2020 Moto RAZR Durability Test! – Will the Folding Icon Survive!?

When you would have instructed me final 12 months that in 2020 JLo and Shakira could be starring in the Superbowl hummer can be making a new auto and i might be reviewing the Motorola RAZR flip mobile i’d say you had been loopy and requested what yr you time-traveled from however here we are this video is subsidized via audible this unusual field contains the sector’s first scorching dog type folding smartphone you understand where it folds long methods instead of the fat hamburger variety manner correct anyone else learn that in institution we now have proven folding telephones here in the past on my channel with the galaxy fold and the flex pay however each of these were kind of like folding capsules and this guy well it’s extra like a folding mobile this would even be the primary telephone the place you want to preserve the box it’s obtained a built in rubber stand a good way to redirect the mobilephone speakers have the base toward the front sort of exciting let’s see what else is in the field earlier than we say good day to moto on this fancy magnetic case we get some recommendations together with the headphone dongle 18 watt charger braided headphones and a braided USBC cable it seems like a beautiful best package I’ve heard many humans ask if this new Motorola RAZR can nonetheless handle these angry closes you realize like after a phone name and the mobile gets aggressively shut at present we’ll be answering that question once and for all now I believe it is time to evaluation our new friend hi there let’s get began [Music] [Applause] [Music] now the item i love most about this Motorola RAZR is the shape factor when it’s open it takes up practically as so much area as my word 10 plus which i might say is a pretty normal mobile size nowadays however the Motorola RAZR has the ability to fold in half of and fairly literally soak up 1/2 the gap when it shut it is a type aspect that truely is smart taking a close appear at the hinge of the brand new raiser we are able to see some exposed equipment looking matters alongside the part these don’t clearly spin like we noticed in the Galaxy fold these tooth simply preserve the 2 facets each left and right folding on the identical velocity so one aspect does not fold faster than the other the paper-skinny monitor lifts away from the froth physique as it starts shutting and you could really actually see the sunshine shining by means of the add-ons at first look this does seem variety of sketchy but it still feels pretty strong even though the reveal lifting off is relatively unnerving the backside edge of the display tucks slightly bit into the base of the phone because it slides all the way down to compensate for that crease free fold within the center there are not any folding traces within the core of this display like we noticed on the Galaxy fold Motorola did say on their internet site that this phone is designed with a nil gap hinge that permits both sides to shut flawlessly flush to look after the major display but regrettably I nonetheless most likely see a hole between the two halves of the phone when it’s closed and i’m not like a dust expert or something however dust can still absolutely sneak in there and it is not perfectly flush with the zero hole calling it flawlessly flush with zero gap is incorrect as a minimum with my unit will test out the dirt factor extra in just a 2nd the entrance smaller monitor is just not a wholly practical show like we noticed within the galaxy fold that is more just for notifications and stuff and can’t manipulate the complete mobilephone i’m getting distracted though it can be time for that scratch experiment now the whole trick with these folding telephones is that the display is in reality constructed from a thin piece of plastic plastic has multiple pitfalls for one you are not able to observe a display protector or the display would smash that is super unlucky on account that once again we do begin seeing harm at a degree to a degree three virtually felt like my most select used to be going to begin slicing through the display and my fingernails as soon as again can go away a mark on the display I was beforehand excited when I read that Motorola’s design at a zero gap hinge with perfectly flush closure considering the fact that warding off display damage is among the fundamental matters you want to do with the folding mobile but as we see with the display this smooth dirt and dirt are nonetheless going to be an quandary the easiest resolution like I suggested with the galaxy fold to recommend vacuumed out your pockets each morning while you must be simply high-quality the outer monitor due to the fact it would not ought to be folded is made out of glass i will be able to work my approach up by way of the most scale of hardness and we discover that the two.7 inch outer display is demonstrated scratches at a degree 6 with deeper grooves at a stage 7 one cool little easter egg with this high-tech 20/20 razor mobilephone is that when you go into the hidden settings and drag retro razor on to the important drop down which you could make your candy new $1,500 cell look like a $15.00 mobile i would like to see an iPhone strive that one so far as the build pleasant of the Motorola RAZR the entire thing does suppose relatively sturdy the earpiece grille is produced from metal and is not going to be falling out on its own the highest curve is produced from glass which also protects the entrance facing 5 megapixel camera the common RAZR from 2004 simplest had a factor three megapixel digital camera the body is made out of metallic together with the textured steel power button and the volume rocker correct below that energy button can be metallic the hinge cap is a important aspect that holds both halves of the cell together and can be constructed from metal the frame of the backside 1/2 of the telephone is also constituted of metallic the cellphone may be very well balanced on every half of of the hinge on the bottom with its plastic chin does include a fingerprint scanner which is absolutely pretty scratch resistant however I nonetheless managed to inflict a bit of of harm with my Ridge blade even with these scratches though the mobile was competent to learn my fingerprint and unlock the telephone every single time not too shabby the backside of the razor has a plastic speaker grille and a USBC charger if we take a seem underneath the grill plate we can see that the speaker is positioned on the correct aspect of the mobile and does look to have its possess waterproof mesh protecting the hole motorola does say that this mobile is splash resistant we’ll have got to determine that claim extra completely from the within once we take it apart make certain you subscribe so you do not pass over that teardown we know that the outer screen is produced from glass together with the glass digicam lens that’s covering the sixteen megapixel primary digital camera on the back and the twin tone LED flash which are each covered with glass the excellent panel nonetheless is plastic now I certainly not had this kind of razor foams growing up I received a job delivering pizzas and i bought myself the Nokia 6800 as an alternative with its full QWERTY keyboard but I do consider how popular these matters have been as that you can certainly see it is a razor on a razor on a razor above a razor the Razer logo down right here on the bottom of the phone is very securely glued into place and will probably be coming off on its own over time which is of direction a just right thing with the razor’s current cost tag of $1,500 you can frequently ought to start promoting off the ancient Tamagotchi and beanie youngster collection from the final time the razor mobile existed I suppose it is time to revisit that dirt difficulty now without doubt this is a bit on the severe end of the pockets and scenario however telephones are generally essentially the most abused pieces of tech on the planet and considering Motorola’s hinge does leave a hole it’s something we have got to watch out for i’m going to let the dust shift round into every possible surface crack and crevice of the razor it is tough to watch nevertheless it’s for science planet earth is covered in dust and we must be able for some thing the soiled cellphone nonetheless features well sufficient regularly the display shouldn’t be damaged yet but the sound of the hinge is more like nails on a chalkboard at this factor and not as much buttery smoothness find it irresistible was once before looking close we will see that one speck of dust has already managed to make its means beneath the reveal inflicting the light to mirror off the Bulge just a little in a different way than average instead unfortunate over time this would damage the pixels from the back and kill the display that compromising gap between the hinge within the show goes to cause an issue with dirt someday speakme of compromises given that this 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link in the description audible.Com lessen Jerry document text jerry-rigged to 500 500 and due to audible for sponsoring this video now like I recounted earlier than this exact kind of folding phone is my favorite to this point rumor has it that Samsung is about to announce a cell with the identical hotdog sort folding ability however Samsung’s cell can even often have the identical plastic monitor which is not a nasty thing of direction it does work so long as we all are aware of it’s plastic and we all know it’s a tad more fragile than glass screens then we will maintain it a different change is that this plastic screen retains no warmness from my lighter the pixels are nonetheless very much alive after 25 seconds the plastic is unmelted and truely nonetheless cool to the touch the usefulness of this knowledge clearly borders on zero however as we know from the erroneously named zero hinge on this cell zero does not absolutely mean zero i’m in most cases stalling at this factor on account that this is likely one of the coolest telephones that is ever come throughout my desk and that i do not have a entire lot of self assurance about its capability to outlive what’s coming the characteristic of this folding cellphone i am most fascinated with is its ability to be slammed shut after a telephone name remember there’s still currently a rock at the back of the monitor someplace and i am slamming it shut nearly as difficult as a character can with one hand and now with two palms even with two hand slams and somewhat pebble behind the display this Motorola RAZR can have scanned the abuse and the phone definitely appears to be equipped to handle all abrupt cellphone dangle-americaI’d still handle it though in view that you under no circumstances relatively understand which boat shall be your final I feel it’s time shall we embrace you depart your phone on the sofa facedown and first-rate aunt Susie comes over to ask why you did not convey a particular someone with you to the loved ones reunion she sits down and now your monitor is unresponsive and has a cool new 4-factor design in the middle not from the rock that acquired caught earlier but from some bodily factor inside the hinge that is under to the display poking by way of the back of the screen each and every of the 4 corners of something that rectangle object is below there simply bought smushed into the soft and again aspect of the screen after turning the monitor off and then again on again the telephone does return to performance but the 4 pixels do not recover if we watch that one more time we will see that it sincerely took a colossal amount of force earlier than breaking i’m instead impressed the razor hinge isn’t as robust as the galaxy full tinge but still holds its own the phone is still useful even after the display is punctured from the again the hinges you recognize bent backwards and it’s a little extra floppy than traditional something’s broken inside of but it’s nonetheless as a substitute amazing the phone continues to be in a position to function like common that deserves a thumbs up moto is putting up a combat it looks like probably the most matters that broke is something was once maintaining down the monitor within the chin you can find the display pulling out just a little revealing some lovely cool Faraday cage watching components like we saw inside of the Nokia 3310 the teardown will have to be intriguing touching down on the backside fringe of the display nevertheless immediately kills the complete row of pixels strolling up the monitor i will experiment my thought once more by way of touching over right here on the correct facet yep definitely a foul thought the paper-thin OLED display technological know-how nonetheless sort of blows my mind for the reason that the backside of screen had been pulled out of the cellphone it is no longer quite going to fold again flat anymore the little bubble near the hinge indicates how a thin and bendy show can particularly get of course it would invariably need the foam body to aid it so it will not crease or bend within the flawed spot and get rekt but as we are able to see it does take particularly just a little of abuse bendy displays nonetheless desire a tender curve when they fold if the fold gets too tight and the reveal truely gets creased the entire thing dies wholly and it can be over we now understand the limit of the new Motorola RAZR irritated phone calls are fine but more often than not should not let any individual sit to your open cellphone or it probably curtains I suppose we will have to participate in an autopsy let me understand if you want to see the insides of this thing down within the comments are you curious about buying a folding cellphone are you gonna wait slightly while longer and spot what the following new release appears like come hang around with me on Instagram and Twitter and grab your free audio e-book with a link in the description and thanks a ton for 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