An issue with flagship Android phones released earlier this year are prone to overheating, presumably because they are equipped with chips based on Samsung’s 4nm manufacturing process. Hopefully this won’t be an issue on phones with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 chip. The Motorola Razr 3 could be one of the first phones to be powered by the SoC.
The Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 is apparently manufactured on TSMC’s 4nm process and promises 10 percent better CPU performance, 10 percent faster graphics, and up to 30 percent better power efficiency than the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.
According to the machine translated message, there is a hidden message in the image. The poster mentions the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 and we also see a silhouette of a foldable phone, which pretty much confirms the rumors that the Razr 3 will be powered by the new high-end chip.
Motorola exec seems to be talking about the Razr 3 in his latest post
That would be a big deal as OG Razr and Razr 5G came with mid-tier chips despite their high prices. The Razr 3 may retain the $1,399.99 price of its predecessor, but the upgrades may justify that to some degree.
First off, the Razr 3 is rumored to be shedding the big bezels and embracing a more Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 like design. Both indoor and outdoor screens are expected to grow from 6.2 inches to 6.7 inches and 2.7 inches to 3 inches, respectively.
The single-sensor rear camera array is being upgraded to a dual-camera setup with a 50MP main snapper and a 13MP hybrid wide-angle and macro unit. The higher-resolution 32MP front camera will reportedly be housed in a cutout rather than a notch.
It is rumored that Motorola’s next foldable phone will be released in China in late July or early August. It will come to international markets at a later date.