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Motorola RAZR MAXX

alaTest has collected and analyzed 369 reviews of Motorola RAZR MAXX. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and design. The battery and performance are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the camera.

size, performance, battery, design, screen


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola RAZR MAXX is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Ian Morris (

Motorola Razr Maxx - Pocket-lint


We still love our original Razr, and the Maxx adds an incredible battery to a great handset. It does take away a lot of the charm and style of the original,

Epic battery life, the Razr is still a great phone, speedy for day-to-day use

Loses a little of its good looks to the larger battery, still no Ice Cream Sandwich, quite expensive

In terms of the phone hardware, not much has changed here since the last Razr. The Maxx isn't as striking to look at, and its name is twice as stupid as the already absurd Razr, but it's still a great phone.

May, 2012

Expert review by: David Phelan (

Motorola Razr Maxx review


The last Razr was impossibly thin. The new Motorola Razr Maxx isn't. So why buy it?

Amazing battery life ; Gorgeous display ; MotoCast streaming function

Unexceptional camera ; Waiting for Ice Cream Sandwich ; Design won’t please everyone

May, 2012

Expert review by: Danny Brogan (

Motorola RAZR MAXX pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint


Just how important is a good battery life on a smartphone to you? Very according to Motorola. With that in mind its been busy working away at its Motorola

May, 2012

Expert review by: Chris Martin (

Motorola Razr Maxx review


The Motorola Razr Maxx aims to offer the rare combination of high-end specifications and great battery life within one smartphone. Read our Razr Maxx review to find out if it manages the task.

Provided you like the slightly quirky design, the Razr Maxx is an excellent choice for a high performing smartphone. The decent specifications combined with exceptional battery life let it stand it out from the crowd. Software is dated but this...

Jul, 2012

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Motorola RAZR Maxx review


Motorola's RAZR is back and this time it's got a not-so-hidden trick in the bulky shape of a supersized battery. Is it enough to see of the competition?

Watch out BlackBerry, there's a new business phone in town – and the Motorola RAZR MAXX has got stamina

Jun, 2012

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Motorola RAZR MAXX review


When the Motorola RAZR launched late last year, it had everything we wanted from an Android smartphone. It still stands up well today - six months on - though it has been surpassed by the HTC One X and looks to be trumped by the imminent Samsung Galaxy...

If you want an Android smartphone with a long-lasting battery then buy a RAZR MAXX

May, 2012

Expert review by: Basil Kronfli (

Motorola RAZR MAXX Review


We can all agree that battery life is a pain-point for mobile phone users. This is something we've heard time and time again and done a fair bit of grumping about ourselves, but we've been yet to see…

Best battery life on offer ; Innovative pre-loaded apps ; Great connectivity

Lacklustre design ; Large surface area ; Runs Gingerbread

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: Richard Goodwin Paul Briden (

Motorola Razr Maxx review


We attended the launch of the Motorola Razr in Berlin in late-2011 and had a lovely time scoffing Bratwurst, taking in the sights and playing with Moto's brand new ultra-thin, uber-stylish handset.

Decent build quality, Android 4.0 is confirmed as coming, MotoCast is excellant

It's a little chunky, it doesn't launch with Android 4.0 and it has exactly the same spec as last year's Motorola Razr

If battery life is important to you this is the phone for you, nothing else out there even comes close

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Alastair Stevenson (

Motorola Razr Maxx review


We see if the battery is as impressive as it sounds

Amazing battery life

Outdated Android software, too much Motorola bloatware, screen isn't great

The Razr Maxx features an 8MP front facing camera and a 1.3MP rear facing camera. Like the original Razr, while the rear-facing camera is competent, it's not astounding, especially in low light conditions. Despite the handset having an LED flash,...

May, 2012

Expert review by: (

Motorola RAZR Maxx Review


This smartphone works well, has an incredibly long battery life, and

Lengthy battery life, great build quality, simple-to-use MotoCast sync media across devices, decent selection of business features ; Cons ; Average camera, old version of Android Gingerbread, only-Swype option on keyboard

Average camera, old version of Android Gingerbread, only-Swype option on keyboard

May, 2012

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2000 / 3300
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):607
Talk time (2G):17.6

Call management

Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Voice commands: Yes


Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Digital Zoom:8
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):8
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Second Camera: Yes
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes


Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Bar


Display diagonal:10.9
Display Resolution:540 x 960
Display Type:AMOLED
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes


Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Text-to-speech message reader: Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA, eAAC+ / AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
Video formats supported:H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV9 / H.263, MPEG4, WMV9


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:800,850,900,1900,2100
4G: Yes
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, DID, DUN, GAP, GAVDP, HFP, HSP, MAP, OPP, SPP
Bluetooth version:4.0 LE
Data network:3G
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

Active toolbar: Yes
Camera included: Yes
Music player: Yes
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Rotating: Yes
Video Playback: Yes
Voice Recording: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless Connection: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.0.4
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription / Prepaid

Ports & interfaces

HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0


Processor Cores:2
Processor frequency:1.2 / 1.5


Operating system installed:Android


Internal storage capacity:16 / 8
USB mass storage: Yes


Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.3 / 8.99
Height :12.2 / 13.1
Weight:126 / 145