We already knew it was coming when Verizon announced it alongside the Motorola Droid 4 earlier this month, but the company made things official for the Droid RAZR Maxx today with a solid release date and final pricing. You will be able to get your hands on the device starting Jan. 26 for $300 on the typical two-year commitment. Verizon has also posted a new product page for the device here.

In case you are unfamiliar, the Droid RAZR Maxx is essentially a beefed up version of the latest 4G LTE Droid RAZR, with the main difference being a huge 3300 mAh battery providing up to 21 hours talk time and a slightly thicker 8.99mm design to accommodate it. You can also expect a 4.3-inch qHD display, dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, an 8-megapixel main camera, and support for an Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade in the near future. The full press release from Verizon is available after the break.

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Verizon Wireless Takes DROID RAZR™ To The MAXX™ On Jan. 26

The DROID RAZR™ MAXX™ by Motorola will be available on Jan. 26 in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com for $299.99 with a new two-year customer agreement. At just 8.99 mm, the RAZR MAXX is the longest-lasting smartphone on the block and still impossibly thin. Customers can have a smartphone with the endurance to talk on the phone for more than 21 hours straight on a single charge. Equipped with the same great features as the original DROID RAZR, customers can expect to rip through the Web at blazing speeds with a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and Verizon Wireless 4G LTE. Verizon Wireless leads the way in 4G with the fastest and most reliable 4G network in the United States, covering more than 200 million people in 195 markets.

Additional features:

Powered by Android™ 2.3.5 Gingerbread, upgradable to Android™ 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Powerful 3300 mAh battery

8-megapixel rear-facing camera with 1080p HD video capture and image stabilization technology for crisp and clear videos

Front-facing HD camera for video chat over 4G LTE, 3G or Wi-Fi

4G LTE Mobile Hotspot capable – customers can share 4G LTE speed with up to eight Wi-Fi-enabled devices

Remote wipe, pin lock and government-grade encryption for email, calendar and contacts, as well as voice and video chat conferencing

32 GB memory – 16 GB on-board memory and 16 GB microSD™ card pre-installed (actual formatted capacity is less)

Customers that purchase a DROID RAZR MAXX will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan beginning at $39.99 monthly access and a smartphone data package starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data. For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

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