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Review of Motorola's Droid Maxx

Oct 28, 2013 04:50 PM EDT

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Motorola’s Droid Maxx version has outstanding features which stand out such as its attractive battery life, clear phone quality, design, audio and wireless charging. It outperforms in being an ultra thin luxury smartphone. Its back is coated in Kevlar fiber, Maxx holds greater running time with its 3,500mAh battery. Competitors include Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One. Motorola’s Droid Maxx is Verizon’s best selling Android smartphone high priced at $299.99.

The phone is easier to hold, supports Qi inductive charging and is slightly thicker at 8.5mm than the Ultra. Droid Maxx internal storage is 32GB. Much like the Ultra, Droid Maxx also has an LED flash, 10MP ClearPixel camera, 5-inch AMOLED panel, 3.5mm headphone jack, micro-USB port and nano-SIM tray. The phone also offers voice commands.

3,500mAh Battery

The longevity of its battery life and feature is the best highlight of Motorola’s Droid Maxx. This version is at 30% more capacity than the standard Razr HD and has highest capacity compared within its trio family. Battery life extends further in this version than its previous models. The power can provide up to two full days of battery life. The 3,500mAh Li-Ion battery instills a lot of Android consumer confidence given the generous amount of comfort level in charging smartphone battery.

The battery is power. Users can expect nothing but the best of Android with battery power. Whether users are watching HD videos on YouTube to being in transit, they are sure to experience true battery quality. Motorola’s Droid Maxx is twice more powerful than iPhone 5s. Consumer Reports states iPhone 5s as having “So-so battery life and smallish screens which are no match for Motorola Droids and other phones.” Droid Maxx commitment to speed and battery life results in nothing but excellent user experience. The battery truly is a compliment to Android’s high end smartphones on market to date.

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Droid Maxx Performance

Motorola's X8 architecture is in place for Droid Maxx. The phone features a 1.7GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 Pro chip. Key specs include: Android Jelly Bean 4.2 connection with NFC, 1.7 GHz dual–core CPU and its 5.0” Super AMOLED display, 1280 x 720 resolution. There is also a built in Adreno 320 GPU performing at 400MHz.  

Android Features

The smartphone also includes many Android features such as the touchless control and command center. The X8 computing platform is leveraged with voice control commands called touchless control. Active Notifications for Android and Droid Zap are also a part of Droid Maxx. Overall this is a very highly responsive and  functional phone.

Is Motorola’s Droid Maxx the best phone on the market right now?

When it comes to battery wars, Droid Maxx is the top winner. Android users who are seeking many aesthetics such as active notifications and the best battery power, Motorola’s Droid Maxx is recommended. It proves to solve the problem of limited battery life amongst smartphones. Droid Maxx lives up to its quality as a smartphone and has also recently earned CNET Editors' Choice Award. This is a perfect phone for anyone who is seeking beyond smartphone.

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