The 10 Coolest Smartphones Of 2011


2. Motorola Razr

Remarkably thin at 0.27 inches, the Motorola Razr is aptly named yet incredibly well equipped. The all-touch CDMA/LTE Razr layers a Gorillaglass Super AMOLED multi-touch qHD 960 x 540 display atop an integrated one-piece motherboard with dual-core, dual-channel RAM 1.2GHz processor with 16GB storage memory plus another 16-GB microSD card (upgradable to 32 GB). Out of the box it runs Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread, but is upgradeable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Also equipped with accelerometer, compass, proximity, battery temperature and ambient light sensors, the new Razr somehow also jams in an eight MP front camera that captures and plays back 1920 x 1080p video at 30 frames per second, plus a 1.3 MP front-facing camera with 720p video capture; both cameras focus automatically and in-phone tools allow basic image editing. There's WiFi b/g/n with hotspot capability for up to eight other devices, Bluetooth and Stereo Bluetooth, USB 2.0 with micro USB connector, micro HDMI connector, A-GPS, DLNA support and a 3.5-mm headset jack, all wrapped in a Kevlar jacket. What could be cooler than a bullet-proof smartphone?



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