In May, Motorola teased the new razr foldable smartphones. Today, it is unveiled the two latest devices in its 2023 razr family., which aims to combine “style and premium specs” for a new smartphone experience. The two devices are motorola razr 40 and razr 40 ultra. However, the former will be called razr and the latter will be called razr+ in North America.
The flagship device, the motorola razr+/razr 40 ultra, is “the thinnest flip smartphone in the industry when the flip is closed.” (Watch its promotional video, which was leaked a week ago, HereIt is powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 mobile platform. It comes with Flex View technology, which enables users to position the device at different angles for activities like cooking, video chatting and hands-free recording.
The external display offers customizable panels for easy access to games, news, weather and notifications. With a 3.6″ polarized screen and a refresh rate of up to 144Hz, smooth scrolling and high-resolution content viewing are promised. The camera system includes a 12MP main camera with Instant Dual Pixel PDAF, wide aperture for soft-focus backgrounds, OIS, and a 13MP ultra-wide + macro vision lens for wide shots.
The iconic flip design of the razr+/razr 40 ultra aims to combine nostalgia with a modern, flexible form factor. The device includes a teardrop hinge that combines with ultra-thin glass to minimize creases when the display is opened. Dolby Atmos audio technology enhances the multimedia experience, and the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor ensures powerful performance. Battery life is extended with wireless charging support with large capacity and 30W Turbo Power charging.
For users looking for a balanced smartphone experience, Motorola offers the motorola razr/razr 40, which shares the sleek design and form factor of the flagship device but with a smaller external display. The motorola razr/razr 40 features high-resolution cameras, including a 64 MP main camera with OIS, a 13 MP ultra-wide + macro vision lens, and a 32 MP front camera for video calls.
Both devices run on Android 13 and offer software experiences that include simple gestures, customizable entertainment settings and/or the ability to personalize to each user’s style. Additionally, both devices offer a suite of security features, including ThinkShield, Moto Secure, and Moto KeySafe.
The motorola razr+ 2023 will be available for pre-order in the US on June 16 and for sale from June 23. It can be purchased through select carriers and retailers, including AT&T, T-Mobile, Spectrum Mobile, Google Fi Wireless, Best Buy, Amazon.com, and Motorola.com, with an MSRP of $999.99. In Canada, pre-orders through motorola.ca will begin June 16, with sales beginning June 23, with an MSRP of $1,299.99.
The motorola razr 40 ultra will be available for sale in Europe at a starting price of €1,199.99. It will be gradually introduced in the markets of Latin America and Asia in the coming weeks. The release date and pricing of the Motorola Razr in North America and the Motorola Razr 40 in Europe, Latin America and Asia are yet to be announced.