Motorola 2012 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Motorola Articles for 2012

Motorola Droid RAZR vs. Droid RAZR MAXX: There Is a Big Difference

Anyone shopping for an Android smartphone from Verizon is likely to be confused about two smartphones that have very similar names and very similar features. Despite this, one is clearly[...]

Motorola Droid RAZR M Review

Verizon's Motorola Droid RAZR M mixes performance and value. Brighthand takes a closer look at this speedy mid-range Android smartphone.

Motorola Droid 4 Review: 4G LTE, Keyboard, Dual-Core Power

The new Motorola Droid 4 takes Verizon's flagship Android line and adds an updated design, faster processor, and 4G LTE. But is that enough to make it a worthwhile upgrade?[...]

Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX Review: Spectacular Battery Life

Verizon recently took the unusual step of introducing the Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX just a few months after the original Droid RAZR came out. The newer model isn't quite as[...]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs. Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX: Verizon’s Best Android Phones Go Head-to-Head

Two smartphone lines now have their flagship devices on Verizon: Motorola's Droid series and Google's Nexus models. Which is better for power users? We compare and give you the rundown.[...]

Top Five Smartphones

The results are in! Here are our top five smartphones for December 2012.

Motorola Droid RAZR HD Review: Slick and Fast

Motorola has followed up last year's Droid RAZR with the Droid RAZR HD, bringing a number of improvements to the sleek handset. How does it stack up?

J.D. Power: Apple iPhone Takes Top Honor in Customer Satisfaction Once Again

Apple will have to make room for another award on its mantle, as the company's iPhone clinched the top spot in the most recent J.D. Power and Associates survey for[...]

Motorola Droid 4 vs. Samsung Stratosphere: Battle of the Keyboards

Despite the profusion of smartphones today, there are relatively few with real, physical keyboards. Just two are available on Verizon's 4G network: the Motorola Droid 4 and the Samsung Stratosphere.[...]

Motorola Droid RAZR vs. Motorola Droid X2: Battle of the Droids

Verizon's Motorola Droid RAZR and Motorola Droid X2 were both designed to appeal to a very similar market: those looking for a fast, sleek-looking Android phone. So is the RAZR[...]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs. Motorola Droid RAZR: Battle of the Flagship Smartphones

The Motorola Droid RAZR had just become Verizon's flagship smartphone when the Samsung Galaxy Nexus was released. Now, Verizon hosts two cutting-edge Android phones. See how they stack up head-to-head!

CES 2012: Motorola Droid 4 Hands-On Preview

The original Motorola Droid helped make Android the success it is today. Verizon is now prepping the fourth model in this series, raising the question, can this latest version live[...]

Report: Customer Satisfaction with Cell Phone Manufacturers and Wireless Carriers Slips Slightly

A study performed by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) showed that customer satisfaction with phones and with wireless service providers slipped slightly in the last year.

Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX vs. Motorola Droid 4: Better Battery or Better Keyboard?

Verizon's latest two smartphone offerings pit the new and much-lauded Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX against the most up-to-date member of the original Droid line, the Motorola Droid 4. Which best[...]

Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX’s Price Reduced

The Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX, which was released yesterday, is being sold by Verizon for $300 with contract. Those who are looking for a cheaper price need look no further[...]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs. Motorola Droid Bionic: Which Is Verizon’s Top Dog?

Many Verizon subscribers may be deciding between the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and the Motorola Droid Bionic. To make this process easier, we compare them head to head, to see the[...]

Most Popular Smartphones for April 2012

Each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the smartphones that readers have shown the most interest in during the preceding four weeks.

Google Developer Explains the Long Wait for Android OS 4.0 Upgrades

A prominent Google engineer involved in the development of the Android OS has given an explanation on why so many people are still waiting for an upgrade to the latest[...]

Android OS 4.0 Upgrades Coming in May for Verizon’s Motorola Droid RAZR, RAZR MAXX, and HTC Rezound

Those who own the Motorola Droid RAZR, RAZR MAXX, or HTC Rezound smartphones from Verizon will be receiving the Android OS 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) upgrade by the end of[...]

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE Review

The Motorola Photon Q is Sprint's latest smartphone to take aim at business travelers and frequent emailers. Brighthand investigates how well it holds up.