While most of the 4G LTE phones have got a bad reputation in the market due to their early dying battery life, Motorola has broken the trend with Droid Razr Maxx. With longest lasting battery ever found in a LTE enable phone, Droid Razr Maxx is just 8.99 mm thick at its thinnest end. Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is the improved version of Droid Razr released just 2 months earlier than it. While Droid Razr lasts only 3 hours and 40 minutes on continuous LTE usage, Droid Razr Maxx scores a whopping time of nearly 7 hours…. The most battery friendly LTE enabled phone.
Neglecting the slight change in physical design and battery, Droid Razr Maxx is simply a Droid Razr with same specs.
Droid Razr Maxx is a handsome large sized smartphone. It is a little thicker than the original Droid Razr – 8.99mm as compared to 7.1mm. The phone is slightly thicker at its top end as to home the 8 MP camera and LED flash. It is also slightly heavier than Droid Razr but it still suits well in the hand. Droid Razr Maxx has got a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED touch screen with a resolution of 540 X 960 pixels. And as a large phone, operating it single handed is of no issue. Four capative buttons are located below the screen.
Processor and Memory
Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is equipped with a dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex A9 CPU fitted on a TI OMAP 4430 chipset. Phone graphics are powered with PowerVR SGX540 GPU. Droid Razr Maxx has 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. The external storage microSD card support is up to 32 GB.
Droid Razr Maxx is a 4G LTE enabled phone with Class 13 – 700 MHz LTE network support. This phone is a CDMA device and does not support any GSM network. With Wi-Fi support, Droid Razr Maxx features DLNA and Wi-Fi hotspot. Bluetooth version is 4.0 with A2DP and LE+EDR support. With Assisted GPS, it also supports GLONASS.
While Android 4.0 ICS shares are growing in the market, Motorola Droid Razr Maxx comes with Android Gingerbeard v2.3.5. A little disappointing, but Android ICS update will soon reach Droid Razr Maxx. MotoBlur is pre-loaded on the phone, but we can also skip configuring MotoBlur at the start of the device. It has the same stock ROM as Droid Razr. And it also has the same preloaded apps – Motocast, Webtop, DLNA, MotoPrint, etc. The Google apps are also there as usual.
Multimedia playback and 3D games are the real side of this phone. On a 4.3 inch massive phone screen, graphics are amazing. With a nice talk time, user’s can watch movies, play 3D games and do a lot more stuff on Droid Razr Maxx.
The virtual keyboard has large buttons – easy to type. From the lockscreen, we can toggle phone ringer and even directly launch the camera app.
Camera and Battery
The rear 8 MP camera shoots 1080p HD videos at 30 fps. There is front facing 1.3 MP camera too. The best deal in Droid Razr Maxx is its battery life. Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is powered by a 3,300 mAh battery. The phone gives over 20 hours talk time on 3G network. It beats top handsets like iPhone 4S and Galaxy Note in everything related to battery – talk time, video playback, web browsing, etc.
Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is an all-round performer. This device gives the best talk time for a LTE enable phone. For its stunning capabilities like web browsing, video playback and 3D games, it surely catches eye of all. Moreover, it is business ready.
In simple words, it is a advanced form of Droid Razr, has same specs and functionality. But amongst all LTE enabled phones in the market, Droid Razr Maxx is the best buy.