The Razr V MT887 is the latest member of Motorola's Razr family of smartphones and was unveiled on 2 June, alongside the Motoluxe MT680. The company claims that both smartphones are ultra-thin and affordable.
The Razr V features a 4.3in screen and measures 8.4mm in thickness, while boasting a water-splash guard. It runs the latest Android operating system - Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) - and has a dual-core processor.
Check out how the Razr V MT887 fares against the might of Samsung's third-generation Galaxy S smartphone - the S3...
The Motorola Razr V MT887 features a 4.3in capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels and a pixel density of 256 pixels per inch (ppi). The screen is made of Kevlar fiber. The Galaxy S3 features a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 2. The display features the TouchWiz User Interface (UI) v4.0 and the resolution of the display is similar to Huawei's Ascend D1 at 720 x 1280 pixels with a pixel density of 306 ppi.
The MT 887 measures 128.5 x 65.8 x 8.4mm and weighs 125g whereas the Galaxy S3 measures 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6mm and weighs slightly heavier at 133g.
The MT 887 runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). The S3, however, runs, on a slightly updated version of the same software - Android 4.0.4.
The MT 887 is powered by a dual-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz while the Galaxy S3 is powered by the Exynos 4 quad-core processor, clocked at 1.4GHz. Both smartphones pack 1GB of RAM.
The MT 887 packs a primary camera of eight megapixels with auto-focus and LED flash and geo-tagging. The camera can capture video in 1080p. The device also packs a front-facing camera, although details on that unit's resolution are sketchy. The Galaxy S3, like the MT 887, is equipped with a main camera of eight megapixels and has auto-focus, LED flash and other features such as simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch-focus, face and smile detection and image stabilisation. The camera can record video in 1080p and 30 frames per second (fps). The handset packs a secondary camera of 1.9 megapixels, which can record video in 720p at 30 fps
The MT 887 offers Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth with A2DP and also offers 3G (HSDPA, HSUPA) connectivity. The Galaxy S3 offers Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi HT40, Near Field Communication (NFC) and Bluetooth v4.0. It supports data speeds up to HSDPA 21Mbps and HSUPA 5.76 Mbps and connects to 4G network speeds.
There is no word from Motorola about the internal memory capacity of the MT 887 but external Web sites, like this one on PDAdb.net, suggests it might be 4GB. However, Motorola has confirmed the phone will support microSD cards to provide additional storage space of 32GB. The Galaxy S3 comes with storage options for 16/32GB and a 64GB is expected soon. The smartphone offers microSD card slots.
The MT 887 is powered by a Li-ion 1750 mAh battery which delivers talk time up to 14 hours. The Galaxy S3 has a Li-ion 2100mAh battery and delivers talk time of up to 21 hours and 40 minutes on 2G and 11 hours and 40 minutes on 3G networks.