Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Motorola intros RAZR2 [U]

updated 11:20 am EDT, Tue May 15, 2007

Moto RAZR 2

Updated with official photos Motorola today introduced the RAZR2. Also known as the V9, the stainless steel clamshell is even thinner than the iconic RAZR by 2mm but stronger thanks to the use of the stronger material. The phone is also the first of its kind to include dual large screens: a 2.3-inch main display on the inside handles main features, while the outside screen is a full 2-inch LCD with dedicated music controls. Its external display is large enough to display album art and full-sized contact photos without crowding out essential information, Motorola says.

The internal performance has been upgraded with a 500MHz processor ten times faster than the original and a new, intelligent CrystalTalk system that automatically raises call volume in noisy environments. A Linux-based OS includes several upgrades as well: quicker access to contact lists, spoken voice navigation, and better HTML web browsing with Google Maps.

Music and media are stronger through a display twice as sharp as the first RAZR and a 2-megapixel camera with a multi-shot mode for snapping images in live events. Support is provided for protected Windows Media along with other music and video formats.

Motorola plans to ship versions of the RAZR 2 in GSM form with both HSDPA-based 3G Internet access (in the V9 and a 2.5G, EDGE-only model dubbed the RAZR2 V8. These should be available in Asia as of July. These should be available in Asia by July and will release in North America and elsewhere during the summer. A single CDMA version, the RAZR2 V9m, should also be available at the same time.





By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. Fast iBook

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Mar 2003

    0

    Might be nice...

    Might be nice for use as a go-phone.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

PenClic Bluetooth mouse

Windows 8 aside, computer users have been trained that a mouse is the proper way to navigate through the desktop for years. Trackballs ...

Cat B100

Cat is primarily known for its heavy-duty machinery used in the construction industry and farming, among other areas. What may not be ...

Linksys EA6900 AC Router

As 802.11ac networking begins to makes its way into more and more devices, you may find yourself considering an upgrade for your home ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News