Along with the hype and excitement surrounding foldable phones such as theÂ phones in recent memory. Let’s take a look inside the box.Â andÂ Â we’ve seen disappointment: delays, undesirable folding mechanisms and other concerns. Just when it seemed folding phones might have been nothing more than a passing fad, we were introduced to theÂ , an updated version of the nostalgic Razr of yesteryear. Featuring a folding screen, and Moto’s version of Android, the new Razr truly is a 2020 take on the original flip phone and is undoubtedly one of the most novelÂ
Editor’s note:Â This post has been updated to include our latest Razr unboxing. It features the same box and phoneÂ, after it arrived early following a preorder.
Motorola made the box the Razr comes in just as unique as the phone itself. Unlike the coffin-like boxes theÂor are packaged in, the Razr comes standing upright with a transparent lid that lets you see the phone before you open it. The box resembles a burr grinder for coffee. The top half lifts up to reveal the phone nestled in a jauntily angled base.
The idea is that you can use the bottom of the box as a stand for the Razr. The sides of its base are dotted with the tiny holes of a speaker grill, so it amplifies the volume if you have music playing. That said, the base is just a box — it doesn’t have power to recharge the phone or amplify music to the level of a standalone Bluetooth speaker. Next to the delight of opening and closing the actual phone, the box is sure to surprise lucky buyers the first time they open it.
The accessories come in a case that looks like something you’d get with a pair of expensive sunglasses. The Razr also fits into the case, giving you extra protection if you want to throw the phone in a bag or purse.
Aside from the Motorola Razr and its special box, you get:
- Razr wired earbuds with a USB-C plug
- An accessory case that doubles as a carry case for the phone
- A TurboPower wall charger
- A USB-C cable
- A headphone jack to USB-C adapter
- Printed guides and instructions
This article was originally published last year and has been updated.