Motorola Razr (2019) reboots with a Vertical Folding Display

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Motorola Razr brand has seen several derivations and resurrections. But of all, the 2004 born V3 model was the one that hit a home run for the company. Years later, today the Razr makes a return cladding a foldable form. At an event held in Los Angeles, the Lenovo-owned company has unveiled the Motorola Razr 2019.

Let’s see all about the new design, the onboard specs and whether all that cuts for the brand to capitalize on our nostalgia.

Motorola Razr (2019) Features

Moto Razr launched

2019 kickstarted the trend of foldables and we have seen different takes on the new format. Moto goes with a vertical fold, which resembles the clamshell flip of the original. The larger display inside stretches to 6.2-inches with 876×2142 pixels resolution. When folded, you get a 2.7-inch outer display that goes by 600×800 resolution.

The thick chin at the bottom is yet another throwback to the Moto Razr V3. It’s not a simple visual upholstery. It houses a fingerprint sensor.

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Moto Razr launched

Coming to cameras, there’s a 16-megapixel rear shooter that can be used to click selfies in the phone’s folded form. This one comes with Night-mode and AI enhancements. Then, there is a 5-megapixel snapper inside the notch on top of the primary display.

Two cameras just like OG days!

It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset, coupled with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. There is stock Android 9 Pie on top of this hardware. There is a seamless transition amongst display as you fold unfold the device. You also get the traditional Moto gestures and other goodies. The phone ships with a 2510mAh battery that supports 15W fast charging.

Among other specifications, you get USB Type-C port, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G LTE, GPS, eSIM, et al.

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Motorola Razr (2019) Pricing and Availability

Motorola has priced the Razr 2019 at $1,499.99 (around Rs. 1,07,400). Actual Indian Price and Availability are yet to be announced.

However, the registration is live! You may go to this link to apply for the new Razr. This hints at an imminent Indian availability as well.

It is definitely pricey, but still cheaper than its counterparts. Huawei Mate X, which is rumored to be around the block, is expected to carry a price tag of Rs. 1,86,267. On the other hand, we have the Samsung Galaxy Fold, which retails at Rs. 1,65,000.

Motorola Razr (2019) specs

Model Motorola Razr (2019)
Display
  • 6.18 inches, 876 x 2142 pixels (~374 PPI density)
  • 2.7-inches, TFT display, 600 x 800 pixels
Cameras 16MP f/1.7 (rear) + 5MP (above primary display)
Processor Snapdragon 710
Software Android 9 Pie (Stock)
Battery 2510mAh with 15W fast charging
Miscellaneous eSIM, USB Type-C port, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G LTE, and GPS
Price $1,499.99 (around Rs. 1,07,400)
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