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RAZR MAXX Runs Ice Cream Sandwich and Has On-Screen Soft Keys According to Verizon Mailer

Now, this is one of the better Photoshop screw-ups we have seen in a while, right here. According to the newest Verizon mailer that is going out to customers with upgrade dates on the horizon, the DROID RAZR MAXX would be a great option because of it’s amazing battery life, amount of storage, and 4G LTE. It clearly will also multitask with the best of them thanks to a second set of navigation keys that are embedded on the screen, similarly to we have on the Galaxy Nexus. Oh, that would also mean it runs Ice Cream Sandwich, something we know won’t happen for at least a few more weeks.

Worth a giggle, so we thought we’d share.

Cheers Josh!

  • There’s a poster in my local Verizon store of a Windows Phone running Android.

  • Ibedrnkin

    That could just be the app on the screen?

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  • Trevor

    Crazier than the bad photoshopping is the fact that they are still referring to this phone as “NEW!”

  • Toolshed

    > would be a great option because of it’s amazing battery life

    Repeat after me: It’s “its”. It’s “its”. It’s “its”.

    Jesus H Christ, where is your editor?

  • smellyfeet

    ha!  now that crappy screen is even smaller!

  • Sinofueramos

    If you’re going to make fun of someone’s mistakes, you should try to spell your own stuff correctly (“it’s amazing battery life”).

    • Sfay93

      It’s is the contractual form of it is or it has. Its is the possesive pronoun meaning of it or belonging to it. Just saying. The ad is correctly using them both.

      • LiterofCola


      • LiFZ

        Sinofueramos wasn’t indicating that the ad was incorrect. As was the person above him, he was indicating that the person who did the write-up about the ad used it incorrectly. “booyah!”.

  • Austinrgoebel

    Yup that explains verizon in general lol

  • Knlegend1

    lol silly 


    • John

      Dumbest meme to ever hit the internet

      • You mad bro?

      • ostensibly

         still not as dumb as the show.

        • John


        • Cmonnats23

           Pimp My Ride was such a great show! 😀

      • rockaholic112

        It WAS the dumbest meme, but then I took an arrow to the knee :p

        • John

          you bastar d

  • J Dub

    I sent this in, but if you look closer though the battery indicator and wifi signal meter are both ICS blue. So at least they also match up to ICS. 

  • Lovehate

    that’s a total waste of screen space

    • J Dub

      If like ICS on devices with hard buttons already the soft buttons will either not be there or be selectable. On AOKP they can be turned on and off. I am not sure if you can customize them though because, as you said, its a waste of space if you have capacitive buttons. 

      • Lovehate

        Yes I agree. I thought the point of on screen buttons was so you could have a bigger screen.if you already have today buttons, then really what’s the point.

  • AE35

    Created on an Mac by someone who owns an iFone and is unfamiliar with Android

    • kixofmyg0t

      You’re actually right. I would bet money on it.

    • capecodcarl

      Just like the Instagram Android port. 

  • FortitudineVincimus

    This is the only hardware on the horizon from VZW I might want
    This is the only hardware on the horizon from VZW I might want

    Since we won’t be getting the SGSIII
    Since we won’t be getting the SGSIII

    Thin with big battery and LTE
    Thin with big battery and LTE

    • Lakerzz

      Hah!! I see what you did there. 😀



  • tkc122

    another bigger Photoshop screw up is associating Rush Limbaugh with “Tech Mash’


    hmmm…. theres no way they made a mistake that huge on accident- is there?

  • NemaCystX

    They would doctor up the RAZR using Galaxy Nexus graphics.  Its pretty bad if you have to make your favorite device on your lineup get photoshopped to look like its running ICS and has onscreen keys. (I think Verizon needs some new graphics designers, it was bad enough they photoshopped iOS crap onto android screens and vice versa in the past)

    • Jordan Webb

      Hurr cunspeerasie!  It’s just a mistake.  Also, they photoshop the UI images onto every single picture…

  • Fredhoffmann3

    Interesting…I don’t know how I feel about soft and hard keys. As Bo Burnham would say, “that’s a little redundant.”

  • I honestly don’t understand how these things get through review before going to press…

    Oh wait, this is Verizon.  Silly me, there’s no review!

  • Michael_NM

    I hope that $30 activation fee leads to some better training for VZW’s graphic designers.

    • LiterofCola


      • Noyfb

        Razr’s are all going to have 7 buttons with ICS, 3 soft and 4 on the phone? will there be a disable for the soft ics buttons?

        • LiterofCola

          I would hope so.

        • iamme

          wow you’re dumb this is a graphic design error…..the 3 soft buttons will not be there

          • I am running ICS right now and there are 3 soft buttons and 4 hard buttons…no way to disable soft buttons

          • Rockaholic112

            Ummmmm, there are no soft buttons on the leak. On some roms like black widow (the best!) there are soft buttons that you can disable, though. On your rom, go menu>settings>rom control (or something like that, I’m on stock now)>navigation bar>uncheck show/enable/whatever it is

    • kixofmyg0t

      For real.

  • TheRunner024

    They should have taken the capacitive buttons off.

    • Chris Dobles

      Oh really?

      • LiterofCola


    • Marcus Schoen

      You don’t say?

  • Dlongb13

    People will be so excited they get to go home twice!

  • I need 2 back buttons, 2 home buttons, and 2 menu buttons if I’m ever going to get anything done on my Gnex.. I’m jealous.