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The well-loved Motorola brand is making a comeback in the Philippine smartphone market with the launch of the razr 5G and moto g 5G Plus. Both come with many firsts as classic features that long-time Motorola fans know and love, including the iconic clamshell design of the early 2000s, now powered by 5G.

A comeback for the ages – motorola razr 5G

moto razr 5G - all colorsA look that’s sure to get everyone’s attention, the historic “flip” design of the Razr is back and better in the new motorola razr 5G.

razr 5G boasts a water-repellent design with its frame made of 7000 series aluminium and its hinge made of stainless steel. It has a 6.2-inch HD+ foldable plastic OLED main display along with a 2.7-inch glass OLED external touchscreen with SD (800 x 600p) resolution.

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Under the hood, you get a Snapdragon 765G along with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. At the rear is a 48MP shooter with OIS and up to 4K 30fps video recording. It’s got a 20MP front snapper.

razr 5G runs Android 10 and packs a 2,800mAh battery with 15W TurboPower charging. It also features Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, a USB-C port, and a rear fingerprint scanner.

Reinventing the mid-tier phone – moto g 5G plus

moto g 5g plus - mainmoto g 5G plus is equipped with a 6.7-inch FHD+ CinemaVision Display with a 90Hz refresh rate and HDR10. It’s powered by a Snapdragon 765 5G SoC, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage.

For optics, you get a 48MP main camera, a 5MP Macro shooter, an 8MP ultra-wide unit, and a 2MP depth sensor. Upfront is a 16MP Quad Pixel unit paired with an 8MP ultra-wide lens.

moto g 5G plus runs Android 10 and packs a 5,000mAh battery with 20W fast-charging via a USB-C port.

Pricing and Availability

motorola razr 5G and moto g 5G plus will be available in the Philippines in December 2020. The former is priced at PhP72,990, while the latter’s 8GB model will retail for PhP16,990.

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Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.