New Motorola Razr ready to fight Samsung in surprise New image

It looks like Motorola’s foldable Razr phone will have a successor this year based on a new image leak.

The 3D render comes from the Evan Blass filter, which has a longstanding history of precision and shows what the new foldable phone will look like. What is immediately clear from the image below is that the shape of the cover returns, as does the square notch on the screen.

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However, the chin on the bottom of the device is slightly smaller, and it looks like the phone doesn’t have to be fully extended to use it. Instead, the screen holds itself at a certain angle (with no visible space between the screen and the body), just like the Galaxy Z Flip. The device and screen also look wider, but that may be just a snapshot of the image.

However, what is really interesting is the large bulge of the camera on the secondary screen. Quick view: it looks much more pronounced. It almost seems like the camera has a lens protector that slides over the top, which would be a weird design decision, but the image isn’t clear enough to say it correctly.

Outside of the small little design changes, there is a key difference: 5G connectivity. Blass has shared little information outside of this image and its name: the Motorola Razr 2020 5G or Motorola “Odyssey”. But the inclusion of 5G probably means a new chip, although it’s unclear if that is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765 or 865 chipset. I bet it’s the first (a higher mid-level chip) since the original Razr was powered by a mid-range 710 processor.

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Other leaked specs point to a larger 2,845 mAh battery, a new 48MP rear camera, a 20MP selfie camera, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of internal storage. On a real release date, a Motorola executive released the Reframed Podcast that September could be the month we see it announced.

But, based on this image, it appears that Motorola is re-releasing the Razr with improved specs rather than launching a true successor, just as Samsung is doing with the Galaxy Z Flip 5G landing next month.

There are probably some good reasons for this, the delayed release date of the original Razr (initially in December 2019 but released in February 2020) put the foldable 4G phone up against several 5G-ready phones, which are rapidly declining in price. An upgrade to include faster internet speeds to stay somewhat competitive makes sense.

I also suspect that Motorola has much more planned for the Razr’s true successor. That is, a new, more durable display that could use something similar to Samsung’s ultrathin glass technology, along with a more advanced processor and improved cameras, such as the 108MP sensor in the company’s flagship Motorola Edge Plus. .

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