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Great under rated phone.
Dro has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
I've been a Motorola fan from since day one but I tend to be unbiased when giving my opinion on tech. To make a long story short, this phone is an overall amazing phone. I've always found Motorola to have the best build quality among all the major oems. Their designs have gone more downhill than uphill in the past few years but if you're looking for a strong phone to stand up to the elements, this phone is not a bad choice. The kevlar backing goes a long way to make this device stand out in terms of durability. Coming from an Atrix 4G, this phone is far superior in terms of build quality, and I've had the Atrix for a long time and it did survive a lot of drops. If you're looking for the best camera on a phone, this won't be the phone to get, but its more than sufficient to satisfy the needs of the average person when it comes to picture quality. I'm now running Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 and I'm hoping Motorola updates it to 4.2.2 but I'm holding my breath on that. When deciding what phone to replace my Atrix 4g with, my major concern was battery life, and really, I was left with only two options because I'm yet to find a phone out there with amazing battery life compared to the Razr HD & HD Maxx. The Maxx version was a bit out of my league price wise so I went for the HD, and I'm totally happy with my purchase. I'm now seeing new phones with even better specs being released but I'm still happy with my phone because the battery of this phone is still bigger than the likes of the...
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Got this phone on Amazon for 1 penny.....great buy!!!!!!
ramjet4 has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
Amazing phone,solid build and feel. Great size screen, feels good in my hand,or in my pocket. Clear calls,sending and receiving. Camera could use a bit of help, but I have a Canon for that.....over all, A+++++.....
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Arishok has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
***Upgraded to Jelly Bean 12.9.12***
This was too serve as an upgrade from my HTC Incredible 2. Right off the bat, the battery was a welcomed change. I've gone from having to charge my phone multiples throughout the day (w/ Inc2) to just once over night w/ the Razr HD. Speaker quality is very good. The phone itself feels very strong and sturdy to the point I (almost) wouldn't care if it was accidentally dropped. Reception and call quality remains exceptional as usual w/ Verizon (though I hate to admit it). I only wish 3 aspects were better: accessing the SD card, the camera and music player choices. Getting to the SD card requires a little tool that also removes the SIM card simultaneously. When trying to access the SD card while connected to a PC (since Jelly Bean update), I'm forced to download Motorola's device manager software (that I don't want) before having the drive accessible. Play Music isn't bad it's not necessarily something I would've voluntarily downloaded either so I ended up downloading ProAmp instead. As for the camera, the back camera leaves a little to be desired. Videos or pictures taken in dark areas don't come out too well (even w/ the flash light on), something that was not a problem w/ the Inc2. However, the front-facing camera seems to work pretty well. Overall, I'm very satisfied and would highly recommend to others.
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smh12088 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I've had the phone a few days shy of a month, and it's great. Battery is awesome, it can be a little "buggy" at times, and the camera is not "the best," but it's also not bad. From that last phone I had to now this,
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Blew My Mind!!!
BeldingsTechGuy has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
This phone is worth the money! Nice HD picture, fast internet speed and amazing battery for 4G! I'm using it right now to make this review! I love this phone and it easy to work!
I hope you get one! (P.S. better than iPhone 5)
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thompcd has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
To be technical, I actually am a phone salesman, as of right now, I do not own the phone (a different story a week from now). But having no reviews, I decided to take it upon myself.
The phone is a bit bulkier than the original razr, the razr hd is comparably a middle-ground between the original droid razr and droid razr maxx in form factor. It has a BEAUTIFUL screen, some say not as good as the qHD on the Atrix HD, I disagree highly. Samsung's Super AMOLED did the trick, it's gorgeous. In your hand, it's a bit heavy, much heavier than the original.
A very noticeable bezel change occurred, Motorola made the decision that the rugged phone, between its beautiful kevlar back and Corning Gorilla Glass front, it deserved an aluminum bezel. Without a doubt, Motorola was attempting to steal some style from the iPhone with this (including the SIM dock, it has been replaced in the HD with a metal tray in the aluminum tray, much like the iPhone).
Battery life seemed to be quite steady for the original, I can't imagine what the Maxx will be like. I used it on LTE for 8 hours, had it at 100% charge to begin, I ran GPS, bluetooth, NFC, with constant refreshes on all accounts (Gmail, FB, Tapatalk, LinkedIn, Pageonce, GroupMe, Spotify). After 8 hours of use with heavy browsing, about 10 minutes of youtube and 35 minutes of phone call, the battery still had THIRTY-FIVE PERCENT BATTERY. Are you kidding me!?? That is CRAZZZZYYYYY! That's not rooted, no settings customized, no smart-actions, no...
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