The Motorola RAZR is back in DROID form! Measuring only 0.28" thick with a 4.3" super AMOLED screen, The DROID RAZR is the brightest and thinnest smartphone on the market. Kevin Pereira and Candace Bailey take a look at the new $300 phone on Verizon's 4G LTE network for Gadget Pr0n.
What You Need To Know
The new Droid RAZR is super thin like the original phone from 2004.
The phone measures only 0.28" thick but still feels very solid.
It's almost 3" wide so it is bound to feel big if you have smaller hands.
The back of the phone is coated in Kevlar, which feels great.
It's nice to see other materials being used in phones.
The Droid RAZR is super light and weighs only 4.5 ounces.
There's no removable battery so for those who like to burn through batteries so much you need to remove them, better luck next time.
The generous 4.3" super AMOLED screen looks great with a gorilla glass panel that's pretty strong.
The resolution is great with vivid and accurate colors.
The touch screen was also one of the most responsive yet, but it still has a little of that Android lag.
The 8 megapixel camera wasn't as good as we hoped.
After seeing the Samsung Galaxy SII and the iPhone 4S, we were expecting Motorola to step their game up.
The colors were mostly good although sometimes they were a little washed out.
Photos taken in low light showed a lot of noise; outside photos were much better as far as image noise was concerned.
The phone shoots 1080p video but we found it tracking colors when you first start.
Overall, the video looked a little washed out.
The 1.2 GHz dual core processor and Verizon's 4G LTE network made the RAZR as fast as we hoped.
The phone comes with Android's Gingerbread OS with Motorola's UI on top.
We did enjoy little things like the sleep animation, which goes off like an old CRT television.
The dual core processor was noticeable when opening apps and switching between tasks.
During our traditional Angry Birds test, the Droid RAZR routinely launched the game faster than the iPhone 4S.
With the 4G LTE network, download speeds were pretty great, hitting upwards of 30 megs down.