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    Motorola decides to delay release of the Razr foldable

    Meanwhile, the first live images of the Samsung clamshell foldable phone have emerged.
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    Re: Motorola decides to delay release of the Razr foldable

    I think with these fold able phones, instead of cracking the screen, people will be destroying the hinge.
    I am not jumping this bandwagon.

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    Re: Motorola decides to delay release of the Razr foldable

    2nd or 3rd gen might be worth a punt, i must say i like the idea

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    Re: Motorola decides to delay release of the Razr foldable

    I quite like the idea and form factor.... if the specs are decent enough I'd be interested. Still want a 3.5mm headphone socket though
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    Re: Motorola decides to delay release of the Razr foldable

    Quote Originally Posted by Gentle Viking View Post
    I think with these fold able phones, instead of cracking the screen, people will be destroying the hinge.
    They said that about many other foldable devices. None of mine ever broke, from Gameboys to phones to laptops, and those I knew of that broke theirs did so through abuse and carelessness. It happened no more often than smartphone owners cracking their screens.

    £650-odd is not cheap, but neither is it a thousand iPounds for some brands' latest models!!
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    Re: Motorola decides to delay release of the Razr foldable

    Indeed, but people are going to stick their phone in the back pocket of jeans,,,,, if they are not yet so addicted they cant even have it out of the hand.
    As i understand it ( as a very casual phone user ) that's how many a phone screen get cracked, and why review sites do bend tests.

    I would prefer if the half's lock in place in some way when closed to you cant shift the 2 parts sideways, and i doubt you can make the hinge strong enough to take that load in the long
    run.
    And maybe that's why the Moto phone have that thing at the bottom, cuz that should assure a fairly strong closed state.
    If it was just 2 similar half's i would be doubtful as to durability if you put phone in back pocket,,,,,, and i think that are still what a lot of people will do, not least with a phone "made" to do that.

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    Re: Motorola decides to delay release of the Razr foldable

    Quote Originally Posted by Gentle Viking View Post
    that's how many a phone screen get cracked, and why review sites do bend tests.
    I think you'll find it's mostly people just dropping them, these days.
    Certainly every function will have been tested within certain tolerances, so any damage that occurs will have been at levels greater than what the manufacturers deemed reasonable for normal use.

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    Re: Motorola decides to delay release of the Razr foldable

    pre-orders open via EE

    "Pre-order availability

    Motorola together with EE, the exclusive UK partner, will release the razr for pre-order from 22nd January, on a range of 4GEE plans, and it comes with 60GB of data for the price of 30GB on a £99 per month 24-month plan with a £50 one off upfront fee.

    EE’s award-winning network offers advanced network functionality which will help razr customers make the most from their smartphone, including features such as Wi-Fi Calling and 4G Calling as well as eSIM support.

    On EE customers can not only get access to the UK’s biggest and fastest 4G network, they receive multiple benefits including three months BT Sport app and large screen access, and six months MTV Play subscription. They can also receive an EE service pack which provides a device lifetime guarantee, as well as an annual device and account MOT.

    EE offers unlimited data plans and smart plans too which offer swappable benefits including Amazon Prime Video and extended roaming."


    Orders can be placed through EE stores, EE telesales and via the above web link.

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    Re: Motorola decides to delay release of the Razr foldable

    Quote Originally Posted by mtyson View Post
    pre-orders open via EE

    "Pre-order availability

    Motorola together with EE, the exclusive UK partner, will release the razr for pre-order from 22nd January, on a range of 4GEE plans, and it comes with 60GB of data for the price of 30GB on a £99 per month 24-month plan with a £50 one off upfront fee.

    EE’s award-winning network offers advanced network functionality which will help razr customers make the most from their smartphone, including features such as Wi-Fi Calling and 4G Calling as well as eSIM support.

    On EE customers can not only get access to the UK’s biggest and fastest 4G network, they receive multiple benefits including three months BT Sport app and large screen access, and six months MTV Play subscription. They can also receive an EE service pack which provides a device lifetime guarantee, as well as an annual device and account MOT.

    EE offers unlimited data plans and smart plans too which offer swappable benefits including Amazon Prime Video and extended roaming."


    Orders can be placed through EE stores, EE telesales and via the above web link.
    Bargain then...
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    Re: Motorola decides to delay release of the Razr foldable

    Are they not including a free smartwatch with the deal?

    If they were offering a Galaxy Watch, for example, I might have looked a bit more seriously at this...!!
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