Verizon is offering two popular smartphones just in time for back-to-school. The carrier is offering the Motorola DROID RAZR HD and Samsung Galaxy S3 for free with a 2-year contract.
Verizon knows that many people will be heading back to school and will be wanting to head back with a new smartphone. The carrier also knows that many parents will likely be fitting the bill for the handset and is looking out for them by offering both the Motorola DROID RAZR HD and Samsung Galaxy S3 for free when signing a new 2-year contract.
The Verizon DROID RAZR HD features a 4.7-inch 720 x 1280 Super AMOLED Gorilla Glass display with a pixel density of 312 pixels per inch (ppi). It runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with an Adreno 225 graphics processing unit (GPU). It includes 16GB of internal storage, a microSD expansion slot that will support up to 64GB microSD cards, and also packs 1GB of RAM. In terms of cameras, it comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and the ability to record 1080p video, as well as a 1.3-megapixel front-facing shooter. It also includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC, and a non-removable 2,530 mAh battery.
The Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 features a 4.8-inch 1280 x 720 Super AMOLED HD display with a pixel density of 306 pixels per inch (ppi) and runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and includes 16GB of internal memory, a microSD expansion slot with support for up to 64GB microSD cards, and also includes 2GB of RAM to keep things running smoothly. It packs an 8-megapixel rear camera with zero shutter lag, LED Flash and the ability to record 1080p video, and a 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera. In terms of wireless connectivity, the smartphone includes a 4G LTE radio, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and NFC. The Galaxy S3 also features a 2,100 mAh removable battery.