Motorola Razr 40 Ultra: Leaks Reveal Design and Exciting Features
Motorola enthusiasts have been eagerly awaiting the release of the Motorola Razr 40 Ultra or Razr Pro, and recent leaks have only intensified the anticipation. Not only do these leaks showcase the phone's design, but they also shed light on the features enabled by its larger outer display. Furthermore, Motorola has finally announced the launch date, heightening the excitement among fans.
Launch Date and Teaser
Motorola took to its official Twitter handle to share a teaser video featuring the silhouette of two foldable smartphones, which are believed to be the Razr 40 Ultra (or Razr Pro) and the Razr 2023. The video also revealed a date, marking June 1 as the global launch event for the upcoming Razr foldables. Motorola USA retweeted the teaser, suggesting that the device will likely make its way to the US market as well.
Design and Features Revealed
Renowned tipster Evan Blass added fuel to the fire by releasing promotional images of the Motorola Razr 40 Ultra (or Razr Pro), showcasing the phone's design and the exciting features of its outer display. The leaked images display a grippy faux leather back, particularly in the eye-catching Magenta (or Red) finish, while the other variants sport a sleek matte finish, possibly made of glass. The outer glass covering the large cover display, which houses two embedded cameras, appears to have elegantly curved edges, as indicated by the leaked images.
Notable Features of the Larger Display
The leaked images also provide insight into the features of the new larger display on the Motorola Razr 40 Ultra. Users can leverage the outer display to capture selfies using the embedded primary cameras and as a viewfinder while recording videos. Additionally, the display can be utilized to showcase album artwork with playback controls during music playback, enjoy full-screen video viewing with a scrubber, make payments, access the app drawer, and even engage in mini-games, as depicted in the images.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip-Like Flex Mode
One intriguing promotional image showcases a flex mode similar to that of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, enabling video calls with the top portion of the phone remaining upright. Another image juxtaposes the Razr Pro alongside the base Razr, which is anticipated to be an affordable foldable option within Motorola's new lineup.
Specifications and Global Launch
Previous leaks have provided some details about the Razr 40 Ultra. It is rumored to feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, offering up to 12GB RAM and 512GB of storage. The outer cover display may have a resolution of 1056×1066 pixels, while the inner display could boast a 120Hz refresh rate and a 2640×1080-pixel resolution. The outer display's embedded cameras are expected to house 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel sensors, while the inner foldable display is likely to feature a 32-megapixel sensor.
Less is known about the Razr 2023 or the more affordable Razr variant. Recent reports have also leaked images of a faux leather front and rear panels, along with a small outer display on the front panel, accompanied by a dual primary camera setup.
The Motorola Razr 40 Ultra is expected to launch globally, as evidenced by its appearance on various certification websites. In China, the handset may be released as the Motorola Razr Plus, while it has been listed as the Razr 40 Ultra on certification websites in Canada, the UAE, and India. Its BIS certification in India suggests an imminent launch in the country.