Droid Razr HD - Coming to Verizon Oct 18th?
I've rarely been as excited to get my hands on a new phone as I have been since the announcement of the Motorola Droid Razr HD model.
According to Droid-Life, whispering points to Motorola and Verizon targeting October 18th as a release date for both the Droid RAZR HD and the Droid RAZR MAXX HD.
...the RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD both tout a 4.7-inch 720p Super AMOLED HD display and 1.3-megapixel camera on their faces, as well as an 8-megapixel shooter around back. The two phones also feature 1.5GHz dual-core processors, 1GB RAM, Verizon 4G LTE connectivity, Motorola's Smart Actions software and Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, with an upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean coming before the end of 2012. The differences between the two phones involve battery size and storage. The RAZR HD features 16GB of memory while the RAZR MAXX HD packs 32GB of storage space (both have microSD slots), and the RAZR HD has a 2,530mAh battery while the RAZR MAXX HD's battery is 3,300mAh...
I tend to change my phone every year(ish) partly to fulfill my early-adopter fetish but also just because I am such a heavy mobile device user I generally find that my phones get a little gentle wear and tear and that is enough justification for Daddy to buy himself a new toy. This is great news for the Litten Juniors who get a top of the range hand-me-down every year from the old man.
Over the last 5 years I've used
Apple Iphone 3
First of the really-smart phone generation but didn't love the way that Apple forced me to use its software. I developed a pathological dislike for iTunes.
I loved this phone! It was very cool but the click screen thing really started to annoy me as it just felt old fashioned and was hard to type fast.
Motorola Droid X
my first Android phone and it was like a breath of fresh air. If you are familiar with Google then Android is just so intuitive after using Apple and Blackberry products. The wealth of apps and the great usability quickly converted me to a Droid-a-holic. I never wanted to change this phone but battery life was a little weak
Upgrading from the X to the RAZR seemed like a natural progression and I'm slightly embarrassed to admit the main reason I did it was because of the very cool styling of the phone. Yes I am that shallow. The slightly bigger screen was also a big attraction for me and my sausage fingers. Shortly after using the RAZR - I was in love. This device is awesome! Perfect size, great 4g connection, superbly reactive with a bright screen. Battery life could be better hence my most recent upgrade to
Motorola Razr Maxx
I upgraded to the Maxx about a month ago just to get some better battery life. I don't like the thicker body styling as the plain RAZR is lovely and slim and fits comfortably in my shirt pocket. But imagine my shock when I heard about the new RAZR HD coming out in a couple of months. Luckily I was within Verizons 14 day no quibble money back guarantee so the following morning saw me taking my lovely RAZR MAXX back to the shop and handing it back.
So here I am Droidless....
I considered the Droid M - the smaller screen version of the Razr as a stop-gap hand held to use in the interim but decided against it because I just know I wont be happy with it. I also played with the iPhone5 but soon realised that its not as good as the old Droid Razr so declined it for the same reason.
It's really very depressing but I know the wait will be worth it. I'm using my old Droid X as a backup device just waiting for the RAZR HD to be released. October 18th? Really? The day its released I will be in the Verizon store like a kid at Christmas.
It looks awesome... all the features of the Razr with an even crisper HD screen, faster processor, more memory and revised styling.. Ooooh Ooooh OOOOOOOOH