The Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is the exact same phone as its predecessor Droid Razr, except with a longer lasting battery so that you won’t spend your day plugged into the wall. Everything else is still the same, from the stylish design to the powerful performance to the beefed up security. From the exterior, it maintains the same slick and stylish qualities of Droid Razr, despite the added thickness due to the bigger battery. Construction by premium materials, it exudes charm with the aluminum chassis, sculpted glass in the front panel and the Kevlar-coated back. The 4.3-inch Super AMOLED panel (960 x 540 pixels) display is crisp and sharp with responsive touchscreen. It does its basic functions such as making calls pretty well, with minimal distortion. Some people even commented that those on the other line sounded very natural, as if they we talking to each other. Its most prominent feature is the generous 3,300 mAh, which is rated at an impressive 21.5 hours of talk time, that’s the longest talk time of any 4G smartphone.
It has all the standard connectivity features including aGPS, 4G, WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 (yup, you read that correctly). It can also function as a Mobile hotspot supporting up to eight devices. Running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread, it comes preloaded with the usual Google apps such as Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Search, Google Maps and access to more than 300,000 apps available to download from Android Market. You will also be pleased to know that Droid Razr Maxx is Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) upgradeable. Motorola’s proprietary apps, including Motocast and SmartActions, are also preloaded. Droid Razr Maxx includes advanced security features such as government-grade FIPS 140-2 encryption for e-mail, calendar, and contacts. In addition, there is also remote wipe, SD card and device encryption, PIN lock, remote enable/disable of the camera, and remote enable/disable of the WiFi. It also comes bundled with a variety of corporate apps such as QuickOffice, Citrix GoToMeeting and Webtop portable PC.
Packed with dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and 1GB of RAM, users can multitask with ease, whether they use it for browse the web, check the score, divide the check and so much more. Droid Razr Maxx is also a multimedia powerhouse with its impressive display, robust music app, DLNA support and microHDMI port. Droid Razr Maxx makes it easy to capture the moment on the 8MP camera with the capability to launch the camera directly from the lock screen. The camera allows capturing breathtaking view in all its glory with panorama mode. It also also equipped with the highest quality video captures available today — Full HD 1080p — to provide incredible detail. Overall, Motorola has definitely stepped in the right direction with a smartphone that not only packed with power and speed, but also bundled with best-in-class features. Droid Razr Maxx is available from Verizon now, priced at $299.99 on a two-year agreement.