Review of the Motorola Razr 2022

Review of the Motorola Razr 2022, which features a 144Hz OLED display

Author : Yusha Rahman

Motorola Razr 2022 is the third-generation foldable smartphone launched by the company. The device has a touch-free display, a larger outside cover screen, and folds completely flat. Let us see the detailed description of the smartphone. 

Design and display: 

With a design that, when opened, is identical to a contemporary slab phone, the new Razr has ditched that form factor. The device no longer has a thick chin; we have uniform bezels. The screen size has grown dramatically from the previous 6.2 inches to the current 6.7 inches. The redesigned Razr measures only 91.6mm x 72.6mm x 16mm, making it extremely pocketable and compact despite having clamshell folding. The phone can perfectly fit inside the dress and weighs no more than 200 g. However, the screen appears to be a bit narrow for two-thumb typers.

The 6.7-inch foldable plastic OLED display on the Razr boasts an eye-pleasing refresh rate of up to 144 Hz. There is no additional wrinkle halfway across the screen, and animations are ultra-fluid with brilliant colors. In fact, Motorola was the first company to find a solution to the creasing problem by creating a hinge with a tiny chamber into which the folding screen might fit. The small chamber allows a gentler fold on display rather than a rigid flat fold. The secondary panel on the outside is a conventional glass OLED with a 2.7-inch diagonal and a 573 x 800 resolution. Since it is noticeably tall, as a result, it shows more information.

You can use any app on the Razr's outside screen because Motorola has given it free rein to display whatever it wants. The majority of apps look ridiculous on such a small landscape screen. However, some applications do function, such as YouTube and Google Maps' basic navigation.

Although the Razr 2022's hinge can remain folded halfway, this limits the uses for hands-free operation. The camera and YouTube apps on the Razr will adjust to Flex Mode by moving the most important information to the top half of the screen while displaying slightly less significant information in the bottom half.


The hardware for the camera on the Motorola Razr 2022 has significantly advanced from that of the previous model. The 50MP, with f/1.9 sensor, and relatively large 1/1.55-inch main shooter of the main camera represents a significant improvement over the previous 48MP main camera. A 13MP ultra-wide camera has also been added, which was a notable omission in earlier Razrs.

Lastly, a 32MP front-facing camera completes the camera package. Of course, you can also use the screen as a viewfinder to use the primary camera system to take selfies.

Although the camera hardware looks excellent on paper, Motorola must ultimately upgrade its camera software. Currently, processing can be hit or miss, with images occasionally abruptly blowing up lights. Additionally, there is a terrible phantom shutterbug that causes the camera to take pictures all by itself. 

Performance and software:

The device has a Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 processor and 12GB of RAM, which offers more than enough power for smooth multitasking. It has an internal storage of 256 GB. Although the battery here is only 3,500 mAh larger than the 2,800 mAh of the previous Razr. Additionally, the device has a good set of stereo speakers. But the haptics is mushy and soft.

With Motorola's MyUI Android interface on top, Android 12 powers the Razr. It resembles the Android version of the Pixel, but it offers more customization choices. Almost every shortcut gesture you can think of is present in this device. This includes double-tapping buttons to start the screen, multi-finger swiping for screenshots, and double-tapping buttons to launch programs. Additionally, other quirky movements are exclusive to Motorola, including twisting or chopping the phone twice to initiate an action. Besides the camera experience, smartphone usage is fine overall, and animations are buttery smooth, with very few stutters.

The Motorola Moto Razr 2022 boasts WiFi - 802.11, ax/b/g/n/n (5 GHz), Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth - 5.2, and mobile networks 5G (network not rolled-out in India), 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, and 2G. Additional sensors could be a light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, and DC3.

It is expected that the Motorola Moto Razr 2022 will be launched in India on December 15, 2022, at a price of Rs 70,790.


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