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The folding Motorola RAZR mobile phone was set to be released this past summer, but now, its launch has been moved to the end of 2019. On the outside, it resembles the old clamshell device, but on the inside, it’s all-screen, or at least according to reports. In other words, the display would cover both top and bottom halves, while costing less than the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X. Read more for another picture and additional information.
The Moto G7 has been touted as the best budget Android smartphone, and it’s being offered for just $199.99 shipped, today only, originally $289.99. Featuring a 6.2″ Full HD+ Max Vision display (2270 x 1080) with 19:9 aspect ratio, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor with 1.8 GHz octa-core CPU, an Adreno 506 GPU, 4GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal storage, microSD expansion (512GB max), 12MP + 5MP dual rear cameras, an 8 MP front-facing camera, and a 3,000mAh battery. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Before 1973, mobile telephony was limited to phones that were equipped in cars and other vehicles. Motorola was the very first company to develop a handheld mobile phone. On April 3, 1973, Motorola engineer Martin Cooper made the first mobile telephone call from handheld subscriber equipment, placing a call to Dr. Joel S. Engel of Bell Labs, his rival. Thie prototype handheld phone he used weighed 2.4 lb and measured 9.1 by 5.1 by 1.8 in. It boasted a talk time of just 30 minutes and took 10 hours to re-charge. Read more for another video explaining why it was an epic troll, along with a bonus clip.
You know a concept is just about to become a reality when the company rumored to be making it posts a fan-made concept on their own social media account. That’s exactly what happened when Lenovo recently shared a foldable Motorla RAZR mobile phone concept by WaqarKhanHD online. No technical specifications are currently known, but it’s rumored to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC and features a USB-C port as well as a 3.5mm headphone jack. Read more for the video and additional information.
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New images of an unannounced folding Motorola RAZR smartphone appear to have surfaced, courtesy of SlashLeaks. In addition to the handset, we see a wireless charging station and various accessories. This alleged RAZR V4 is reported to have a $1,500 price tag and folds vertically rather than horizontally like its competition, thus making it even more portable, reminiscent of the company’s old flip phones. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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Industrial designer Sarang Sheth reveals the Moto RAZR 2019, which is a smartphone that draws inspiration from the original, but adds a foldable display. This means instead of a keypad, when the handset is opened, you’ll see a full-sized touchscreen display, while a secondary screen can be found on the outer shell for notifications. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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It seems as if 2019 will be the year of foldable phones, and with some unlikely players, like Motorola, stepping in. This alleged $1,500 smartphone is based on a patent with the USPTO and WIPO for a ‘deformable electronic device with methods and systems for controlling the deformed user interface,’ published on Jan, 10, 2019. When this device is folded, users can interact with one section of the screen to operate the other part. For example, a scrolling movement with their index finger on the rear display area can move the content on the front side, great when browsing web pages. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The Droid Razr M is an Android-based, 4G LTE-capable smartphone that was released in 2012, now Lenovo could be bringing the RAZR back as a $1,500 foldable mobile phone that could be launched as early as February, according to the Wall Street Journal. It’s reported to be priced around $1,500, and could look similar to the Royole FlexPai or it may work like the RAZR V4 concept, where the top half folds down when not in use. There’s no word yet on what kind of processor, camera, RAM, storage, etc. it would have, but at that price point, it should at least compete with Samsung’s upcoming foldable phone. Read more for a video of the foldable Motorola V4 and additional information.
Motorola’s Rizr Z8, released in 2007, is a UIQ 3 “kick-slider” – a slider-type phone but with a hinge allowing it to bend so as to conform better to the user’s face while in use as a handset – 3G phone based on Symbian OS. Featuring a 2-megapixel camera, 16 million color QVGA display, Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP, a 3.6 Mbit/s HSDPA connection, an EDGE class 10 connection, and 90 megabytes of internal memory, expandable to 32GB using high-capacity microSDHC (TransFlash) cards. PDF Haus imagines what this handset would look like today as a smartwatch. Read more for additional pictures and information.
This unlocked 32GB Moto X Smartphone comes with Alexa hands-free and it works on just about any US carrier, all for $249.99 shipped for Prime members (get a free 30-day trial), today only, originally $399.99. IP68 water resistance keeps your phone protected from accidental spills, splashes and even puddles, while offering incredibly sharp images in low light: 12 MP + 8 MP dual rear cameras and 16 MP front-facing camera with selfie flash. You also get a brilliant 5.2″ full HD display, fast 4G LTE speed, 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal memory with the option to add up to 2TB of microSD expandable memory. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video review and more information.