The Motorola Razr+ looks stunning, but does it have enough to offer?
With a thickness of only 1.5 centimeters, the Razr+ folds together and can be neatly tucked away in a pocket in your jeans or your shirt. This means the phone can truly be classed as compact and - as anyone who owned a Razr phone in the early 2000s - is sure to bring back that familiar sense of nostalgia.
Of course, since this is a phone with a foldable screen, it has the usual crease along the centre of the display. Thankfully, Motorola have managed to minimize this considerably compared to older foldables. Now it can only be seen if there is any backlight.
What's special about the Razr+ is that you can fold it open along its short edge, resulting in a 6.9-inch screen with a ratio of 22:9 - so almost like a regular smartphone. The screen is a joy to use thanks to its OLED technology, up to 165 Hz refresh rate and almost 1,000 nits brightness.
This time, Motorola have also updated the phone's cover display: Now, it is much bigger and can also run a bunch of apps. Unfortunately, not every app was able to be run on the outer display during our test.
A relatively pure version of Android 13 makes up the base for the system and Motorola will be giving users 3 big updates as well as 4 years of security patches. They are also working on releasing these updates quicker. The software was up-to-date at the time of testing, at least.
The cameras work well, especially in good lighting conditions. Compared to true high-end smartphones, the Razr+ is definitely still at a bit of a disadvantage - especially due to its flexibility when it comes to optical zooms and its image quality, which declines as soon as there is less light. Recording video in 8K is also not yet possible.
Through its many collaborations, for example with the color experts of Pantone, the phone is supposed to speak to a design-oriented audience. This time, the phone even has its own signature scent released from the device and packaging once it is opened - we were a little underwhelmed by this, however...
If you are interested in foldables and would like to see more infos, benchmarks and detailed test results surrounding the Razr+, then we would recommend taking a look at our detailed review of the smartphone.