Now, on January 26, Motorola announced pre-order returns for the Razr, although shipping starts early next month.
Motorola decided to delay its initial folding phone in December. The company cited higher-than-expected consumer demand which pushed it to adjust the timing of the pre-order and start. Some suggested that the delay might have something to do with technical issues, but unlike Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, there have been no early reports of problems.
So when are you allowed to buy the Motorola Razr? The device remains exclusive to Verizon in the U.S., but will be available for pre-order starting January 26. Apparently, Verizon, Walmart and Motorola will market the device on their own website. Shipping dates can vary but the Razr will start arriving in the customer’s hands in early February alongside its in-store debut.
Motorola has sent a statement to certain outlets like Engadget: