2020’s Motorola is a company of comebacks. It re-entered the premium and upper mid-range smartphone market with a slew of new devices for the first time in years. It bought back the iconic 2004 Motorola Razr and, after that struggled with display, pricing and performance issues, it bought out another Razr seven months later.

The addition of 5G in the name isn’t the only upgrade in the new Razr. There’s an improved camera, a sturdier hinge mechanism and a more functional cover display. The price has also come down from the original’s $1500 to $1399.

But, the question is, does it have the same problems as the original and is it worth that high price? Let’s start with the problems. Motorola made me sign a fairly comprehensive loan agreement that, in short, stipulates that I can’t get all Jerry Rig Everything with the phone. This isn’t uncommon, but a Motorola rep did say this is a new requirement for Razr press loans — no prizes for guessing why.

Read the full profile on Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jaymcgregor/2020/10/26/razr-5g-motorola-sees-no-additional-benefit-to-samsungs-flexible-glass-yet/

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