Motorola outs Atrix HD, its first phone under Google

Motorola appears to have leaked photos and specs of its newest phone, the Atrix HD.

Motorola has just leaked the Atrix HD, the company's first new Android phone as a Google subsidiary, seemingly by accident.

A page on Motorola's website showed an image of the Atrix HD, along with specs. The page has since vanished.

The device's specs include a 4.5-inch display with 720p resolution, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 8GB of built-in storage, 1GB of RAM, an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera, and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. Judging from the name and logo pictured on the front of the device, it will be an AT&T phone and a follow-up to the Atrix 2, which launched last fall.

In terms of design, the Atrix HD looks a lot like the Droid RAZR, with a slim 0.33-inch profile, Kevlar-coated back, and a hump where the camera resides. Unlike the RAZR, the Atrix HD uses software navigation buttons similar to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

Motorola's website said the Atrix HD will run Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), not Android 4.1. The phone appears to be skinned with some light user interface modifications, and includes the same Smart Actions app that debuted in the Droid RAZR last year.

As Engadget has reported, Motorola may also be readying a RAZR HD for Verizon and a Photon Q LTE for Sprint. I'd be surprised if Google doesn't eventually tap Motorola to build some pure Android handsets, but so far there's nothing on the radar.

As for the Atrix HD, there's no word yet on a price or release date. Expect AT&T to weigh in on those matters soon.

Follow Jared on Twitter, Facebook or Google+ for even more tech news and commentary.

Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

Jared Newman

PC World (US online)

Comments

Comments are now closed.

Most Popular Reviews

Follow Us

Best Deals on GoodGearGuide

Shopping.com

Latest News Articles

Resources

GGG Evaluation Team

Kathy Cassidy

STYLISTIC Q702

First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni

STYLISTIC Q572

For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Steph Mundell

LIFEBOOK UH574

The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

Andrew Mitsi

STYLISTIC Q702

The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

Simon Harriott

STYLISTIC Q702

My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?