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Which nostalgic foldable ? : Motorola Razr 2019 vs Motorola Razr 5G

These telephones seem to be comparable however have a ton of contrasts

The Motorola Razr 2019 is one of only a handful scarcely any foldable telephones not made by Samsung, and keeping in mind that it pulls off the ‘foldable’ part, we thought that it was missed the mark in various regions – prompting a 2.5 star audit where we pondered whether its latent capacity would be acknowledged in a replacement gadget.

Indeed, that replacement gadget is here, as the Motorola Razr 2020 has now been declared. So will this new foldable telephone satisfy its antecedent’s latent capacity?

You’ll need to trust that our full survey will discover without a doubt, yet taking a gander at the on-paper specs and structure, alongside its cost, we’ve contrasted it with the past Motorola Razr to give you some thought of how the new telephone followed up on the old.

Motorola Razr 2020 vs Motorola Razr 2019 cost and accessibility

The Motorola Razr 2020 will cost $1,399/£1,399 (generally AU$2,500) when it goes on special in ‘early Autumn’ (Q3 2020) – apparently meaning September or October.

That is marginally not exactly the dispatch cost of the past Motorola Razr, which cost $1,499/AU$2,699 at dispatch, while in the UK it was just accessible on contracts beginning at £94 every month with £100 forthright – making for £2,356 more than two years.

So the two models cost a great deal, however you get updated specs at a lower dispatch cost on the Motorola Razr 2020, which is ideal to see. Nonetheless, we expect the Razr 2019 to get limited now that there’s a more up to date model made a beeline for market.

Plan and show

The Razr 2020 has a comparable plan to the Razr 2019, however it has been changed and refined a piece. The two telephones have a clamshell structure factor, with a little front screen and the capacity to flip the telephone open for a bigger 6.2-inch cell phone measured inward POLED show. (The two showcases went unaltered in the more up to date Razr.)

Nonetheless, while the Motorola Razr 2019 has an enormous jaw with a unique mark scanner on it, for the Motorola Razr 2020 the jaw is littler and the scanner is on the back.

The comparative plan brings about almost indistinguishable measurements, however the new telephone is shorter yet thicker. Unfurled the Motorola Razr 2020 comes in at 72.6 x 169.2 x 7.9mm, while collapsed it’s 72.6 x 91.7 x 16mm. The past Razr in the interim is 72 x 172 x 6.9mm when unfurled and 72 x 94 x 14mm when collapsed.

In spite of being somewhat thicker yet not as long, the new Razr is likewise lighter at 192g contrasted with the Razr 2019’s 205g.

Hues vary somewhat as well, with the Motorola Razr 2020 being accessible in Polished Graphite, Liquid Mercury and Blush Gold shades, while the Razr 2019 is just accessible in Noir Black and Blush Gold.

The two telephones are water-repellent, yet neither of them have any generous water opposition. Motorola claims the new Razr has been pressure tried for better pivot obstruction, guaranteeing it will last through 200,000 folds – or approximately 100 creases per day for a long time.

With respect to the presentation, the two Razr models both have a 6.2-inch 876 x 2142 foldable primary screen and a 2.7-inch 600 x 800 optional screen. The two of them use POLED for the fundamental screen – the ‘P’ being for plastic.

In any case, while there’s very little change to the equipment for the screens, there has been some change to the product to assist you with getting more out of the optional screen – things like alternate ways to settle on decisions straightforwardly from the auxiliary screen. Albeit a portion of these upgrades have gone to the past Razr since dispatch as well, as a feature of its Android 10 update.


One major change for the new Razr model is the camera, as the Motorola Razr 2020 has a 48MP f/1.7 primary snapper (which defaults to 12MP photographs by joining pixels to allow in more light) and a 20MP f/2.2 forward looking camera. The primary camera likewise has optical picture adjustment (OIS).

The Motorola Razr 2019 then again has a 16MP f/1.7 primary camera (with no OIS), and a 5MP f/2.0 forward looking camera.

On paper then the Motorola Razr 2020 seems like a reasonable overhaul here, yet we’ll need to perceive how it acts by and by.


The battery in the Motorola Razr 2020 is 2,800mAh, which isn’t especially huge however is greater than the 2,510mAh one in the Motorola Razr 2019. Charging speed hasn’t changed however, with both supporting up to 15W. Neither one of the models has remote charging.

Practically speaking we weren’t exceptionally intrigued with the battery life of the Razr 2019 when we put it through a survey, so we’ll need to sit back and watch whether the knock in size here has had a considerable effect.

Specs and highlights

One of the enormous augmentations for the Motorola Razr 2020 is 5G, which should future-evidence it to some degree regardless of whether you’re not some place that right now has 5G inclusion.

That is empowered by a Snapdragon 765G chipset and 8GB of RAM in the Razr 2020, the two of which are redesigns on the Snapdragon 710 chipset and 6GB of RAM in the Motorola Razr 2019. Both are still setups we’d anticipate from mid-go telephones.

The Motorola Razr 2020 additionally has more stockpiling, at 256GB contrasted with 128GB in the Razr 2019. Additionally the Motorola Razr 2020 boats with Android 10, while the more established model dispatched with Android 9 – however it would now be able to be refreshed to 10.

It’s important that Android 11 has recently landed, so neither of these are very forward-thinking, yet we’d completely expect the Motorola Razr 2020 will get refreshed to Android 11 sooner or later, and the Razr 2019 probably will too – however it will definitely quit getting refreshes before the new telephone does.


The Motorola Razr 2020 looks somehow or another like a fundamentally the same as telephone to the Razr 2019 – surely the plan is comparable, yet with certain changes and refinements.

The screens are comparative as well, yet the genuine changes are in the engine, with the Motorola Razr 2020 getting 5G availability, redesigned cameras, more force, more stockpiling, and a greater battery, just for a lower dispatch cost.

However, while the new model obviously looks superior to the former one, the genuine inquiry – which we’ll plan to reply in our full audit – is how much better, as the Razr 2019 was a defective gadget, and with steep rivalry from any semblance of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, Motorola may need to make large enhancements to contend.


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