Motorola RAZR HD Revealed, Goes After Samsung’s Galaxy S3 And Apple’s iPhone 5

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Nokia announced Lumia 920 at Nokia World the other day, Samsung brought Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2, while Apple is expected to debut the iPhone 5 on Setpember 12th. The battle for the supremacy of the smartphone market just headed up and Motorola joined the playground with its RAZR HD.

Motorola RAZR HD brings a 4.7-inch HD AMOLED display with 720p resolution, dual-core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 CPU manufactured by Qualcomm, 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal flash storage, of which 12 GB are available to the user, plus microSD card slot. The smartphone leaves the factory gates with Android 4.0.4, but the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean firmware update will arrive soon after the smartphone hits the market.

The connectivity support and internet speeds will be different depending on the country where it will be released. It will come with 4G LTE support in USA, and some European countries, while others will have to be pleased by 3G connections. Of course, it will also come with WiFi, Bluetooth, microUSB, 3.5 mm jack and GPS.

Motorola RAZR HD’s camera brings an 8 megapixel sensor, it records videos at 1080p, wile the front-facing camera is a 1.3 megapixel unit. The back of the smartphone is crowded with kevlar wires in order to enhance the resistance of the new Moto.

The battery that underpins the smartphone is a 2,530 mAh solution, is 8.4 mm thick and weighs in 146 grams.

On the US market, the Motorola RAZR HD will go against smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S3 or HTC One XL. All three devices come are LTE-friendly, they all pack Qualcomm’s dual-core Snapdragon S4 chipset, and come with HD displays.

The freshly-announced smartphone also has an interesting design, but the price will be the one to make a difference. You could say that Google + Motorla are an interesting combination, after all.