Motorola Launches Droid RAZR smartphone & MOTOACTV fitness device

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Motorola finally announces its much awaited phone, the Droid RAZR, which is now the thinnest phone in the world. The new device is just 7.1mm thin, making it the thinnest LTE 4G capable smartphone. The Droid RAZR comes with a splendid 4.3 inch qHD Super AMOLED display, a 1.2GHz processor, 8MP camera, which runs on the latest version of Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread.

“DROID RAZR by Motorola combines style, performance and the power of Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network into one innovative device,” said Marni Walden, vice president and chief marketing officer for Verizon Wireless. “These are two iconic brands that separately symbolize the best technology available today. The combination will provide an unsurpassed wireless experience for customers.”

“DROID RAZR by Motorola is a testament to the innovation and design possibilities that stem from a strong partnership between Motorola Mobility and Verizon Wireless,” said Sanjay Jha, Chairman and CEO, Motorola Mobility. “We set out to design the best smartphone on the planet and delivered DROID RAZR which is thinner, smarter, stronger than any device on the market.”

Motorola Droid RAZR Specifications

  • Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread
  • GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
  • 130.7mmx68.9mmx7.1mm
  • Weight – 127g
  • 4.3 inch qHD Super AMOLED display with 960×540 resolution
  • Gorilla glass display
  • 1.2GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4430 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • MicroSD slot (supports upto 32GB)
  • 8 megapixel camera with Auto-focus and LED flash
  • Face detection and geo-tagging
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • 2 megapixel front facing camera
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • WiFi hotspot
  • Bluetooth v4.0 with LE+EDR
  • DLNA
  • A-GPS
  • SNS integration
  • Splash resistant
  • microUSB 2.0
  • HDMI port
  • Stereo FM
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Digital compass
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • 1800mAh Li-ion battery
  • Talk time: Up to 12.5 hours
  • Standby time: Up to 200 hours

The Motorola DROID RAZR will be available for pre-order from October 27 and will start shipping from the month of November 2011. The phone will be priced at $299.99 with a two-year customer agreement with Verizon Wireless Communications.

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Along with the new phone, Motorola also launched another interesting fitness device called the MOTOACTV. MOTOACTV is a lightweight, wearable fitness performance tracker and smart music player in one. The MOTOACTV syncs with your PC, and lets you check out the music you perform to best or track your workouts over extended time periods, set goals and even create workout competitions with your friends via the MOTOACTV Web Portal. The device measures 46mm x 46mm x 9.6 mm and weighs 35 g.

“We brought the features you love in your smartphone to the fitness world with a groundbreaking addition, MOTOACTV,” said Sanjay Jha, chairman and chief executive officer, Motorola Mobility. “Workout smarter without using multiple devices or even wires, with the first multi-activity music and fitness tracking device with the brains to push you beyond your limits.”

MOTOACTV uses Motorola AccuSense™ technology and GPS to ensure measurement accuracy and helps you to keep track of fitness performance stats, including pace, distance, calories burned, and map of route covered, with automatic wireless syncing of workout data to MOTOACTV portal. The device runs on Android OS and features 8GB/16GB storage memory, 600MHz processor, 1.6 inch full-color touch-screen display, rain-resistant and scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass auto-brightness feature, automatically syncs with all the latest Android-powered smartphone to receive incoming calls and texts, FM radio, Up to five hours of battery life for outdoor workouts and 10 hours indoors, two weeks of standby time Bluetooth 4.0 and ANT+ wireless connectivity.

MOTOACTV will be available for pre-order from today at,,, and The device will start shipping from November 6, 2011 and will be available for sale at Best Buy®, Eastern Mountain Sports, REI, The Sports Authority and online at, with other retailers following shortly.

MOTOACTV device is priced at $249(8GB)  and $299(16G). Motorola SF700 and Motorola SF500 sports headphones are sold separately and will be available for $149 and $99 respectively. The fitness device will also be available in Latin America and Europe starting in Q1 2012.
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