Verizon has just begun taking pre-orders for its latest high-end Android smartphone, the Motorola Droid RAZR. This model won’t be short on features, including a large screen and dual-core processor, even though it will be very thin.
The device will boast a 4.3-inch qHD (960 x 540) Super AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass. That’s not the largest available, as several models with 4.5-inch and even larger touchscreens have been released or announced, but still a healthy size.
The Droid RAZR is going to have a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB of on-board storage, and a microSD card slot. It is going to debut with Android OS 2.3, but Motorola has already committed to an upgrade to Android OS 4.0.
The name of this device deliberately harks back to the original RAZR, a super-slim handset that was once Motorola’s best-selling model. The upcoming smartphone will be an aluminum-accented device that’s just 0.28 inches (7.1 mm) thick.
It will feature an 8MP rear-facing camera capable of 1080p HD video, as well as an 1,800mAH battery. Motorola also built Webtop compatibility into the design, making the handset power-user friendly.
The launch of the Motorola Droid RAZR is slated for November, though the exact release date has not yet been revealed by Verizon.
Verizon won’t be the only carrier getting this smartphone. When it is available from others, it will be called simply the Motorola RAZR.