What you need to know
- Motorola today teased its launch event for the RAZR 2.
- The company's next flagship is slated for a reveal on September 9.
- It plans to "flip the smartphone experience again."
The tease doesn't reveal much more than that, except for a slight glimpse at the phone's silhouette. The company captioned the gif with a promise to "flip the smartphone experience again," which suggests it may have some surprises in store for us, though the chatter about the RAZR 2 thus far suggests it'll be mostly similar to the original RAZR, albeit with updated internals.
A leaked image of the phone shows it has a very similar design to the original, likely with an identical 6.2-inch main display. In terms of specs, the phone is pegged to be an upper-midrange affair, sporting Qualcomm's 5G-capable Snapdragon 765 chipset, coupled with 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage. The primary camera is expected to be a 48MP sensor, while a secondary lens may have a resolution of 20MP.
Recent reports also suggest Motorola may not start selling the phone until early next year — given the company very public troubles with manufacturing enough units to meet the ravenous demand for the original, that certainly seems to make a lot of sense.
Yeah 'cause the first one was such a whopping success... 🙄
For 1500 it better be more durable, better battery & definitely a better camera. And up to date software & security updates.
Can’t see this being better or even being close to as polished as Z flip. Basically DOA based on Motorola’s competence. It’ll be just some nostalgic phone to people like Mr Mobile IMO.
Good luck Moto.
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