Hands On with the Moto Droid 4 and Droid RAZR MAXX
The Droid RAZR MAXX is an upgrade and replacement for the Droid RAZR.
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The Droid RAZR MAXX is more like an alternate version of the Droid RAZR, for people who'd gladly trade the thin-ness of the RAZR for some amazing battery life.
Since the Droid RAZR has a non-removable battery, the RAZR MAXX is akin to a permanent extended battery.
It would have been a little more fair to consumers to introduce both the RAZR and RAZR MAXX at the same time, but now that they're both announced, it's a sensible lineup.
There really aren't any other differences; the features are the same.
The RAZR MAXX comes with 32 GB of built-in memory, just like the original Droid RAZR. But now Verizon also offers a version of the Droid RAZR with just 16GB. They also offer that 16 GB version in three colors: gray, white, and now purple.
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Motorola's Droid RAZR MAXX builds on the foundation set by the original RAZR and makes a wide number of improvements to an already good design. Here's Phone Scoop's full review of the RAZR MAXX.
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Motorola and Verizon today announced the Droid RAZR MAXX, a new flagship Droid RAZR phone. The MAXX boasts a massive 3300 mAh battery that can sustain 21 straight hours of talk time, yet measures only 8.9 mm thick (compared to the Droid RAZR's 7.1 mm.) The display measures 4.3 inches and uses Super AMOLED Advanced technology, like the Droid RAZR.
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4" display 540 x 960 pixels
1,785 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Hardware Text Keyboard, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)