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Two months after the launch of the DROID BIONIC, Motorola is at it again with the Motorola DROID RAZR, a thin (7.1mm!) 4G LTE Android smartphone on Verizon.  Featuring a 1.2 GHz dual-core TI OMAP processor, it offers a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED Advanced display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, a front-facing camera, 1,780 mAh non-removable battery, and Android 2.3.5 with Motorola's custom UI.  It's built to withstand minor accidents as well, with a KEVLAR coating on the back and Gorilla Glass covering the display.  It'll be available on November 11th for $299.99 with a two-year agreement.

It's a high-end phone and sports a gorgeous design, but it's launching just before the HTC Rezound and Samsung Galaxy Nexus.  Is it worth considering?  Part 1 of 2.


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Richie Barrett Jr
Richie Barrett Jr Same idea as droid bionic but softwear same im waiting for droid 4 4g bionic has been change 3time still same trouble on 3g 4g softwear crackdown and wait new softwear for 30 to 60 day later forget it i sold it grrr
Ray Gibson
Ray Gibson Could you guys do a mock comparison between the droid razr and the original razr?
Adam Michael Uhren
Adam Michael Uhren I wish i can get the droid razr the droid x2 sucks but cant upgrade till 2013. The droid razr looks sick and fast.
Robert Skeen
Robert Skeen If Verizon would get their head out of their ass and release the G. N.
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Robert Skeen
Robert Skeen Until the Galaxy Nexus is released.
Joel Madison
Joel Madison Yes it is the best looking Driod yet!
Nirav Insomniac
Nirav Insomniac Zach cline -turn off autocorrect words Slim doesnt really mean beautifull,thinner means crack in a single fall A phone shud not be thinner than 10 mm
Henrick Rawlins
Henrick Rawlins Muy galaxy s 2 is still un Full command
Xingchi Ding
Xingchi Ding It looks ugly, arc looks nice
Fernando Diaz
Fernando Diaz @Dan Daniel with last gen hardware.
Fernando Diaz
Fernando Diaz The camera is garage. Go online and check out the video samples. Horrible.
Gerald Mccrae
Gerald Mccrae It's the droid x2 just smaller don't waste your money
Zach Cline
Zach Cline Super Amoled
Zach Cline
Zach Cline @ Anthony- Yeah super smiled plus is really garbage. Idiot.
Chad Richter
Chad Richter @Anthony, have you even seen the screen on it? Its gorgeous!
Francisco C. Romero
Francisco C. Romero I like it so much... Good replacement for a Droid X.
Anonymous
Anonymous I want one, :)
Anthony Ng
Anthony Ng Screen is garbage
Dan Daniel
Dan Daniel the Sony ARC is the most beautiful phone ever
Vincent Hung
Vincent Hung He's trying to out-thin the Razr lol
Vincent Hung
Vincent Hung They should do a drop test on this thing
Zach Cline
Zach Cline Pfft blackberry
Hubert John Abiera
Hubert John Abiera The huge-ass screens turn me off a bit... I kinda like the 3.7 to 4.0 range, so no, this isn't the best looking Android device for me.
Juan Vargas
Juan Vargas hey im from venezuela but im going to florida for the holydays, can i buy this phone and use it in venezuela? i see it has the gsm bands i need, and also some web pages are selling the unlock codes for about 30$ but now i red some articles denying this, saying that its not a glonal phone.. please somebody answer! thanks!
Cory Wilson
Cory Wilson Aaron slimming down
David Cohen
David Cohen No not with that qHD screen Aaron...... 720p then we can talk then it might have been the best,let me rather say on par to match iPhone... That would match,meaning no Battery to take out even though battery life not equal to (Apple) ,also screen Resolution,even though PPI ,might not match..... But be so close it doesn't matter let me say that..... Oh LTE also 4g sweetness... Been Android Since day 1.... so don't flame ,only my opinion...
Cory Wilson
Cory Wilson I can't wait until blackberry get android apps
Cesario Brito Jr.
Cesario Brito Jr. I'm not going to lie. This phone looks pretty.
Brandon Thompson
Brandon Thompson Yes, getting tomorrow
J Alberto Garcia Flores
J Alberto Garcia Flores Nope, I think its cool looking. Personally I think the Galaxy S II is better looking still, it looks elegant and classy. But The Samsung Nexus is going t be the best looking device when it comes out.
Nichole Maldonado
Nichole Maldonado NO!! They're just gunna release something else that's probably a Quad-core with HTC thats gunna be BEAST!
Jeremy Gross
Jeremy Gross there is a way to fource this off with ot removeing th ebatttery i believe u must hold the lock button and volume down button at the same time
Krushi Vemula
Krushi Vemula Humps are the worst thing for a phones design
Krushi Vemula
Krushi Vemula NO
Mustafa Sidiqee
Mustafa Sidiqee Aaron why u so skiiiiiiiiinnnnnnnyyyyyy!
Tanner Schmitz
Tanner Schmitz The iPhone has a non removeale batt and when mine would frezze up there was always away to force shut it off. Lets hope moto did the same cuz as we all know android will always freeze.
Shannon Smith
Shannon Smith No it's not the best looking.
Lance Burley
Lance Burley Hell no, I hate the corners of this thing, and the battery cover is extra........far from the best...the nexus s looks better this :/
Zach Cline
Zach Cline Best looking no, As far as build quality goes I would have to say it has the best build quality of most android devices that i've seen so far. The whole non- Removable battery is to make it harder for people to root. A lot of the time when you SBF. You have to do a battery pull and get to stock recovery. With a non removable battery you're pretty much screwed.
Craig Lawrence
Craig Lawrence haha its hideous
Kit Kwan
Kit Kwan For the. Looking , I like SE Arc the best.
Mike Chiou
Mike Chiou Not bad, just wish the bezel could be a bit thinner. It's probably twice as thick as the Galaxy Nexus'.
Michael Mulé
Michael Mulé What**
Michael Mulé
Michael Mulé Aaron is a busy bee....but wanna see why he has to say about the skyrocket.....
David Harness
David Harness Yes
Chai Lee
Chai Lee I think Aaron is trying to look better than the RAZR. rofl
Aaron Couts
Aaron Couts A phone with Kevlar is pretty cool to me, though I don't see much difference between it and my droid 3 so I'm good.
Patrick Diamond Duncan
Patrick Diamond Duncan Kiss worthy
Benjamin Handel
Benjamin Handel It's not good looking, it's just cool looking.
Akash Shrivastava
Akash Shrivastava Huba huba, Oh yess..!!
Steve Hartsock
Steve Hartsock No
John N Crystal Greenhaw
John N Crystal Greenhaw I called this when I worked at T-Mobile. I was being cynical, but still lol
Raymond Sosmoove Samuel
Raymond Sosmoove Samuel No
Raul Salas
Raul Salas No. Not at all. I didn't get it because of the way it looks.
Curt Popejoy
Curt Popejoy Hot phone. #respect
Gaylon Asha
Gaylon Asha The batt turn me away
Jonah Moroh
Jonah Moroh Hell yah. Wish it was a native ICS device though...and was on Sprint! It will still get ICS though and that's what matters
Jeremy Gross
Jeremy Gross i wish this an dthe galaxy both came out about th esame time




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