Motorola DROID RAZR: the thinnest Smartphone in the world
October 21st, 2011 - 03:07 pm ET by D. T.
Motorola Mobility has unveiled a new DROID RAZR Smartphone, announcing this handset as the thinnest in the world. The device is powered by Android and benefits from top of the line equipment.
Motorola Mobility, American giant Motorola’s mobile division, has announced the thinnest Smartphone in the world - the DROID RAZR. The phone comes with dimensions of 130.7 x 68.9 x 7.1 millimetres with it only weighing 127 grams.
Running the Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread environment and powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 processor with 1 GB of RAM, the device also comes with a tactile 4.3 inch multitouch Super AMOLED screen treated to prevent scratches with 16.7 million colours and a screen resolution of 540 x 960 pixels.
The phone will also be able to work with 2G/3G/4G mobile networks, comes with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n compatibility with DLNA and hotspot support, a GPS navigation chip, electronic compass, micro-USB 2.0 port, Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, headphone jack and HDMI output.
For pictures, an 8 Mega pixel/1080p lens with autofocus, flash LED, face detection and tagging is present on the back, while a 2 Mega pixel/720p lens can be found on the front. For entertainment, the device comes with a multimedia player, FM radio with RDS support, 16GB of internal memory and a microSD/microSDHC slot (up to 32GB; 16 GB included).
Everything is powered by a 1 780 mAh Lithium-Ion battery providing up to 12 and a half hours of talk time and up to 204 hours in standby.
The Motorola DROID RAZR Smartphone in pictures (click to enlarge)
Having decided to this time address the top end of the market alongside the Apple iPhone 4S and Samsung Galaxy S II, Motorola has brought out the big guns with this ultra-high end handset.
The phone is planned for launch in November, although it will go under a different name in various international markets – known as the RAZR in Europe. A video of the handset can be seen below: