23 December 2019
Motorola re-imagined its much-loved Moto Razr phone as a foldable device and launched it in November last year. The foldable phone received much appreciation and praise like this design makes more sense that its competitions Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X.
Motorola Razr foldable smartphone was meant to be available in the US but it got delayed as the company saw some huge demands in pre-orders. Meanwhile, it was also told that the device wouldn’t land in China due to the eSIM issue as China’s network operators currently do not support eSIM cards.
But now at CES 2020, Motorola has reportedly made it official that the device will get launched in China as well, though the pricing hasn’t been revealed. According to what Lenovo Mobile Chief Liu Jun has said, the Razr foldable smartphone is coming to the Chinese market in Q2 2020 and it will come with support for 5G connectivity.
The best thing about the new Motorola Razr is that it preserves the design of its legendary flip phone in the form of a foldable smartphone. This is something more appealing than its competitions. Unlike the original Razr, the new foldable phone has a flexible screen that folds completely in half to give it the clamshell look. Unlike its competitors, the Motorola Razr becomes even more compact and easier to carry around when folded.
The Motorola Razr sports a 6.2-inch pOLED HD “Flex View” display with a 21:9 aspect ratio. When folded, there is a secondary display called the “Quick View” display which gives you a quick overview of information from apps. It shows app notifications, can let you send quick replies to messages/email, camera viewfinder, and even trigger Google Assistant.
It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage and there is no microSD card for further expansion. It has a 16MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture and a 5MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture. The whole package is powered by a 2,510mAH battery with 15W TurboPower fast charging technology. It is running Android 9 Pie out of the box but Motorola has assured an upgrade to Android 10.
It is yet to be learned at what price the device will launch in China.