RAZR 5G – Legendary design meets superfast 5G
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – October 11, 2020 – motorola today announced the razr 5G, an iconic clamshell-style foldable smartphone that blends legendary DNA with the latest 5G speed in an unmistakably modern design.
The razr 5G is a new kind of fashion symbol designed to turn heads with its iconic look that embraces the full potential of the foldable form factor to deliver unmatched compact capability for a next-gen mobile experience.
razr 5G boasts an external Quick View display enhanced with new software experiences. No other foldable on the market offers pocketability while enabling users to send messages, make video calls, and easily access their favorite apps even when the phone’s folded. Users can experience the latest 5G speed, and the most advanced selfie camera ever,1 all in a one-of-a-kind flip design.
Flip razr 5G open and a breathtaking display unfolds, continuing your experience on a full
touchscreen. The razr 5G, is pocketable yet powerful, minimal yet maximal.
Sharay Shams, General Manager, Mobile Business Group, during the launch of motorola’s latest device commented, “With the razr 5G, we challenged ourselves to build something technologically superior and unbelievably stylish to demonstrate our commitment to push traditional boundaries of the smartphone industry forward in new and exciting ways. The overall features, design and build of the razr 5G delivers an experience and performance unlike any other foldable smartphone in the market. With our longstanding history in innovation and a strong record in introducing world-firsts in technology, we’re excited to launch another milestone, the razr 5G.”
Everything at a glance with the Quick View display
The unique dual-screen Quick View display delivers tools, information and actions in a simple, intuitive way that makes it easier to make decisions and spend less time scrolling aimlessly. Offering updated gesture navigation allows users to access their favorite features more easily than ever before.
The Quick View display features a navigation bar at the bottom that mimics the gestures of Android 10, so users can easily reach the home screen with just a swipe up. Users can also stay connected by replying to messages with speech-to-text, smart reply, or type a longer message on the Quick View’s full keyboard. Moreover, access turn-by-turn navigation from Google Maps notifications and their favorite music apps like Spotify, YouTube Music, and Pandora. NFC technology also enables Google Pay in stores around the globe and allows users to share content like contacts, pictures, and videos with other devices wirelessly.
Infinitely capable, perfectly pocketable
razr’s design exhibits simplicity on the outside but incorporates precision and ingenuity on the inside. A tapered chin, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and updated hinge offer aesthetic and functional changes, for an easy, one-handed experience with razr. Polished 3D glass with 7000 series aluminum gives a distinguished, eye-catching look in Polished Graphite.
With the 6.2-inch FlexView display unfolded, the 21:9 CinemaVision aspect ratio draws users in with the same ultra-wide dimensions used by the film industry. When held vertically, the narrow design means it is easy to use with just one hand. The display works in harmony with motorola’s unique hinge design, offering the only zero gap closure on a foldable device that protects the internal display and keeps razr ultra-compact.
Unbelievable 5G speeds
With razr 5G, motorola rose to the challenge to fit more cutting-edge technology into an even sleeker form factor. With 5G networks rapidly expanding around the world, the razr 5G has users covered now and for the future.4 The chin design reduces the device size while also enabling 5G performance by housing two of the four 5G antennas. All this is powered by a robust Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 765G processor.
Even power-hungry 5G has met its match with motorola’s new battery. With the razr, customers can go all day without recharging.5 Despite the added complexity of 5G and a larger battery, the device maintains the slim, cohesive design that consumers love.
Incredible quality photos, stunning selfies even in low light
Open or closed, the device’s camera system delivers a big impact in a small package. Capture sharp, vibrant photos on the 48MP camera6 with Quad Pixel technology that provides 4x the low light sensitivity. Optical image stabilization compensates against blurred images and videos so clarity and detail shine through no matter what the lighting looks like. Laser autofocus technology in the time of flight sensor helps the camera quickly focus on the subject.
The 48MP camera system6 also doubles as the most advanced selfie camera on the market when the phone is closed. 1Selfies get a creative boost with camera modes like Group Selfie, Portrait Mode, Spot Color, and more. The dual displays enable a few cool camera features that set it apart from other devices. Camera Cartoon helps maintain the subject’s focus by showing a fun animation on the Quick View display while the camera app is open on the main Flex View display. Instant Review shows a preview of a photo on the Quick View display after capture, and External Preview mirrors the viewfinder on the Quick View display so that subjects can see the photo before it is captured.
The razr 5G also features an immersive, full-screen experience for selfies. The Flex View Display and internal 20MP camera comes in handy for video calls, offering a high-quality immersive experience that will help consumers feel even more connected to the people that matter most to them.
Your phone, your software experience
motorola’s priority is bringing the best software experiences possible to consumers and building on Android with unique ways to enhance customers’ mobile experience. With My UX, the razr works the way users want. My UX includes all the great experiences customers have come to know and love, as well as a variety of new features, that take music, videos, and games to the next level with custom settings and advanced controls. Users can even create their own device themes by choosing different fonts, colors, and icon shapes, to make their smartphones truly unique.
Pricing and Availability
The motorola razr 5G will be available from October 15th onwards across the UAE at Noon, Amazon, Virgin Megastore, Etisalat and du, priced at AED 5,499 (including VAT). In addition, the product is available with operators on plans starting as low as 250 AED/month (excluding VAT).