Motorola’s resurrected foldable Razr was one of the crucial thrilling cellphone bulletins in 2019, however plainly demand for the upcoming cellphone was larger than the corporate anticipated. Due to that demand, Motorola has introduced a slight delay for each the preorder and launch of the Razr, which have been initially deliberate for December 26th and someday in January, respectively.
There’s no phrase but when the brand new dates for preorders and launch timing shall be, though the truth that Motorola is saying it doesn’t “anticipate a major shift from our authentic availability timeline” would appear to point that the delay shall be small. Based mostly on Motorola’s assertion, it appears the corporate is trying to keep away from a situation the place clients who wish to purchase a Razr when it does hit shops can’t as a result of low demand.
Nonetheless, with preorders initially deliberate to start out subsequent Thursday, the announcement of adjusted timing comes at a very late hour — particularly since Motorola has but to present a brand new date for when preorders shall be beginning.
The corporate’s full assertion is beneath:
Since its announcement in November, the brand new Motorola razr has acquired unparalleled pleasure and curiosity from customers. Demand has been excessive, and in consequence, has shortly outgrown provide predictions.
Motorola has determined to regulate razr’s presale and launch timing to raised meet shopper demand. We’re working to find out the suitable amount and schedule to make sure that extra customers have entry to razr at launch.
We don’t anticipate a major shift from our authentic availability timeline.
The Motorola Razr was introduced earlier this 12 months as the corporate’s first foldable smartphone, bringing again a design impressed by the unique Moto RAZR flip cellphone however with a versatile 6.2-inch show and fashionable Android specs. The Razr is ready to price $1,499, and shall be bought completely on Verizon in america.