An important Razr 2022 improvement has been hinted to by Motorola

The Motorola Razr 2022, the third iteration of the clamshell foldable that was initially shown in 2019, may have given us a clearer picture of what’s to come, according to a leak from a Motorola official.

On Weibo, Motorola’s general manager, Shen Jin, has shared a photograph of the latest Snapdragon Gen 8+ Gen 1 mobile CPU. The post claims that the photograph contains a secret Easter egg.

A foldable phone may be seen at the bottom of the image if you look closely enough. Is this the Easter egg being discussed? The Razr 2022 might get the newest CPU, if the rumours are true.

Everything goes well with chips

Even if the source is of high quality and has a long history, this isn’t enough for us to assume it as a given. So far we’ve seen a Snapdragon 765G CPU in Motorola’s Razr 2020. It would be a big leap to have the finest chipset available in this next edition.

Other reported changes include the addition of extra storage and a better camera for the foldable in 2022, so a CPU update might be in the works as well.

Our wait shouldn’t be too lengthy. A refresh for Motorola’s Razr is long overdue; there haven’t been any leaks about a release date, but we anticipate the new model to be shown somewhere in the second half of 2022.

It’s possible that Motorola may take on Samsung

Additionally, Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 foldable phones will be released in 2022, as well as Motorola’s Razr. The Razr has a clamshell design, and so will the Galaxy Z Flip 4.

If the Motorola Razr 2022’s reports are to be believed, it will be able to compete with the Galaxy Z Flip 4 on almost every parameter. The new Razr will be a premium phone thanks to its increased performance and improved camera, as well as other expected changes.

A 10% increase in CPU performance, a 10% increase in GPU clock rates, and an additional 20% improvement in power efficiency are all expected with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip. When compared to the Galaxy S22 Ultra’s flagship processor, which has a clock speed of 1.7GHz.

Although the Motorola Razr 2022’s premium enhancements come at a price, affordability will be an important factor in how well the device sells. As a reference, the 2020 model of the phone was priced at $1,399 / £1,399 when it was first released in 2020.