Motorola Droid Razr HD: a Thorough Review

Motorola Droid Razr HDBusiness professionals in earlier years could be simply identified because they often carried huge briefcases with tons of paperwork inside, daily planners that were bound, and most probably a DynaTAC cellular phone. A number of these brick phones were invented and manufactured by the Motorola Company as early as 1983 to 1994. Unwieldy as it may seem with today’s taste in lightweight gadgets, one cannot erase the fact that it helped a lot in paving the way to the evolution of cellular smartphones.

Motorola Inc. can be considered to be one of the earliest and well-known manufacturers of mobile gadgets in the telecommunications industry. Just recently, it released the all-new Motorola Droid Razr HD into the market. This smartphone proves that the ways we conduct our daily lives and businesses have drastically changed. Storage of important files and data, provision of a daily planner, fast access to the Internet, and email will aid you in keeping in touch with family, friends, coworkers, and customers at any time of the day and at any place desired.

Design and Display

Sold and available in only black or white colors, the Droid Razor HD, like any other high-end smartphone, has a super 4.7 inch AMOLED multi-touchscreen display with 16M colors. It has is a 720 x 1280 pixel screen resolution, exhibiting a vibrant screen display. This smartphone is a splash-resistant, handheld device protected by Corning Gorilla Glass to make it more durable and immune to scratches. It is designed to run on Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and is also upgradable to the latest 4.1 version of the Jelly Bean operating system. With a chipset of Qualcomm MSM 8960 Snapdragon and a dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait CPU, it will always make every second count.

Memory and Data

The Droid Razr HD is not only equipped with an internal memory of 16 GB and 1 GB of RAM, but it is also furnished with a slot for a micro memory card, and is expandable up to 32 GB, giving you more space for important documents and data. It supports GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth, NFC, Micro USB v2.0, WLAN, and Wi-Fi tethering.

Camera

This handset is enabled with an 8 megapixel camera that can take high-quality pictures and average videos, and a 1.3 MP front-facing camera, allowing you to take self-portraits at any time and anywhere you like. With other features like geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, auto focus, image stabilization, and LED flash, you can say that it’s just about everything the average user might desire in a smartphone camera.

Battery

This unit is packed with a non-removable Li-PO 2530 mAh battery, which provides enough power to last for at least one day. The battery can last up to an estimated 286 hours standby time and 24 hours talk time.

Pros and Cons

Pros:

  • Vibrant screen display
  • Tethering capability
  • Splash resistant
  • Faster Internet surfing speed.
  • Longer battery life span
  • Updatable operating system

Cons:

  • Front-facing camera is not impressive
  • No social media function; applications for such must be downloaded first
  • Not sold globally, so it might be obsolete sooner than a buyer might like

In general, the Motorola Droid Razr HD is a highly durable and compact-quality smartphone that offers decent specifications, and has amazing add-on features. And because it runs on Android, installing third-party apps like Skype, Yahoo! Messenger, AIM, or third-party subscriptions is easily and seamlessly accomplished.

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Leiden Johnson is a photographer by trade but loves all that geeky, tech stuff and the outdoors. If she's not working or going out, you can see her in front of her computer either writing about anything or playing MMORPGs, which helps her to be more creative in her photoshoots.