Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX officially landing on January 26th

Alex Wagner
Editorial Director of News and Content from  Omaha, NE
| January 24, 2012

Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX Verizon

A little over two weeks after Verizon first took the wraps off of the Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX at CES, the carrier has revealed when the new Android handset and its capacious battery will be hitting store shelves. Today Verizon announced that the DROID RAZR MAXX will be launching on January 26th, which just so happens to be this Thursday. Pricing for the new RAZR will be set at $299.99 with a two-year contract.

In case you need a refresher, specs for the RAZR MAXX remain largely the same as the original DROID RAZR, meaning you can expect to find a 4.3-inch 960x540 Super AMOLED Advanced display, 1.2GHz dual-core processor and 8-megapixel camera with 1080p video capture. The major addition to the RAZR MAXX is its 3,300mAh battery, which is quite a bump from the original DROID RAZR's 1,780mAh juice pack. The RAZR MAXX will also come with 32GB of storage.

Today's RAZR MAXX release date news doesn't come as much of a shock to anyone that's been following the handset since its debut, but hey, it's always nice to get official word from the folks at Verizon. So now that we know when the DROID RAZR MAXX will be launching and how much it'll cost when it does, are any of you thinking about picking one up? If you're still on the fence, perhaps a hands-on with the device would help to make up your mind. The good news is that you can find our look at the RAZR MAXX conveniently embedded below. Check it out!

Verizon Wireless Takes DROID RAZR™ To The MAXX™ On Jan. 26 

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The DROID RAZR™ MAXX™ by Motorola will be available on Jan. 26 in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at for $299.99 with a new two-year customer agreement. At just 8.99 mm, the RAZR MAXX is the longest-lasting smartphone on the block and still impossibly thin. Customers can have a smartphone with the endurance to talk on the phone for more than 21 hours straight on a single charge. Equipped with the same great features as the original DROID RAZR, customers can expect to rip through the Web at blazing speeds with a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and Verizon Wireless 4G LTE. Verizon Wireless leads the way in 4G with the fastest and most reliable 4G network in the United States, covering more than 200 million people in 195 markets.

Additional features:

Powered by Android™ 2.3.5 Gingerbread, upgradable to Android™ 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Powerful 3300 mAh battery

8-megapixel rear-facing camera with 1080p HD video capture and image stabilization technology for crisp and clear videos

Front-facing HD camera for video chat over 4G LTE, 3G or Wi-Fi

4G LTE Mobile Hotspot capable – customers can share 4G LTE speed with up to eight Wi-Fi-enabled devices

Remote wipe, pin lock and government-grade encryption for email, calendar and contacts, as well as voice and video chat conferencing

32 GB memory – 16 GB on-board memory and 16 GB microSD™ card pre-installed (actual formatted capacity is less)

Customers that purchase a DROID RAZR MAXX will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan beginning at $39.99 monthly access and a smartphone data package starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data. For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to

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