Motorola DROID RAZR

80
Global
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

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

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Motorola Droid RAZR review

The latest addition to the Droid family does the RAZR name justice with its solid build quality, striking design and brisk performance.

Pros
Cons
  • Unnecessarily flashy UI customizationNon-removable battery
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User Reviews

70
peter
As impressive as the Droid RAZR is in so many respects, the poor battery life...read more
90
jlsd
As an upgrade from my HTC Desire this is a fantastic phone. Everything seems...read more
100
TCHall
I made the mistake of leaving my phone at home. That led me to the Verizon...read more
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Model

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Talk time
2G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
16 GB
Screen size
4.3 inches

General

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
yes

Power

Talk time
2G (up to12.5 hour)
Standby time (max)
205 hours
Battery type
Li-ion (1780 capacity mAh)

Camera

Camera
yes (8 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus, Digital zoom) (yes)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Compass)

Storage

Internal memory
16 GB
Memory card
microSD

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (yes)
Bluetooth
4.0 (HSP [headset], HFP [hands-free], A2DP [stereo audio], AVRCP [media control], DUN [network sharing], HID [peripherals], OPP / FTP [file transfer], PAN [ad hoc network])

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WMA) (h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4) (Streaming / internet) (BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG)

Messaging

SMS
yes
MMS
yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Flash)
Email
yes (POP3, IMAP, Push email)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (OTA sync)

Apps

Apps (default)
Alarm, Calculator, Calendar, Maps

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
yes (MP3 / audio)
Vibrate mode
yes

Carriers

Regions offered
North America (US)

Radio type

Comm standard
CDMA, LTE

Display

Screen size
4.3 inches
Screen resolution
Other (540, 960)
Screen type
OLED (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

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

Hardware

CPU
1.2 GHz
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port)

Sensors

Sensors
Accelerometer (motion), Ambient light, Proximity

Other features

Flight mode
yes
Ruggedized
no
TV-out
yes (HDMI Micro)
Model
Developer Edition

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Talk time
2G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
16 GB
Screen size
4.3 inches

General

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
yes

Power

Talk time
2G (up to12.5 hour)
Standby time (max)
205 hours
Battery type
Li-ion (1780 capacity mAh)

Camera

Camera
yes (8 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus, Digital zoom) (yes)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Compass)

Storage

Internal memory
16 GB
Memory card
microSD

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (yes)
Bluetooth
4.0 (HSP [headset], HFP [hands-free], A2DP [stereo audio], AVRCP [media control], DUN [network sharing], HID [peripherals], OPP / FTP [file transfer], PAN [ad hoc network])

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WMA) (h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4) (Streaming / internet) (BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG)

Messaging

SMS
yes
MMS
yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Flash)
Email
yes (POP3, IMAP, Push email)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (OTA sync)

Apps

Apps (default)
Alarm, Calculator, Calendar, Maps

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
yes (MP3 / audio)
Vibrate mode
yes

Carriers

Regions offered
Europe, North America (US)

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM, CDMA, LTE

Display

Screen size
4.3 inches
Screen resolution
Other (540, 960)
Screen type
OLED (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

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

Hardware

CPU
1.2 GHz
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port)

Sensors

Sensors
Accelerometer (motion), Ambient light, Proximity

Other features

Flight mode
yes
Ruggedized
no
TV-out
yes (HDMI Micro)