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Motorola RAZR i vs LG Optimus G vs Samsung Galaxy S III: spec comparison

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Motorola RAZR i vs LG Optimus G vs Samsung Galaxy S III: spec comparison
The <a href="http://www.phonearena.com/news/Motorola-RAZR-i-unveiled-first-phone-with-2GHz-processor-Intel-inside_id34590" target="">Motorola RAZR i</a> has just arrived and it's a beauty for those loving compact designs and strong materials. Don't get fooled by the looks, though, on the inside the RAZR i is a pretty powerful device and it's actually the first smartphone to come with a 2GHz processor. It's an Intel Atom 32nm single-core magic with hyperthreading that should stand a fight against today's dual-cores and quad-cores. Still, it's definitely not a flagship device, but more of a device seeking a nice price to function balance.&nbsp;<div><br></div><div>Still, that 2GHz processor should excite. That's what bothers us geeks the most, good old specs. How does the Motorola RAZR i fair against the ARM-based competition and does it stand a change? We have a quick spec comparison to give you a general idea, but we'd have to look into some benchmarks to get an accurate idea about this 2GHz Intel Atom Z2460 processor and how it looks against the ever popular Cortex A9s and Krait processors in Snapdragon S4 series.</div><div><br></div><div>The 2GHz impressive number you see in the specs is reached only when thermal conditions allow it, though, with the base clock remaining at the 1.3GHz standard for the Medfield chip. Intel is also providing the HSPA+ baseband and that means no LTE version of the device, so obviously it's unlikely to see this phone in the States. Instead, you'll get the similar, but ARM-based Droid RAZR M on Verizon. We expect the first Intel-based phones for the U.S. soon, probably early next year.<br><div><br></div><div>So far we can see that Motorola has done some great job in image processing and brags about having a very speedy 8-megapixel camera that starts up in a second and fires up as many as 10 shots in a second.</div><div><br></div><div>So check this first spec comparison below and stay tuned for more, we're sure we'll be hearing more details about this Intel Atom processor soon.</div><div><br></div><div>
Motorola RAZR i vs LG Optimus G vs Samsung Galaxy S III: spec comparison
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posted on 18 Sep 2012, 05:26 3

1. XPERIA-KNIGHT (Posts: 2384; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)


this phone jus may be worth getting over most phones........still would like to see benchmark speeds

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 21:58

15. Ragnarockd (Posts: 47; Member since: 27 Aug 2012)


Benchmarks for Razr i
http://www.gsmarena.com/motorola_motoedge-review-816p3.php

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 05:27 8

2. wendygarett (unregistered)


looks like galaxy s3 remain the sexiest one :)

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 05:41 14

4. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)


S3 is powerful, popular and all but not sexy. Sexy = Razr MAXX HD

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 05:43 10

5. dickwyn (Posts: 552; Member since: 07 May 2012)


unless compared to the Lumia 920

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 06:51 1

9. juanyunis (Posts: 72; Member since: 31 Aug 2012)


i agree with Wendy but just the korean version of the S3 (Quad Core Exynos, 2GB of RAM, LTE)

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 07:08 4

11. SleepingOz (Posts: 2468; Member since: 22 Oct 2011)


Such a f-ing troll!

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 05:40 4

3. eisenbricher (Posts: 964; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)


Slightly unfair comparison. There phones aren't from the same class, and also a newbie (in mobile market) like intel is competing with veterans of Qualcomm. So RAZR i is out of competition from here already. What? the cpu is better? Well it may be, or it may not be. We'll see that in benchmarks.

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 06:17

6. bucky (Posts: 1222; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)


I love the make of Motorola and would love to try one of the new ones out but they keep locking the damn bootloaders....

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 06:38

8. nnaatthhaannx2 (Posts: 819; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


I thought they made a site where you could unlock most of them? No?

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 06:26

7. Angkor (Posts: 108; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


All Samsung Galaxy S3 has 2GB RAM not 1GB.

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 06:52 3

10. juanyunis (Posts: 72; Member since: 31 Aug 2012)


Wrong, there are some versions with 2GB of RAM, USA Version, Korean Version, etc. but the original one, i mean the international version comes with 1GB of RAM and a quad core processor without LTE.

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 17:16

12. kingojoe2000 (Posts: 2; Member since: 18 Sep 2012)


please can any one help me get this phone "Motorola
RAZR i " contact me on +233246153838 or kingojoe2000@accamail.com

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 20:00

13. idroi (Posts: 1; Member since: 18 Sep 2012)


Yeah I know I'm tardy to the partey but umm you guys forgot to put unspecified on the specs for the Optimus G in the comparsionu nless you guys are holding back on us...

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 20:41

14. 123... (Posts: 2; Member since: 18 Sep 2012)


the optimus g do have expandable memory!

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 10:24

16. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


wait wait wait.. with all the quad core S4 pro madness of optimus G, it dont have LTE?

posted on 27 Sep 2012, 04:51

17. savezo007 (Posts: 41; Member since: 12 Aug 2012)


are LG software updates good?

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