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Verizon updates: Pre-order Droid Razr, receive updates about Galaxy Nexus

Verizon users up for renewal, you have a tough choice on your hands. Do you want the incredibly thin Motorola Droid Razr with its 12.5 hour battery life or the not-quite-as-thin Samsung Galaxy Nexus with its massive screen and the brand new Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system? Today, you have a choice. Pre-order the Droid Razr or sign up for updates on the Galaxy Nexus. Both 4G LTE phones will likely cost $300 with a two-year contract and both will probably be released around Nov. 10.

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The signup page for the Galaxy Nexus has gone live. You can now sign up for an email alert. Some bloggers believe that the URL (which has an 11 and a 10) on the signup page indicates a Nov. 10th launch, but we aren’t sure yet.

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The pre-order page for the Droid Razr is a bit more definitive. It promises that the phone will be released no later than Nov. 10. 

So which one should you get? Well, that’s a tough one. We compared the hardware specs of both phones and have held the Razr, but we haven’t yet had any hands-on time with the Galaxy Nexus. Be sure to check out our hardware overview video and Smart Actions & MotoCast demo to learn more about the Droid Razr. As for GalNex, everything we know is here.

Which phone, if either, are you leaning toward?  

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