- The demand for the $1,500 device has outstripped its supply predictions
- The smartphone has been launched in the US and is available for $1,500, approximately Rs 108,000
According to a report by Bloomberg, Motorola is delaying the launch of the foldable Razr smartphone in North America, saying demand for the $1,500 device has outstripped its supply predictions. The report mentioned that Motorola did not blame technical issues for its delay.
“Motorola has decided to adjust Razr’s presale and launch timing to better meet consumer demand,” the Lenovo Group Ltd. unit said 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,” it added.
About the new smartphone
The foldable Razr smartphone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 octa-core SoC paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage.
It has a 2,510mAh non-removable battery with support for 15W TurboPower charging. The smartphone runs on Android 9 Pie OS, comes with eSIM connectivity and has a fingerprint scanner for biometric authentication. There is also water repellent nano-coating.
It has Samsung Galaxy Fold-like foldable screen on the inside. The smartphone has been launched in the US and is available for $1,500, approximately Rs 108,000.