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Moto Razr 2022 to Debut as World’s First Foldable Phone with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1

Motorola renewed its Razr series of clamshell phones by launching the Motorola Razr with a foldable screen in 2019. It was a 4G LTE device powered by the Snapdragon 710 chip. In 2020, the Lenovo-owned brand unveiled the Motorola Razr 5G with the Snapdragon 765G SoC onboard. Several leaks have claimed that the Razr 2022 will be equipped with a flagship SoC. Today, the company officially confirmed which processor will be present under the hood of the Razr 2022.

moto razr 2022 snapdragon 8+ gen 1

The official poster confirms that the Moto Razr 2022 is powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. In fact, it will be the first-ever foldable display phone to feature the said chipset. This will allow the Razr 2022 to compete with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4, which will debut on Aug. 10, and the upcoming clamshell device from OPPO.

In recent weeks, a Motorola phone with an XT2251-1 model number has surfaced in the database of the Geekbench benchmarking site. The listing revealed that it is powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, whereas its 3C certification revealed that it may come equipped with a 33W fast charger. In all likelihood, the XT2251-1 could be the model number of the upcoming Razr 2022.

Motorola Razr 2022 XT2251-1 Geekbench

Moto Razr 2022 Specifications (Rumored)

Past reports have claimed that the Razr 2022 will have a 6.7-inch P-OLED FHD+ foldable screen that will offer a 20:9 aspect ratio and a 120Hz refresh rate. Its rear panel will have a 3-inch OLED cover display and a 50-megapixel (main) + 13-megapixel (ultra-wide) dual camera setup. The display punch-hole will house a 32-megapixel selfie camera.

The Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 powered device will have 6 GB / 8 GB / 12 GB of RAM and 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB of storage. It may house a 2,800mAh battery. The device may come equipped with other features such as NFC, ultra-wideband (UWB), and a side-facing fingerprint scanner.

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