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Motorola RAZR V vs Motorola RAZR M

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Motorola RAZR V Remove phone

Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Market Status: Released
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Motorola RAZR M Remove phone

Posted: 05 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.0)Android (4.0.4) 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions5.06 x 2.59 x 0.33 inches (128.5 x 65.8 x 8.35 mm)4.82 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches (122.5 x 60.9 x 8.3 mm) 
Weight4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.44 oz (126 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Body materialKevlar  
Side Keys Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key 
Rugged Splash resistant 
Colors Black, White 
Display
Physical size4.3 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution540 x 960 pixels540 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 ppi256 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.

LCDSuper AMOLED Advanced 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoomAutofocus, Geo tagging 
CamcorderYes1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Recording format MPEG4, H.264 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing cameraYes0.3 megapixels VGA 
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.

 Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 
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 MHzDual core, 1500 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processorYesAdreno 225 
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, 500 MHz) / DDR2 / 8192 MB ROM 
Maximum User Storage 4.5 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Stand-by time (3G)9.5 days (228 hours)
the average is 29 days (695 h)
  
Capacity1780 mAh2000 mAh 
TypeLi - PolymerLi - Ion 
Not user replaceable Yes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Supported formatsMP3MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV, AMR, OGG 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264MPEG4, H.263, H.264 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE 1800 (band 3), 2600 (band 7) MHz 
DataHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A 
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.

GPS, A-GPSA-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Phone features
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID 
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, CalculatorCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google TalkHangouts / Google Talk 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes4.0, EDR 
Profiles Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), AMP Manager Protocol (A2MP), Attribute Protocol, Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Printing (BPP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Heart Rate Profile, Health Thermometer Profile, HID over GATT Profile, Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol, Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP) 
Wi-FiYes802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

 10 Oct 2012 
 FCC ID value: IHDT56NS4 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

   
Head 1.11 W/kg 
Body 0.66 W/kg 
Product Specific Use 1.46 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission 1.46 W/kg 
Availability
Officially announced 05 Sep 2012 

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