Motorola Droid

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Motorola Droid Maxx

The good: The Motorola Droid Maxx delivers astonishingly long battery life; a big, colorful screen; and a durable, attractive design. The phone performs inventive tricks such as responding to voice commands, giving screen-based notifications, and quick-launching the camera, which takes pleasing pictures.

The bad: The Motorola Droid Maxx is expensive.

The cost: $299.99

The bottom line: If you can get past its steep price, the massive-screened Motorola Droid Maxx is currently Verizon's...