Close to a year and two months after the second-generation Moto Razr 5G went official, the brand owner Lenovo has revealed that a brand new version of the foldable flip handset is within the works.
The information, published on GizmoChina, quoted Lenovo Mobile Business group head Chen Jin to announce that Motorola was indeed performing on a third-generation flip foldable smartphone in China.
Readers would recall that the second generation Moto Razr foldable device came 5G-enabled with a foldable 6.2-inch inner display and a 2.7-inch secondary display. It also boasted a 48MP camera in addition. it had been launched in October of 2020 and was priced at a super-premium range of Rs.124,999 in India.
The Lenovo official disclosed to Weibo that the upcoming smartphone would even be equipped with what’s termed because the star orbit hinge technology has a seamless display when the smartphone is unfolded. In other words, the folds on the display of the handset would be seamless without a clear fold on the screen.
The handset would be powered by a more advanced chipset and improve touch and other user interfaces. The official claimed it’d have a stronger design language in addition to an improved hinge design.
The Moto Razr Story
Lenovo launched the Moto Razr 5G as a direct successor of the first-gen Moto Razr foldable phone that came in 2019 as a part of a revival plan for the legendary flip devices that boasted of a large fan following in its heydays. the primary Moto Razr even managed to stand up against the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip with better features.
The company had retained the flexible screens within the second generation device and added improved camera sensors, a sharper Snapdragon processor, better memory, and enhanced storage. Motorola had claimed that the handset was built for 200,000 flips and had a custom coating to forestall scratches.
The first Moto Razr Flip came with the Snapdragon 710 chip paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage besides a 2,510mAh battery. The Moto Razr 5G was powered by the Snapdragon 765G chipset with a battery capacity is simply 2,800mAh and a fast charge option of 15W. It had 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage onboard.
Currently, there’s nothing much that’s known about the specifications, the worth, or the launch date. However, we do know the benchmarks that the upcoming handset would beat if it wants to garner some consumer interest during a market where every brand is announcing foldable devices.