The Motorola RAZR MAXX isn't the newest or fastest Android handset out there, but if you want ridiculous, multi-day battery life out of your phone, it's still a decent option. Today UK retailer the Carphone Warehouse sends word that it's launching the (GSM) RAZR MAXX on British networks O2, Orange, Vodafone and T-Mobile. As ever, a wide selection of tarrifs are available, but if you want a free MAXX, you'll be paying at least £20.50 per month.
Like its Verizon cousin, the GSM RAZR MAXX packs a whopping 3300mAh battery, which on 3G/HSPA networks should get you more than a day of use on a single charge. The phone's still running Android 2.3 Gingerbread for the moment, but an ICS update is due within the next couple of weeks.
Look for a full review of ICS on the international RAZR MAXX on AC in the weeks ahead. In the meantime, we've got Carphone's press release after the jump.
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Motorola RAZR™ MAXX NOW AVAILABLE AT CARPHONE WAREHOUSE
LONDON, 13 August 2012 – Motorola’s hotly anticipated smartphone, the brand new Motorola RAZR™ MAXX, is now available at Carphone Warehouse.
The handset will be available for free from £20.50 per month, with tariffs on Vodafone, Orange, O2 and T-Mobile networks. Full tariff details are available here.
The Motorola RAZR MAXX boasts an incredible battery life that delivers up to 17.6 hours of talk time1. It also comes with 1GB RAM combined with a dual-core 1.2GHz processor and Android™ operating system will ensure you are always entertained, delivering a lightning-fast user interface and the power to multi-task like never before. This combined with the long lasting battery means the Motorola RAZR MAXX is perfect for those with hectic non-stop lifestyles.
The RAZR MAXX is a tough and resilient handset; Corning® Gorilla® Glass defends 4.3-inch screen from scratches and scrapes. Every part of the Motorola RAZR MAXX is protected by a splashguard coating, which even extends to the electrical boards inside, ensuring a go anywhere, do everything attitude.
The Motorola RAZR MAXX is available in Carphone Warehouse stores, online at www.carphonewarehouse.com or by calling 0800 925 925.