RAZR MAXX

Motorola's RAZR MAXX roll-out continues, following the device's launch on Verizon Wireless in the states and China last month. Motorola Mobility sends news that a GSM version of the RAZR MAXX, 3300mAh battery and all, will be coming to Europe and the Middle East starting next month.

We've already been impressed by the battery life of the Verizon Droid RAZR MAXX, and we're eager to see what kind of crazy battery life the MAXX and deliver when paired with a less demanding GSM/HSPA+ radio combo.

Giant-ass battery aside, the RAZR MAXX delivers the same hardware as the original RAZR -- a 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, 1GB of RAM and Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread. Despite the slight contentious qHD SuperAMOLED screen, which doesn't quite match up to the latest 720p offerings, there's still plenty to like about the RAZR MAXX. And recent firmware leaks suggest an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is on the way sooner rather than later.

We've got Moto's press release after the break.

Stay Unplugged for Longer with Motorola RAZR™ MAXX from Motorola Mobility
 
Up the ante with Motorola RAZR MAXX - giving you the longest talk time of any smartphone1
 
BASINGSTOKE, UK – Apr. 03, 2012 – All day, every day - that’s how much you use your smartphone. With its impossibly thin and lightweight design, Motorola RAZR™ MAXX boasts features with the wow factor and a battery that can handle even the most demanding lifestyle. Customers across Europe and the Middle East will be able to start talking, texting, typing, watching and more for even longer from May 2012.
 
RAZR MAXX delivers up to 17.6¹ hours of talk time so you won’t spend your day plugged into the wall. However its 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. You can rock your playlists while checking email, breeze through photos – all day, every day, all at the same time.
 
Still seriously thin at just 8.99mm, RAZR MAXX is the exact opposite of frail. It’s made strong with KEVLAR® fibre, while Corning® Gorilla® Glass defends the hyper-vibrant 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced display from scratches and scrapes. And 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.
 
Smart Actions, the remarkably intelligent application exclusive to Motorola Mobility, pushes the limits even further by automating everyday tasks based on triggers like time of day, location, battery levels and more. Never forget to put your phone on silent in meetings, turn up the volume when your boss calls and even maximize your last ounce of power by dimming the display and turning off power hungry services.
 
Motorola RAZR MAXX also comes preloaded with the Motorola MotoCast™ app², giving you the power to stream or download content from a home or work computer straight to the device so your docs, pics and music are always available – anytime, anywhere. No uploading to a third party means no wasted time or forgetting to upload that crucial presentation, and everything stays protected, right on your computer.
 
“RAZR MAXX isn’t changing the rules - it’s creating a whole new game. Building on the RAZR heritage it combines the pinnacle of design with mind-blowing power and an incredible battery life that is perfect for people who want to push their smartphone to the limits,” said Maurizio Angelone, vice president and general manager, mobile devices, EMEA, Motorola Mobility. “Whether you want to watch hours of movies, or don’t want to worry about charging between meetings, this latest smartphone from Motorola redefines boundaries and banishes the low battery beep to history.”
 
Motorola smartphones offer some of the industry’s most powerful enterprise features available, and Motorola RAZR MAXX is no exception, including government-grade encryption and productivity tools that rival the capabilities of desktop PCs. Collaborate in real time with GoToMeeting® and create and edit files right on your phone with QuickOffice®.
 

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Motorola RAZR MAXX launches in Europe and the Middle East from May

3 Comments

Why does evryone (including reviewers) always mention the screen in a negative light? It might not be in the same league as some other phones (according to a surprising majority) but the screen is just fine to me. I'm not holding the phone 2 inches from my face and I'd gladly accept this screen for the AMAZING battery life I'm getting. IMO, this screen is better than the Nexus' screen (when I held them side by side in store) and there was no way I could take the Nexus with it's less than stellar battery life (even with the IMO ugly extended battery) over the Razr Maxx.

Why? My feeling is the people who write for this site do not like Moto products and the impression I get; especially over the past few days, is that they show love for HTC only. Just my opinion....

The press release says 1.2GHz processor while the article mentions a 1.5GHz one.. Hope you correct it ..