Review: Motorola Atrix HD for AT&T
The Atrix HD is a solid effort from Motorola that I can't really knock for too many reasons. I would say battery life is the only real negative about the Atrix, as the battery barely makes it to dinner when used in 4G coverage areas. Also, the Atrix's lack of compatibility with Motorola's Lapdock accessories may be off-putting to some.
Aside from those, the hardware is solid, the call and network performance top-notch, and the communications tools varied enough that you have no reason to ignore so-and-so's recent communique. The Atrix's media powers are also strong. It has an excellent camera and video camera, and music and video playback were enjoyable thanks to good sound quality and the beautiful display.
Throw in the $99 price point and Motorola has a contender on its hands. It may lack the sex appeal of the RAZR and the battery life of the RAZR MAXX, but it is hands-down the best version of the Atrix yet.
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May 10, 2013
Documents on the Federal Communications Commission web site provide a peek at an unannounced handset from Motorola. The XT 1058 was certified with AT&T's unique LTE bands, in addition to 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, and NFC — all hallmarks of a high-end smartphone.
Jul 10, 2012
Motorola and AT&T today formally unveiled the Atrix HD after accidentally outing it on Motorola's web site last week. The Atrix HD will be exclusive to AT&T and joins the RAZR family in overall design and appearance.
Jul 5, 2012
Motorola revealed the Atrix HD on its web site, a follow-up to its Atrix line of devices that joins the RAZR family in overall design and appearance. The Atrix HD runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a Kevlar back cover for added strength and a water resistant interior.
Dec 14, 2012
AT&T today announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is available for the Motorola Atrix HD. The update, which adds Google Now, camera improvements, and better notifications, can be downloaded and installed over Wi-Fi.
Dec 7, 2012
Motorola recently revised the customer support page that lists which smartphones will receive updated versions of Android and approximately when those updates will arrive. The RAZR M, RAZR HD, and MAXX HD have all received Jelly Bean.