Today is the day. You can now purchase afolding phone from Verizon and from today select the Walmart stores, the official sale date. to receive their telephones, but from today, February 6, they are in stock in brick and mortar stores. Keep reading for sales information and keep up to date .
Motorola & # 39; s Razr comes at an important time for folding phones. It was the first proof-of-concept for a folding phone whose screen bends vertically in two to maximize screen power while saving physical space. Thebased on that iconic flip phone to feed the first popularity of this new Razr. If Motorola can transform that wave of nostalgia into purchases, it may help to return a little for a brand that is planning to return to the premium phone race.
The Razr is preparing for the fight against Samsung, & # 39; the world's largest smartphone brand. Motorola & # 39; s modern version of the flip phone will compete against Samsung's second foldable phone,. Samsung & # 39; s phone gets its official introduction at the .
The Motorola Razr is the most affordable phone from a major brand and sells for $ 1,499. compared to the $ 1,980 Galaxy Fold and the approximately $ 2,300. But the Galaxy Z Flip from Samsung reportedly goes for $ 1,400. Another rumor also suggests that the Samsung design could be the first .
The Motorola Razr has a 6.2-inch internal screen and a 2.7-inch outer screen, a 16-megapixel fingerprint reader for the main camera and 128 GB of storage on board. Unlike Samsung & # 39; s Galaxy Fold, the Razr claims to be splash-proof, with a stronger screen.
When can I buy the Razr?
The Motorola Razr was originally supposed to go on sale on December 26. Preorders started on January 26 at Verizon, Walmart and Motorola.com. Thursday, February 6 is the official release date of the Razr in stores. (Again, note that pre-ordered units can be shipped after February 6.)
There is only one model of the Razr and it costs you $ 1,499 for 128 GB of storage. Scroll to the end for all specifications of the phone.
Where you can buy the Razr
Motorola Razr is a Verizon Wireless exclusive in the US
Once the pre-orders are opened, there is only one wireless provider. You can sign up for the Verizon payment plan of $ 63 per month for 24 months, or pay the full price for the foldable phone.
Order it from Motorola
You can also order the new Razr directly from Motorola, via its website. Note that you still need a Verizon SIM card to use mobile data or one of the mobile functions.
Select Walmart stores carry it
There is no word about exactly which Walmart stores will keep the new Razr in stock, but Motorola has said that "certain Walmart locations" will keep the device in stock. We recommend that you call your local store about inventory before you jump into the car.
Outside the US
In the UK, EE becomes the exclusive courier vendor of Motorola Razr. The network has a registration page if you want to stay informed of the sale date and the price.
We also know that Motorola will sell the Razr in Canada and in selected European markets in Latin America, Asia and Australia. Motorola Razr specifications
|Screen size, resolution||
Internal: 6.2 inch, foldable POLED; 2142x876p pixels (21: 9) / external: 2.7-inch glass OLED, 800×600 pixels (4: 3)|
|373ppi (internal screen)|
|Dimensions (inches)||Unfolded: 6.8 x 2.8 x 0.28 in / folded: 3.7 x 2.8 x 0.55 in.|
|Dimensions (millimeters)||Expanded: 172 x 7 2 x 6.9 mm / Folded: 94 x 72 x 14 mm|
Weight (grams, grams)|
7.2 oz .; 205g
|Mobile software||Android 9 Pie|
|Camera||16-megapixel external (f / 1.7, double pixel AF), 5-megapixel internal|
|Camera on the front||Same as the most important external 16 megapixel|
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 (2.2 GHz, octa-core)|
|Fingerprint sensor||The screen below|
|Special functions||Foldable display, eSIM, Motorola movements, splash-proof|
|Price outside contract (USD)||$ 1,499|
|Price (GBP)||Converts to £ 1,170|
|Price (AUD)||Converts to AU $ 2,185|
This article was originally published late last year and has been updated.