Moto Razr 40 Series officially arrives in India: Find out why is it more exciting than Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

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Leading tech giant Motorola started its foldable phones journey in 2003 when it launched the first-ever Razr device. 20 years later, the brand has further strengthened its hold in the foldable market by launching the Motorola Razr 40 Series in the country today. The series includes 2 flip devices-Motorola Razr 40 and Motorola Razr 40 Ultra which come with top-of-the-line specs and a premium design language. So much so, that these devices appear even more exciting than the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 5G.

Before we analyze why Razr 40 is more exciting than Galaxy Z Flip 4, let us have a look at the price, availability, and specifications of these newly launched devices.

Moto Razr 40 Series: Price & Availability

The Moto Razr 40 Ultra is priced at Rs. 89,999 while the Moto Razr 40 is priced at Rs. 59,999. The smartphones are up for pre-order now and will be on sale via Amazon India from July 15 at 12 PM IST.

The Moto Razr 40 Ultra will come with a Rs. 7000 instant discount on ICICI Bank Credit cards while the Moto Razr 40 will come with an Instant discount of Rs. 5000 on ICICI Bank credit cards. Both the flippable will come with Jio Offers worth Rs. 15,000. Jio Offers include-

  • Rs. 99 vouchers for 36 months worth Rs. 3564.
  • Additional 10GB 5G data per month for 36 months at Rs. 10/GB.
  • Travel, shopping, and lifestyle offers at Rs. 8200 on apps like Ajio, Yatra, ET Prime, and Zoomin.

Moto Razr 40 Ultra comes in Infinite Black & Viva Magenta colorways.

Moto Razr 40 comes in Sage Green, Vanilla Cream, and Summer Lilac shades.

Moto Razr 40 Ultra 5G: Specs

The Motorola Razr 40 Ultra sports the largest external display in the segment which is a 3.6-inch P-OLED panel that is a flexible AMOLED display with HDR10+, 144Hz refresh rate, and 1100 nits brightness. There is a 6.9-inch LTPO AMOLED main display as well with HDR10+, 165Hz refresh rate, and 1400 nits peak brightness. The flip phone runs Android 13 and will upgrade to Android 14, 15, and 16. Moto has also confirmed 4 years of security upgrades.

The foldable is powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset with 8GB RAM and 256GB onboard storage. The smartphone is IP52 rated and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection for both displays. It packs a 3800mAh battery with 30W Turbo Power wired and 5W wireless charging. It supports 5G, 4G, dual SIM, Bluetooth 5.3, WiFi 802.11, Type-C port, GPS, and more.

In terms of camera optics, the Moto Razr 40 Ultra has a dual camera setup at the back with 12MP main and 13MP ultrawide sensors. There are two front cameras as well, 32MP and 8MP sensors. It weighs around 185 grams and comes with Google Assistant support.

Motorola Razr 40: Specs

The Motorola Razr 40 aims to disrupt the flappable phones market in India. It sports a 6.9-inch FHD+ P-OLED main display with HDR10+, 144Hz refresh rate, and 1400 nits peak brightness. There is a 1.5-inch OLED external display panel with a DCI-P3 color gamut, 120Hz refresh rate, and 1000 nits brightness. The flip phone is powered by Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 chipset with 8GB RAM and 256GB onboard storage.

The Moto Razr 40 runs Android 13 with 3 more Android and 4 years of security upgrades. The smartphone weighs 188.6 grams and comes with an IP52 rating for protection against water. At the back is a dual camera setup with a 64MP main and a 13MP ultrawide lens while the front has a 32MP selfie lens. It packs a 4200mAh battery with a 33W charger inside the box that supports 5G, 4G, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, GLONASS, WiFi 802.11, and more.

Why is Moto Razr 40 Series more exciting than Galaxy Z Flip 4?

Motorola’s Razr 40 Ultra comes with the largest exterior display that is sized at 3.9 inches. Moreover, Razr 40 series comes with higher refresh rates of up to 165Hz, while Galaxy Flip phones come with a 120Hz refresh rate.

In terms of rear camera optics as well, the Razr 40 Ultra is better than Galaxy Z Flip 4. This is because while Samsung’s flip phone comes with 12MP shooters and a 10MP selfie lens, the Razr 40 Ultra comes with 12MP and 13MP rear cameras and a 32MP selfie lens.

The battery life of Razr 40 Ultra (3800mAh) is also better than Galaxy Z Flip 4 (3700mAh).

In a country like India, Pricing is one of the most important factors when buying a smartphone. In this regard, Motorola has tried to up the game as well. While Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is priced at Rs. 89,999, the vanilla Moto Razr 40 is priced at Rs. 59,999. The Razr 40 Ultra model that gives tough competition to Galaxy Z Flip 4 is officially priced at Rs. 89,999 but there is Rs. 7000 instant discount when using ICICI bank credit cards, which brings down the price to Rs. 82,999. Moreover, there are Jio benefits worth Rs. 15,000 as well.

All these factors make Razr 40 Series more exciting than the existing Samsung Galaxy Flip 4 foldable.

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Shivangi is an honours graduate in English from Delhi University with a passion for reading and writing. Always keen to know more about the latest gadgets, when she is not reading about tech, she loves listening to Hindi music and grooving to the latest Hindi beats.

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