Motorola Droid RAZR HD

Verge Review

Last year, Motorola relaunched its RAZR brand with a pair of new smartphones, the Droid RAZR and Droid RAZR Maxx for Verizon Wireless. While the resurrected RAZRs impressed with solid build quality and remarkable thinness (for the time, at least), they were saddled with disappointing displays and less than cutting edge processors. But Motorola decided to tweak its original formula, and this year’s RAZR HD and RAZR Maxx HD offer an improved screen, cutting edge Snapdragon processor, and a...

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Basic Specs

Thickness .33 inches
Weight .32 pounds
Form factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 4.7 inches
Carriers Verizon Wireless
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 4.0.4
The Verge Battery Test 9 hours and 35 minutes

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Tech Specs


Height 5.19 inches
Width 2.67 inches
Thickness .33 inches
Weight .32 pounds
Form factor Slab
Color Black, White / Black
Loudspeaker Yes


Screen size (diagonal) 4.7 inches
Technology Super AMOLED HD
Pixel arrangement RGBG (PenTile)
Resolution (Y) 1280 px
Resolution (X) 720 px
PPI 313
Touchscreen type Capacitive


Carriers Verizon Wireless
CDMA frequencies supported 1900, 800 / 850
GSM frequencies supported 1900, 1800, 900, 850
UMTS frequencies supported 900, 2100, 1900, 850
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
802.11n frequencies 5GHz, 2.4GHz
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 4.0
NFC support Yes
Tethering / mobile hotspot Yes
Media streaming DLNA


Clock speed 1.5 GHz
Number of cores 2


RAM size 1 GB


Internal size 16 GB
External Yes
Max external size 32 GB
External type microSD

Front Camera

Resolution 1.3 megapixels

Rear Camera

Resolution 8 megapixels
Flash LED
Focus type Autofocus
Video resolution 1080p


Operating system Android
Launch OS version 4.0.4
Notable apps Chrome


Video out Yes
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB, Micro HDMI


Sensors Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer


Capacity 2530 mAh


The Verge Battery Test 9 hours and 35 minutes

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  • 8.5
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    Reviewed by William Alexander (Currently owns)

    I've owned the RAZR Maxx HD for a little over three months now and I must say that I am very impressed and surprised at how much I enjoy my experience with this phone. I love the premium materials and the build quality of this device and the call quality I get from this phone has been the best I've ever experienced. The speaker on this thing so loud that I have to keep the volume levels in check at times. The battery is really what made me change the way I use a smart phone. I never ever have to worry about how to conserve the life of my phone. I can hammer at this phone all day and then some and never have to think about the battery level at all. A big BIG batter really does change the way you use a smartphone for the better. The display isn't the best, but it definitely isn't the worst either and the skin is so minimal that it may as well be stock Android. All in all, this is a durable, snappy, fast, and premium device with the life of the Energizer Bunny.

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    • Design 9
    • Display 8
    • Camera(s) 7
    • Reception / call quality 9
    • Performance 9
    • Software 8
    • Battery life 10
    • Ecosystem 8
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