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Motorola RAZR HD launching in UK

The Motorola RAZR HD has been out Stateside since  2012 but the phone is finally coming here. Running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, it has a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED HD screen, a long-lasting battery and 4G chip for accessing ultra-fast broadband.

Motorola smartphones are known for their battery prowess and the RAZR HD is no exception, inside there’s a large 2530 mAh battery which provides  20 hours of music, six hours of HD YouTube HD shows, six hours of 4G surfing and 16 hours talk time.

Motorola’s retained the  DuPont KEVLAR fiber coating we saw in the Motorola RAZR i and there’s a splash-guard to protect from spills and leakages. 

Andrew Morley, VP & General Manager UK & Ireland, Motorola Mobility states: “As our lives get busier, we need a handset that can keep up with the pace and with that in mind, the Motorola RAZR HD was born, a smartphone that’s always ready to go, whenever you need it.”

The Motorola RAZR HD is available now from resellers, but we’ll update the piece with network availability when we get it.

Motorola RAZR HD
Motorola RAZR HD

What features does the Motorola RAZR HD have?

  Motorola RAZR HD specifications
Operating system Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Screen 4.7-inch Super AMOLED HD 1280×720 
Processor/RAM 1.5GHz dual-core processor/1GB RAM
Camera 8-megapixels, LED flash and autofocus/1.3-megapixel front-facing
Storage 16GB (12GB usuable)
Connectivity N WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, 4G
Battery 2530 mAh
Dimensions/weight 67.9 x 131.9 x 8.4mm/146g

Where does the Motorola RAZR HD sit in Motorola’s line-up?

In terms of Motorola’s UK line-up the RAZR HD is the flagship, with a bigger screen than the Motorola RAZR i, although that has an Intel processor. The Motorola RAZR Maxx HD offers a bigger battery, but is only available in the US.

When will the Motorola RAZR HD launch?

The Motorola RAZR HD is available now, interestingly it’s not available on contract, just SIM-free from Amazon, Expansys, Clove, Unlocked Mobiles, Handtec and Fonehouse.

How much does the Motorola RAZR HD cost?

Prices vary, the Motorola RAZR HD is £396 from Clove, £419 from Expansys and £484.99 from Amazon. There’s no news yet on whether any networks will be taking it.


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