Motorola is teasing its Razr 3 with a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1

Motorola may have confirmed its future Razr 3 folding smartphone, and good news: it would ship the latest high-end SoC announced by Qualcomm: the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1.

The Motorola Razr 2019 // Source: Frandroid

While Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 was presented a few days ago, the manufacturer Motorola announced that it would equip one of its future smartphones with this SoC. But in this announcement we can see that this model could be foldable: could it be the Razr 3?

Motorola CEO posts Razr 3 announcement image

On the Chinese social network Weibo, the general manager of Motorola Shen Jin published a rather mysterious picture, reported by PhoneArena. In fact, it announces that the manufacturer is working on a phone powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, a SoC designed for high-end smartphones. He says that in this picture a easter eggs hides.

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Could this be the Razr 3 we’re seeing? // Source: Motorola

L’easter eggs is not the advertised SoC, but is hidden a little deeper. The light comes from a foldable smartphone.

What we know about the Motorola Razr 3

But despite this hint, nothing further is known about the Razr 3 from Motorola. At the moment, rumors are that the Razr 2’s successor would claim Ultra Wide Band (UWB) compatibility, 6 to 12 GB of RAM, 128 to 512 GB of storage and a 120 Hz refresh rate Since the design of the Motorola Razr a few weeks ago 3 leaked: It should be based on what the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 does.

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First leak of the Motorola Razr 3. // Source: Evan Blass

Among other new information would be the FHD + screen, the selfie sensor of 32 Mpx, a main sensor of 50 Mpx and an ultra wide angle of 13 Mpx capable of taking macro photos.

The Motorola Razr 3 was due to appear in China this summer but would arrive later in our regions; Two colors would be available: black or blue. Therefore, if confirmed, the Razr 3 would be one of the first smartphones to benefit from the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. We’ve also learned that the Asus ROG Phone 6 will feature it, as will the Motorola Frontier bullied from the manufacturer with a 200 Mpx photo sensor.


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