During today’s Motorola event in NYC, new CEO Dennis Woodside stood on stage and referenced the “tinkerers and hackers” and how the “new” Motorola wants to renew their commitment to customers. In order to do that, he mentioned that “developer editions” of the phones they announced would be available. He wasn’t lying. The DROID RAZR M Developer Edition is already up for pre-order if you want to spend $549. The DROID RAZR HD Developer Edition on the other hand, is not available yet, but you can sign up to be notified of future changes to it. We wouldn’t be surprised if it came in at $649.
We are assuming that they will have limited warranties and will only be available at full retail, but hey, at least it’s an option. You wanted a Motorola phone that runs on Verizon’s network that has an unlockable bootloader, right? These are going to be your choices, even if you have to come to terms with paying a hefty fee. Even I’ll admit that these are going to be tempting. This hardware, running stock Android 4.1? How fun would that be?
Links: RAZR M Developer Edition | RAZR HD