Remember when RAZR phones were cool? That was about 7 years ago, or even more. That didn’t stop Google’s Motorola Mobility division from trying to make the RAZR cool again, albeit not with its new moniker.
Yes, the name is quite ridiculous but the new RAZR MAXX HD comes with a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED HD display (1,280 × 768 pixels), which is pretty cool. It has 4G LTE networking, powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor with 1 GB of RAM, and running Android 4.0. (The OS will be upgraded to Jelly Bean 4.1 later this year.) Its main camera is 8MP, while the front-facing camera offers 1.3MP for video chats. There’s a microSD card to boost its 32GB of onboard storage.
Motorola wants to be known for massive batteries, and the RAZR MAXX HD is no exception. It comes with a 3,300 mAh battery, which is enough for 21 hours of talk time, 27 hours of streaming music, or 32 hours of mixed use.
I have to say that I’m loving the very powerful battery. I also like that the back is made out of Kevlar, which is supposed to be water-repellent. For the moment, the specs of the RAZR MAXX HD definitely beat the iPhone 4S, but with the iPhone 5 likely to be announced next Wednesday, who knows how long Google’s advantage will last.