Following the success of the DROID RAZR, Verizon Wireless and Motorola is launching the new DROID RAZR HD with a larger display, more powerful performance and greater battery capacity. Like other members in the RAZR family, the new model gets Corning Gorilla Glass, DuPont KEVLAR fiber and water-repellent nanocoating. It is LTE-capable and is global-ready supporting not only Verizon’s LTE and CDMA networks but also also quad-band GSM and quad-band WCDMA/HSDPA networks.
The DROID RAZR HD gets its name with a 4.7-inch 720p Super AMOLED HD Display, providing customers with 78% more pixels. It has a 8 Megapixel camera with auto focus, LED flash and 1080p Full HD video recording and a 1.3 Megapixel front-facing camera for video chat. It is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM. You get 12GB of onboard storage and a microSD/SDHC card slot for expansion. The LTE 4G phone supports Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/AGPS, dual-band WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n with Mobile Hotspot as well as HDMI output, NFC and DLNA. Motorola is able to keep the DROID RAZR HD slim at 8.4mm.
Motorola ships the RAZR HD with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich and promises future upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The phone comes pre-loaded with Moto’s SMARTACTIONS, Chrome for Android browser and the Verizon’s Viewdini mobile video portal. Motorola said the 2530mAh battery can provide up to 24 hours of mixed usage. It is business ready with enterprise grade security and data encryption, remote wipe, complex password support, IPsec multi-headed VPN client and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync support. There are white and black versions to choose from.
The DROID RAZR HD will also be released globally as RAZRD HD. The global version will support penta-band LTE (700(B17),800(B20),1700(B4),1800(B3),2600(B7)), quad-band WCDMA/HSPA and quad-band GSM/EDGE networks. It also gets a different pattern on the back.