Weekly ballot: Is Motorola Razr a folding telephone finished proper?


This week Motorola introduced us the third foldable display telephone and it is fairly in contrast to the primary two (we have not forgotten in regards to the FlexPai, however everybody else has so we aren’t counting it).

Whereas the Samsung Galaxy Fold and the Huawei Mate X goal to develop into transportable tablets with prime notch chipsets and succesful cameras, the reborn Razr took a really completely different path. It has a decidedly mid-range chipset and never a really present one at that and solely two cameras. Extra importantly, nevertheless, its unfolded display is barely greater than the one on the Galaxy S10e.

So as a substitute of following the present pattern Motorola tried to duplicate the formulation of the legendary RAZR V3. That got here months after Nokia had damaged the megapixel barrier with the 7610 and had one of many smallest batteries out there. It missed on loads of options that the Symbian telephones on the time had and was fairly dear, nevertheless it nonetheless flew off the cabinets because of a design far forward of its time.

Weekly poll: Is Motorola Razr a folding phone done right?

The present Motorola Razr is in a lot the identical boat as it may’t compete on specs with telephones promoting for 1 / 4 of its worth and it may’t match the pill sized screens of its foldable friends. And but seeing it in motion in these early movies and pictures simply will get your coronary heart racing the best way few different telephones can.

Weekly poll: Is Motorola Razr a folding phone done right?

So can Motorola replicate that success? The $1,500 price ticket makes the 130 million gross sales of the V3 an unimaginable goal, however can the brand new Razr match the outdated one by changing into the perfect promoting clamshell telephone of its time?

Did Motorola get the Razr proper?