Though the ICS update for the venerable Motorola Droid Razr Maxx, the current flagship device of Motorola, is still in the evaluation and planning, the company makes up for this delay by giving the handset some update love. Actually, this planned update for the handset has already been reported a couple of weeks ago but the rollout of the said update finally started today.
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Software update 6.12.173 is now being pushed out to the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx and if you happen to rock this device for your mobile weapon of choice, you should wake up to a notification heralding the arrival of the update on your handset. The update is approximately 150 MB in size and is being unleashed on the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx via OTA so if the notification is nowhere to be found, going the Settings > About phone > System updates way will solve your problems.
Aside from cranking the software version of the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread, update 6.12.173 brings a lot of security patches and bug fixes to the handset so even if this isn’t ICs yet, it still is a very important update that needs to be applied to the device pronto. Once the update has been applied to your Motorola Droid Razr Maxx, the handset will get improvements in the security of its Mobile Hotspot feature in addition to the enhancements to Visual Voice Mail that this update brings. Stability of data connectivity is also expected to improve and data throughput performance will also get enhanced even when in environments with low 4G signal.
Those are just some of the more important improvements that update 3.12.173 brings to the device so you better take advantage of this as soon as you can. And to keep you preoccupied while waiting for the update process to complete, we have the specifics of the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx comng right up for your reading pleasure.
The Motorola Droid Razr Maxx finally reached official status when it was unveiled at CES 2012 and has since then been one of the best handset’s in Verizon’s stable. With the handset’s dimensions of 130.7 x 68.9 x 9 mm and catch weight of 145 grams, you’ll never realize that the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx comes with a 3300 mAh powerpack that supplies the device with battery life like we’ve never seen in the past.
Under the hood, the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx means business with its Texas Instruments OMAP4430 chipset that powers the handset’s Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread operating system. The computing power on the other hand is delivered by its dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor which in turn gets support from a full gigabyte of RAM. While the handset only comes with 8GB of internal memory which can then be expanded. The display of the device is of the SuperAMOLED Advanced panel measuring 4.3 inches with a 540 x 960 resolution while the camera ensemble of the handset consists of an 8MP autofocus camera at the back and a 1.3MP video call webcam out front.
So yo see just how powerful the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is right? We just hope that Motorola doesn’t let us wait too long for the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx to get cranked up to ICS. Buy the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx starting at $229.