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Motorola DROID RAZR M

89
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
89

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Review

Motorola's Droid RAZR M is a refresh of the best kind, packing S4 power, consistent performance and considerable battery life into an aggressively priced handset.

Pros
  • Snappy dual-core S4 processorLightly skinned Ice Cream Sandwich Exceptional camera performanceLong-lasting batteryComfortable in-hand fit
Cons
  • PenTile display shows some jagged edges
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Scores

Engadget

89
 

User Reviews

80
jphillips1280
I bought this phone for business use, and overall it works great. The phone...read more
90
bigkirsch
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
bstaffield
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
4.322
Internal memory
81
Camera
Yes
Talk time
2g, 3g
Carriers (US)
Verizon / Alltel
Model

General

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])

Power

Talk time
2g, 3g
Battery type
Li-ion (2000 capacity)

Camera

Camera
Yes (8 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus, Digital zoom, Flash) (Yes)

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc, Wifi loc, Compass)

Storage

Internal memory
8 GB
Memory card
MicroSD

Connectivity

WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 a, 802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2) (Yes)
Bluetooth
Yes (unspecified version) (Hsp, Hfp, Hid)

Media

Media playback
Yes (MP3) (H264, Mpeg4, Vc1) (Streaming / internet)

Messaging

SMS
Yes
MMS
Yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML
Email
Yes (Pop3, Imap, Push)

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
Yes (Polyphonic, Contact)
Vibrate mode
Yes

Carriers

Regions offered
North America (US)

Radio type

Comm standard
Cdma, Lte
Subscriber identity
Micro-SIM card

Display

Screen size
4.3 inches
Screen resolution
Other (960x540)
Pixel density
256.15 PPI
Screen type
LCD (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
No

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Mono (Yes)
Voice dial
Yes

Hardware

CPU
1.5 GHz
CPU cores
Dual-core
RAM
1 GB
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)

Sensors

Sensors
Accelerometer, Proximity sensor

Controls

External controls
Media, Keylock

Other features

Flight mode
Yes
FM tuner
No
FM transmitter
No
Kickstand
No
NFC or RFID payment
Yes
Ruggedized
No