Technology Nostalgia play: Pricey foldable Motorola Razr goes on presale Jan. 26, at Verizon, Walmart

16:15  22 january  2020
16:15  22 january  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

Motorola Razr preorder and launch delayed

  Motorola Razr preorder and launch delayed The company doesn't say when the new foldable will come out, noting only that it doesn't "anticipate a significant shift" in timing.The phone maker, a unit of Chinese consumer electronics giant Lenovo, didn't have a lot of specific details on the new release date, noting only that it doesn't "anticipate a significant shift" in timing. Motorola cited higher-than-expected demand and limited supply as a reason for the delay.

After postponing the sale of its revamped Razr by a month, Motorola will sell its first foldable phone days before Samsung is Now playing : Watch this: Motorola Razr is futuristic and familiar. The Motorola Razr was originally supposed to go on sale Dec. 26 but was delayed. Now that it's back on the menu Sunday, Jan . 26 : Preorders for the Razr will open at Verizon , Walmart and Motorola .com.

Motorola Razr is back: Will a pricey foldable 'retro' phone sell? People of a certain age fondly remember Razr , the Motorola clamshell phone that became a status symbol among Putting nostalgia aside, the new Razr comes with another very modern challenge: a humongous price tag.

A sexy phone of yesteryear is about to hit the comeback trail.

a close up of a device: The new Motorola Razr.© Motorola The new Motorola Razr.

The Motorola razr goes on presale in North America on Jan. 26, exclusively at Verizon, Walmart and at Motorola.com. It’ll be in stores on Feb. 6.

In its heyday – circa the mid-2000s – Motorola’s clamshell became a fashionista status symbol. This latest version – available for a whopping $1,499.99 outright, or $62.49 monthly over two years – is a foldable-screen Android handset that was showcased at a media event in Los Angeles in November.

Motorola delays foldable Razr because too many people want one

  Motorola delays foldable Razr because too many people want one Following countless leaks, Motorola's foldable Razr was officially announced last month, and unlike a vast majority of handsets from phone makers not named Apple or Samsung, it made a real splash. Consumers had been anticipating an exciting foldable device for years, and the Lenovo subsidiary delivered. Ironically, the subsequent demand for the device was more than Motorola was ready to handle, and now the Razr has been delayed. “Motorola has“Motorola has decided to adjust Razr’s presale and launch timing to better meet consumer demand,” Motorola said in a statement on Friday, relayed by Bloomberg. “We are working to determine the appropriate quantity and schedule to ensure that more consumers have access to Razr at launch.

Motorola 's Razr is the closest thing to a real-world foldable device yet. Here are four things to consider before preordering Razr on December 26 . The marketing of the Razr will be interesting give how nostalgia plays well these days.

The Motorola RAZR series were definitely one among such device, with its unique fashionable clam shell design Razr This could mean they are working on an new generation of Razr smartphone with a fordable design ,and remember Lenovo has been working on fordable display tech for years now and

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In coming out with a bendable design, Motorola (now owned by China’s Lenovo) is following the lead of the rival Samsung Galaxy Fold in trying to kickstart the intriguing, albeit unproven, market for such foldable phones.

The main 6.2-inch internal display on Razr seamlessly bends in half, revealing a 2.7-inch touchscreen outer display on which you can view notifications, control music or snap selfies. Razr has a 16-megapixel camera and night vision mode for capturing images in dim light, an in-vogue feature among premium smartphones.

But whether nostalgia and foldable sell is an open question.

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Nostalgia play: Pricey foldable Motorola Razr goes on presale Jan. 26, at Verizon, Walmart

A gold-colored Motorola Razr is coming this spring .
The reborn Motorola Razr has a few quirks, but one of the most obvious is that all-black exterior. How are you supposed to flex with your foldable phone when it's so inconspicuous? Don't worry -- you'll have a better chance to flaunt your handset soon. Motorola has confirmed that a "Blush Gold" version of the Razr will be available in the spring. More specific launch details weren't available as we wrote this, but we wouldn't expect it to carryThis won't change that you're ultimately buying a mid-range phone with a clever (if fragile) screen. We'd also question the decision to limit nearly all of the gold coloring to the bottom half of the phone -- you know, the part covered by your hands when in use.

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