Motorola Has Hinted That They Might Be Bringing Back The Iconic Razr
The company is planning on an aggressive comeback this year.
The Nokia 3310 made its long-awaited return to the market earlier this year when it was unveiled at the annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) in February
Available in gloss red and yellow and matte blue and grey, the Nokia 3310 has a 2.4-inch colour screen, Bluetooth 3.0, an FM radio, LED torch, microSD card support up to 32GB and a two-megapixel camera.
The iconic's 3310's comeback has sparked a new interest in retro phones and from the looks of it, Nokia might not be the only brand that's bringing back devices from the archives
Back in May last year, Motorola - now owned by Chinese company Lenovo - released a nostalgic video that paid homage to likely its most popular mobile phone ever - the Motorola Razr.
But in a devastating blow, Motorola apologised for getting people's hopes up, saying that the video was meant to stir up excitement for the future of the company.
The CEO of Lenovo seemed to have changed his mind and has not ruled out bringing back the flip phone if there is demand from fans
"We should be smart if Motorola fans remember something. If Razr is a good one, we should think about how to leverage that. But whatever we bring back, it has to be a stronger product than the original," said Yuanqing Yang, CEO of Lenovo, as quoted by CNBC.
The CEO's comments come after the Motorola released the G5 at the MWC with the company planning an aggressive comeback in the smartphone space.
Motorola, which just celebrated its global anniversary on 3 April, released the Razr in 2004. With its distinguished clamshell design, the phone was very popular.
Motorola's highest entry in the top 20 was for the Razr V3, which after selling more than 130 million handsets, is also the world's best-selling clamshell phone. It went on sale in 2004.
Also, the phone was made into a fashion statement piece, long before iPhones took over.
So, will Motorola release the Razr this year? Or does the company has something else in the works? Looks like we'll just have wait to find out!