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Motorola DROID RAZR HD might be on its way

0. phoneArena posted on 16 Apr 2012, 06:42

Sure, the DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX are awesome smartphones, there's no doubt about that, but when you compare them to the latest beasts on the market, there's one thing about them that sticks out like a sore thumb...

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posted on 16 Apr 2012, 06:53

1. Guest_star (Posts: 231; Member since: 30 Dec 2011)

it looks awesome...i really like how motorola razr line looks...if it is to have HD screen of non pentile nature and OMAP quad core it is one of my top choices for a new smartphone :)))

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 07:00 2

2. bobfreking55 (Posts: 866; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)

now all that motorola needs is include everything they have in this phone, and stop producing new phones every now and then...

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 20:40

39. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)

THat is dam right......
MOTO stop it.....

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 07:46 8

3. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4888; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)

They should have released the original Droid Razr with a HD screen not qHD. I bet all the people who bought the original Droid Razr & Razr Maxx are going to be pist-off!

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 07:49 1

4. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)

i would be, every month motorola upgrades from the original it seems. droid, droidX, droid 2,droidR2-D2, droid 2 global, droidx2 ,droid3, droid bionic, droid razr, droid razr MAXX, and now the droid fighter, all within the span of roughly 3 years. a bit ridiculous if you ask me. Tons of product doesnt exactly equal sales.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 08:06 2

5. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4888; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)

Exactly, all those phones you mentioned are marginal improvements over the other. The Droid Razr is not a year old yet but there is now going to be a 3rd variation.

I would be so pist-off if I was an early adopter of the Droid Razr just to find out that in a couple of months the Droid Razr Maxx drops then a couple of months later the Droid Razr HD is going to drop.

Too much in too little time.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 08:12 1

6. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)

thats why they only release one galaxy s a year, make the people have time to start wanting the next version....give them time not pressure them by releasing one every month. sounds like the HTC of 2011 and motorola entirely.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 08:14 5

7. troutsy (Posts: 319; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)

Not all the people who bought a variation of the RAZR will be angry about Motorola releasing new phones so often. Only the people who fear losing any of their internet-nerd-carry-the-leetest-of-electro-devices street cred get upset about it. That includes most of the demographic that frequents Phonearena, but ultimately still only a small fraction of 1% of the people who bought/own a RAZR.

2 years from now, I'll be glad that I only have to wait for 3 months for a better device to come out if I'm not happy with Motorola's most current offering.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 08:28 1

9. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)

i typically but my phones without contract so im good

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 09:15 1

12. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)

typically buy* that was a fail

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 15:31 1

27. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

actually i think a pretty good bit of us have Razrs. xD

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 15:30 3

26. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

the only thing i think they should have done differently since the Razr is that they should have announced the MAXX at the same time. if they had done that then this Fighter/RAZR HD/Vanquish would have been well due.

posted on 25 Apr 2012, 02:36

65. Dadler22 (Posts: 161; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)

ever seen an iPhone? they marginally improve over a number of years.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 11:02 1

17. CommentBoxEnforcer (Posts: 99; Member since: 13 Feb 2012)

Your right..i bet the people who bought the first razr are still mad about not knowing the maxx was around the corner..now they might kill themselves

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 13:21 1

19. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)

they could still possibly sell of their original razr....although its value is going down with every incremental upgrade.....

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 14:41 1

23. solidsnakeduds013 (Posts: 219; Member since: 20 Oct 2010)

LMAO! NOW THE RAZOR HD! omg people are shooting themselves in the foot with this one. Oh well at least I didnt waste my money and bought the first 2! LMAO!

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 14:16 4

22. BattleBrat (Posts: 1476; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)

I bought my RAZR online from Verizon November 8th it arrived on the 10th, a day before the official release. I was one of the earliest adopters.
I tell you honestly, I don't care, watch a movie on netflix on the RAZR, then I watch the same movie on my 64gb 4th Gen iTouch, the RAZR is clearer, more vibrant, more beautiful, and no black bars at the top and bottom of the screen, so no wasted space (why did apple go with that screen ratio?) The screen was never a problem with me, and with the lapdock, and ICS the apps should be scalable so they SHOULD format to the Lapdock's screen, that's when the lapdock gets wicked. I prefer the RAZR due to it's thin profile, I usually keep it in my shirt pocket, and thin keeps it unubtrusive.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 15:38 2

30. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

they do scale and if they don't scale they turn into the Tablet version because Webtop 3.0 is essentially Moto's ICS for Tablets controlled by the Lapdock or by using straight HDMI-out and using the phone's on-screen trackpad and keyboard software. i'm running the ICS leak now complete with Webtop 3.0. it's very nice. it actually came as a surprise to me that Webtop 3.0 was accessible with a straight HDMI connection.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 16:00

32. BattleBrat (Posts: 1476; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)

Really? YES! Then the future is coming! They could make a padphone type accessory with minimal effort if needed, but I'd prefer the lapdock. My Lapdock 100 has been sitting unused for far too long. I have like 6 different "Office" suits all paid, can't wait to finally give them a head to head comp.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 16:12

33. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

my dad has the 500 and while i still think it's better to use the mouse with it the Lapdock is 100% completely better to use with 3.0. it doesn't feel slowed down like it did before now it feels as feast as you'd expect from running an ICS Tablet/Phone.





it's worth it bro. ;)

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 14:56 1

24. cripton805 (Posts: 1484; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)

Im happy with my Razr. A higher resolution screen would kill the battery quicker. The Razr Maxx is a good phone and I wouldn't really call it a different phone. It's the same phone with a larger capacity battery (aka extended). I can use my battery easily over 20+ hours with normal use and my own actions. (I dont even use smart actions) And even if the Maxx was released I think I would have still gone with the original due to the price difference and I like the form a little better. (My own opinion)

The major gripe about this phone is the firmware and BLUR OS. The menus look dated and is what makes a decent screen seem like a POS.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 15:42 1

31. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

i have no doubt that this Fighter/RAZR HD/Vanquish will have a 3300mAh+ battery because not only will it have an HD Display but it's also rumored to have a 1.8GHz OMAP4470. the only reason i see them doing this is because they want to be able to keep up with the likes of the Tegra III and the S4 without using different architecture and to have an OMAP clocked that high and have the phone get any kind of good battery life they'll need that kind of battery.

not the case at all with ICS. ;)

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 15:29

25. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

nah, the Razr is a very satisfying handset, especially with ICS. SAA isn't a bad screen. chances are though i'll probably sell or trade my Razr and Trophy to get this bad boy just because of the camera, on-screen buttons and the display. ;D

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 16:19

34. jherz6 (Posts: 217; Member since: 23 May 2008)

It will depend on the actual upgrades, the only real differences between the razr and the maxx is the battery. So before people get all upset , lets see what the difference really is. Besides the rumors of the razr hd have been around since before the maxx was released so if you got the maxx or even the original razr. Its the choice you make and the chance you take.

posted on 17 Apr 2012, 02:04

44. Jimstar (Posts: 259; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)

See the funny thing is, Having visted multiple Razr forums, i've seen primarily people who don't own Razrs say that. ILike 95% of time too, it's kinda sad how pathetic some people are, just wishing to see others get upset.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 08:20

8. Hmong_Xiong (Posts: 32; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)

Unlocked bootloader than it's a buy!

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 08:31

10. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

Well, the original phone should have included this plus a bigger battery - but, it is not enough for me to switch....

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 08:49

11. zaryab_hussain77 (Posts: 104; Member since: 30 Jun 2011)

motorola slapped the faces of people who bought droid razr after giving Driod Razr Maxx............Now they will slap the faces of people Who bought Droid razr maxx after releasing Droid Razr HD.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 09:39

13. rayman173 (Posts: 61; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)

Hopefully this phone will come to AT&T......probably not but I hope so.......as much as I love AT&T's partnership with Samsung, I would love to see some more Motorola droid phones on AT&T......I quite like their UI.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 09:54 1

15. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)

how do you think sprint customers feel? they have gotten 1 decent moto phone in the last 2-3 yrs

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