The iconic Motorola RAZR was launched 15 years back and according to a few rumors that have been circulating from few weeks, Motorola is working on reviving the device by releasing a new foldable smartphone. The company is said to be working on a smartphone with dual displays and many software features of the same have been put forward which also confirms that the device is certainly Motorola’s revived RAZR phone.
As per the patient which was filed in January, the new Moto RAZR will be coming with a secondary display on the outside which can give quick access to many apps and notifications without having to unfold the handset every time. Motorola is said to be working on limiting which apps can be accessed via the secondary display and initially there could be only a few pre-installed applications which might get the access.
Moto Display could be one among those apps, along with Moto Camera and more Actions which is claimed to be in testing to get a way in which the users will be able to view push notifications. The other information like, time, date, weather can also be displayed on the secondary screen apart from getting media control via a widget can also be a possibility. It is also said to be displaying 6 quick settings which are expected to be Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, location etc.
Coming to the selfies, swiping up on the main display will allow its user to zoom while a tap on it can capture phone. If the user wants to use a timer to capture a selfie, they can see the countdown timer on the secondary screen. This device will also be supporting Google assistant which can be accessed even when the phone is closed. Furthermore, when the user is browsing through a webpage, when the device is unfolded, the user could use the second display to scroll which will be acting as a trackpad.
The device is said to be powered with the latest Snapdragon 855 SoC from Qualcomm which can be paired via 8GB RAM and 128GB storage and might feature other storage variants also. There are many other smartphone makers that are working on their foldable devices and we have seen Samsung and Huawei foldable till now and by the time this new device comes into the market, we might see few more foldable handsets getting announced.
The upcoming Motorola’s foldable device is said to be available later this year via Verizon initially and it should be priced around $1500 for its special design. This luxurious device is said to be available in multiple options and according to rumors, only 200,000 until are in current production. Well, we need to wait a few more days until the company decides to unveil this one of the much-awaited devices from Motorola. Share your views by commenting in the section below and stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more similar updates.