Motorola Razr 5G unfolds with Snapdragon 765G, 48MP camera, and more

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Motorola has unveiled the Razr 5G, which is more of an incremental upgrade over the original. The Razr 2019 had pinned its hopes on nostalgia and did manage to cover some mindshare. But, now that the nostalgia has probably waned off, let’s see whether this one offers enough new to justify the premium price tag.

Here are the foldable phone’s key features and specs followed price and availability details.

Motorola Razr 2 Highlights

The design is pretty much the same except for some refinements here and there. It has got an improved hinge mechanism. When its unfolded flat, the joint is pretty much gapless. However, while folding and unfolding it you’d notice tiny spaces beneath the panel.

Speaking of which, here you get an OLED screen that stretches 6.2-inches in the unfolded state. It has got a 21:9 aspect ratio and 2142 x 876-pixel resolution. Moto claims the device is “water repellant”, however which isn’t the same as waterproof certified.

There is a pretty evident notch up top which is home to a 20MP selfie snapper. The rear camera is a 48MP sensor that sits beneath the 2.7-inch OLED cover screen. This main shooter supports OIS and 4k@30fps videography.

Inside the phone helms a Snapdragon 765G processor coupled with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. The internals also houses a 2800mAh battery that’s backed by a 15W fast charger. The software is Android 10 with the proprietary My UX that brings the useful moto actions to the device. The brand is promising 2 guaranteed major OS upgrades (which means you’ll be getting Android 11) and bi-monthly security patches for 2 years.

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Rest the phone comes with 5G NR Sub-6GHz/ 4G LTE connectivity, a single nanoSIM slot, USB Type-C port, NFC, solo speaker grille, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, and GPS.

Motorola Razr 5G 2020 Price and Availability

The new Razr 5G comes in Polished Graphite, Liquid Mercury, Blush Gold paints. Initially, it is launching in select markets like North America. The rest of the world can expect it this fall. It is priced at $1,399 (~ Rs. 1,02,655).

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Moto Razr 5G 2020 vs Moto Razr 2019 Specs

ModelMotorola Razr 5G (2020)Motorola Razr (2019)
Display6.2 inches, 876 x 2142 pixels; 2.7-inches, OLED display, 600 x 800 pixels6.18 inches, 876 x 2142 pixels; 2.7-inches, TFT display, 600 x 800 pixels
Cameras48MP rear (w/ OIS, 4K@30fps video recording) and 20MP front16MP f/1.7 (rear) + 5MP (above primary display)
ProcessorSnapdragon 765GSnapdragon 710
Memory8GB RAM + 256GB storage6GB RAM + 128GB storage
SoftwareAndroid 10 with My UXAndroid 9 Pie with My UX
Battery2800mAh with 15W fast charging2510mAh with 18W fast charging
Miscellaneous5G NR Sub-6GHz, 4G LTE, USB Type-C port, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, single speaker grille, and GPS; No headphone jackeSIM, USB Type-C port, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G LTE, single speaker grille, and GPS; No headphone jack
Dimensions and weightUnfolded: 72.6 x 169.2 x 7.9 mm
Folded: 72.6 x 91.7 x 16 mm
192 grams
Unfolded: 172 x 72 x 6.9 mm
Folded: 94 x 72 x 14mm
205 grams
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3 years ago

a phone priced over a lac and still offering Snapdragon 765G is the biggest disappointment.

3 years ago

the price point of the phone is really disappointing, plus the fact that it seems uncomfortable & you can’t open it with one hand with ease