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DROID RAZR Pre-Orders Start Tomorrow at 8AM, Will Ship “No Later” Than November 10

Verizon pinged us this morning with a reminder that the pre-order period for the DROID RAZR starts tomorrow at 8AM, giving potential owners a chance to jump on the device early for $299 on contract. Up until now though, we had no idea when you would expect to see that order since Big Red and Motorola decided not to give us an actual release date last week at the RAZR event. According to this reminder email, it looks like November 10 is the latest you will see it. Most of the info we have received lately points toward November 10 being a massive launch day for Verizon, so if the 10th ends up being the date for the RAZR, none of us should be surprised. Could we see it sooner, like November 3 sooner? Still a possibility, but the 10th is what you should set your sights on for the time being.

  • Brian

    Does anyone know or heard if Costco will be getting it?

    • John Mozelewski

      who cares wait for the nexus ull be happy

  • Tvldone

    Im upset that im stuck with my Bionic knowing that this razr is the same but better especially the camera. I’ll rather send my Bionic back and pay $1 to $2 hundred dollars more for the Razr

  • StormbladeX69

    ICS isn’t the biggest decider for this phone, as it will come, probably quickly.

    For me it’s:

    Removable Battery (I use an extended battery in my DX and carry an extra in my pocket. Goes down fast due to the radio working so hard to get a signal in my building @ work)

    or

    MicroSD slot (If the Nexus had one, it would be a no-brainer, even though (groan I know) I am a Moto fan.

    Due to funds I may have to wait anyway… so if the delay in money is long enough I may just end up waiting until phones get QuadCores next year.

    • StormbladeX69

      My contract isn’t up for renewal until next July or August… so anything I buy before them will be for FULL RETAIL. OUCH!

      Why the hell do they cost as much as a Tablet, if not more in many cases. /sigh

  • Jsmith

    Am I the only one worried about non removable battery.  Once its rooted and I start messing things up, am I gonna have to wait for the battery to die?

    • razrftw

      there is a method of pressing and holding a couple buttons that acts like a reset.

      • John Mozelewski

        yeah my xoom didnt reset right even after hitting the restart buttons

  • David

    Isn’t November 10th the same date they are supposed to release the Prime (wish they kept that name over Nexus)?  Or am I just mixing that date with something else?

  • Matthew Dickinson

    Hope that by the time our contract is up next spring, that they are offering these at or under $200, or with some buy one get something off another offer. Love my DX, and this will be my next phone.

  • Nope

    Locked Bootloader = FAIL

  • Nsbjj

    Another big advantage the RAZR will have over the Galaxy Nexus is accessories.  Outside of ICS (which the RAZR will get) the RAZR is better in almost every way.  Especially since I can care less about rooting or ROM’s.

    • Dominick DeVito

      Yeah, everyone’s chompin at the bit for that laptop dock. Well worth $300 LOL

      • tpags

        Oh c’mon dude, you telling me your not gonna get razr and a laptop dock. :D
        I guess its a good idea but for $300, they can stick that thing where the sun dont shine. If someone would really buy a phone just for that, they need there head checked. You  can buy a real laptop for almost same price.

        • Anonymous

          I guess I will take your advise and get my head checked. NOT!  I have been looking forward to all of the docking accessories available.  Once I get the Razr, I will be in the market for my new TV, so I can stream directly.  Finally, I am getting my 47″ LED TV.  (maybe, I won’t get checked out.  Then I can play with my New Toys!)

      • Nsbjj

        …also Desktop Docks, the HD Station and HD Dock, Car Dock, Wireless Keyboard, Elite Silver Bluetooth headset, a travel charger and an external battery
        pack to supplement the DROID RAZR’s non-removable 1800 mAh battery and more.

  • Anonymous

    stupid bionic

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Robert-Welch/645650710 Robert Welch

    UGH I want the RAZR so bad, and will probably choose it over the Gnex, because it is so sexy. Although I do think NFC technology will be useful in the future, it’ll be time for a new phone before thats a needed spec. There aren’t enough retailers adopting NFC, which sucks because it would make everything more efficient. 

  • http://twitter.com/MrBouche MrBouche

    I wish this had or was guaranteed to get unaltered Android 4.0 on it.  I could probably even with a locked boot loader if it were…  Has anyone seen the camera on this in action yet?

    • Anonymous

      few videos out there and it seemed to have same camera auto focus issue the bionic had

  • Bear0013

    I can’t handle the temptation ….I need a galaxy nexus fixxx stat lol…..more nexus posts hurry

    • joejoe509

      You need to get a sweet tooth. For some Ice Cream that is… ;-)

  • Dominick DeVito

    I wouldn’t be surprised to see Moto bundle this with the MotoActv (or whatever it’s called) since both devices work well together, like around the holidays.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Edwin-Mosquera/100001984321843 Edwin Mosquera

    All these complaints about the RAZR. Can we just appreciate how far technology has come? Dual Core, 4g, thin, light, PHONE! Not only a phone but a handheld computer/media device/video conferencing device. I am just glad my contract is due for an upgrade tomorrow. This is going to probably be my next device. Whatever I get should last me the 18 months to my next upgrade on 5g phones with quad core processor phones.

  • Anonymous

    I’m so torn up between the Galaxy Nexus and Droid Razr… my upgrade is up next May so hopefully by then I will have made up my mind, or something better gets released.

    • joejoe509

      Likely something “better” will be right around that time. Early summer seems to be a big time for the mobile industry. But the Nexus is special beast unto its own. Even then, I’m sure they’ll still be selling the Nexus in May.

  • Anonymous

    Hai Guize wat about the Nexus??! lol

    Seriously, If you don’t care about this phone why are you here?  We get it.  You don’t want this phone.  You want the Nexus.  Neato pa-jeeto.  Move on.  You don’t see RAZR fans ruining every Nexus thread that comes along.  This kind of rabid ignorance of normal social behavior makes you sound like iPhone fanboys, to be completely honest. 

  • Anonymous

    How about we stop trying to whore up likes?

    • Billy Jenkins

      like my comment if you disagree. 

      lol jk

    • http://profiles.google.com/robert.macri Robert Macri

      I was going to like this, but I was like, if he doesn’t like likes then why like it. 

    • Billy Jenkins

      U mad bro? 

      About people asking for likes.Like my comment if you think he is just mad

    • shdowman

      Like my comment if you could give two $h!ts about “likes”

  • Nick

    well the MAP said the 27th for the RAZR so hopefully the preorders start Nov. 10th for G.Nex

  • Cliff Wynne

    Nice but I want to know when the presale for the Nexus begins :)

  • Jason

    I think it’s funny that “Verizon pinged us this morning with a reminder “, Hey guys, don’t forget about the RZR! pleeaasseee lol

    • Madcow06

      They do that for about every phone. I’ve gotten emails for the bionic, 4s, and now the razr. Probably will get one about the gnex whenever they announce that date.

  • 9jenkins

    I have been considering purchasing the Razr or Galaxy Nexus like a lot of your fans and I have a couple of questions…
    FYI – I would like to root only for the purpose of wireless tether.  I am not into custom roms and bootloaders.

    1. Will the Galaxy Nexus have an alternative to Motocast? 
    2. Is NFC going to take off in the next 2 years?
    3. Motorola seems to be focusing on cloud storage and pc access. Does Nexus have an answer to this? 
    4. Will ICS increase shutter speed on the Razr camera or is that a hardware component?
    5. Is the micro hdmi out on the Razr a big deal?  Will Dlna do the same things?

    Kellex, could you or another editor post a pro and cons list on a these types of questions that the average user might have when preparing to make a purchase of one of these great devices releasing soon? 

    • Anonymous

      Great issues and request!  Although an attempt has been made to clarify, going into tomorrow, it would be nice to have one more review of what you know, versus all of these comments.  Thxs in advance.

      • LiterofCola

        yep

    • John

      1.  There are several streaming/cloud alternatives that will work on the GNex.  You can have access to PC files for download or streaming to your phone using already available apps.  
      2.  Possibly.  With ISIS and Google Wallet, I see a future, but ultimately, it’s up to retailers to adopt it.  I’ve been using rf payment for years now, but few retailers support it.  
      3.  Several 3rd party services give great cloud storage, and apps are available to give file and streaming access from your PC.
      4.  It’s certainly a combination of both.  I’d expect an increase in speed when the RAZR gets 4.0, but I wouldn’t expect zero delay like on the GNex though, because it is clearly a specifically developed feature.    
      5.  Dunno

    • FortitudineVincimus

      2. greater chance now with ICS having the “Beam” function built in to send data back and fourth between ICS phones wit NFC chips. 

      4. I think the whole reason they went with a 5mp camera and ICS is that it is mostly camera hardware and not ICS. ICS just adds some cool function to the camera, but if the camera is slow and hardware limited software can only do some much. So, I would say mostly hardware and not software.

      5. the Nexus has no HDMI out BUT it has MHL so it can be achieved with dongles and cables

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000076089998 Zinaida Serebriakova

      Jenkins, 
      I own a droid 3 and the camera as stick is horrible, this being said I fixed it as did many others in the droid 3 community. I flashed the Atrix camera’s .apk and it cut time it pictures almost in half. This being said, it is still not as fast as other cameras on the phone market it, but it also shows a software improvement can change the cameras speed. 

    • David

      2. What I’ve read so far is that retailers are not into purchasing the hardware to read NFC devices because they do not see the money in it.  If someone (Verizon, Google, or a third party) were to subsidize the cost, then maybe.  I do not have an exact reference for that, but I believe it was in an article on PCWorld.  Logically, it makes sense.  However, it will be fun to see if developers come up with other uses for this technology.
      5. In general, unless you are a real movie fan, and unless you have an HDMI television, HDMI is not a dealbreaker.  Keep in mind you will also need to purchase the cable to connect to your television as well, if you wanted to view your content on the big screen.  I see this as one of those things where people sat around a table and said, “I wonder if we could…” and then did just because they could.  

      • joejoe509

        HDMI is a pretty popular thing in TV’s these days – I don’t see it as much of a problem. I’ll use it put my videos on a bigger screen much like someone would do with a dedicated camera. Imagine blowing up your photos onto a bigger TV. Some business might use it as a digital picture frame. Or I guess I might use it as a bigger screen for surfing the web in my living room. I know a lot of people might use it to make their games bigger. Watching movies is pretty minor to me seem as how my DVD player has HDMI. Anyway… there’s a few nice uses out there. Will I use it everyday? Of course not. Deal breaker? Eh… I guess not.

    • Anonymous

      I’ll do my best to address these:

      1. SugarSync. It’s #1 in everyone’s book for multiple PC syncing and accessing.  https://market.android.com/details?id=com.sharpcast.sugarsync
      2. Tough to tell with NFC. Google certainly wants to push it. With Isis and Google Wallet starting to take off along with Beam and the new sharing features that ICS has introduced, it could be the way of the future. We probably won’t know for a year though.
      3. The Nexus is almost all cloud-based. Photos, Google+, Gmail, music, Google Docs, your contacts, etc. Newer versions of Android will only become more and more cloud-based over time. Motorola is doing cloud things as well, but most of it is based off of Android. Either phone will give you great cloud options.
      4. Tough to know on this one. RAZR camera is supposed to be much better than the Bionic and D3, but we really don’t know if it can get faster. Software has a lot to do with that and we all know Motorola puts their own software on there that hasn’t been the best of late.
      5. Moto has HDMI and the Galaxy Nexus has MHL. Both are HDMI out, just approached differently. Both will also have DLNA (well the Nexus can through apps in the market).

      • Kevin Parlee

        I just realized that Kellex’s thumbnail is the Droid-Life logo… not a Chain Chomp from Super Mario Brothers

        Back to business (New questions)

        1. Is it possible that “unlocked BL world phone” could be bought from outside us and have 4g LTE chip in it?  I as well only need root to tether. 

        2. Are we 100% positive that the Galaxy Nexus is a developer phone unlocked on Verizon. I just have my doubts but i hope so

        Also i have to say that RAZR looks amazing. And probably be my phone of choice. I’m upgrading from a DX that i had a great time with. Moto does pretty good

        • joejoe509

          2. Oh man.. can you imagine? Samsung, Google, and especially Verizon better prepare for riots if that’s the case!! :-) That said… wasn’t the OG Droid vanilla Android, unlocked and bloat free? The Verizon iPhone is technically “vanilla” and bloat free. Why not the Nexus? There’s precedence here.

          • Nickkrodd

            My question… Will the galaxy nexus have an sd card slot?

          • John

            it’s been confirmed, no

          • Kevin Parlee

            The main reason is tethering. Verizon doesnt want precious 4G bogged down when its used as everyone’s new Primary internet from home (It’s that fast yea) the iphone is also set to not tether/semi locked even though it is physically capable

      • SwedishPimple

        Can anyone answer his question #0…can you do wireless tether (for free) without rooting either phone?

      • joejoe509

        Thanks Kellex!

        2. I really think NFC is going to finally take off. Google Wallet is still a little weird for some people, but the Beam feature is really cool. It has a lot of potential and with new ideas/innovations, OEM’s are much more likely to grab this technology than before. You’re right though… it could take a year before it becomes fully mainstream. It won’t become more popular until many more phones have NFC included. It’s a vicious cycle.
        3. Cloud stuff is nice and probably destined to be our future, but I really hope sd card slots and such aren’t going extinct. We need as many options as the OEMs are able to give us. Isn’t that what Android is all about? Personally, I’m very resistant to cloud type storage options. It’s creepy to have my information floating out there on some unknown distant server. Ignoring options like removable batteries, storage options, etc. puts us that much closer to our favorite fruity phone.
        4. Why risk it? Moto hasn’t proven itself capable in the camera dept. If a decent phone camera is a high priority of yours, don’t risk it with a Motorola. But that’s just my personal opinion and you should probably carry a dedicated camera with you if you are looking for great photographs anyway.
        5. I’m very excited to finally have a phone with HDMI out – especially with the ability to charge your phone over MHL in the near future.

        9jenkins: I’m no expert, but the RAZR has a locked bootloader (in the US) and that makes it harder to root than the Nexus. I’m sure we’ll eventually somehow find a way around the RAZR’s security and root it anyway so maybe you don’t need to worry about it. Samsung (and Nexus) phones are much easier to root.

        • joejoe509

          Kellex-

          3.) Any word on if the Nexus will have Keis Aire or whatever it’s called? I know it doesn’t work great, but it might be a nice alternative to an sd card slot and cloud based services. Or is that Samsung bloatware?

    • coyote

      4: one encouraging spec is the RAZR shows the camera as 120 fps (can you say timelapse) whereas Bionic is 30fps.

      The timelapse recording is very cool. A feature I miss from my old LG Dare

  • http://twitter.com/TonyG916 Tony Garza

    im ready to spend my cash on the galaxy nexus…any word on when we can pre-order?

    • Anonymous

      What does the galaxy do?

  • Anonymous

    I’ll likely get the Razr to replace my X. I want a phone with good specs and 4g and the ability to use a lapdock.

  • http://twitter.com/myermenson Michael Yermenson

    G-NEX, all day long!

  • Billy Jenkins

    Can this Razr shave my legs?

    • Anonymous

      You shave your legs, bro?

      • Guest

        you a dick bro?

  • Hamforce2010

    Tough choice, saying good bye to my Incredible, hello….?

  • Anonymous

    Just a reminder to Motorola – I’ll be buying the Galaxy Nexus the day it is released.  If Moto wanted to sell any phones they should have released this instead of the bionic and did it months ago.

  • Anonymous

    question-
    when the galaxy nexus is released, do you think amazon/wirefly/letstalk/etc will have it for a cheaper on-contract price?
    dont think i can stomach the $300  :

    • Anonymous

      Maybe, but after a month or two you will probably find deals that include a case and travel charger or something like that.

      Like this post if you agree

  • Throz

    How thick is this phone at the thickest point (the hump)?  I keep seeing 7.1mm thick, but the phone isn’t 7.1mm if it won’t fit through a 7.1mm slot…

    • http://www.facebook.com/joseph.a.yager Joseph A. Yager

      What slot are you planning on putting this through?

    • Anonymous

      Do you often try and slip your phone through various-sized slots?

      • Throz

        Just saying…  The phone is NOT 7.1mm thick, due to the hump.  But no one has come out and say what the thickness of it was.  Based on some measurements in pictures, it almost looks ~2x as thick as the rest of the phone.

        • Anonymous

          If 90% of the phone is 7.1mm thick, does it really matter if the final 10% is 14mm thick?  And from the pics, it looks like it might be 10-11mm thick at most.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=25001493 Hank Godwin

       Is your girlfriend’s slot an even 7mm thick or something?  There’s really nothing worse than not being able to fit your phone in random slots.

      • Billy Jenkins

        inappropriate. I’m telling your mother.

    • joejoe509

      True, but 7.1mm is still quite a staggering feat. That’s a good 1 or 2 mm thinner (yes that matters) than most phones – even recent ones. The iphone is 9.3 and the GSII is less than 9mm. The GNexus is about 9mm (we don’t know how thick the LTE version will be). So even if it’s got a little junk in the trunk, it’s bound to be pretty thin considering the LTE radio and it’s still great to brag “world’s thinnest phone”. And I’m not even a fan of the RAZR.

  • http://www.facebook.com/joseph.a.yager Joseph A. Yager

    I’m not a huge fan of the “you’ll find out when this phone will be released on the day it’s released” thing with Verizon.  Maybe that happens with other carriers, too, but it can be frustrating.

    • Anonymous

      I really, really don’t get this. There should be at least a two week notice for consumers to try to plan around their purchase.

    • joejoe509

      If they officially gave us an official date, Verizon stores would be vacant for those two weeks until the release. No one would buy new phones and they would have a massive inventory of “outdated” phones. Delaying an official release until the last minute is good for business. If you need to plan your finances, you’ve got a pretty good idea of the release window (late Oct to early Nov). Until then, just be patient.

      • http://www.facebook.com/joseph.a.yager Joseph A. Yager

        I can understand that side, as well – especially since they would likely have to reduce the prices of their current phones to try and push them out before the new batch comes in.  But – I don’t like waiting; especially just to find out when I won’t have to wait anymore!

  • Dominick DeVito

    Listen everyone, yes, the G-Nex is coming too. But you know what, at least we have choices.

    Sure, iFanboys drooled over the 4s (as always) but if the fruit company made a 4+ incher as well it wouldn’t leave their fanbase with something to think about.

    Be happy Android is a “fine mess” right now. More choices = better competition = a win win for us.

    • joejoe509

      Lol. Frustrating, but true.

  • http://twitter.com/jarays212 John Dennis

    Ahhh I’m so torn…this phone looks so awesome.  My upgrade is available in 3 days so I could pre-order it this weekend….Moto guarantees it will get ICS but when is the question…my OG Droid is on its last legs and I’m itching to get rid of it!

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Edwin-Mosquera/100001984321843 Edwin Mosquera

      I’m in the same exact boat you’re in. My update is due tomorrow and I want this too. I was almost going to go for the Bionic but I can’t now that I know about the RAZR.

    • crispyBacon

      Stay strong! I’ve had an update for three months and have managed to keep the OG Droid chugging along. Pure google experience is so close…

    • bigrob60

      I’ve been able to upgrade for over a year now. Still haven’t. If I can do it, you can do it.

      • Anonymous

        which phone have you been using this whole time?

        • bigrob60

          Had the voyager until this past summer then just bought a cheap OG Droid off Amazon to grandfather the unlimited 3g data. Looking forward to the Nexus.

          • Anonymous

            Nice!

          • joejoe509

            I was rockin the enV up until a couple weeks ago it decided to take a bath. Thankfully my wife upgraded around the same time and I inherited her old enV Touch. I feel your pain. :-)

  • Taylortide

    Anyone that has a Xoom, check it for an update. Mine has one today.

  • Mrguipo

    I want it, but I really balk at paying 299.

    • FortitudineVincimus

      Then I guess you won’t be getting any quality smartphone then

      • Mrguipo

        You’re probably right.  Hopefully there will be a sale on launch day on amazon or something..

        • Billy Jenkins

          There may be a sale for the Razr 1 on the launch day of the Razr 2.

        • David

          Last year, Verizon had some pretty decent discounts on Black Friday.  I saved about $100 on my wife’s Continuum.  

        • joejoe509

          Yeah I was going to say… you can have a quality smartphone. You just might not have one right away. Wait for the price to come down, special promotions, etc. Might take a few months, but your day will come.

  • Dominick DeVito

    I’ve been labeled a Moto hater but that’s not true. This will be one great phone, no doubt.

    • W3gg34gh

      first time i’ve seen you comment without it being a smug reply where you tell someone how stupid they are

    • Dominickthegimp

      I don’t think you’re a Moto hater, just a douche.

      • Dominick DeVito

        Whatever buddy – we all have opinions. Have a nice day

      • ShootAngelsFace77x

        I was gonna say it.  I’m glad someone did.

  • Djlowproz

    Like this post if you are going to Pre Order this phone.

    • FortitudineVincimus

      why? because you said so?

      • Anonymous

        no, because he wants to be a karma whore.

    • Anonymous

      Instead of liking his post… Like my post if you are not getting it!

      G-Nex Instead!

      • Billy Jenkins

        lol you have more likes. How about like my post if instead getting this you will be getting the G-Nex

      • Anonymous

        instead of liking those posts, like this if you are a scruffy looking nerf-herder

        • Billy Jenkins

          Even better. Instead of liking his post like mine if you are curious what a “nerf-herder” is. Could it have something to do with those nerf guns? Because those were alot of fun when I was a kid.

          • Anonymous

            Like this post if know what a nerf-herder is but won’t tell Billy :)

          • http://www.vinsonimages.com yamaha83

            like this post if you are mad bro!

      • tpags

        lol. Well done!!!  Is there a like x100 button.

    • FortitudineVincimus

      no… now your pandering. asking 2 times now, you should be ashamed.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=25001493 Hank Godwin

       Kill yourself if you seriously just begged for likes.

      • Billy Jenkins

        like my comment if you think the person I’m replying to needs some anger management

      • Anonymous

        You mad, bro?

        Like my comment if you think he is

        • Guest

          you a dick bro?

    • Anonymous

      Like this post if you like ice cream sandwich!

      I mean the ones you eat. Or the OS. Whatever; I’m just like-whoring, so click the damned button already!

    • Anonymous
  • Anonymous

    *Insert completely irrelevant comment about Galaxy Nexus here*

    • Anonymous

      *witty response*

      • Anonymous

        you *emotion of your post*, bro?

        • Guest

          you a dick bro?

          • Anonymous

            Who brought the cool kid

  • Anonymous

    Great, maybe we will get a date on the galaxy soon.

  • Nyce2beme

    bionic… pass razor…… pass nexus…… pass the next thing…… passs (always something beter around the corner, keep waiting)

    • Keith Sumner

      Forever waiting…forever waiting…forever waiting..

    • joejoe509

      True story. Pick one and learn to love it.

  • tiptoptommy

    If I’m gonna drop 299 on an upgrade I’m waiting for the g-nex wether it comes out next week or two months from now.

    • http://twitter.com/JasonRosensweig Jason Rosensweig

      I’d drop $2999 on the g-nex…

      • tiptoptommy

        Hmm not sure bout that much but OK.

  • Dean Harrelson

    Still holding on for the Nexus.

  • OG Droid

    This phone looks cool; but I’ve waited to long for pure google. And since its right around the corner I’m waiting.

    • Anonymous

      Might as well wait… since nobody will get this phone till the 10th anyway.

  • http://twitter.com/adammengel Adam

    Non-removable battery = no thank you

    • David

      Why not?  I used to think the same thing, so I could get a replacement battery when that one started to lose it’s ability to hold a charge, but nowadays, I only keep a phone for two to two-and-a-half years.  The batteries seem to be able to recharge fine within that time frame.  Is there something else you’re thinking of?  

  • Anonymous

    Really want to know: What is the purpose of pre-order?  I want this phone, but won’t this be on the shelf the same time as shipment, or will I see it sooner?  Also are pre-orders only on line or also available at verizon stores?  Thank you for any info.

    • Anonymous

      If you are dead set on this phone it will guarantee you have the phone at or about launch. While if you go into a store and they are sold out you have to wait a few days till they get more.  

    • joejoe509

      They usually get sent in order of when you ordered. Also – fanatics can say they put money down on one before anyone else. Personally I would only pre-order if it meant getting the phone sooner.

  • http://twitter.com/hpizzy Hiral Patel

    I have a bad feeling GNex will get pushed to end of November as sales of Razr do not look promising right now. VZW has a lot invested in this device and wants to capitalize on it. 

    • Anonymous

      What do they have invested?  Verizon only cares about moving units and data contracts.  Why do you think they care which phone you purchase?

      • Anonymous

        Verizon will make more money off the RAZR because they can put bloat on it. But, if Verizon is the exclusive carrier for the G-Nex’s U.S. launch, then I don’t see Google/Sammy sitting around letting Verizon delay the G-Nex launch until the RAZR begins to sell well.

    • Anonymous

      I was thinking think they might have bumped this up due to Nexus (read ICS) surmised delays?  
      Either that or they are working on releasing killer phones within +16 days from each other just to really piss people off and see if buyers remorse really does result in defectors to other carriers :D

      • Anonymous

        what delays are you referring to? They held off on the press announcement after Steve Jobs death, but there was never any proof that they were delaying the phone.

        • Anonymous

          @OBK1352:twitter  - not citing any official delays, just speculation. It’s weird to have a big presser that you moved across the globe to a week later (for whatever unclaimed reason) and still not drop a date…I mean Moto said “RAZR preorder 10/27″ in theirs…nothing with a # in it for Nex.  Thats rare for them.  Hyped about both devices equally, but I’m starting to wonder if this means a longer delay for VZNex.  
          Only thing that might make sense is that – like the iphone, VZ doesen’t think VZNex and RAZR will be selling to the same parties (Razr is more secksytime and less dev friendly, and Nex is the dev hardcore hypebeast device) so dropping them within a couple weeks of each other is no big deal, and all my above is hogwash.

      • http://profiles.google.com/j450n79 J450N M

        Tim can i get a double double

        • Anonymous

          As long as you’re not making Siri order your coffee we will still serve you.  

    • Dominick DeVito

      “sales of Razr do not look promising” – based on what exactly? Geez, give the Razr and Moto a chance to sell them first.

    • joejoe509

      I’m not so sure the RAZR will have the big of an impact on the Nexus’s sales. That said, who says the RAZR doesn’t look promising? I’m sure it’ll be as big of a hit as the Nexus is. I do feel kinda bad for the Rezound though. It’s suffering from lack of attention so far.

      • Anonymous

        “Razr sales does’nt look promising” is just an opinion based on the recent release of Bionic and now upcoming GNEX which is being highly favored over Razr by the Android Community. Another factor is GNex will be on multiple carriers vs. Razr initial release only on VZW. While each of us has our on choices general consensus is GNEX being favored due to ICS and prompt OS updates.

  • Shifterracer

    still going nexus…

  • Anonymous

    This is what the Droid X successor should have been. 

    • Anonymous

      This is the Droid X successor.  The others were the Droid X Suckcessors…. :)

      Don’t get all wound up Moto fanboys… I’m just joking.

      • Anonymous

        Holy crap I just realize that Apple copied Moto. Motorola released the same phone in the same package with only a dual core processor and no LTE months before Apple pulled the same stunt…

        Lawsuit!

    • Anonymous

      I don’t think people realize the design challenge of LTE, dual core and making the latest, greatest, thinnest phone. While I feel like companies really need to make their product launches on more regular intervals, it was obviously not easy to just throw together these specs and come out with a top of the line phone.

      Every now and then design takes time. I’m just really glad it was almost exactly 2 years after I got my OG that it worked out.

  • Lito31

    so tempting

  • Dan

    I dont know whether to go galaxy nexus or this phone

    • Anonymous

      Since you won’t get this phone till at least the 10th it wouldn’t be a bad idea to wait and see both phones.

      • Dan

        yea your right

    • Anonymous

      Or Rezound.

      I still want the Nexus.  But damn all 3 of these are sexy

    • Anonymous

      I’d go for the Nexus for the screen res/size, official updates, and OS optimisation. You can never go wrong with a Nexus device.

  • Anonymous

    Amazing