Excerpt: Bundled with a pack of ten free EA games, the Motorola Atrix 2 caters to casual gamers with its multimedia-friendly hardware features like a dual-core 1GHz processor, 1GB RAM and 4.3-inch qHD screen. We bring you the verdict on its performance in this review.
Pros: Bundled with 10 free EA games, MotoCast Personal Cloud Service, Good battery life, Bright 4.3-inch qHD touchscreen
Cons: Poor camera performance, Comes with Android 2.3 (update coming in Q3 2012)
Summary: The Motorola Atrix is a powerful, compact Android smart phone that offers to take on your laptop with its innovative docks. It's an ambitious concept that will take some imagination to get your head around, and the accessories aren't cheap either.
Cons: Confusing concept, with up to three interfaces depending on how you use the phone; laptop dock is expensive; multimedia dock caused problems with our sample handset.
Conclusion: The Motorola Atrix is a solid Android smartphone that’s easy to get to grips with and provides a great web browsing experience. The camera isn’t as amazing as those found on rival smartphones, but it does the job. A lot of what makes the Motorola Atrix really stand out from the pack is down to the extra functionality offered by the Lapdock and HD Multimedia docks - for reasons of space we’ve published separate articles on both of them here and here.
Summary: If you want the brightest, sharpest screen, and don't fancy an Apple iPhone 4, the Motorola Atrix could be worth a look. We love the range of features available for the Atrix, although it's hard to imagine that many people will opt for a full on laptop dock – especially when netbooks are available for similar prices. The Atrix also offers excellent performance, although we're not too convinced by the user interface.
Conclusion: You have volume buttons on the right side and the USB and HDMI connectors on the left. The top has a 3.5mm jack along with the power/lock button that sits towards the back side right where your index finger lands making it extremely convenient to lock and unlock the device. What’s even more awesome is that this lock button is a finger-print sensor allowing you to swipe your finger to unlock the device.
Motorola Atrix review: A fast and powerful Android smartphone that includes a few nifty features like a fingerprint reader
Good Gear Guide.au
29 September 2011
Summary: The Motorola Atrix doesn't stray too far from the norm once you look past its dual-core processor and fingerprint reader, but it is a slick, super-fast Android phone with good battery life. Anyone after a new Android phone with a big screen should definitely consider the Atrix; we just hope Motorola gives Atrix users the latest Android updates.
Pros: Slick and fast user experience, HDMI-out, Good build quality and battery life
Cons: Screen is hard to see in sunlight, Touch-sensitive buttons, No word on Gingerbread update