Alongside the RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD, the DROID RAZR M also joins Verizon and Motorola’s DROID lineup. The mid-range smartphone is one of the most compact 4.3-inch LTE 4G smartphone thanks to its super compact design with a edge-to-edge display. Despite being significantly shorter and narrower than the original DROID RAZR, it still managed to pack a same size 4.3-inch display. You can also find Corning Gorilla Glass protecting the display, DuPont KEVLAR fiber and water-repellent nanocoating.
The RAZR M is powered by a dual-core 1.5GHz processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB ROM. Its 3.2-inch Super AMOLED Advanced touchscreen has a qHD 960×540 resolution, and the 8 Megapixel camera is capable of 1080p Full HD video recording. There is also a VGA front camera for video chat. As for connectivity, you can expect Bluetooth 4.0 dual-band WiFi 802.11b/g/n, GPS/AGPS, DLNA and NFC for Android Beam. The phone gets 8GB of onboard storage with 4.5GB available to users and supports microSD/SDHC cards.The 2000mAh promises up to 20 hours of mixed use.
Instead of the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the phone comes with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich with future upgrade to Jelly Bean. It comes with Motorola SMARTACTIONS and Chrome for Android. 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.
Like the RAZR HD, the RAZR M is also global-ready with support for GSM/EDGE and WCDMA/HSDPA mobile networks in addition to CDMA EVDO and LTE. Verizon Wireless will release the DROID RAZR M on 13 Septmeber for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and a 2-year contract. Motorola will also release the RAZR M globally and a European version powered by Intel mobile chip. The global version will have a different pattern on the back as you can see in the picture.