- An picture has surfaced of what seems to be Motorola’s follow-up to the Razr foldable cellphone.
- The image reveals a slicker-looking design with a much less distinguished chin and no fingerprint reader.
- It’s labeled as a 2020 cellphone, though it’s not clear the system will ship this 12 months.
Motorola’s rumored Razr sequel might have emerged in earnest, and it seems that the 2019 foldable is getting a design overhaul.
Well-known leak purveyor Evan Blass has shared a picture on his Patreon that reportedly reveals the brand new clamshell cellphone, codenamed “Odyssey.” It nonetheless has the acquainted primary design (together with the exterior show), however the chin seems to be conspicuously smaller and doesn’t embrace a visual fingerprint reader. Unless Motorola has moved the reader, that might trace at face detection or eradicating biometrics altogether.
Credit: @evleaks (Patreon)
The imagery additionally suggests a change to the exterior digicam, however there aren’t any clear indicators of what has modified.
Previous rumors have conflicted over potential modifications to display dimension (it doesn’t seem clearly larger right here), however there have been hints at a serious efficiency improve. The new Razr might ship with a a lot newer Snapdragon 765 chip, 5G help, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, and a considerably expanded 2,845mAh battery. It may also leap to a 48MP major digicam and a 20MP front-facing cam.
There’s nonetheless no phrase on pricing, though there’s actually stress to undercut the $1,500 worth for the first-generation Razr.
The actual query could also be availability. While Blass’ leak describes the cellphone as a “Motorola Razr 2020,” there have been considerations that the COVID-19 pandemic might push the launch to early 2021. That would nonetheless put it on a yearly schedule when the primary mannequin didn’t ship till early 2020. However, Motorola would additionally miss its probability to compete extra immediately with the Galaxy Z Flip 5G and the same old crop of fall flagships.