Motorola is delaying the launch of its foldable smartphone in North America citing supply issues. Motorola had also teased to launch the Razr (2019) in India through a tweet.
Motorola launched the clamshell foldable phone, Razr (2019) a month ago at an event in Los Angeles. The smartphone was expected to hit stores in the US in January 2020. Motorola had also teased to launch the Razr (2019) in India through a tweet. Now, Motorola is delaying the launch of its foldable smartphone in North America citing supply issues. The company says demand for Motorola Razr (2019) has outstripped its supply predictions.
"Motorola has decided to adjust Razr's presale and launch timing to better meet consumer demand," the Lenovo Group Ltd. unit said on Friday in a statement. "We are working to determine the appropriate quantity and schedule to ensure that more consumers have access to Razr at launch."
Motorola hasn’t revealed the revised release date yet. However, the company does not anticipate a "significant shift" from the original launch timeline.
Motorola Razr (2019) goes up against the likes of Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X with a flexible screen. Registration page for the foldable phone has been live in India since its official announcement in November.
The Motorola Razr (2019) comes equipped with a 6.2-inch Cinemavision foldable pOLED screen with a 2142 x 876-pixel display and a 21:9 aspect ratio. It has a 2.7-inch external display with a 600 x 800-pixel resolution and a 4:3 aspect ratio. The foldable phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Mobile Platform, paired with Adreno 616 GPU. It comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The smartphone runs Android 9 Pie.
On the optics front, Motorola Razr (2019) sports a 16MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, EIS, Dual Pixel autofocus (AF) and Laser AF. As for the selfies, the foldable phone comes with a 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 1.12um pixel size. It packs a 2510mAh battery with 15W TurboPower fast charging technology. The device comes with splash-proof water-resistant nanocoating.