Motorola Droid RAZR

The Droid RAZR from Motorola is an LTE handset exclusive to Verizon Wireless in the United States. Hardware specs include a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, an 8-megapixel camera with 1080p video capture, Bluetooth 4.0 support, 16GB of storage (with an extra 16GB included on a microSD card), and a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display. Extremely thin at just 7.1mm thick, the Droid RAZR also features a Kevlar backing for strength along with something that Motorola is calling Splash Guard — a nano-coating that protects components from splashes.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 11, 2011
  • Price at launch: $299.99

What You Need To Know

  • Is only 7.1mm thick
  • Name hearkens back to one of the most popular cellphones of all time, the Motorola RAZR
  • Was announced at an event only hours before the Galaxy Nexus event, something that put Verizon Wireless and Google's relationship in question

Verge Review

The Droid RAZR is one of those rare phones that qualifies as a leap forward in hardware design and engineering. Sure, other handsets have higher-resolution displays and faster processors, but only the Droid RAZR squeezes a full set of competitive state-of-the-art specs and an LTE radio into a body just .28-inches thick — a profile thinner than any other modern smartphone available. Even more remarkably, the RAZR has a bigger battery than the Droid Bionic inside its ultraslim case. In other...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.28 inches
Weight 0.28 pounds
Form factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 4.3 inches
Carriers Verizon Wireless
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 2.3.5

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...
Alias XT912
Height 5.15 inches
Width 2.71 inches
Thickness 0.28 inches
Weight 0.28 pounds
Form factor Slab
Color Purple / Black, Blue, Black
Loudspeaker Mono
Screen size (diagonal) 4.3 inches
Technology Super AMOLED
Resolution (Y) 960 px
Resolution (X) 540 px
PPI 256
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Carriers Verizon Wireless
CDMA frequencies supported 1900, 800 / 850
LTE frequencies supported 700
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 4.0
Tethering / mobile hotspot Yes
Media streaming DLNA
Manufacturer TI
Brand / family OMAP 4
Model OMAP4430
Clock speed 1.2 GHz
Number of cores 2
Manufacturer Imagination Technologies
Model PowerVR SGX540
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
Video framerate 30
Operating system Android
Skin Motorola
Launch OS version 2.3.5
Video out Yes
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB, Micro HDMI
Sensors Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer
Capacity 1780 mAh
Bundled accessories
Bundled accessories 16GB microSD card
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