Motorola unveils new RAZR smartphone


New Motorola Razr runs on Google Android 2.3.5 and is 7.1mm thick

Motorola has unveiled the latest version of its iconic RAZR device which will launch in the UK on O2 next month.

The Motorola RAZR (pictured), officially unveiled today in Berlin has a “hyper-vibrant” 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced display screen, complete with scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass, 1GB of RAM and a dual-core 1.2GHz processor.

Running on the Android 3.2.5 (Gingerbread) operating system it also has an 8 megapizel camera as well as a 720 pixel front facing HD video camera.

Like its predecessor the new device is thin in dimension measuring 7.1mm thick, 68.9mm wide and 130.7mm long.

Motorola Mobility vice president and general manager for mobile devices Europe Ralf Gerbershagen said the new launch was “the re-imagining of an icon”.

“With the new Motorola RAZR we have re-imagined an icon, it’s an impossibly thin smartphone with mind-blowing power that Europeans will want to show off,” Gerbershagen said.

“Thinner than your friends’ smartphone, it’s better looking too. We know our customers will be lining up to have the next generation Motorola RAZR – it’s the most captivating Android-powered smartphone on the scene.”