By: Samir Makwana, The Mobile Indian, Mumbai
Last updated : Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 05:30
Slimmest 4G LTE smartphone Motorola RAZR measures mere 7.1mm and houses a dual-core 1.2 GHz mobile processor.
Motorola has formally announced the slimmest 4G LTE networks supporting new Motorola RAZR in US. This new handset will be made available as Motorola DROID RAZR through Verizon Wireless exclusively. The Motorola RAZR has 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display that supports quarter-HD resolution. Packing a dual-core mobile processor, the contract-free pricing of this handset remains unknown and will be available from next month onwards.
Previously, the handset was known as the DROID RAZR, DROID HD and even Motorola Spyder. Sanjay Jha, CEO for Motorola Mobility unveiled the new Motorola RAZR at the launch even in US. Motorola RAZR promises external strength with the chassis built from KEVLAR fiber and measures mere 7.1-mm stunning slim. Also it comes with water repellent nanocoating that protects the phone against water spills.
Even the 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display promises sturdy nature with Corning Gorilla Glass technology to be scratch resistant. Motorola RAZR is the first smartphone with qHD (960x540) resolution and featuring Super AMOLED display. For the eager souls, this smartphone runs Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread with a touch of new Blue Blur custom user interface.
Under the slim body, the Motorola RAZR houses a dual-core 1.2 GHz mobile processor coupled with 1GB RAM on board. By default this smartphone will come with 16GB onboard memory and 16GB memory card bundled with it.
This smartphone will support high speed 4G LTE networks for data connectivity and also offer HD quality video chat. The front facing HD camera is usable for HD video chat over 4G LTE, 3G or WiFi networks. Also the 4G LTE mobile hotspot features accommodates up to eight WiFi devices at once.
The 8-megapixel image sensor bearing HD camera at the back comes with 1080p HD video recording capability and image stabilization technology for clear and crisp imagery. Besides that, this smartphone contains GPS chip, low energy consuming Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi support.
Loaded with enterprise level security features, Jha also gave a sneak peak to the new MotoCast feature that creates a personal cloud for the user to stream data from PC. To power this super slim yet big screen bearing smartphone, Motorola has added 1780mAh battery that will make it last longer, especially on 4G LTE networks.
Motorola will make this phone available in early November along with bunch of accessories like the Laptop Dock 500 with bigger keyboard.