The unlocked Motorola Razr 5G is actually affordable now at a ginormous $800 discount

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The unlocked Motorola Razr 5G is actually affordable now at a ginormous $800 discount
Are you excited about the potential (eventual) US release of the long overdue third edition of Motorola's reimagined Razr but fear the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 powerhouse might not suit your budget? Maybe you should still consider the (late) 2020-released Razr 5G mid-ranger.

That Snapdragon 765 processor has obviously not gotten any better with time, and the same goes for the... imperfect hinge and divisive overall design including a large notch and distinctive chin, but the key original deal-breaking detail is arguably "fixed" now.

Motorola razr (2020)

5G, Unlocked, 256GB Storage, 8GB RAM, Three Colors

While the folding Motorola Razr 2 smartphone dropped from its obscene initial list price of $1,399.99 to $999.99 almost instantly a couple of years back, Amazon's hot new Black Friday 2022 discount is easily the highest to ever be offered by such a major US retailer with no strings attached.

For a presumably limited time only, you're looking at saving a massive 800 bucks on the unlocked Razr 5G variant of your choice from Blush Gold, Liquid Mercury, and Polished Graphite color options. At this new all-time low price, the 6.2-inch Android clamshell with a 2.7-inch external display almost delivers good holiday value.

Of course, we're not entirely sure that single 48MP rear camera, 20MP selfie shooter, tiny 2,800mAh battery, low-res P-OLED main screen, and Motorola's iffy software support are enough to rival what today's best mid-range phones have to offer in the same departments.

Then again, it's clearly not fair to compare the Motorola Razr 5G with, say, Google's Pixel 7 or Samsung's Galaxy S21 FE and even the incredibly affordable high-end OnePlus 10 Pro or Motorola's own Edge+ (2022) lack some of this bad boy's "exotic" appeal in a "modern" world of far too similar slab designs.

If you've been meaning to try out a foldable smartphone and either can't afford or don't like how the Galaxy Z Flip family looks, now's definitely the time to take a leap of faith without breaking the bank.
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