Verizon just reduced the price of the Droid Razr M by Motorola and the new price is in effect today, Wednesday, Nov. 28. The Droid Razr M now costs $49.99 with a new 2-year commitment for Verizon service. This is an excellent smartphone that we demoed in September. Here are high points of the Droid Razr M:
Size and weight: The Droid Razr M is 2.39 inches wide and approximately the size of the iPhone 5.
Screen resolution: Razr M has a 4.3 inch diagonal screen and 960 x 840 pixels.
Battery life: Droid Razr M has a battery that lasts longer than most. On one occasion during our demo of the Razr M, we went 24 hours without recharging and had a high battery indicator light still showing on the phone. Droid Razr M’s battery is rated “up to 20 hours” while most smartphones are rated for 12 to 15 hours’ use.
Operating systems: The Razr M was issued with Android 4.0.4 nicknamed “Ice Cream Sandwich” and specs indicate it’s now upgraded to Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean.”
Speed and response time: Razr M is a 4G LTE smartphone with a fast microprocessor.
Additional costs: Note that you will have a one-time fee: either a $35 charge for new customer activation, or a $30 charge for existing Verizon customers switching to new devices. Also, the most important charge to note is the cost of monthly service, which at a minimum will cost $50 to $60 per month for a new smartphone and can run well over $100 per month.
Where to buy: Motorola Droid Razr M is available at Cleveland-area Verizon stores, including the ones on Detroit Road in Lakewood, Rocky River and Westlake, plus a downtown Cleveland store, one at Westgate, one in Solon, and dozens more in the area: Verizon has over 50 stores in the Cleveland area.
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