The Motorola RAZR HD and RAZR HD MAXX Confirmed for Big Red

In the past few months Motorola has taken back a huge section of the market place with the reincarnation of the Motorola RAZR handsets. The iconic RAZR devices started their reign back in 2004 and after a slew of different variations the device has made its way to the Android section of the space. With its new place in the smart phone market you can bet your bottom dollar there will be a montage of RAZR variations. Most recently we have seen the emergence of the Motorola RAZR M, and the IBM embedded RAZR I and HD versions of the Motorola Droid RAZR and Droid RAZR MAXX. Back in September these HD variations were announced by Motorola and now we get a bit more detail in regard to launch, specs and prices.

The two new handsets are essentially upgraded RAZR’s and have as expected just been confirmed for Verizon’s future line up. The Motorola RAZR HD and the Motorola RAZR HD MAXX will be made available to big red’s customer base come October 18th. The Motorola RAZR HD will be priced at $200 bucks on a new two year contract. The RAZR HD will come in either white or black options and packs in 16 GB of internal storage. The RAZR HD MAXX variation will cost about one hundred bucks more at $300 dollars, of course on the same new contract but packs in double the storage at 32 GB. So what’s the difference? The Motorola RAZR HD MAXX sports a huge 3300 MAh battery and is slightly thicker by .9 mm. They both however share the same specs. Both devices use a 4.7 inch Super AMOLED touch screen that clocks in a high definition 720×1280 pixel resolution at 312 pixels per inches. Internally you’ll find a dual core Snapdragon S4 processor that clocks in at 1.5 GHz; additionally you can expect an Adreno 225 GPU, 1 GB of RAM and up either 16 GB or 32 GB of internal storage depending on model. Around back amongst the notorious woven Kevlar backing you see an 8 mega pixel camera with LED flash that can easily record video in full 1080p HD. A front facing shooter is also available for…whatever it is people use front facing cameras for. We can also expect GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, micro USB 2.0, HDMI, DLNA, and NFC connectivity. Sound good?

Anyone interested? My one question is why would anyone want the non MAXX version? Sound off in the comments below and let us know what you think of the latest RAZR offerings from Motorola and Verizon. Also, before you run check out all the very best in Motorola accessories today.

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