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You know what sucks is that Apple will release only one phone, but it has the best you can get at the time in every aspect, but the droids all cherry pick the best options and spread them out 4-5 phones that seem to be released every month.

Iphones are always outdated within a month, and then you are stuck with it till the next one. Android will always be ahead. Look at the Iphone4 and then look at what has come out since then. I don't understand why people still buy it.
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....um no?
Yeah, it sold like crazy. I don't think I've ever talked to anyone who actually liked theirs though. I know a few people who even reverted to using their older phones because it was so bad.
 
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The Razr playing it safe with a non-curved screen may also help it out. If it can easily be updated to ICS, it's definitely a serious contender in my cellphone shopping this week (what a great month for my dumb-phone to die).
The curved glass is Samsung's Nexus trademark. Why would Motorola be "playing it safe" by not having curved glass?

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Fixed.
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Okay, how much plasma do I have to donate for this one?
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Yeah, it sold like crazy. I don't think I've ever talked to anyone who actually liked theirs though. I know a few people who even reverted to using their older phones because it was so bad.
I do agree the RAZR was lackluster in functionality.

  • Battery life was short.
  • Camera was low quality, lots of grain, noise, no flash, etc.
  • Sound quality was quiet and bad.
  • Reception was below average.
  • Buttons were mushy.
RAZR was an iconic brand because it was very thin at the time.
post #26 of 37
Nothing like the original Razor. That thing i huge. Also my did Google decide to go with a 5MP cam? I Know a 5MP could easily beat a 8MP but does having 5MP mean its doesn't now have good lens also and using one from last gen phone?
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post #27 of 37
I'll tell you what, I don't like the designs of most of Motorola's phones, But I'm digging this one. Plus, I'm liking the custom UI. Too bad it's 300 bucks, though. :/
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I do agree the RAZR was lackluster in functionality.

  • Battery life was short.
  • Camera was low quality, lots of grain, noise, no flash, etc.
  • Sound quality was quiet and bad.
  • Reception was below average.
  • Buttons were mushy.
RAZR was an iconic brand because it was very thin at the time.
It wasn't even stuff like that that was primarily responsible for people's hatred of it, it was the ridiculous oversights. By far, the most ridiculous example is the low battery chime that was impossible to disable without also silencing the phone. I had my dad throw mine out in the backyard once because it wouldn't shut up. Couple this with the fact that the battery meter would read "full" until the thing is like 80% depleted, and it became a serious issue.

Plus, it dropped probably 25% of calls I made on it. If I was talking to someone else on one, that increased to nearly 50%.
 
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I do agree the RAZR was lackluster in functionality.

  • Battery life was short.
  • Camera was low quality, lots of grain, noise, no flash, etc.
  • Sound quality was quiet and bad.
  • Reception was below average.
  • Buttons were mushy.
RAZR was an iconic brand because it was very thin at the time.
Yea I'm curious what the battery life would be like, obviously the battery has to be smaller than normal, or everything else inside the phone does. Something has got to give.
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I didn't see any mention of LTE?
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