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Verizon Reveals Two Additional Droid Razr Models

In addition to solidifying previous Droid 4 rumors, Verizon on Monday said that two additional Droid Razr models are on the way: a purple Droid Razr and the Droid Razr Maxx. Both are scheduled to arrive in the coming weeks, but will first make a stop in Las Vegas at CES 2012 to sport their hardware.

The purple-skinned Droid Razr, according to Verizon, will be the same phone we've come to know and lust over since its debut back in November 2011, but arrive with the new, third paint job and 16 GB of internal storage (current models come in Black or White). Let's also not forget its support for Verizon’s speedy Wireless 4G LTE network and a not-too-shabby price tag of $199.99 (with a two-year contract).

As for the Droid Razr Maxx, Verizon calls it a "marathon runner" due to its ability to let users talk on the phone for more than 21 hours continuously on a single charge. It's even designed for customers who spend their days and nights multi-tasking (seriously, that applies to everyone, doesn't it?), and measures a super-thin 8.99-mm. 32 GB of on-board storage (16 GB internal, 16 GB on included microSD card) and a $299.99 USD price tag round out a rather meaty overachiever.

"Droid Razr and Droid Razr Maxx are powered by the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network and run on Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread, to be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich," the company said on Monday without giving an actual upgrade date. "The Droid Xyboard tablets will also be upgraded to Android 4.0. Both Droid smartphones will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com in the coming weeks."

Customers that purchase a Droid Razr or Droid Razr Maxx will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan beginning at $39.99 monthly access, and a smartphone data package starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data, the company said.

  • joytech22
    Wow impressive talk time. O.O
    I wonder how much battery life it has while roaming or browsing?
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  • richboyliang
    DAMN IT I SHOULD HAVE WAITED TO GET MY RAZR I JUST HAVE A REGULAR OLD ONE
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  • AznCracker
    Man verizon's data plan is expensive... well I guess all data plans are expensive.
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  • tntom
    Typical technology, This is the phone I most want but due to the camera reportedly being inferior to Samsung's devices it is a no go for me. (sad face) Too bad the battery is not user removable or you could just upgrade your current Razr to the Razr Maxx, but less the additional 16GB of Internal memory.
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  • darkrydr3
    richboyliangDAMN IT I SHOULD HAVE WAITED TO GET MY RAZR I JUST HAVE A REGULAR OLD ONEYou mean the very first razr, the one that is a flip phone???
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  • JOSHSKORN
    Can't wait to see a side-by-side comparison between this (DROID RAZR MAXX) and the iPhone 4S. Also, I thought I'd heard it'll have a 13 MP phone.
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  • eddieroolz
    These Android phones are just becoming more of the same.
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  • taiso
    tntom yeah unfortunately i can confirm the camera quality issue you brought up. my sister and i both upgraded for the new year, she got a droid razr and i got a samsung galaxy s infuse. at first i was re-thinking my choice since she had better specs (more ram and a dual core processor) but after we both snapped a few pics with our 8 mp shooters the difference was night and day. even under low light conditions the samsung´s camera is amazing. everything looks crisp, i hate using flash so im happy all my shots come out sharp without having to use it. her phone is still great, except like you also mentioned the lack of a battery bay and another con for me is the micro sim card. i was able to unlock my infuse at home but didnt really try hers since we didnt have another micro sim to try and see if we were succesful. her razr seems to have slightly better battery life however...
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  • nebun
    how freaking hard is it to have ICS on these brand new phones...wtf is up with these companies?....it think we are going backwards when it comes to software
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  • freggo
    Now that we have a phone that can run for 21 hours, all we need is a PROVIDER that makes it affordable to actually use it.
    Verizon -(blows), there billing is prone to f#$% ups and their service is way overpriced. I had nothing but trouble with them and would not go back if they gave me the phone for free !
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