Motorola Atrix HD

83
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83

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Motorola Atrix HD review

Summary

The Atrix HD is the best AT&T Android device you can get for under $100, though it doesn't match the One X and Galaxy S III despite having similar specs.

Pros
  • Krait processor brings solid performanceGreat specs for the moneyNice build quality
Cons
  • Dismal battery lifeSlightly oversaturated displayCamera falls short of the competition
Motorola Atrix HD review
More Info

Motorola Atrix HD coming to AT&T July 15, priced at $99

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When it comes to storied products, the Motorola Atrix has already mushroomed into one prolific line of devices, even in its short, 18-month life. It began as the Atrix 4G, entering the market with a splashy press conference at CES 2011, earning our respect as a game-changer, with its fingerprint sensor and innovative Webtop system. Less than a year later we were treated to the sequel, which offered some incremental improvements in specs and design, but failed to dazzle techies the way the original did.

Enter the third installment of the Atrix saga: the Atrix HD. True to its name, Motorola's latest device is the company's first US-bound smartphone to take advantage of a 720p display. It's also the outfit's first handset to ship with Ice Cream Sandwich already installed, and it sweetens the pot with other goodies such as LTE and an 8-megapixel rear camera. The spec sheet looks promising, and at $99 with a two-year agreement, so does the price. So is it worth your hard-earned Benjamin and two more years with AT&T? Let's find out.

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Scores

Engadget

83
 

Breakdown

Reception and call quality
7.2
Display
8.1
Battery life
5.0
Camera
4.5
Ease of use
6.7
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Specs

Atrix

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Camera
yes
Internal memory
8 GB
Screen size
4.5 inches
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Specs

Atrix

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Camera
yes
Internal memory
8 GB
Screen size
4.5 inches
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