The smartphones will use Google's Android operating system. Motorola showed off the phones at a press event in New York, its first big media gathering since Google took over in May. Google has said that the handset maker will remain a separate subsidiary and will make fewer phones than before.
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The unveiling was part of a flurry of mobile device launches ahead of the holiday season throughout the industry. Earlier yesterday, Nokia Oyj
Motorola Mobility's Droid Razr HD boasts a 4.7-inch screen with a sharper picture than Motorola's previous phones. Verizon Wireless did not announce pricing but said the device will be available in time for the holidays. The Razr M is a smaller phone for more cost-conscious consumers, with a 4.3-inch display that covers most of the front of the phone. That device will be available for USD 99.99 when it goes on sale at Verizon Wireless stores next week. The Droid Razr Maxx HD will have similar features to the Razr HD but will boast a longer battery life. Motorola promised that the device could run for 21 hours of phone calls or 13 hours of video viewing.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said that consumers are now activating as many as 1.3 million Android phones every day. Motorola rival Samsung is the biggest maker of phones based on Android.
It is not known when these smartphones would be available in the rest of the world.
Published Date: Sep 06, 2012 09:26 am | Updated Date: Sep 06, 2012 09:26 am