Motorola RAZR D1

Motorola RAZR D1The release of Motorola RAZR D1 by the Google owned Motorola company seem to be interested in making sure that its customers are spoil of choice in terms of performance, speed, price, style and class. This phone has been unveiled together with other brands at a time when the market share of the company for smartphones is surging below expectations as a result of the ruthless and cutthroat completion in the crowded android market place.

The following takes a deep and keen look at and illustrate the functional specs of the Motorola RAZR D1.

Design: The Motorola RAZR D1 runs on the android version 4.1 jelly Bean OS. It has an outstanding weight of 110g, a glamorous body dimension of 4.33 x 2.32 x 0.43 inches and comes in black and white colors.

Display: The screen size is 320 x 480 pixels, 3.5 inches made up of 165 ppi pixel density. The TFT Multi-Touchscreen is enhanced by compass direction, acceleration, and proximity sensors.

Hardware: Motorola RAZR D1 uses a system chipset of Mediatek MT6575M that runs the 1 GHz Cortex-A9 CPU with the RAM of 1 GB and an in-built memory of 4GD. The smartphone has a microSD space for extending the memory capacity up to 32 GB.

Connectivity and Technology:The phone has an optional dual SIM that can be used to connect to the mobile networks operators using 2G and 3G networks viaGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900- SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model)on 2G network and HSDPA on 3G network.It supports EDGE and GPRS for data for speeds of up to HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps. WLAN communications is through Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot technologies, Bluetooth v4.0 with EDR and microUSB v2.0 USB. This phone doesn’t support infrared and NFC technologies.

Camera: It comes designed with 5 MP, 2592х1936 pixels with autofocus ability capable of Touch focus, geo-tagging, HDR and video capture feature enabled by 480p but lacks the front secondary camera.

Battery: The Motorola RAZR D1 is powered by Li-Ion 1785 mAh battery whose music play time, standby time and talk time is yet to be official.

Multimedia: Stereo radio, MP3, MP4, AAC+, WAV, WMA,H.263, H.264, WMV players. The Analog/ Digital TV tunner with GPS support puts this midrange smartphone on class of its own. For multimedia messaging it has SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email and IM.

Other Features: Include Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa, Organizer, Photo viewer/editor, Document viewer, Voice memo/dial and Predictive text input.

Pros: It has optional dual SIM with extensible memory capacity. It is also light and thin to handle and operate with ease.

Cons: Has a smaller touch screen and a camera with lower resolution that takes poor quality videos.

Verdict: The ultimate test will be how this smartphone fairs in the market given that it’s been released along side other differentiated brands from the same manufacturer.

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