Motorola unveils updated RAZR smartphone

Motorola has officially launched a high-end smartphone, the Motorola Droid Razr, the thinnest 4G smartphone ever. According to the company, at 7.1 mm, it’s the thinnest smartphone in the world. Motorola officially announced the new 7.1mm-thick Droid Razr, which the handset-maker says is the thinnest smartphone available anywhere in the world.

The DROID RAZR is a LTE capable 4G smartphone that measures a mere 7.1mm thick, sporting a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED touchscreen protected by Gorilla Glass. The capacitive touch screen has a resolution of 960 by 540 pixels. Motorola’s new smartphone has many of the same specs as the Droid Bionic, but comes in a much thinner casing with a more impressive screen. The device is powered by a 1.2 GHZ dual-core OMAP 4430 processor from Texas Instruments. The device is made with Kevlar fiber for durability and has a Gorilla Glass screen for scratch resistance.

The Droid Razr’s 8-megapixel rear-facing camera can shoot full-high-definition 1080p video. Additionally, Motorola has added a software called SmartActions which helps users manage the smartphone battery life. The device has the ability to download full-HD movies from Netflix, the company said, and can port video out via HDMI.

According to the specifications, Motorola has added a software called SmartActions, that can extend the battery life to an amazing 12.5 hours of talk time and 8.9 hours of video playback. Furthermore, the device of the famous bells and whistles include Bluetooth, WiFi, a micro HDMI, USB 2.0 port, GPS, and 1800 mAh battery.

The DROID RAZR is expected to hit the worldwide market by the end of November. According to initial reports, the unit will cost $ 299 with the signing of a new two-year Verizon contract. Verizon will be accepting pre-orders from October 27th, 2011, with delivery being November 2011.


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