Dec, 06 2012

While the Motorola DROID RAZR M is a fine device for many different people it’s no secret that our readership has instead been looking forward to the RAZR HD devices to make their way to Verizon Wireless. Fortunately the devices are indeed available, and you can get them for $200 (RAZR HD) and $300 (RAZR MAXX HD) by opening your wallets and heading to or your local Verizon store.

These devices are follow-ups to the successful RAZR reboot of yesteryear, and while an upgrade for those of you who got those phones might not seem ideal there’s plenty reason for you to consider them just as strongly as anyone. The devices have a 4.7 inch HD display, an 8 megapixel camera, a 1.5GHz dual-core S4 processor, 1GB of RAM, Android 4.0, NFC, and more.

The two variants have a slight difference, of course, as the MAXX HD comes outfitted with a 3,300mAh battery rated for 32 hours. Verizon and Motorola aren’t saying that’s talk time, mind you, so we imagine they went with average smartphone usage tests to determine that number. It’s still very impressive whichever way you look at it, and we’re sure many people will spring for that version because of it.

The RAZR HD’s battery isn’t all that bad, though, as it houses a battery with a capacity around 2,500 mAh. This should still deliver some very solid battery life considering the S4 processor is known to handle power management very well.

Those wanting a developer edition of the Motorola DROID RAZR HD can go here, but there’s an unfortunate twist for those seeking the MAXX HD variant — there won’t be a developer’s edition. This means you’ll have to deal with a tough cookie of an encrypted bootloader and support for custom ROMs will be very limited. If the bootloader means nothing to you then get over to Verizon Wireless to stake your claim to the other two. You can also do yourself a favor and check our hands-on time with the MAXX HD by clicking right here.

[via Verizon Wireless | RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD, RAZR HD Developer Edition]

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