Verizon preps four LTE Android phones for international travel

Three handsets from Motorola and one from HTC will soon become global-ready, says Verizon.

Motorola Droid Maxx
Come summer, the 4G LTE-ready Motorola Droid Maxx will also be global-ready.

Wondering when you can take your Verizon Android phone overseas without hassle? The answer is soon.

Verizon just dropped us a line to say that it will be update the HTC Rezound , Motorola Droid Razr, Droid Razr Maxx , and Droid 4 for global use.

Customers will receive a prompt to download a software update. With that in place, phone owners will be able to use Verizon's voice service overseas in more than 220 countries and use data in more than 205 countries, according to Verizon's latest numbers. Of course, they'll need to turn on a global plan or feature first.

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Jessica Dolcourt reviews smartphones and cell phones, covers handset news, and pens the monthly column Smartphones Unlocked. A senior editor, she started at CNET in 2006 and spent four years reviewing mobile and desktop software before taking on devices.

 

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