Motorola Razr (2023) features: Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 1st generation | Display sizes: External 1.5 inches and internal 6.9 inches | RAM/Storage: 8 GB with 128 GB | battery: 4,200 mAh
Motorola with its “best budget foldable phone” buzzer beater late in the year wasn’t on my 2023 bingo card, but was it on anyone’s? The standard Motorola Razr isn’t as flashy as its Plus sibling, with a smaller 1.5-inch external display that’s large enough for quick scans of basic information (weather, alarms, contacts, etc.), but it’s also $300 less.
At $699, the Razr is the The most affordable foldable devices money can buy this year, and that’s not including the many used cell phones that have since declined in value and reliability. Even so, the device is specified well enough for smooth daily operation, from scrolling through web pages to emailing to multimedia consumption.
Review: Motorola Razr (2023)
Of course, you’ll face some compromises with a cheaper foldable, including a tolerable camera system, a 128GB storage cap, and a lower-performing processor. If you can afford all that, the Motorola Razr might be the best starting point for users to get on the foldable hype train.