Motorola Razr hands-on – GSMArena.com assessments

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Introduction

The long-rumored Motorola Razr could be the foldable telephone all of us need just because it isn’t a brand new idea in any respect. The Razr V3 wasn’t only a telephone, it was a landmark that outlined the life-style of a complete technology of flicks, TV exhibits, advertisements, and whatnot. However again in 2004, it was referred to as a flip-phone.

Fifteen years later and the true successor is right here and it might as properly outline the following technology of smartphones, the one with the foldable screens not less than. Whereas the Mate X and Galaxy Fold folded a pill right into a telephone, the Razr folds an everyday telephone into this small peculiar blast from the previous. And it appears to have labored out nice.

Motorola Razr hands-on

The idea was right here all alongside and we’re glad Motorola determined deliver it again to life. The Motorola Razr is kind of just like the Razr V3 however with trendy hardware and a foldable OLED inside.

The magic inside the brand new Razr occurs on a 6.2″ foldable P-OLED display with 373ppi. It occupies many of the inside a part of the Razr although there’s a notch for the earpiece, and there’s a backside half that holds the antennas and the fingerprint sensor.

Motorola Razr hands-on

The Razr is powered by the Snapdragon 710 – certainly not the flagship chipset you’d anticipate right into a €1500 smartphone, nevertheless it needs to be greater than sufficient for what the Razr was made, and but gaming shouldn’t be of a difficulty.

Motorola Razr specs

  • Physique: foldable water-repellent design, glass and metallic again, chrome steel body; Noir Black solely.
  • Measurement: 94 x 72 x 14mm folded, 172 x 72 x 6.9mm unfolded, 205g.
  • Display screen: foldable 6.2″ P-OLED, 876 x 2,142 px, 373ppi, massive notch; secondary 2.7″ G-OLED 800 x 600 px.
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 710 (10nm): Octa-core CPI – 2×2.2 GHz Kryo 360 Gold & 6×1.6 GHz Kryo 360 Silver; Adreno 616 GPU.
  • Reminiscence: 6GB RAM, 128GB storage.
  • OS: (vanilla) Android 9.zero Pie.
  • Rear digicam: Major: 16MP, f/1.7, dual-pixel PDAF, dual-LED flash; 2160p video recording.
  • Entrance digicam: 5MP, f/2.zero.
  • Battery: 2,510mAh, 15W charging.
  • Connectivity: eSIM solely, LTE-A, Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 5.zero, NFC, USB-C.
  • Misc: front-mounted fingerprint sensor.

There are some notable omissions on the Razr like a flagship chipset, a microSD, an audio jack, and most significantly – a SIM slot. Relying solely on eSIM severely limits the Razr’s potential attain however with that value and exclusivity, we guess it was meant to be a restricted version anyway.

We spent a while with the Razr at the moment and our first impressions are in.