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Motorola Razr, a folding phone, is back but with not-so-flagship specs and $1500 price tag

moto razr 2019

Motorola Razr 2019 is basically an updated and upgraded version of Motorola Razr V3 which was launched by Motorola back in 2004. Motorola Razr 2019 is a future that has been wrapped in an old school design. Motorola Razr has been designed specially to meet audiences’ demand and to show other companies that they are also in the race. 

Strength Weakness
Pocketable Size Expensive price tag
Throwback design Snapdragon 755 chipset
Foldable display with no gap hinge Single 16MP rear camera
Exterior secondary notification screen Average Performance

Display and Design

Moto Razr comes with a 6.2-inch Foldable P-OLED display with a resolution of 876x2142p. This display has shown to be a revolution in the foldable smartphone department. This display tops Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X. This display is supported by a no gap hinge which enables the device’s display to old seamlessly. The display’s ratio is 21:9 and feels elongated but fits perfectly in hand while holding. This elongated display enhances user experience while watching movies and videos.

Motorola Razr 2019 also features a secondary display which is used as a screen to see notifications, messages and even help with selfies while the phone is folded. The secondary display is a 2.7-inch G-OLED display with a resolution of 600x800p resolution.

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The design of Moto Razr 2019 is a throwback to it its iconic handset from 2004. The body is supported by a no-gap hinge which allows the display to fold easily without any problem. Moto Razr 2019 body feels really solid and polished and is also splash-proof. The design is very unique and the overall device feels elongated because of it. The device makes a clap sound while folding which feels really satisfying and folding the display is fun too. Moto Razr 2019’s back panel is all metal built and a glass layer protection is given to the secondary display.


As for photography, Moto Razr 2019 sports a 16MP rear camera which does the job really well. Even in today’s time where phones with four and a minimum of two lenses, Motorola has integrated only one camera sensor in Razr 2019. Even in a single lens, the camera performs better than expected. After folding the phone, the same rear camera comes at the front and acts like a front camera. It also snaps selfies and the previews are shown at the secondary display.

moto razr 2019

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The camera UI is like other Motorola phones only. It has a simple menu with basic photography, video, and modes like panorama, night photography, pro mode, etc. There’s also a 5MP front camera fitted at the notch which is especially used for shooting selfie or to record video with the device while folded and then flipping to change the camera module smoothly.  

Performance, Software, Storage

To deliver performance Moto Razr 2019 is equipped with Snapdragon 710 chipset, octa-core processor, Adreno 616 as GPU supported by 6GB of RAM which all runs on Android 9.0. Motorola always provides a stock Android experience to its users which is rare to see in other phones nowadays. The chipset that Motorola has used in this device is really an old mid-range chipset which may sound irritating to a few people.

Motorola Razr 2019 has been made for portability, design and compatibly and not for photography or heavy gaming like other phones which may be the reason why Moto Razr 2019 has an old mid-range chipset and single camera sensor. 6GB/128GB is the only storage option that Moto Razr 2019 offers.

Battery and connectivity

Moto Razr 2019 is packed with Li-Po 2510mAh battery which also supports 15W fast charging. The battery has been put relatively small in sacrifice for the design.

As for connectivity, Moto Razr 2019 comes with all the necessary and common sensors found in a smartphone, Fingerprint mount integrated at the home button, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector with no 3.5mm headphone jack port.

Price of Moto Razr 2019

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The price of the Moto Razr 2019 is marked at USD $1499. It is also in European countries for 1350 Euro. The one and only color option that Moto Razr 2019 offers is Noir Black.

Moto Razr 2019 Specifications

Released Date November 2019
Display 6.2-inch Foldable P-OLED, 876x2142p
Second external 2.7-inch G-OLED, 600×800
Build Metal back, glass protection at secondary display
OS Android 9.0
Chipset Snapdragon 710
CPU, GPU Octa-core, Adreno 616
Rear Camera 16MP, f/1.7
Front Camera 5MP, f/2.0
Memory 6GB/128GB
Battery Li-Po 2510mAh, 15W fast battery charging
Color options Noir Black
Price USD $1499, 1350 Euro


Moto Razr Hinge Mechanism


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