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Motorola's newly announced Droid RAZR Maxx features a chassis similar to the original Droid RAZR but now has a slightly thicker body at 8.99mm. Aside from thickness, there is one more difference: it now houses an extended battery said to provide 21 hours of talk time. When it launches, the Droid RAZR Maxx will come with 16GB of built-in memory, expandable via microSD with a 16GB card included.

Description

The Droid 4 by Motorola features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4-inch qHD screen, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of onboard storage, 8-megapixel camera, and Verizon's practically standard CDMA/LTE radio combo. Packing in all those specs and a full five-row physical keyboard make the Droid 4 a full half-inch thick, about the same as the Droid 3.

The HTC Rezound is an Android powered smartphone featuring a 4.3-inch display with a massive 1280 x 720 screen resolution, along with a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, LTE data connectivity, Beats Audio, and an 8-megapixel camera that shoots 1080p video.

The LG Spectrum has a 4.5-inch 720p IPS display with Gorilla Glass, 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 8-megapixel rear camera, 1GB of RAM, a 16GB microSD card, and of course LTE. It should launch with Android 2.3, unfortunately, but Netflix HD and an "exclusive HD ESPN Sportscenter" app will be preinstalled if that helps make up for it.

The iPhone 4S features the same design as the iPhone 4 and is the first device to support Apple’s new Siri “intelligent assistant” and dictation system. The 4S supports both CDMA and GSM, allowing global roaming. It has an updated camera with a 8-megapixel sensor that offers improved low-light performance and 1080p video recording.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jan. 26, 2012
  • Price at launch: $299.99

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Feb. 10, 2012
  • Price at launch: $199.99
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 14, 2011
  • Price at launch: $299.99
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jan. 19, 2012
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Oct. 14, 2011
  • Price at launch: $199.00
  • Alias: XT912

Also Known As...

  • Alias: XT894
  • Height: 5.15 inches
  • Width: 2.71 inches
  • Thickness: 0.35 inches
  • Weight: 0.32 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black
  • Loudspeaker: Yes

Hardware

  • Height: 5 inches
  • Width: 2.62 inches
  • Thickness: 0.5 inches
  • Weight: 0.39 pounds
  • Form factor: Slider
  • Color: Black
  • Slide orientation: Landscape
  • Physical keypad: QWERTY
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)
  • Height: 5.08 inches
  • Width: 2.58 inches
  • Thickness: 0.54 inches
  • Weight: 0.38 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black / Red
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Height: 5.33 inches
  • Width: 2.71 inches
  • Thickness: 0.41 inches
  • Weight: 0.31 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black / Silver
  • Height: 4.5 inches
  • Width: 2.31 inches
  • Thickness: 0.37 inches
  • Weight: 0.31 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black, White
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.3 inches
  • Technology: Super AMOLED
  • Resolution (Y): 960 px
  • Resolution (X): 540 px
  • PPI: 256
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive

Display

  • Screen size (diagonal): 4 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 960 px
  • Resolution (X): 540 px
  • PPI: 275
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.3 inches
  • Resolution (Y): 1280 px
  • Resolution (X): 720 px
  • PPI: 342
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.5 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 1280 px
  • Resolution (X): 720 px
  • PPI: 326
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Screen size (diagonal): 3.5 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 960 px
  • Resolution (X): 640 px
  • PPI: 330
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Carriers: Verizon Wireless
  • CDMA: Yes
  • CDMA frequencies supported: 1900, 800 / 850
  • LTE: Yes
  • LTE frequencies supported: 700
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Media streaming: DLNA

Connectivity

  • Carriers: Verizon Wireless
  • CDMA: Yes
  • CDMA frequencies supported: 1900, 800 / 850
  • LTE: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Media streaming: DLNA
  • Carriers: Verizon Wireless
  • CDMA: Yes
  • LTE: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 3.0 + HS
  • Media streaming: DLNA
  • Carriers: Verizon Wireless
  • CDMA: Yes
  • LTE: Yes
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 3.0 + HS
  • Carriers: Verizon Wireless, Sprint, AT&T
  • CDMA: Yes
  • CDMA frequencies supported: 1900, 800 / 850
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 900, 2100, 1900, 850
  • Max WWAN downlink speed: 14.4 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • 802.11n frequencies: 2.4GHz
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Media streaming: AirPlay
  • Manufacturer: TI
  • Brand / family: OMAP 4
  • Model: OMAP4430
  • Clock speed: 1.2 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2

Processor

  • Manufacturer: TI
  • Brand / family: OMAP 4
  • Model: OMAP4430
  • Clock speed: 1.2 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Model: MSM8660
  • Clock speed: 1.5 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon
  • Clock speed: 1.5 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Manufacturer: Apple
  • Model: A5
  • Clock speed: 800 MHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Manufacturer: Imagination Technologies
  • Model: PowerVR SGX540

GPU

  • Manufacturer: Imagination Technologies
  • Model: PowerVR SGX540
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Model: Adreno 220
  • RAM size: 1 GB

Memory

  • RAM size: 1 GB
  • RAM type: DDR2
  • RAM size: 1 GB
  • RAM size: 1 GB
  • RAM size: 512 MB
  • Internal size: 16 GB
  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • External type: microSD

Storage

  • Internal size: 16 GB
  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • External type: microSD
  • Internal size: 16 GB
  • External type: microSD
  • Internal size: 4 GB
  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • External type: miniSD, microSD
  • Internal size: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
  • External: No
  • Resolution: 1.3 megapixels

Front Camera

  • Resolution: 1.3 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 720p
  • Resolution: 2 megapixels
  • Resolution: 1.3 megapixels
  • Resolution: 0.3 megapixels
  • Video resolution: VGA
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Video framerate: 30

Rear Camera

  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: Dual LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: Motorola
  • Launch OS version: 2.3.5

Software

  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: Motorola
  • Launch OS version: 2.3.6
  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: Sense
  • Launch OS version: 2.3
  • Operating system: Android
  • Launch OS version: 2.3
  • Operating system: iOS
  • Launch OS version: 5.0
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB, Micro HDMI

Interface

  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB, Micro HDMI
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB, MHL
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: iPod
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer

Sensors

Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer
  • Capacity: 3300 mAh

Battery

  • Capacity: 1785 mAh
  • Removable: No
  • Capacity: 1620 mAh
  • Removable: Yes
  • Capacity: 1830 mAh
  • Removable: No

Benchmarks

  • Quadrant: 2500
  • SunSpider: 2211 ms
16GB microSD card

Bundled accessories

16GB microSD Card
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