The best deals on Razr in Canada
Looking for the best deals on Razr? You’ve come to the right place. Finding a good deal on a device you want is not easy. There’s multiple things to consider - upfront payment vs monthly installments, BYOD vs device financing, to 5G or not to 5G and which carrier and data amount to choose. And all this also depends upon which province you live in.
To make this choice easy for you, we have taken a detailed look, not just at the specs, reviews and pro and cons of the Razr but also at all the deals currently on offer for Razr in Canada to help you make the most informed decision.
The best Razr plans available in Canada
|Screen Resolution:||2142 x 876 pOLED at 373 ppi|
|Camera:||5 MP front camera and 16 MP rear camera|
|RAM memory:||6 GB|
The old Razr was cool and happily the newest iteration of the iconic phone feels and looks just as cool
April 18, 2020
First up - the Specs
The original Motorola Razr line of phones were some of the coolest phones around. Flat, almost impossibly thin clamshell phones, they had large, bright, colour screens and a futuristic looking number pad. The new moto Razr is a smartphone throwback to the original Razr. A clamshell, foldable android smartphone, it is the first of the foldables to open vertically into a full phone (the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is the newest entrant in that category). It has a 6.2” pOLED screen which means that the screen is pliable plastic rather than glass, a 16MP rear camera and a 5 PM front camera. Most notably though, it features the mid-tier Snapdragon 710 chip instead of the more powerful 800 series chips that flagship android phones use these days. It is an excellent and innovative first generation phone. But perhaps, for most people it would be worth it to wait for the second generation before seriously considering this device.
- Looks and feels like the old Razr: The old Razr was cool and happily the newest iteration of the iconic phone feels and looks just as good. No one who knows the old Razr would mistake the new one to be anything other than a Moto Razr. And in that respect, this phone is a triumph.
- Folds completely flat: Unlike the Samsung foldables, the screen on the Moto Razr folds completely flat with no gaps between the two sides of the phone. This is thanks to a unique hinge design that allows the screen to retract into the bottom bezel while folding. That means there is very little chance of dirt or debris entering and damaging the screen over time.
- Runs a smooth version of Android: Motorola usually runs a smooth, clean version of android on its phones and the Razr is no exception.
- Sufficient battery life: The Razr has a slightly small battery at 2510 mAh. But with a less powerful processor to power as well as a camera with no extra gimmicks, the smaller battery seems plenty enough for a full work day. Thankfully, the Moto Razr does have fast charging via USB C.
- The hinge apparently creaks: Though this does not seem to be a design flaw and is in fact the result of the mechanism being durable and stiff, it still feels weird to buy a folding phone that creaks at the hinges.
- The screen has lumps and bumps: The unique hinge design which makes the phone fold completely flat results in a lumpy texture in the middle of the screen. Though it feels a bit weird, apparently the lumps and bumps are normal!
- Camera is basic at best: Despite the 16MP sensor, the camera only does a passable job in simple, well lit conditions. Sadly, the camera is not good at taking indoor, low-light or night pictures.
- Expensive and only available with Telus, Koodo and Public Mobile: The various real trade-offs above might seem even more galling considering the phone is currently retailing with Telus and Koodo at a minimum of $1759 over two years and $1990 with Freedom Mobile. The Razr is also only available with Telus, Koodo and Freedom Mobile. So the option to upgrade to this phone does not exist as easily for those who would like to remain with other providers.