Motorola DROID RAZR HD

81
Engadget
Score
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Droid RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD review

Summary

The Droid RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD combine unmatched battery life with top-shelf materials and rock-solid performance.

from $254.49+
Pros
  • Stunning build qualityMinimally skinned Ice Cream SandwichEpic battery lifeSnappy performance
Cons
  • PenTile screen shows jagged edgesSlightly awkward feel in hand
Droid RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD review

When Motorola resurrected the RAZR brand last year we didn't realize that we were looking at the new face of the company. At the time, Google had yet to officially take over the handset manufacturer, it had a deep stable of less-than-impressive devices and, while it was a moderate success, the Droid RAZR didn't exactly turn the market on its head. Still, in retrospect, it only makes sense that the RAZR would once again become the standard bearer for Moto. Even if we weren't blown away by last year's model, it was a big step in the right direction for the company, a device that featured a great mix of premium styling and performance. The new RAZR HD and MAXX HD take that basic formula and attempt to address our concerns about the display and battery life, the latter of which was already handled in dramatic fashion by the RAZR MAXX. So, how do the latest caps-happy, vowel-averse handsets from Motorola stack up against last year's incarnations and the current crop of competitors? Keep on reading after the break to find out.

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Scores

Engadget

81
 

Breakdown

Reception and call quality
8.8
Display
7.8
Battery life
8.3
Camera
6.7
Ease of use
7.3
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Specs

DROID

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Talk time
3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
12 GB
Screen size
4.7 inches
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Specs

DROID

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Talk time
3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
12 GB
Screen size
4.7 inches
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