Motorola Razr review: flip flop

13 feb. 2020
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The Motorola Razr is finally here and Dieter Bohn has a full review. The big question is how much is the foldable worth? Is it worth $1500 as a Verizon exclusive? Not for what you get: mediocre cameras, sub-par battery, and a weird-feeling screen. Better luck next time, goodbye Moto.
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  • Is it worth $1500 as a Verizon exclusive?

    The VergeThe VergeAcum 11 luni
    • Yess I guess continuum I guess a good 4 more years plus 18, I'm 26 years old.

      Jason MeskerJason MeskerAcum 3 luni
    • No phone is lol

      Kember LandonKember LandonAcum 7 luni
    • George Nwz. Facts...until they can rival the top phones of today for the same price or maybe slightly higher than absolutely honestly is a gimmick and nothing else... dropping 2K..1500..1380 for a foldable is ludicrous...and this is coming from someone who upgrades every year

      xBAYxLEGENDxxBAYxLEGENDxAcum 11 luni
    • I'll never understand these exclusives...yes I know they carriers want to make more money but it's at the cost of the OEM lmao...unless they pay an obscene amount then I just don't get it

      xBAYxLEGENDxxBAYxLEGENDxAcum 11 luni
    • It was worth it for you to make a review on it so .

  • Just got this phone today (albeit for a much cheaper price). Came directly from an Iphone 4 to this. Man, I'm out of touch with standards.

    TheblastbackTheblastbackAcum 21 o Zi
  • XTRA SALTY!!!! I LOVE IT....

    Jeason Brad LewisJeason Brad LewisAcum lună
  • I'd love too trade a moto moto e4 for that instead I guess.

    Jason MeskerJason MeskerAcum 3 luni
  • Bad bad bad The worst phone ever launched. Bought it and within few days the half screen went off while lying in the pocket now company charging 75% of the total cost of new phone just yo repair it.

    Ajay KumarAjay KumarAcum 4 luni
  • I'm literally watching this review on my brand new razr lol IDC I'm happy with mine I lasted 4 years with my Galaxy note 8 and had to buy a new phone, I'm a simple man life is better that way

    Chris MartinezChris MartinezAcum 5 luni
  • if it sold for 300 dollars i might have thought about it

    Hector MartinezHector MartinezAcum 5 luni
  • Damn compared to my old iphone se this thing looks awesome

    Paul .FaccioloPaul .FaccioloAcum 6 luni
  • so nce phone it is

    RAJIV bhardwajRAJIV bhardwajAcum 6 luni
  • Yeah, nope 👎🏻

    Hugo TateHugo TateAcum 7 luni
  • Hopefully this ushers in a new era of of actually good touchscreen flip phones, dont know why im so excited.

    T OniT OniAcum 7 luni
  • great video thank u

    Hug 23Hug 23Acum 8 luni

    Emma SweattEmma SweattAcum 8 luni
  • It's already depreciated to $1k. In another 6 months it'll be a great buy.

    CVArtsCVArtsAcum 8 luni
  • This guy so lame look like you got paid to do a bad review I have the phone and works very good all this bad reviews about the new razr are negligence if you can’t afford it just say it don’t be a heater 🤮

    Victor MurilloVictor MurilloAcum 8 luni
  • Hater

    Cali kidCali kidAcum 9 luni
  • Just another phone works great for me... don't really care about your comments.

    Don CarpenterDon CarpenterAcum 9 luni
  • The wallpaper on main screen you use please where I can download from. Please

    Ashish ParasharAshish ParasharAcum 9 luni
  • Wtf would I want to unfold a phone just to use the screen everytime...who's the genius that thought it's a good idea to bring that idea back

    Dennis VuDennis VuAcum 10 luni
  • I have heard so many varying comments about this new Razr phone, and just compared to what Samsung produced with the Z flip (with a somewhat lower price-tag at that) this phone has been a disappointment for most people at best. However, considering it was the first vertical folding phone to hit the market, it is a step in the right direction I feel. The only way to learn, is through mistakes. I look forward to the future.

    Soul GamingSoul GamingAcum 10 luni
  • 6:06-6:20: I might believe CNET thought otherwise.

    Gabriel SanchezGabriel SanchezAcum 10 luni
  • The phone needs like a year of more development

    Jin WongJin WongAcum 10 luni
  • This looks much better than the samsung, there is no competition there. What I don't believe is the poor performance for battery life, let's face it, new processors are usually much more power efficient, this was a budget constraint, cuz they could put in something more recent and with a bit of underclock double the battery life. Still, if I were to choose between the samsung and this one, there is no way in hell I would even look at the samsung. Nevertheless, they still need to improve, and mostly it seems that being such a tall phone when open, they need to let you do most things on the bottom of the screen, so a UX redesign is something that should be mandatory for these phones

    Ioan Andrei BindeanIoan Andrei BindeanAcum 10 luni
  • I like the honest review here; "phone looks cool, but wouldnt be a good phone if it didnt flip". I had big expectations (and some nostalgia, of course) about this flip phone, but Motorola simply couldn't pull it off this time. The ridiculously high price also didn't help.I just hope they don't abandon the design, and come up with some other versions of it. Flip, again, is the future it seems :D Cellphone designs have come full-circle I guess

    gadget00gadget00Acum 11 luni
  • Glad to know Galaxy z released. Just can't wait Razr price drop to 150 and buy it

    hanif muttaqinhanif muttaqinAcum 11 luni
  • Phones are not made to keep it in your pocket, it was meant for use!

    Jon Jeric SamsonJon Jeric SamsonAcum 11 luni
  • I agree. It’s bad. As is the Samsung Z Flip, although the Flip is less bad.

    JR RichardsJR RichardsAcum 11 luni
  • Two things: - You can't say its a flop for sure. It's surely the first flip phone with that design. - For price you can say it's a lot pricier but wouldn't expect less for a new design. Now question is it worth it :Sure it will improve as they design new variants

    Shubham LalShubham LalAcum 11 luni
  • If they could have revived the original Moto RAZR, even without Android, that would be a steal deal for

    Piyush VyasPiyush VyasAcum 11 luni
  • I always wanted a V3 Razr as a kid. I still want to fulfill that dream, but with that price...

    The Mad GentlemanThe Mad GentlemanAcum 11 luni
  • So we'll just wait for good flip phones

    Marcus BürgerMarcus BürgerAcum 11 luni
  • Motorola should drop the price ASAP

    C AlvzC AlvzAcum 11 luni
  • The hate the RAZR's been getting recently is unprecedented when compared to January or december. I think it's something to do with the galaxy Z flip coming out. I know the z flip is better in almost every way but the RAZR wasn't made to compete with it. It's a commercial prototype and something to bring out the early 2000s nostalgia. It's targeting a niche. Treat it from that point of view

    Jay Krishna KamlekarJay Krishna KamlekarAcum 11 luni
  • I hope newer versions are better

    Niop TresNiop TresAcum 11 luni
  • Damn 😂 😂 😂 you've gone extra hard on moto & it's 1500$ thing...... I love it 😂 great review

    Invincible Storm Films 📼Invincible Storm Films 📼Acum 11 luni
  • This phone seems so cool, and I don't care about the camera because I don't take photos from my phone anyway. I do like the way it folds, but the specs just kill it for me. They could have put in better specs and made the phone a bit thicker and we would all be much happier.

    Michael LewisMichael LewisAcum 11 luni
  • It has alot more merit than what The Verge is making it out to be. Obviously next year's model will have smoothed out all the rough edges🙏🔥🤘

    BBAcum 11 luni
  • Love that you whipped out the OG RAZR.

    Dave LiaoDave LiaoAcum 11 luni
  • harsh but true

    Patrick TiaoPatrick TiaoAcum 11 luni
  • I think moto needs to hire software developers for making the UI experience awesome.

    Random videosRandom videosAcum 11 luni
  • What a lame title already...

    Tito AloTito AloAcum 11 luni
  • I think you have slowly avoided all the other verge reviewers and just doing all the reviews by yourself. Not good.

    Atorb TechAtorb TechAcum 11 luni
  • *This review is sponsored by Samsung*

    SteveSpieldberg360SteveSpieldberg360Acum 11 luni
  • Beautiful 4K

    Timmy LiTimmy LiAcum 11 luni
  • This phone with a better processor, camera and the same foldable glass screen technology that is used on the Z Flip would be reasonable for that price.

    ZakariyaPianoCoversZakariyaPianoCoversAcum 11 luni
  • This guy got paid by Samsung?

    redda2redda2Acum 11 luni
  • remind me again... what cpu did you have? I dont remember... oooooh right, the 8th gen hexacore cpu! that's right! you have one!

    Joel SlettenJoel SlettenAcum 11 luni
  • It's a Razr guys it's the nostalgia

    Arturo FuentesArturo FuentesAcum 11 luni
  • The rapid battery degradation alone on all recent year Motorola phones is enough that I won't ever buy a Motorola again. The Moto X Pure was the last great Moto in my mind and even that had a laundry list of crippling problems.

    Weston ThomasWeston ThomasAcum 11 luni
  • It's was good for nastalgia lol😏👋

    Darth MaliceDarth MaliceAcum 11 luni
  • You're going to the extreme on the sound of it closing. If you want a iphone get a iphone. If you want this Motorola get a Motorola 😁

    Nikki SNikki SAcum 11 luni
  • This is basically irrelevant with the z flip

    Broy TennisonBroy TennisonAcum 11 luni
  • My 2006 RAZR was, somehow, my longest serving phone to-date at 33 months until buying a BlackBerry Storm 9530 in June '09. My favorite clamshell phone which I still have, in pristine condition, is Sanyo's SCP-5500 (Sprint VM-4500). I'd be thrilled to have that phone with updated technology. Well, that's my sentimentality and I have to live with it.

    TralfazConstructionTralfazConstructionAcum 11 luni
  • Cool factor is off the chart. Durability is very suspect. Specs are a joke.

    Stephen ScottStephen ScottAcum 11 luni
  • I still wonder how thin the bezel of a hard display can be and can I get a dual screen with a hinge without an oblivious gap

    Harry TsangHarry TsangAcum 11 luni
  • This presenter is starting to get obnoxious.

    Xuecong PangXuecong PangAcum 11 luni
  • Damn you Motorola, I was really looking forward to buying this phone.

    necromancerismenecromancerismeAcum 11 luni
  • 4:18 You got that one-handed flip worked out in the review time though!

    Ethan DuffyEthan DuffyAcum 11 luni
  • Why a phone is exclusive to a comunication company like verizon, i’m not from the US and i don’t know how things work over there, can somebody explain?

    Federico RemyFederico RemyAcum 11 luni
    • That basically means that Verizon is the only place people can buy this phone, and people will have to pay a certain $/month for a certain amount of years before they “own” the phone. Before that, the user of the phone can’t get a new phone or switch to a different communication company unless they pay the remaining amount of money.

      matte5matte5Acum 11 luni
  • I don’t believe you, I love it!! I am willing to trade 1500$ it reminds me of my childhood!

    AlexF931AlexF931Acum 11 luni
  • I am very disappointed with this phone and I think the Samsung version will be much better

    Ka MilKa MilAcum 11 luni
  • I mean, just buy the z-flip

    DON044 _DON044 _Acum 11 luni
  • Basically all the problems of the OG razr phone but with touch screen

    Ronak GourRonak GourAcum 11 luni
  • Razr is not worth more than 500 bucks.

    CurryCel AscendedCurryCel AscendedAcum 11 luni
  • I bought the razr. I'm not sorry at all.

    Scott HendricksonScott HendricksonAcum 11 luni
  • Thumbnail's Great ❤️

    Azan AmirAzan AmirAcum 11 luni
  • intro is ‘Ring’

    psg marlboropsg marlboroAcum 11 luni
  • Motorolla = Lenovo = Xi Jinping.. bye

    Michael UntouchableMichael UntouchableAcum 11 luni
  • Moto tried to scam us with their legacy. Too bad for a too good model. You crushed it Moto. Buuu.

    WEKRAYSWEKRAYSAcum 11 luni
  • I wonder if some silicone grease wouldnt solve it hahah

    EnhancedNightmareEnhancedNightmareAcum 11 luni
  • There are 1 pro and several cons about this phone Pro - design Cons - everything else

    Rodrigo Ferreira MagalhãesRodrigo Ferreira MagalhãesAcum 11 luni
  • I like the retro easter egg visuals. Nostalgia. Would've liked you you to detailed more about that feature

    Terrio LancerTerrio LancerAcum 11 luni
  • i hate the chin, i don't like the old specs, don't like the notch would have prefered a holepunch, i hate the plastic back glass would be so much better

    taltigolttaltigoltAcum 11 luni
  • If I was $300 dollars I would consider it as a second phone for business. But like he said in the end. Really the only thing that makes it stand out it’s the fold. The other features, for the most part you can get em somewhere else.

    Daniel RodriguezDaniel RodriguezAcum 11 luni
  • Is that a space grey aluminum or stainless steel? Can't clearly see

    AdrianAdrianAcum 11 luni
  • Moto would of been better off bringing back the OG Razr back with Android apps.

    Joey NumbersJoey NumbersAcum 11 luni
  • The price will go down in 3 months. ...logistically it has too smh.

    zepcrazyfrezepcrazyfreAcum 11 luni
    • @Dr. Whet Farts 😂😂😂 nobody would or should;

      zepcrazyfrezepcrazyfreAcum 11 luni
    • would not even pay 150 dollars for it.

      Dr. Whet FartsDr. Whet FartsAcum 11 luni
  • Motorola, stay in you lane and keep to making great budget and even mid-range phones. You could own that market if you were much better with software updates.

    Kareem JosephKareem JosephAcum 11 luni
  • I'm starting to think that foldable devices are just not worth it.

    PPAcum 11 luni
  • That creaking is the stuff of nightmares

    James MJames MAcum 11 luni
  • sorry but if i had money i would have gotten the Samsung Galaxy Z flip ( Black color) definitely ❤️

    Sudip BiswasSudip BiswasAcum 11 luni
  • So all the trade-offs would be deal breakers on any other phone. If you're going to buy this phone...I have to question your sanity

    franklingoodwinfranklingoodwinAcum 11 luni
  • I’m not paying 1500 dollars just to have a rehash of a phone back in the 2000s

    CaptainTalon448CaptainTalon448Acum 11 luni
  • Will consider if it’s $400usd

    Michel JonesMichel JonesAcum 11 luni
  • Everyone wants innovation without compromising anything not to pay for it and to have the ultimate experience and then all the reviewers are bashing it for being too expensive but if apple does it and it is sold for more money it is a great phone and even the flaus are a bonus

    Ziad HeshamZiad HeshamAcum 11 luni
  • Scathing review jheeez

    Fahad KhanFahad KhanAcum 11 luni
  • Motorola really didn't hold back on the nostalgic feel for this new Razr. # bad camera # mid range specs at ridiculous price # smallish battery

    pijeszpijeszAcum 11 luni
    • Tea

      Gregory SatchellGregory SatchellAcum 10 luni
  • Love the review, but not sure what's going on with the music....

    LemonelouLemonelouAcum 11 luni
  • Samsung literally killed it

    S DS DAcum 11 luni
  • This guy is like Drama!

    illyrikumillyrikumAcum 11 luni
  • Damn, can you tell me the name or title of the background music at 0:22 'tis good. PS: I knoe it is not Darude Sandstorm, dont even try.

    Aravind BabuAravind BabuAcum 11 luni
    • Darude- Sandstorm

      Jamar DJamar DAcum 10 luni
  • I think the review was a little harsh since it's the first phone that folds in half, alot of Research and development went into it... You want new tech ? Pay the price and shut up

    ForeverManForeverManAcum 11 luni
    • @Ria I know, the compromises Motorola had to take to make this a slim phone, are not present in the Galaxy flip, it's twice as thick so they had more space to work with... It's up to you, the nostalgia of a razr phone or just a regular flip phone?

      ForeverManForeverManAcum 11 luni
    • What about the Galaxy Z Flip? Better than this, coming out almost the same time.

      RiaRiaAcum 11 luni
  • Worst Phone 2020. It is just embarissing to sell such bad Phones.

    Maximilian SchmidMaximilian SchmidAcum 11 luni
  • I'll still get the Razr no matter how many competitors put their "reviewers" out there to discredit it lol...

    尺尺Gaming尺尺GamingAcum 11 luni
  • There are so many people outside who hate big phones. So it has a market. But 1.5k.... Ähm

    goonswarm007goonswarm007Acum 11 luni
  • The title 😂

    Ronan HanselRonan HanselAcum 11 luni
  • That background music is nice but please tone down a little. I would like to hear the review better.

    D DD DAcum 11 luni
  • Why does Motorola keep making excessively expensive phones with uncorresponding specs?

    CYber CoMmuniStCYber CoMmuniStAcum 11 luni
  • Its a concept phone some shareholder decided to actual produce, nothing more. The poor specs proof that, no company really builds a concept that actual works or has high end hardware, look at cars they often cant even drive.

    AngryAppleAngryAppleAcum 11 luni
  • Obviously the screen will last the life of the phone. When the screen goes the phone goes.

    moshe geltmoshe geltAcum 11 luni