New photos of the Motorola DROID RAZR and Motorola XOOM 2 develop

New photos of the Motorola DROID RAZR and Motorola XOOM 2 develop
With the Motorola DROID RAZR beginning to catch some attention of those Verizon customers who passed on the Motorola DROID BIONIC, some more pictures of the device have been obtained by Engadget. Also known as the Motorola Spyder and the DROID HD, the image of the handset shows what could be the final build of the handset. We can see the Verizon insignia on the device for the first time and we might be glaring at the Kevlar coated body that repels water on the device.

As we reported on Monday, a source characterized as a Verizon "insider" said that the carrier never really had much hope for the Motorola DROID BIONIC's staying power and instead, has high hopes for the DROID RAZR. The Engadget tipster told the site that the device in the picture has a 1.5GHz processor under the hood although the final released version is supposed to come to market with a 1.2GHz processor aboard.

The other device pictured is the Motorola XOOM 2 with an 8.2 inch screen. The picture reveals a better looking prototype than the one seen in other leaks, which could be a very good sign for those who have been waiting for this tablet.

source: Engadget

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1. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

i have to say as a gs2 and ip4 owner this does interest me and actually think it looks really nice

2. Vic M unregistered

But how thin is it?

3. gotjesus unregistered

This thing looks hot! Making it tough for me with the Prime on Nov's heels. Although the thought of another locked bootloader device deters me....

4. ltr unregistered

I actually have a similar looking phone case for the Droid X. ITs supposed to be carbon fiber. It was the first accessory I bought for it. If the Droid spyder, HD, Razr, really does have a back carbon fiber thats a HUGE WIN.

5. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Am I the only one who thinks the RAZR looks awkward and ugly? Especially compared to the smooth curves of the Nexus Prime. Thin is about the only good thing about that design.

10. Fallin

Posts: 70; Member since: Oct 10, 2011

It does look awkward, but it may be comfortable to hold. I will need to hold the phone in my hand to see if its comfortable or not and to give a better opinion about it.

21. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Well, at least it's not just me. :)

6. Jake unregistered

It looks like carbon-fiber, not Kevlar though. It better be great phone now that Samsung Nexus Prime is around the corner!

7. bolaG

Posts: 468; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

Bionic goes back this Friday for sure. I'll have to hold the RAZR and Prime in my hands to make a decision. However I will say this. I've had to replace my driod twice because of water through the past 2yrs I've had it. So having a water resistant Kevlar chassis is really appealing to me.

11. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Methinks Verizon will have a boatload of CPO Bionics on hand in a few weeks...

14. bolaG

Posts: 468; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

lol better believe it.

19. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Hopefully you won't have to return the RAZR or Prime when the next new model arrives

8. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

the Spyder looks quite smexy although i don't much care for Motorola's new capacitive buttons. if this was an ICS device with on-screen function keys this thing would look even better.

32. UltraElectroMagneticPOP

Posts: 49; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

Yes. I mean, why release a brand spankin new phone that'll look a generation behind upon the release of ICS? Plus, wouldn't being button-less make it look sleeker?


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

I can't wait to see how the display looks up close.

12. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Assuming the RAZR is SAMOLED, it'll be about the same as the Nexus One. There isn't much difference between a 3.7" HVGA screen and 4.3" qHD.

13. warlockz

Posts: 156; Member since: Oct 10, 2011

and just like that the Motorola DROID BIONIC is forgotten. They need to come out with Motorola VTEC Android type phone.

15. bolaG

Posts: 468; Member since: Aug 15, 2011


31. TMStage unregistered

VTEC just kicked in, yo.

16. ArmageddonX

Posts: 96; Member since: May 11, 2011

Is that the Sprint Logo on the Xoom 2 icon there on the 3rd image?

17. LA CROOKS unregistered

And I just bought the damn Bionic 2 days ago. Hopefully my 14 day return policy still intact on launch day.

18. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

I'm looking forward to seeing this sexy baby fired up for real.

20. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

With the name "RAZR" it better be crazy thin

23. bossmt_2

Posts: 459; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

Supposedly as thin as the iPhone, which for an LTE device is crazy.

22. bossmt_2

Posts: 459; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

Uh oh, Xoom 2 has white on it, only the iPad can have any white. Must sue

24. this is lame unregistered


25. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

8.2" screen??? WTF! What happend to 10.1?

26. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

there's two XOOM 2s. one is the 8.2" Media Edition and the other is the 10.1" successor to the original XOOM.

27. sooooyea unregistered

i am soo mad like i just got the bionic on oct. 4 b/c i had to with that feature to smartphone deal to keep my unlimited data : X .......................... i rather have the droid razer or the nexus prime

28. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Sorry to hear... I was sorely tempted by the $100 feature-to-smartphone deal, but I couldn't pull the trigger without seeing a release date on the Vigor or Prime. $100 isn't worth 20 months of phone envy. Verizon times their deals this way for a reason... like when they axed the $15 data plan just before the iPhone launch. They knew their best phones were coming in November.

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