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Motorola Electrify M bring more LTE to U.S. Cellular

The third handset in the Motorola Electrify line, the Android 4.0-powered Electrify M, joins the carrier's growing roster of 4G LTE devices.

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U.S. Cellular gets its version of the Razr M in the new Electrify M. Motorola

U.S. Cellular today announced its next 4G LTE smartphone, the Android-based Motorola Electrify M. It will join the lineup in the coming days.

Powered by 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the handset goes on sale on the carrier's Web site on November 8 and in retail stores the following day. It's the third handset in the carrier's Electrify line after the original Electrify and the Electrify 2.

Pricing will vary depend on whether the buyer is in a 4G LTE market. Live inside the 4G footprint and your cost is $99.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate. For those not so fortunate, the cost will be $149.99 after $100 mail-in rebate.

Details for the Motorola Electrify M closely resemble those of the Droid Razr M and include a nearly borderless 4.3-inch display, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, and an 8-megapixel camera. Additionally, the smartphone offers a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera, a 2,000mAh battery, NFC support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and the standard fare of Android essentials.

As is the case with other recent Motorola handsets, the Electrify M is water-repellent and scratch-resistant. We'll have a a full CNET review as soon as we get a review model.