Introduction and Specifications
Motorola's RAZR HD sports a larger 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display, the same 1.5GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4, and it's currently running Android 4.04, otherwise known as Ice Cream Sandwich. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, we've heard, is projected to be coming to the device in a follow-on update.
Considered the middle sibling of Motorola's latest RAZR Trio, the RAZR HD has the same basic platform configuration and identical display as the highest-end RAZR MAXX HD, though the MAXX has a larger 3300mAh (2530mAh for the RAZR HD) battery and 32GB of internal storage versus the RAZR HD's 16GB of on-board storage (12GB usable). Aside from those differences, along with a slightly thinner 8.4mm chassis and a more palatable $199 price tag on contract, the RAZR HD strikes a balance of usability, style and performance that should appeal to many superphone consumers. First, let's take you on a quick walk-around of the device and then we'll dig into the specifics of design, build quality and performance.
||GSM / UMTS / HSPA+ global roaming + LTE
||Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
will be upgradeable to Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
||4.7-inch Super AMOLED HD (720 x 1280)
scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass
||Dual core 1.5GHz Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 processor
||1GB of LP DDR2 RAM
16GB internal memory (12GB usable)
microSD expansion slot (empty from factory)
||"Mixed Usage" - up to 24 hours, as quoted from Motorola
|| 67.9 x 131.9 x 8.4 mm
||2530mAH Li Ion Polymer
||Bluetooth, dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, microUSB, micro HDMI, DLNA 1.5, aGPS, 3.5mm headset jack,
||8 MP rear facing camera with LED flash
1.3 MP front facing camera
|Other key features
||Made with KEVLAR fiber and scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass
||$199.99 with contract and discounts|
Motorola RAZR HD - Also available in white...
Let's take a closer look at the hardware...