Yesterday Motorola announced the launch of 3 new devices – Two new foldable Razr devices and a new edge device in Australia, with the company stating that each of the new devices blends style and premium features to deliver an innovative mobile experience with all three devices having been carefully crafted to meet the needs of modern consumers chasing a balanced smartphone experience at the intersection of style-driven self-expression and cutting-edge technology.
Kurt Bonnici, Head of Motorola Greater Asia Pacific, has stated:
“No one knows more about foldable devices than Motorola. We invented the first flip phone and launched the first Razr in the early 2000s. Razr quickly became an icon; a fashion statement and something of a status symbol. As we continue to innovate, the Razr continues to bridge that gap between technology and fashion. We understand that consumers are changing the way they use their devices and also that innovative design and form factor are paramount to enhancing their experience. With the new Razr 40 Ultra we have once again set new standards for foldables, with a very useable and engaging 3.6” outside display the largest external display of any razr phone.”
“Our ongoing partnership with Pantone allows us to combine our technology-driven innovation with Pantone’s mastery in colour trends, further empowering individuals to express themselves through the convergence of colour and tech. Additionally, we are proud to announce that Motorola will be donating from the sales of our new Motorola Razr 40 ultra and Motorola edge 40 in the 2023 Pantone Color of the year, Viva Magenta, to Breast Cancer Network Australia, who work tirelessly to ensure that Australians who are affected by breast cancer receive the very best care, treatment and support.”
Whilst also at the launch, Kirsten Pilatti, CEO, Breast Cancer Network Australia, stated:
“Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) is delighted to be partnering with Motorola. This partnership will help ensure BCNA is there with vital information and support for more people affected by breast cancer.”
Motorola Razr 40 ultra
The first device is an update to its Razr line, with the Motorola Razr 40 ultra, which the company describes as a modern, ultra-pocketable design.
The Motorola Razr 40 ultra comes with a 3.6-inch pOLED (1066 x 1056 @ 413ppi) external display, which the company has pointed out is the biggest external display on a foldable flip phone beating out the OPPO N2 Flip and the Galaxy Z Fold 4, whilst the main display is a 6.9-inch FHD+ pOLED display (2640 x 1080 @ 413ppi).
Under the hood, the Motorola Razr 40 Ultra is powered by a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Mobile
Platform, 8GB RAM and 256GB of onboard storage.
In terms of cameras, the Motorola Razr 40 Ultra comes with dual rear cameras made up of a 12MP main camera and 13MP ultrawide and macro sensor lens, whilst the front-facing camera on the inside screen is 32MP.
The Motorola Razr 40 Ultra will run Android 13 right out of the box and will have a 3800mAh non-removable battery that can support 30W TurboPower charging alongside Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/k/v/r/ax/Wi-Fi 6e, Bluetooth 5.3 and USB-C charging.
The Motorola Razr 40 Ultra will come in Sage Green, Vanilla White and Summer Lilac colours and will be available from major retailers with pre-orders starting on the 13 June with full availability coming on the 10th of July. The Motorola Razr 40 Ultra will retail for $1,499.00
Motorola Razr 40
The next device Motorola released was the Motorola Razr 40, which is a more budget-conscious flip foldable smartphone that comes with a distinct and stylish look, combining Gorilla Glass and premium vegan leather.
The Motorola Razr 40 comes with a 1.5-inch OLED display (194 x 368 @ 282ppi) on the front and the main display is a 6.9-inch FHD+ pOLED display (2640 x 1080 @ 413ppi).
Powering the Motorola Razr 40 under the hood is a Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 Mobile Platform, 8GB RAM alongside 256GB built-in storage.
In terms of cameras, the Motorola Razor 40 comes with a 64MP that is paired with a 13MP ultra-wide sensor and Macrovision lens. The front-facing camera on the main display is a 32MP selfie camera.
The Motorola Razr 40 will run Android 13 right out of the box and also comes with NFC capabilities, Bluetooth 5.3, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax/Wi-Fi 6e alongside a 4200mAh non-removable, which (like the 40 Ultra) supports 30W Turbo Fast charging.
The Motorola Razr 40 will come in Sage Green, Vanilla White and Summer Lilac with Pre-orders starting from 10 July 2023 and available online and through all major retailers from 21 July 2023 for $999.00
Motorola Edge 40
The last device that Motorola has launched is the Motorola Edge 40, which the company states presents an ideal fusion of elegance and convenience, showcasing its exceptional photography capabilities through its state-of-the-art camera system alongside a captivating cinematic experience for enhanced entertainment.
The Motorola Edge 40 has a 6.55-inch endless edge display (2400 x 1080 @ 402ppi) powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 8020 processor chipset, 8GB RAM, and 256GB of onboard storage under the hood.
In terms of cameras, the Motorola Edge 40 comes with a dual rear camera set-up made up of a 50MP main camera sensor paired with a 13MP Ultrawide angle lens. The front-facing is a 32MP selfie camera lens.
The Motorola Edge 40 comes with a Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax/2.4 GHz | 5 GHz/Wi-Fi 6/Wi-Fi hotspot, USB-C port charging which can support 68W TurboPower charging and will rung Android 13 right out of the box.
The Motorola Edge 40 will be available in Eclipse Black and Viva Magenta colours with Pre-orders opening up from 10 July 2023 and available online and through all major retailers from 21 July 2023 for $699.00