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Moto Razr 2019 Officially Launched – The New Era of Flip Phones

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Motorola is back with the flip phone design and this time, it is something everyone wants to see. Moto Razr 2019 was launched as the first foldable Android smartphone from the company, it’s not the first time we’re seeing phones with foldable screen so what’s special?

Other foldable phones from Samsung or Huawei unfolds to a tablet while the Moto Razr 2019 unfolds to a normal 6.2 inches smartphone. There is also a smaller screen at the back that displays notifications and other information while the phone is folded. Let’s go into details and see all about this device.

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Moto Razr 2019 Key features

  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • SIM Type: e-SIM
  • 4G LTE: YES, LTE
  • Screen Size : Foldable 6.2 Inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Screen Resolution: 876 x 2142 pixels (~373 ppi density)
  • Second G-OLED display: 600 x 800 pixels, 2.7 inches
  • Processor Type: Octa-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Internal Storage: 128GB
  • External Storage: No
  • Back / Rear Camera: 16MP with single camera & dual LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 5MP without LED flash
  • Battery: 2510 mAh (non-removable)

Moto Razr 2019 Features Overview

Moto Razr 2019 sports a foldable 6.2 inches display that comes with the big-notch display design we see in most smartphones recently. The screen is made of plastic which allows it to freely fold. When the device is folded, there is a smaller 2.7 inches screen with 600 by 800 pixels resolution.

Below is a YouTube video advert for the Moto Razr 2019 via Must Watch 101;

Moto Razr 2019 has about 70.2% screen to body ratio, there is a big bezel at the bottom of the screen that harbors a button where the fingerprint is embedded. The main display has a resolution of 876 by 2142 px with 373 pixels per-square inch which will provide top notch viewing experience.

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Moto Razr 2019 is equipped with 6GB RAM coupled with a 128GB ROM for internal storage purposes, there is no external SD card space on the Razr phone, it also uses e-SIM. The device treats you to a Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm) chipset  with Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver) processor.

The Moto Razr 2019 phone comes with a single camera setup on the back – featuring a 16MP main camera with dual LED flash, this might be quite disappointing as we expected the phone to have at least 2 rear cameras for depths and more accurate portrait effects.

Another not-so-impressive feature of this phone is the Android 9.0 (Pie) it boots out of the box, Android 10 would have been the killer. We only hope there is a planned upgrade to Android 10 for the device.

For selfies, Moto Razr 2019 uses a 5MP front camera which might appear below par for most people, there is no front flash for the front camera. The device uses a front-mounted fingerprint scanner for more convenient unlocking of the device and adequate security features.

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Moto Razr 2019 is available in just one color variant which is the Noir Black, a non-removable 2510 mAh battery sits under the hood to keep the power going. The phone supports fast charge technology with up to 15w.

Moto Razr 2019 price and availability

The Moto Razr 2019 will be available in both offline and online markets in Nigeria when it enters the global market, price listed here is the official price but it can vary based on your location, your vendor an the variant you’re going for. Moto Razr 2019 Price in Nigeria is around NGN 537,000 (1,485 USD), check for available Motorola phones below;

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Moto Razr 2019 Detailed Specs

Network
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 10(1700/2100), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SIM e-SIM
Status Launched: November 2019
Body
Dimensions Unfolded: 172 x 72 x 6.9 mm
Folded: 94 x 72 x 14 mm
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Noir Black color
Cover Glass and Plastic with splash proof
Display
Type – Foldable P-OLED touchscreen, 16M colors  with ~70.2% screen-to-body ratio
Size 6.2 inches, 876 x 2142 pixels, 373 Pixels Per-square Inch
Second G-OLED display: 600 x 800 pixels, 2.7 inches
Memory And OS
Card slot No SD Card Slot
Internal 128GB ROM
OS Android 9.0 (Pie)
Processors Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)
Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)
Adreno 616
RAM 6GB RAM
Audio
Alert types Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port
Connectivity
2G YES
3G YES
4G YES
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth Version 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS A-GPS
NFC YES
USB Type 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Camera
Primary 16MP single camera with Dual-LED flash, panorama, HDR and AI bright features
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS
Secondary 5MP front Camera
Battery
Capacity 2510 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery with Fast charge
Stand-by N/A
Talk time N/A
Music play
Other Features
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous – FM radio – MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player – MP4/H.264 player – Photo/video editor – Document viewer
Price
Price level NGN537,000 (1,485 USD)

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