Dogfight time!  Aaron does a head-to-head comparison between AT&T's Samsung Galaxy Note and Verizon's Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX.  They're both sporting 4G LTE connectivity, are available now for $299.99, and offer strong battery life.  The Galaxy Note packs a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 5.3-inch Super AMOLED HD display (1280x800 pixels), 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, a front-facing shooter, 2,500 mAh battery, S Pen for capacitive input on the display, and Android 2.3 with TouchWiz 4.0.  The DROID RAZR MAXX offers a 1.2 GHz dual-core TI OMAP processor, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, front-facing camera, gigantic 3,300 mAh battery, and Android 2.3 with Motorola's UI.

It's an tough battle as both offer great feature sets.  Which one will take home the gold?  Part 1 of 2.

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Paul Andrew Ruks
Paul Andrew Ruks galaxy note all the way!!!
Donny Kolley
Donny Kolley galaxy note
Anonymous Gnote ftw
Anonymous While the Razr is interesting for it's monster sized battery, that is something that a 2nd battery can over come. The Note's size is not.
Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones i got both. lol
Tencko Defreitas
Tencko Defreitas galaxy note definitely
Techno_Boner Galaxy Note
Anthony V Cannata
Anthony V Cannata Razr Maxx
Anonymous Galaxy Nexus :)
Sean Hernandez
Sean Hernandez Just purchased the Raze Maxx. After one week this Motorola garbage completely stopped working. Doesn't even power up. Don't waste your hard earned $300 on a this crap!!! Had a Droid X and X2 both had too many problems. Sooooo done with Motorola!!! Guess I'll try the Galaxy Nexus
Anonymous Notee, I freaking love it's sizee. I just wish they could get the Nexus to have a 4,000 battery T.T
Anonymous galaxy note
Adarsh Sakhare
Adarsh Sakhare Note it!!
Mazin Nasir
Mazin Nasir the maxx, that battery is epic, and the note it waay to big to call a smartphone, its like a mini tablet
Anonymous Maxx!!!! I just wish I could get the Maxx through AT&T...
Jesse Uhren
Jesse Uhren Maxx all the way
Tyler Backherms
Tyler Backherms galaxy note
Keeland M Crosby
Keeland M Crosby G Note
Anonymous the maxx all the way
Wendi Martin
Wendi Martin I like the battery on the maxx... but not enough... I want the note
Ashley J Wardrop
Ashley J Wardrop Maxx by far.
Ian Slade
Ian Slade I'd go Razr MAXX.
Larry Breder
Larry Breder The Galaxy Note is definitley better than the razr maxx. Bigger screen, and better interface
Oscar Brunoson
Oscar Brunoson Probably the Note for me since the screen on the Razr isn't the best.
Orion Pax
Orion Pax That's it..
Orion Pax
Orion Pax The Droid Razzr has a horrible screen. You can see the pixels on it. Motorola puts Crappy screens on their phones and
Joel Raglant
Joel Raglant RAZR MAXX
Chances N Michael Thompson
Chances N Michael Thompson Galaxy note
Mark Schleupner
Mark Schleupner Definately Note
Paul Alexandru
Paul Alexandru Galaxy Note...definitely
Haegyu  Lee
Haegyu Lee just note!!
Tod Blauer
Tod Blauer Definitely Galaxy Note.
Rhett Cram
Rhett Cram Galaxy Note
Mahmoud Ehab Hamed
Mahmoud Ehab Hamed maxx
Larry Waters
Larry Waters Finally got my hands on a Note. Love it....perfect solution for a phone and a tablet. Would buy it today if Samsung/att had a Windows Phone version available. Hint, hint, Samsung.
Hend Farid
Hend Farid Note
Vince Gutierrez
Vince Gutierrez Note but put it on a different carrier with xenyos processor, ;)hint sprint
Mohd Helmy Mahat
Mohd Helmy Mahat samsung galaxy note.
Bryan Wilt
Bryan Wilt Maxx cause of the battery
Rick Conrad
Rick Conrad When we guna get ics for razr maxx yo? Developers need to shit or get off the pot! No reason to take this long except push sale of cheap nexus. Heard anything Aaron?
??? The note isn't just for old people who can't see as well or for people with really big hands. Its for people that don't want to carry around both phone and tablet wherever they go. Its suppose to be big y'allcuz its the 1st phone tablet fusion. My vote goes to sammy.
Norleena Davies
Brantley Culbertson
Brantley Culbertson galaxy note
Johnny Cababe
Johnny Cababe Galaxy Nexus that is
Anonymous they are both really nice
GladisnFidel Jose
GladisnFidel Jose Galaxy Note!!!
Benjamin Padilla
Benjamin Padilla Note, because it's basically a Galaxy S II on steroids.
Matt Couper
Matt Couper RAZR Maxx, because the note is too big, and the razr has a better battery life
Ryan DeClue
Ryan DeClue Evo 4g
David Mallayev
David Mallayev note but rapes max
ComputerChris2 I'll go with the note
Zach Cline
Zach Cline Neither
Gerber Danilo Flores
Gerber Danilo Flores Note
Sachin Welson
Sachin Welson Galaxy Note!
Armando Mora Casarez
Armando Mora Casarez Maxx maxx!!!!!
LaQuise Murphy
LaQuise Murphy Galaxy Note!!
Sean Gentry
Sean Gentry Note!
Tariqul Iblis
Tariqul Iblis Only if the Note had the MAXX's battery life. Sorry Aaron, gotta go with the Droid on this one.
Jose Angel Santiago
Jose Angel Santiago So what if the battery is better on the razr maxx. Will you buy a prius over a mustang just cause it saves you more at the gas pump??? Galaxy note all day because motorolas UI is plain and Mickey mousish!!!!
Nawf Side
Nawf Side I never been a fan on any Droid crap.. that's a vzn thing.... note#1
Nareg Apkarian
Nareg Apkarian MAXX
Templo Uno
Templo Uno Note
Kenny Kenwad Holder
Kenny Kenwad Holder Neither. Note is too big and razr maxx has a horrible screen. And the locked bootloader is a huge turn off
Christy Cousin
Christy Cousin Galaxy Note
Mark Fisher Jr.
Mark Fisher Jr. I'll choose the razr maxx. It got a bigger battery than the galaxy note. Plus the note is just too dam big. No homo.
Daniel Rivera
Daniel Rivera Rasr Maxx! :)
Audrey O'Donnell
Audrey O'Donnell Maxx! All the way!
Ashley Vaughan
Ashley Vaughan iPhone 4s ftw
Mugiwara Jeffty
Mugiwara Jeffty Razr Maxx FTW...
Jeremy Oliver
Jeremy Oliver Note all the way..loving my white note.
Brandon Holley
Brandon Holley I say the maxx because of that big battery. If more manufacturers did that then who knows what could happen.
Ryan Anton
Ryan Anton RAZR MAXX. My problem with the Note is that it's just too huge.
Steve Roossien
Steve Roossien Neither.
Monica Tucker
Monica Tucker Maxx...
Adrian Anguiano
Adrian Anguiano Are you kidding me? Galaxy note all the way.
Sivakumar Krishnamurthy
Sivakumar Krishnamurthy Top class reviews of the two phones on a Head to head comparison. Galaxy Note is going to end as a clear winner on all dog fights. Clearly, no match for Galaxy note as on date. In fact after watching Aaron's earlier reviews on Galaxy note, I abandoned my galaxy s plus phone, which was bought by me a month ago, and had ordered for Galaxy note. It is the best phone in the world today.
Christian Ray Lamb
Christian Ray Lamb Droid RAZR is way better
David Preza
David Preza Razr maxx battery life is amazing . I charge my phone every other day with heavy usage
Kim Yong-Hwa
Kim Yong-Hwa note
Terrell Mack
Terrell Mack Note
Jeremy Gillett
Jeremy Gillett Razr Maxx
Marc TaylorMade
Marc TaylorMade Galaxy Note
Frank Tiberius Marte Jr
Frank Tiberius Marte Jr Maxx all day!
Kirk Ngo
Kirk Ngo I was going to the Razr Maxx but i guess i prefer the note
Raymond Sosmoove Samuel
Raymond Sosmoove Samuel I wouldnt ask for any other phone... Galaxy Note!!
Peter Dudycz
Peter Dudycz Galaxy note!
Christien Quiles
Christien Quiles Note
Spencer Lewis
Spencer Lewis Note, all the way
Tautvydas Lagunavicius
Tautvydas Lagunavicius razor goodness ;) +1
Javier Alvarez
Javier Alvarez Razr Maxx
Adam Ribaudo
Adam Ribaudo Note all the way
Shawn Poling
Shawn Poling Galaxy Note definitely! :-)
James Ortiz
James Ortiz Note
Douglas J Kmiotek
Douglas J Kmiotek God!!! I want the RAZR MAXX on at&t!!!
John Zanatta
John Zanatta I first wanted to say Windows Phone, but that option wasn't there. I would have to say the Note. I trust Moto phones even less than Samsung.
Dietrich Brown
Dietrich Brown Im getting the g note but razr maxx battery is UNBEATABLE
Jorge L Morales Estrada
Jorge L Morales Estrada note
Daniel Nishikata
Daniel Nishikata Note.
Kristina Petrolia
Kristina Petrolia I would have to say the Note! I love mine.
Rick Sievers
Rick Sievers Maxx, only because its on Verizon.
Marco Raymond
Marco Raymond I laughed at the Galaxy Note when I first saw it but now I'm starting to find it more and more interesting! I say Galaxy Note!
Marco Cabrera
Marco Cabrera Honestly, I LOVE the Galaxy Note, but the battery on the Razr Maxx, is just AMAZING, lol, so maxx.
Ty Johnson
Ty Johnson i want a tmobile galaxy note with TI OMAP4470... and yes its a faster chip then the nexus and razr, it will be able to work on tmobile hspa+ TMOBILE!!! I NEED TO THIS PHONE AND SPECS BY SUMMER TIME OR I'M LEAVING
Nahtanoj Divad Htrab
Nahtanoj Divad Htrab Note is way impractical for a phone.
DeejayNicho Serrano
DeejayNicho Serrano Galaxy Note all the way yeah
Rico Robinson
Rico Robinson GALAXY NOTE.
Chad Richter
Chad Richter Maxx
Robert Sivonjic
Robert Sivonjic Note, duhh :P
Humberto Cortes
Humberto Cortes Note!!
Nathan Wright
Nathan Wright They're both great but id pick the droid razr maxx. 5 inches is too big for a phone for me. Love the long battery life of the razr maxx too.
David Park
David Park Note!
Steven Tinoco
Steven Tinoco Though I own a galaxy s2 I would rather have a Droid razr Maxx because the overall design of it looks better and is more durable. Though I can't remember if the razr has a super AMOLED screen, which would change which I like better, the razr is a better to me.
Mark Vasquez
Mark Vasquez What's up with people bagging on iPhone, with out the iPhone there probably wouldn't be and android (PS: I have and iPhone but I do prefer android )
Kevin Figueroa
Kevin Figueroa My vote is for Droid Razr Maxx ... durability .. speed .. battery life .. just to start ... and let's face it ... Verizon's coverage is exceeds AT&T all day.
Asad Esmail
Asad Esmail Razr Maxx Verizon FTW!
Eduardo Ordaz
Eduardo Ordaz like both if u have both u are a double threat. bam!
Jose Angel Santiago
Jose Angel Santiago The note.....motorolas UI sucks big time!!
Niko Lapcic
Niko Lapcic galaxy note all the way!
Kryptik Slawter
Kryptik Slawter Galaxy note is a beast. HD samoled screen! And better specs.
Edgar Emanuel Rivera Rojas
Edgar Emanuel Rivera Rojas Razr Maxx :-)
Roman Calabaza Martinez
Roman Calabaza Martinez droid razor max obviously
Ramiah Deeron Davis
Ramiah Deeron Davis I say maxx as well i'm a regular Razr user and its fucking awesome its not faulty and its very snappy so off the performance of the regular Razr I say maxx
Ethan Shrago
Ethan Shrago NOTE FTW!!!
Sochit Jovovich
Sochit Jovovich Note!
Noor Mahmoud
Noor Mahmoud Galaxy note. The killer's killer's killer.
Michael Anthony Langworth
Michael Anthony Langworth GALAXY NOTE FTW!!!!
Nathan Cooley
Nathan Cooley RAZR MAXX!!!!!!!!!
Nick Johns
Nick Johns Easily the note. The only thing the maxx has over it is the battery.
John Baylor Jr.
John Baylor Jr. Note
Joshua DeLeon
Joshua DeLeon Maxx
Veen Oui
Veen Oui Gilette 5 Blade Razr....NOTE the difference :-P
Robert Centennial
Robert Centennial Note FTW
Sly Agyen
Sly Agyen Note
Manda Vue
Manda Vue Galaxy note any day any time!
Anthony Gonzalez
Anthony Gonzalez Note all the way
Emelin Cardona
Emelin Cardona Note all the way
Keith Thompson
Keith Thompson Razr maxx
Linda Strasser Hale
Linda Strasser Hale Maxx!!!
Antonio Vazquez
Antonio Vazquez Galaxy Note, its the iPhones killer, killer! Lmao
Andy Austin
Andy Austin I'm loving my Razr Maxx, Im a heavy user and can get two days out of the battery easy. The note's specs are nice but that thing is way too damn big.
Huey Liggins
Huey Liggins Note. Maxx for Batt. And maybe build quality
Maaz Ali
Maaz Ali Razr Maxx.
Gabriel Cash
Gabriel Cash Max is plagued with stuck pixels ... I had to replace four already.....
Camren Hall
Camren Hall Definitely razr maxx
Luke Buchanan
Luke Buchanan Maxx
John Gish
John Gish Why don't you send me both... And I'll get back to you...
Erick Orozco
Erick Orozco Maxx :)
Nathan Allen
Nathan Allen Razr Maxx is the best Verizon phone. Even though I'm a Sprint customer
Marco Cabrera
Marco Cabrera Wtf? How did the iphone get into this. Its between maxx, and note, not the shitty "Iphone"
Doug Todd
Vlad Gorneanu
Vlad Gorneanu Overall , Samsung Galaxy Note...but that battery on the Moto I think does wonders.
Adam ONeil
Adam ONeil iPhone duh
Kevin Kaufman
Kevin Kaufman note
Andrew Klossner
Andrew Klossner Droid 4
Hugo Vollstedt
Hugo Vollstedt Note
Ken Humphlett
Ken Humphlett The Note
Dion Forteau
Dion Forteau Note all the way baby!!!
Hansel Starley
Hansel Starley So tough >_<
Damon Lee
Damon Lee note!
Anthony Ochoa
Anthony Ochoa none
Joshua Rios
Joshua Rios Maxx all the way.

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