Motorola has formally announced its first Intel Medfield mobile processor powered smartphone – Razr i. The new Motorola Razr i features edge-to-edge 4.3-inch Super Amoled advanced display and houses an Intel Atom mobile processor that can be clocked up to 2 GHz.
The new Razr i runs Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich and has a 8 megapixel camera that is really fast. Motorola will introduce the Razr i in black as well as white editions in select markets starting UK, France, Germany, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico with more countries follow.
Motorola has worked closely with Intel team to put the chip maker’s new Atom mobile processor inside a smartphone with Razr styling. Motorola has packed 1 GB RAM and 8 GB on-board storage out of which only 5 GB is available to user. The smartphone also offers microSD card slot to expand the storage.
Intel Atom codenamed Medfield helps in speeding up the camera as well. The 8 megapixel camera is claimed to load in a second with the dedicated camera key. The multi-shot mode lets you take up to 10-images in the burst mode within the time span of one second. Greater imaging capabilities are promised with the BSI sensor at the back which also enables High Dynamic Range imaging support. Using the rear camera one can record full 1080p HD video at 30 frames per second. The smartphone is also capable of full 1080p HD video playback. The front facing 0.3 megapixel camera offers video chat capabilities.
Supporting pentaband 3G networks, the Razr i offers support for dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n) with a mobile hotspot feature that can support up to eight devices. For longer run-time, Motorola has added 2000 mAh battery pack. By default, the Razr i will feature Android 4.0 ICS and the company has promised to release the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for it in coming months.
Motorola is yet to announce the pricing and availability of this Intel housed smartphone for other countries.