Motorola DROID RAZR HD might be on its way

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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20. rayman173

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

I mean AT&T is no different the only high end moto phone we have gotten is the Motorola Atrix and Atrix 2....both are on the low end spectrum of the top notch phones....plus the atrix 2 doesn't have the last build of the m.a.p.

45. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

verizon is getting motorola phones like theres no tomorrow......tmobile getting the htc one s and they already have the amaze and sensation, sprint only currently has the sgs2 and photon worth talking in my opinion although the evo lte is coming. att just has a ton of samsung phones recently. and my parents have to choose us cellular .-. so i have to use a wildfire s.....good phone other than internal storage and power

46. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Sprint ended their relationship with Moto years ago; in '08 or early '09. A Moto rep came to the Sprint store I worked at in '09 & said that they're releasing 4 CDMA phones to Sprint by end of Q2 2010. He was right, except they were released to Verizon. I take it he didn't know what he was talking about or something fell through. I had the Photon when I worked for Sprint. It's basically a Droid X2 with a different design. Oh well, I have Verizon so I'm good.

47. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

and it has more RAM and internal storage.

28. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

the similar Atrix 3 is inbound for them.

14. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Dammit! I just ordered the Maxx again 2 days ago. It's cool though cause I got it for free. Guess I'll eat another restocking fee if this thing releases anytime soon.

16. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Sounds like a great phone, but I wouldn't get it because in 2-3 months they'll come out with the exact same phone running a Tegra 3! Motorola fail

29. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

in two to three months the Tegra III will be trash.

18. ChafedBanana

Posts: 409; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

What I've said all along since the HTC Rezound came out. HD is a must. Settle for nothing less. That's why I passed on the Razr and upgraded from the Bionic to the GNex. I only miss the HDMI out. MHL sucks. And the GPS signal takes too long to connect on the GNex.

21. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I didn't care when the MAXX was released, but NOW I'M PISSED!!! Just kidding, I've had my RAZR for darn near 6 months now, it wasn't going to stay on top forever.

35. bolaG

Posts: 468; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

By the time this Razr comes out my Razr will be over 6 months old. I'm not mad at all about this release, everyone knows new phones with better specs come out over and over again. Who in there right mind can expect to buy a phone and six months latter still have it be the best or not have a successor with better specs?

36. gdogcal

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 16, 2012

I'm so glad to hear all of the reasonable Razr owners speak their part. I find it hilarious that the folks claiming "the Razr owners are going to be pissed" are not even Razr owners?! On that note, I do get the idea that Moto could/should have been a more transparent about their new phone roll-out schedule ahead of time. However, what world are we coming to where we tell phone manufacturers to SLOW DOWN their releases? Is this not PhoneArena?! I'm pumped up that we're actually seeing innovation/renovation so regularly in the Android world.

37. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

well i think we want to see more worthwhile upgrades so i think they should do big quarterly launches for every major carrier or a big release for every carrier every half a year.

38. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

MOTOROLA U ARE TAKING THE LIBERTY.......

40. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

And you see, this is Verizon's problem: The problem is that they are not rolling out enough phones to add to their lineup. Why is it that AT&T, being 2nd place rolls out a phone or announces a phone every month, while Big Red announces and rolls out one phone every 3-6 months. And when they do, they roll out s**t. Every now and then, they come out with something like the Nexus. Listen, in the last 4 months, what has come out? The Samsung Brightside? The LG Lucid? And a bunch of rumors about a phone called the Fighter, Razr HD, and all this other nonsense that is irrelevant? Brightside and Lucid? Really? Come on, really? VZW needs to wake up bro. The people who think that Verizon has the best lineup need to wake up too. You know what? For the sake of everyone, I hope one day AT&T buys VZW and take over their network and combines it with the phones they role out. Then I can own a Samsung Galaxy Note on a Verizon signal and network.

41. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

just how much more do you think AT&T is doing than Verizon? xD

48. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Probably a hell of a lot better than VZW is. The only reason why VZ works so well is that they have the financial backing to invest in their technology. Keep in mind that VZW invests alot more in advertising. Which is why if you compare plans, VZW is much more expensive to cover their advertising costs.

50. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

no, not really. AT&T is like neck at neck when it comes to pricing and when it comes to device line-up just what does AT&T have that is better than what Verizon has?

43. jherz6

Posts: 217; Member since: May 23, 2008

Really? Verizon is kicking AT&T's butt. Big reds testing has been a lot more stringent than anyone else's in the industry, which quite honestly I and others appreciate. They have released s**t? I think not The BIonic? The iphone 4s? The Razr Maxx, seriously? Wildman its not quantity its quality.

49. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Bionic, a phone that came and went. No one cares much about it now. iPhone4s, a phone that has a 4 in it and has no 4g in it. Real good folks. Razr Maxx, a Razr that has an extended battery. As compared to AT&T: HTC Titan 2, Nokia Lumina 900, Samsung Galaxy 2, and the grand daddy of them all..................SAMSUNG.........GALAXY.......​..NOTE. Enough said.

51. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

xD in comparison to AT&T's devices at the Bionic's level the Bionic destroys them. the Bionic is still better than most of AT&T's high-end devices. sure the Windows Phones are pretty nice but there's trade offs for each of the Galaxy S II devices and you got us with the Note but that's pretty much it. you're failing to see the good in Verizon's line-up which there is a lot of.

52. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Ok, but then let me ask you this: why does it take Verizon almost 6 months for something to come out when it takes AT&T is announcing phones every month or 2? Look at the s**t they brought out the last 2 times: The LG Lucid and the Samsung Brightside? Really? Seriously? I mean really? Look at what AT&T has: Nokia Lumina 900 and the HTC Titan II. What gives here? By the way, for the record, I am a 10 year VZW customer who is thinking about switching to AT&T.

53. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

does it matter? even at that rate it still doesn't seem that AT&T has caught up with Verizon. it's quality not quantity.

54. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Your missing my point. My point is, why is it that if Verizon is supposedly #1 in the country and they have called themselves the countries most reliable network, how come it produces a phone for their customers so slowly? I mean seriously, if your a customer needing an upgrade, you'd wait forever. AT&T gives you endless options almost bi-monthly. It should really be the other way around.

55. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

why does that matter when Verizon's selection has BEEN good? we don't need more of the same stuff. all AT&T is doing now is playing catch-up.

56. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

I think if you look at the line up in the last 4 months of what's come out between the 2 companies, Verizon needs to play catch-up or they are marching to a really bad drum that is off-key.

57. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

what i'm saying is they didn't need to come out with anything in the last 4 months. nothing was a substantial enough improvement to add to what was already there. xD

58. jherz6

Posts: 217; Member since: May 23, 2008

The Bionic is an older device as phones go however,its still a great device. Samsung, and HTC phones have TERRIBLE battery life. Nokia? Palease, and yes the iphone 4s is not 4g but who cares, its still a better device than any of the ones youve mentioned. Enough said? you havnt said s**t.

59. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Bro, I've said what I got to say. f**k the Iphone. If you think that the iphone is better than anyone of those phones I just mentioned, then that's just whatever. Keep watching s**t on that little ass screen, thinking that it's the best thing going. By the way, you haven't said s**t yet either pal.

60. jherz6

Posts: 217; Member since: May 23, 2008

First of all Im not your Bro, second whats with the temper tantrum? I never said that the iphone is the best thing going, I just said its a better device than any of the ones youve mentioned. What I Am saying and have said is that VZW's testing standards are alot more stringent than at&t's, and the reason is so when they release a device they have worked out most if not all of the bugs are worked out before they are released. So its better to have a few well working well thought out devices in your lineup than a several mediocre ones as is seen from at&t. As far as fees if you take a good look at&ts in most cases are about 15% higher that at&t's, for example the upgrade fee on at&t is 36 dollars, and on VZW is only 30. You get what you pay for , and its not quantity its quality. Oh and if you have been with VZW for so long there must be a good reason if not then switch to at&t already.
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