Preview: Moto RAZR2 Series
Jul 27, 2007, 10:39 AM by Eric Lin
Our exclusive side by side comparison of all the new RAZR2 models - the CDMA V9m, the HSDPA V9 and the GSM V8, with video tour.
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Although each model of the RAZR2 looks similar on the outside, (more similar, in fact, than the previous RAZR family,) once you look beneath the surface, each is actually quite different from its brothers. Because the differences might be imperceptible upon first glance, we thought the most helpful way to introduce you to the new RAZR family was to give you a side by side comparison, this way you can see exactly what's the same and what's different; what's new and what's old.
In this Phone Scoop exclusive we present the GSM V8, the HSDPA V9 and the CDMA V9m side by side. The V8 reviewed here is final hardware and almost final software, while the V9 models are not quite as far along. Therefore we can't comment on the things like battery life or software stability accurately. However, anything we have reported here, we have confirmed will show up in the final product.
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Sprint V9M - August 19th launch date..
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Let's hope they stay on schedule!
I did the same same thing. They told me the same thing "Middle of August" but would not tell me the price because of compition. So if someone does actuly find out- please tell
The one thing I noticed that the Phonescoop review stated was the spring that when you closed it shocked the phone and made it reverberate. This in fact was not the case as it closed with a silky smooth feeling. The size was a little suprising, because the phone was actually bigger than what I expected. It kinda reminded me of a really...
Time to move away from the RAZR look completely.
well thats kinda retarded
that wasnt cool that they had to hide the
phones yea i know its a surprise
but couldnt they have waited for it to actually come out
and then give us a review
Anyone know the release dates?
I've asked ATT reps but they claim they have no idea. I'm switching over pretty soon so I just wanted to know if anyone had any insider information.
Preview: Moto RAZR2 Series said:...
The V8 reviewed here is final hardware and almost final software, while the V9 models are not quite as far along. Therefore we can't comment on the things like battery life or software stability acc
Sprint or what?
So really I just want to know if Sprint IS IN FACT getting a some version of the RAZR2? Also does anyone know a price?
I'm Actually Impressed
But I feel bad for Verizon.. Theyre gonna miss out on the menu and everything else! I just hope there arnt some BIG problems with it like the first RAZR (battery- when you drop it, it shatters into a mi...
"The RAZR2 is still just a RAZR. Yes, it has a slightly sexier body and a new external display with fancy touch sensitive areas, but little else has changed"
Still just a razr nothing much has changed again crazy. Lets see a 500mhz processor is nothing to sneeze at. In fact this is the fastest thin form factor you can get. Only 1 phone...
V9M - Music Player, Task Manager?
I am assuming this is typical of a Verizon phone/UI? Most of the new Sprint phones have a Task/Background Manager built-in now that allow you to do other things while listening to music or using an application on the phone. Hopefully, this feature will carry over into the Sprint version too?!?
How typical of Motorola...
I am sure you will be happy with a lesser phone, since afterall, Motorola WAS the first.
They find a "niche" phone & go with it for as long as possible. Anyone remember the T72x series? Or the V60x series? They come up with something that is really popular & then drag it out until everyone & their grandma
reading messages and checking missed calls ???
AT&T and V9
Looks pretty much just like the AT&T V9 User Manual shows.
they didn't show software on internal screen!
they didn't want to give away whether it was a sprint/alltel/verizon etc..
i want this phone for sprint, but the lack of confirmed release dates means I'll probably buy something else
Or didnt you pay attention to that??