Motorola Droid Razr Maxx has climbed the Verizon charts slowly and steadily to oust Apple iPhone 4S to gain the top spot. Now Motorola's latest phone is the best selling phone in Verizon.
Last year, Motorola Droid Bionic was the highly anticipated device to get the job done. However, the victory seems to have come in the form of Motorola Droid Razr Maxx. Sales in the ongoing quarter has come as a real surprise as Droid Razr Maxx outperformed iPhone 4S. This gives a clear indication that consumers are looking for something new and different from what Apple has to offer.
Apple with its similar design trends may not be able to hold on to its leading position in the handset market in the days to come. With each passing day, smartphones manufacturers are producing handsets that are capable of even replacing almost any devices such as laptop, TV and gaming consoles by adding their functionality smartly into the device.
Apple may not remain the favourite choice in the days to come since Motorola devices and Samsung Galaxy S3 will be released in the US soon. With wide variety of Android phones in the offing, it will become hard for Apple to remain on the top with just a single phone with no varieties to attract consumers.
Although there may have been many reasons for Apple iPhone 4S losing its spot to Motorola Droid Razr Maxx, let's take a look at 11 reasons why Motorola's phone gains advantage over Apple iPhone 4S.
Browser Word Wrap: As the smartphones is small, it can become very annoying if one has to scroll down continuously to view the texts and it can become difficult while reading long lines. However, the browser in Motorola Droid Razr Maxx has automatic word wrap which while zooming allows users to easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally. There is no such support in Apple iPhone 4S.
Super Fast Downloads: The LTE support must the done the trick here for Motorola Droid Razr Maxx as the phone has privilege to enjoy explicitly faster downloads at 42 MB per second compared to iPhone 4S which supports only 14.4 MB per second.
Secondary Camera More Megapixels: The secondary camera in Droid Razr Maxx has more megapixels - 2 megapixel - as against Apple iPhone 4S which has 0.3-megapixel. The secondary camera in Razr Maxx supports 720p compared iPhone 4S which supports 480p.
Dustproof and Water Resistant: An absolute stunner offer by Motorola is the dust-proof and water-resistant feature of this smartphone. The device is covered against dust (IP6x) and immersion down to 1m (IPx7). Apple iPhone 4S doesn't support for such feature.
Thinner: Motorola Droid Razr Maxx has 9.0 mm thickness which is 0.3 mm thinner compared to iPhone 4S which is 9.3 mm thick.
Twice the RAM: With 1 GB RAM, Razr Maxx surely gains advantage it comes to multitasking against iPhone 4S which has 0.5 GB RAM.
Absolutely Faster CPU: The processor speed in Motorola's phone is 1.2 GHz and there is a dual core support whereas iPhone 4S has 1 GHz processor.
Bigger Screen: Obviously a 4.3-inch screen gives much more space for viewing comfort and is especially needed to watch movies and for entertainment purposes. Apple iPhone 4S retains the 3.5-inch screen. And one of the biggest advantages with Motorola's smartphone is its addition of Super AMOLED screen, the best screen available in the market. In fact, AMOLED screen in Samsung phones has lead to its victory in smartphone world.
Almost Twice the Battery Power: Apple iPhone 4S has 1,418mAh battery while Razr Maxx comes with 3,300mAh. This means Motorola phone enjoys 2.3x more battery power. The Motorola phone delivers up to 21.5 hours of talk time compared to Apple iPhone 4S which gives only 8 hours of talk time on 3G.
Standard USB Cable Charging: It can be charged with a standard USB cable with your computer or with USB power supplies.
Miscellaneous: Moreover, Motorola's smartphone has exciting features like FM Radio, Free Navigations Software, Adobe Flash support, HDMI, microSD slot, MotoCast, MotoACTV app, Smart Actions, Remote wipe, Government-Grade Encryption and WebTop Ready.