Motorola Razr at Rs 1,24,999 is outrageous for you to even care about it

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Motorola has finally launched its nostalgia-driven clamshell foldable phone, the Moto Razr in India, and it's going to cost you an arm and a leg. While the phone was unveiled way back in November 2019, the company took its own sweet time to bring it to India.

To that effort, Samsung one-upped Motorola, and its latest Galaxy Z Flip made it to the country before the Razr, giving it a first-mover advantage. However, Samsung's version of the flip phone isn't as nostalgic as the new Razr and is every bit a flagship phone for its asking price.

Motorola Razr, on the other hand, costs Rs 1,24,999 in India, which is rather expensive pricing. We understand that as a new sector in the development of smartphones, foldable screens are still in infancy, however, shelling out more than a lac on the phone still sounds as ridiculous as it should, even if you dip it in all the nostalgic nectar.

Motorola Razr goes on sale in India starting April 2 on Flipkart. As part of the launch offers, Citibank debit and credit cardholders are entitled to a cashback of Rs 10,000 on the purchase of the new Moto Razr. The company is also offering a MotoCare Accident Damage Protection Plan at a special price along with the Razr.

Motorola Razr specifications

Motorola Razr features a 6.2-inch plastic OLED screen that folds in half to make up the clamshell form factor. The display offers an HD (2142 x 876 pixels) resolution and has a notch cutout on the top that houses the selfie camera. 

The chassis is made from aluminum, while the back is plastic with textures that give you a decent grip when holding in hand. The phone is also splash resistant against water; however, it is recommended not to take it for a swim.

When folded in half, there's a second, quick view display that measures 2.7-inches and has an 800 x 600 pixels resolution.

The Razr is powered by the mid-range Snapdragon 710 chip with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 616 GPU. This is paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage with no slot for expansion.

The primary camera uses a 16MP sensor with an f/1.7 aperture followed by a 3D ToF depth sensor supported by gyroscope based electronic image stabilization. As for selfies, there's a 5MP camera housed just above the screen with an f/2.0 aperture.

The chin at the bottom houses a bunch of different sensors along with a fingerprint reader. The battery onboard is rated at 2,510mAh with support for 15W fast charging.

Siddharth Chauhan
Siddharth Chauhan is the Consumer Technology Reporter at Digit India. He used to work as an Assistant Editor at TechRadar India