How much of a RAZR is the Motorola DROID RAZR

Motorola just unveiled the thinnest smartphone ever created - the 7.1mm thin DROID RAZR. Named after the iconic Motorola clamshell, we can't help but wonder - how much of RAZR could this new DROID RAZR turn out to be...
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41 Comments

28. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

HUMO=Highest Unoccupied Molecular Orbital? I know LTE is fast, but that's really high-energy.

39. gemmabba

Posts: 51; Member since: May 09, 2011

i love your avatar.... is it The Resistance cover album? Muse is one of my fav band of all time... again back to topic... seriously even with the hump Razr looks insanely thin.

29. Motosurf

Posts: 11; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

People, dont forget that the original Razar series is what brought Motorola to near death~

32. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Not true. Not true at all. Motorola sold 50 million Razr phones eventually. FOCUSING on Razr successors and not coming out with anything new, compelling, or competitive with the newest trends for about 4 years after the Razr's launch is what nearly killed them. Prior to the explosion in iPhone popularity, phones with full keyboards (and sometimes touchscreens) became all the rage because of the increased popularity of texting. Then, as the iPhone dug in and eventually beat all other sales records to death with a spiked baseball bat, everyone tried to come out with something that could compete on its level. And yet Motorola still came out with flip phones and Qs. It took until 2009 for them to come out with a full keyboard phone on Verizon, the Rival, and it was, quite frankly, a piece of s**t. Meanwhile, their flips were pretty good but boring as hell, and the Krave, which was their high end smartphone fun time phone, had a really cool design that ended up being awkward to use (and easy to break). THAT'S what almost killed Motorola. Complacency. But the Razr helped them dominate for a couple of years.

35. Snapdude

Posts: 128; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

i had a krave, still works .... that phone is rediculously awesome

37. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

It was a sweet ass design, just too many people found it awkward to type on with the flip screen getting in the way. I thought it was incredibly innovative, probably way ahead of its time.

31. ZealotOnAStick

Posts: 4; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

Is that 7.1mm thickness the size of the thickest part of the phone (the camera/flash hump) or the thickness of the rest of the thinner portion of the phone?

33. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

The thinner portion. The hump is probably closer to 10 mm.

36. henrickrw

Posts: 408; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Mi Galaxy S2 is in full command

40. cheeseycheeser

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

This or Galaxy Nexus... D':

41. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

I want to see it working in-hand. Period.
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