Skyrockets in flight equals an epic dogfight battle between two 4G LTE devices!  Aaron throws the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and Verizon's Motorola DROID RAZR into the proverbial ring to see which one provides the best balance of features and performance.  AT&T's Skyrocket is the latest member of the Samsung Galaxy S II family and it packs a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, a front-facing camera, and Android 2.3.6 with TouchWiz 4.0.  The DROID RAZR is an astounding 7.1mm thin and offers a 1.2 GHz dual-core TI OMAP processor, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced display with PenTile, 8-megapixel shooter with 1080p HD video recording, and Android 2.3.5 with Motorola's UI.

The Skyrocket is available for $249.99, while the DROID RAZR can be had for $299.99.  TouchWiz or Motorola's UI?  Verizon 4G LTE or AT&T 4G LTE?  It's a lot to digest, but that's what we're here for!  Part 1 of 2.

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Sami Agha droid razr
Sean Reece The rezound
Marco Cabrera This has nothing to do about the galaxy nexus gtfo.
Karalyn Stokley You Can also delete Blockbusters..
Drew Page Skyrocket all the way. The Razr may be thinner, but I really like the Samsung design, despite the plastic.
David Stokley Sr. PhoneDog The comments you Made in the nexus video are not true about the RAZR...You can uninstall madden NFL 12 and GoToMeeting and Let's Golf...click and holdthe icon then the menu will popup, click UNINSTALL....you can't delete all of verizion's junk but those you CAN..
David Stokley Sr. PhoneDog The comments you said in the video are not true about the RAZR...You can uninstall madden NFL 12 and GoToMeeting, Let's Golf...click and hold then the menu will popup, click UNINSTALL
Stephanie Miedema Wood *I love MY galaxy*
Stephanie Miedema Wood I love galaxy!!!! I know either of these devices out perform the whyphone and that's a WIN!! Silly, ignorant whyphone users...lol
??? Droid Razr! Of course not GSII!
Chad Allen Razr both phones are awsome but Verizons LTE still is the fastest most reliable LTE network
GladisnFidel Jose SKYROCKET!!!
Shawn Poling Skyrocket
??????? ????????? DROID RAZR!
Marti Ruiz I would like a skyrocket but im on tmo so a igot di gs2 hercules
Zach Cline Neither- Galaxy nexus
Rick Romero both are great, but samsung is known to have verry buggy issues just WAAAAAAY too much. plus the razr is just too dang sexy
Alex Villalpando form factor, sleekness, and verizon 4g(which is faster than att) razr just pure awesomeness skyrocket samsung may not have to "best" build quality but there phones perform awesome either one will provide the owner an awesome android experience
Ashley Vaughan Galaxy nexus!
Eric Kroh Razr Maxx FTW!
Nick Craig Razr!!!!!!
Johann Thairu HTC phones? Win
Zach Cline Screw the iphone - Coming from an iphone owner,I'm tired of this things crappy battery life and it draining even when i'm not using it.
Rodney Johnson Samsung galaxy nexus Verizon ics and the fasts 4g out there and iPhone you guys are still waiting for the iPhone 5 and still no 4g for iPhone
Thao Vue virginmobile
Aj Green I personally like both.
Jason Ramos @Ethan - totally agree. The only thing SamSUCK has got going for it is Exynos and this phone doesn't even have it due to the fact it doesn't play nice with LTE. The RAZR has a better design, better build quality, better radio, even better resolution. The Skyrocket has 800x480 which looks ridiculous on a 4.5" screen. The RAZR has 960x540.
Jon Boino The Galaxy s2 series has easily surpassed every other android phone. Plain and simple- GS2 skyrocket.
Will Clark Samsung Galaxy S II from Sprint Here. I love itv
Cory Wilson Blackberry 9900
Zaben Hashish Just cause the skyrocket has a 1.5 ghz dualcore doesn't mean that It's better than a 1.2 ghz. Ti omap is superior to snapdragon
Jake Guy Razr
Suryo Lee Skyrocket
Yasir Sohail Samsung makes the best Android phones.
Ethan Shrago Skyrocket has a snapdragon, razr has a TI OMAP. The skyrocket has TouchWhiz, which I hate... The skyrocket is all plastic. When we think of all this, we think "Why is Samsung #1? What were they thinking?" PEOPLE, Stop buying Samsung's phones, they suck!
Joel Rivera Toyota Prius, No Doubt. Kidding, it doesn't matter to me since the only 4G out here is T-Mobile. Vzw just has 3G, even if Tmo isn't true 4G it's FAST
John Tang Bello Cinese iphone 4s is the best i want iphone 64gb black one
Dylan Greene Both :P
Raymond Sosmoove Samuel Skyrocket hands down!
Stephen Wagner Skyrocket without a doubt
Justin DesRoches Skyrocket has better specs. So skyrocket.
Tonny Be Not the RAZR.
Ricardo Sccp Motorola V3 ...lol Think Samsung are one step up of all others brands.
Tim Miyashiro Neither, I'm good with my Bold.
Donald Dew in 5 mins these phone will be obsolete, so who cares.
Max Wilkins IPHONE!
Lazar Veljkovic Nokia 3310
Josh Leviloff I have an AT&T unlimted plan and i love it. i get great scores on my iphone 4S and LTE is 3x as fast
Chansey Chiang DROID RAZR
Josh Leviloff SKYROCKET

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