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Motorola Droid RAZR HD and RAZR Maxx HD hands-on photos and video

Motorola Droid RAZR HD and RAZR Maxx HD hands-on photos and video


Motorola has unveiled the Droid RAZR HD on Verizon.

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We've just snagged a look at the Droid RAZR HD and it's slightly-thicker brother, the Droid RAZR Maxx HD. Both nearly live up to Motorola's description when it comes to the 720p screen: it's bright and saturated, perhaps too much so. Motorola tells us that the display on these two phones as well as the RAZR M is Super Amoled, which would account for some of the saturation but is also likely to be a source of complaint from LCD fans. Hello again, Pentile, we'd hoped we'd left you behind:


The RAZR HD's big selling point is the minimal bezel around the screen and though it's still present, the phone feels tight and compact, a feeling buttressed by the Kevlar back. The other big selling point the battery life on both of these devices, and while we obviously can't speak to that right now, we can say that the Maxx is definitely thicker but by no means a chunky monster. In fact, just looking at the phones it's almost difficult to distinguish them — they're easiest to tell apart by weight.

The software is sadly going to be Android 4.0 at launch, not Jelly Bean. However, the software skin here is just as good as when we saw it on the Atrix HD. It's a light skin with minimal clutter, with just one home screen set up by default. There is one new addition, a quick settings screen that you access by swiping to the right from the main screen — a solution we prefer to usual method of scurrying them into the notification area.

Motorola Droid RAZR HD and MAXX HD pictures


Motorola Droid RAZR family portrait