handed due to a shade size.

The Droid RAZR is super thin
Figure 2 – The Droid RAZR is usually 7.1mm thick

The Droid RAZR facilities a twin core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of inner storage and ships with a 16GB micro SD label already installed.  The vast shade facilities pointy and frail colors and graphics interjection to an eye popping Super AMOLED display.

The Droid RAZR is able of regulating a Verizon 4G LTE network. 

The usually thing we can error a phone pattern on is a positioning of a charging and HD connectors during a tip of a phone.  This pattern creates for an ungainly knowledge if we like to use your phone while it is on a charger.

Much like a Droid Bionic, a cornucopia of accessories such as docks, keyboards, and mounts exist to extend a Droid RAZR’s functionality.

The Droid RAZR has an 8-megapixel camera that facilities automobile concentration and picture stabilization along with a 1.3 megapixel front confronting camera for video conferencing.  The RAZR is also able of recording full HD video (1080p) during 30 frames per second.

Much like a Droid Bionic, a camera specs are some-more considerable that what we gifted in genuine life.  Full light cinema are excusable nonetheless a tone superfluity seems off.  Images turn noticeably grainy as a sourroundings grows darker and when regulating a LED peep we run a risk of totally soaking out a subject. 

The Droid RAZR camera suffers from superfluity issues
Figure 3 – It doesn’t have a Hemi yet a RAZR is an considerable phone

Even yet Motorola has finally ditched their ‘Blur’ interface for Android devices, many of a pattern quirks and animations that raw users of prior Droid incarnations remain.  The phone interface is a loyal brazen doing of Motorola’s Android interface and as such lacks many discerning facilities found on other intelligent phones, Android or otherwise.  The twin core processor does describe screens quick and relocating from shade to shade is quick with no conspicuous lag.

As per common with Android devices, a Droid RAZR integrates firmly with Google services such as Gmail and Maps as good as many amicable media services including Facebook and Twitter.

Surprisingly, Motorola and Verizon have apparently finally listened to a consumer when it comes to preloaded bloatware.  Included program is minimal and distinct prior phones many of a remaining apps like Blockbuster are simply deleted.

Motorola boasts that a Droid RAZR is a initial intelligent phone able of streaming Netflix in loyal HD.  While we can’t attest if a shade was indeed loyal HD, a cinema are pointy and frail and a conspicuous ascent over Netflix on other mobile inclination we have tested.

A singular underline enclosed with a Droid RAZR is a Smart Actions app.  By regulating triggers built into this app, we can micro conduct your device by revelation it accurately how to act during any given time and in any given area.  For example, if we wish a phone to go still a notation we get home, set adult a order and when a phone determines

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