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23/02/2014 - How would you change Motorola's RAZR i?
How would you change Motorola's RAZR i?

Here's how it is: Intel is king of the PC hill, but in smartphones and tablets, you're more likely to be using an ARM chip. For a tech behemoth to be beaten by a tiny firm in Cambridge is unacceptable, so Intel started cranking out mobile chips to redress the balance. For the Droid RAZR i, Motorola scooped out the guts of the RAZR M in favor of Intel's Medfield chip and an "Intel Inside" sticker on the back. When we reviewed it, we found that it was fine at meeting similar mid-range devices head on, but that was about it. But what about you, gentle readers? What did you think? Why not head over to the forum and share your experiences with this device.

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13/09/2012 - PSA: Motorola Droid RAZR M arrives on Verizon today, priced at $99

We were pleasantly surprised with what Motorola offered in its smallest new smartphone. With a responsive dual-core S4 processor and a battery that went the distance, the RAZR M is looking like a strong prospect for Verizon, landing at $99 (after a $50 rebate) on a two-year contract. To celebrate it launching today, Motorola's even cooked up a quick ad to go with the launch -- we've added it after the break. Visit the Verizon link below to place your order.

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PSA: Motorola Droid RAZR M arrives on Verizon today, priced at $99 originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 13 Sep 2012 10:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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12/09/2012 - Motorola Droid RAZR M review: a very good ICS handset in a small, Kevlar-wrapped package

Motorola Droid RAZR M review a very good ICS handset in a small, Kevlarwrapped package

Family trees are monstrous wonders of genetic distillation, alternately yielding grotesque and delightful offspring. And, as is nature's wont, it's within the strongest of these "carriers" that dominant traits are passed on, ensuring a continued legacy for a specific branch marked by beauty, brains or beastliness. And so the same rings true for the RAZR lineage: a once forgotten, but now revived brand that's helping to define the new Motorola (as experienced through Verizon). Tucked safely under the protective wing of Google's guardianship, the manufacturer's embarking on a wireless renaissance and soldering that second chance at relevance to the Kevlar back of its latest Droid progeny. But as with all litters, there's bound to be one runt and here that distinction belongs to the Droid RAZR M.

Known internally as the Scorpion Mini, this ICS handset's barebones build can deceive the eye into believing it's smaller than it actually is. But really, its screen is the same 4.3-inch, qHD, Super AMOLED Advanced affair as that of the original RAZR reboot -- just without the considerable bezel. So Moto's engineers have trimmed some fat, but this cosmetic overhaul also goes below the surface. Keeping it fairly current is a gently skinned version of Ice Cream Sandwich (soon to be upgraded to Jelly Bean) that's powered by a souped-up 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 and 1GB RAM. And really, that's about as modern as the RAZR M gets. Put down on paper, that mild spec bump might not seem compelling enough, but let us tantalize you with the device's most attractive tidbit: $99 on-contract pricing. Yes, folks, this formidable Droid RAZR redux has a retail positioning ace up its sleeve, but does that alone warrant two years of Verizon's chains? Can a slimmer form factor, unchanged display and faster processor lure in the style-conscious on a budget? Or are you better off holding out for its bigger bodied (and batteried) Droid RAZR HD siblings? Stick with us as we pass judgment on Moto's little leaguer.

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Motorola Droid RAZR M review: a very good ICS handset in a small, Kevlar-wrapped package originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 12 Sep 2012 09:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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05/09/2012 - Motorola Droid RAZR family portrait

Motorola Droid RAZR family portrait

We have three new smartphones from Motorola here -- the Droid RAZR HD, the Droid RAZR Maxx HD and the Droid RAZR M -- and we wouldn't be very good hosts if we didn't properly introduce them. So, here they are. Meet the RAZRs.

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Motorola Droid RAZR family portrait originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 05 Sep 2012 15:49:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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05/09/2012 - Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx HD hands-on: bigger battery, beautiful display, Jelly Bean onboard

Motorola Droid RAZR HD Maxx handson bigger battery, beautiful display, Jelly Bean onboard

Every family has a big brother and in Motorola's case, it's the Droid RAZR Maxx HD. The device, bearing a 4.7-inch 1280 x 720 Super AMOLED HD display, just went official at the company's event today in New York City. And to help with the bombast, HelloMoto! trotted out Google's Eric Schmidt, giving these three Verizon RAZR amigos a hearty welcome. Under the hood, the handset sports a dual-core 1.5GHz CPU (not yet specified), an 8-megapixel camera on back and, last but not least, the star of this show: a 3,300mAh battery. We spent some time with this Kevlar-coated phone, so follow along as we deliver our first impressions.

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Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx HD hands-on: bigger battery, beautiful display, Jelly Bean onboard originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 05 Sep 2012 15:09:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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29/08/2012 - Motorola Droid RAZR M 4G LTE spotted in white trim

Motorola Droid RAZR M 4G LTE spotted in white

We've had the chance to take a good, hard look at the Motorola Droid RAZR M 4G LTE (aka XT907) bathed in the standard black color option, but what about the rumored white hue? Wait no longer: we just got handed the above images showing the Kevlar-clad device complete with a bleached trim, a design choice that appears to follow closely after the original white Droid RAZR. It's unfortunate, however, that Motorola and Verizon have chosen to continue this trend of merely changing the color of the phone's edges and calling it a day. Does the new look change your overall opinion of the midrange smartphone? Feel free to sound off below.

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Motorola Droid RAZR M 4G LTE spotted in white trim originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 29 Aug 2012 09:46:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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25/01/2012 - Motorola to continue pushing 'smart actions', wants to make you look cleverer

Motorola to continue pushing 'smart actions', wants to make you look cleverer

Motorola's automated smartphone rule system first appeared on its Droid Razr; a way of sidestepping laborious menu hopping for everyday tweaks and extra functionality -- with some location-based awareness thrown in. Motorola's senior VP, Alain Mutricy, recently announced that the company plans to continue the roll-out of this smart actions system, presumably on its Razr series, which will also see further expansion this year. The VP added that Motorola will focus on its high-end hands in the US, continuing to roll-out LTE capable handsets. Moto's earnings report will arrive soon and should set the stage for whatever else its new owners are plotting for 2012.

Motorola to continue pushing 'smart actions', wants to make you look cleverer originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 25 Jan 2012 15:03:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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24/01/2012 - Droid RAZR Maxx hits Verizon on January 26th for $299 on contract
While good handsets do tend to come in small packages, longer lasting ones are undoubtedly a bit fatter. And so, dear chubby phone chasing fans, Verizon's girthy revamp on its branding mash-up -- the Droid Razr Maxx -- is set for an official bow. After softly leaking the handset's launch date on its site, the operator's finally ready to roll out the Big Red carpet for the Moto-made device on January 26th. For $299 on contract, you're still getting the same dual-core, Gingerbread handset and 4.3-inch qHD display, but this time the zip and sip of the network's LTE won't do much damage to the truly beefy 3,300mAh battery. See? It's definitely deserving of that clunky, Maxximum moniker. Hop on past the break for the company's official presser.

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Droid RAZR Maxx hits Verizon on January 26th for $299 on contract originally appeared on Engadget on Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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23/12/2008 - Motorola Commits To WinMo And Android

Motorola is to discontinue making phones for Symbian and will instead concentrate on two new platforms: Windows Mobile and Android.
Sanjay Jha, CEO of the Mobile Devices group at Motorola, confirmed what had until now been rumors to Michael Oryl of MobileBurn.

11/11/2008 - iPhone Ousts Razr As Smartphones Dominate US

Apple's iPhone has overtaken Motorola's Razr to become the best-selling consumer cellphone in the US in the third quarter of 2008.
The iPhone's success is all the more impressive considering it costs upwards of USD $199, while the RAZR has been virtually free with a signed contract for the past few years.

10/07/2008 - iPhone users "unique" in their mobile behaviour

The Apple 3G iPhone will change the mobile behaviour of users and alter consumer expectations for phone capabilities.
That’s according to a report by analysts Nielsen Mobile which looks at the worldwide state of the mobile web.
The study says that its growth is due to a combination of increasing numbers of user friendly handsets, higher speed networks and unlimited data packages.
It then goes on to describe the mobile web as having reached a “critical mass” of users this year.
But it singles out the iPhone – despite being the second most popular device among mobile users in the US after Motorola’s RAZR – for special mention.

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