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Motorola RAZR

Announced
Oct 18, 2011
Market status
Released
Release date
Nov 7, 2011

Pros

  • High-resolution camera (8 megapixels)
  • Dual core processor
  • HDMI connector for TV-out (Micro HDMI (Type D))
  • Small dimensions (5.15 x 2.71 x 0.28 inches)

Cons

  • Battery is not user replaceable

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Description

The Motorola RAZR is the GSM version of the DROID RAZR, which proved that the company can still make sexy handsets, since it came as the thinnest smartphone around if we don't count the camera part. Kevlar, steel and aluminum accents fuse to create a handset that is a worthy successor to the extremely popular RAZR line. Add a 4.3" qHD Super AMOLED Advanced screen and a powerful dual-core chipset, and the Motorola DROID RAZR has successfully taken the RAZR paradigm to the new Android smartphone realities.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (4.0.4, 2.3.5)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.15 x 2.71 x 0.28 inches (130.7 x 68.9 x 7.1 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.48 oz (127 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
  • Body material:
    • Kevlar
  • Colors:
    • Black, White

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 4.3 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 540 x 960 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 256 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • Super AMOLED
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 8 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Digital image stabilization
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 720x480 (DVD) (120 fps)
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • TI OMAP4430
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
  • Graphics processor:
      • PowerVR SGX540 @ 304 MHz
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 1024 MB RAM (Dual-channel)
  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 12.50 hours
      the average is 12 h (704 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 8.5 days (204 hours)
      the average is 21 days (495 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1780 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Polymer
  • Not user replaceable:
    • Yes

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR, MIDI
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML, Flash

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE
  • Micro SIM:
    • Yes
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Hangouts / Google Talk
  • Games:
      • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.0, EDR
    • Profiles:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Imaging (BIP), Basic Printing (BPP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • HDMI:
      • Micro HDMI (Type D), 1.4
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • Other:
    • DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 18 Oct 2011
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This device is also known as Motorola RAZR XT910


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