Motorola Razr 2 to arrive in September – but details have already leaked

Motorola Razr 2 to arrive in September – but details have already leaked
The Motorola Razr was rebooted in 2019 as a foldable smartphone (Image credit: Motorola)

When the Motorola Razr was relaunched in November 2019, there were plenty of tech fans excited to see how Motorola had updated the classic Razr design for the smartphone era. However, once the phone finally launched in early 2020, many were left disappointed with the questionable build quality and the very expensive price tag. Luckily, Motorola is soon to release its do-over – the (unofficially named) Motorola Razr 2.

The Razr 2 is expected to arrive in September and will apparently come with a 6.7" main display, which is 0.5" larger than the current iteration of the Motorola Razr. It's also been rumored that the secondary external screen on the Razr 2 will be larger than the current Razr's 2.7" secondary display, but the source hasn't specified by how much. 

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This information comes from Ross Young, the CEO of Display Supply Chain Consultants, via GSMArena.

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With 5G as the future of smartphone technology, it was disappointing when the original reboot of the Razr arrived with standard 4G capacity. However, there have been rumors that the Motorola Razr 2 will be 5G-capable, as it'll reportedly be using the Snapdragon 765 SoC. 

There have also been reports that the Motorola Razr 2 will have 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. While it seems that the Razr 2 will be sticking with the single-camera unit design, it will be given a megapixel boost from 16MP to 48MP. The selfie camera will also be taken from 5MP to 20MP. 

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With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.