This time, we’re evaluating two clamshell foldable units, the Motorola Razr+ and the Huawei P50 Pocket. The Motorola Razr+ (also called the Motorola Razr 40 Extremely in markets exterior the US) truly launched pretty lately, whereas the Huawei P50 Pocket has been round since late 2021 (although it will not be till February subsequent 12 months). 2022 can be obtainable on the worldwide market). Nonetheless, Huawei did not launch a second-generation clamshell folding telephone and a few of you is perhaps trying to purchase the P50 Pocket, so… here is a head-to-head comparability between the 2.
These two telephones look the identical when they’re unfolded and while you take a look at them from the entrance. Nonetheless, as quickly as we flip them over, every part modifications dramatically. We’ll listing their specs first, then we’ll transfer on to match their design, show, efficiency, battery life, digicam, and audio efficiency.
|Huawei P50 bag
|Display screen dimension
|Predominant: 6.9-inch FullHD + LTPO AMOLED (foldable, 165Hz)
Sub (Lid): 3.6-inch AMOLED show (flat, 144Hz)
|Predominant: 6.9-inch foldable OLED show (foldable, 120Hz)
Sub (Lid): 1.04 inch (flat, 60Hz) OLED show
|Display screen decision
|Predominant: 2640 x 1080
Secondary (Cowl): 1056 x 1066
|Predominant: 2790 x 1188
Additional (Cowl): 340 x 340
|1st technology Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 4G
|256GB/512GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable
|256GB/512GB (UFS 3.1), expandable
|12MP (f/1.5 aperture, 1.4um pixel dimension, OIS, PDAF)
13MP (f/2.2 aperture, 108-degree FoV, 1.12um pixel dimension)
|40MP (f/1.8 aperture, extensive angle, PDAF, Laser AF)
13MP (ultra-wide, f/2.2 aperture, 120-degree area of view)
32MP (f/1.8 aperture, extensive angle, 0.7um pixel dimension)
|32MP (f/2.4 aperture, 0.7um pixel dimension)
|10.7MP (f/2.2 aperture, tremendous extensive)
|3,800mAh, non-removable, 30W quick wired charging, 5W wi-fi charging
Charger included (not US)
|4,000mAh, non-removable, 40W wired charging, 5W wired reverse charging
|When unfolded: 170.8 x 74 x 7mm
When folded: 88.4 x 74 x 15.1mm
|Unfold: 170 x 75.5 x 7.2mm
When folded: 87.3 x 75.5 x 15.2mm
|5G, LTE, NFC, Bluetooth 5.3, Wi-Fi, USB Sort-C
|4G LTE, NFC, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi, USB Sort-C
|Aspect fingerprint scanner
|Aspect fingerprint scanner
EMUI 12 (upgradable)
Motorola Razr+ vs Huawei P50 Pocket: Design
Each of those foldables have steel frames and glass backs. The bezels round their most important screens are skinny, whereas each units even have a digicam gap that reveals up within the center on the principle show. That is mainly the place the analogy ends. Whenever you flip them over, you may see numerous variations. The Motorola Razr 40 Extremely has a big 3.6-inch show on the rear, which additionally surrounds the rear cameras. The panel on the Huawei P50 Pocket seems to be very small by comparability, as it is just 1.04 inches in dimension.
Having stated that, the outer display screen of the Huawei P50 Pocket can be round, whereas you’ll discover a round digicam island above it, housing three cameras. There are two cameras on the again of the Motorola Razr+. It is price noting that the Motorola Razr+ additionally has a variant with a vegan leather-based again. The costliest Huawei P50 Pocket mannequin, in yellow, has an fascinating sample on the glass again that protrudes on the again. It feels enjoyable to carry within the hand. The Huawei P50 Pocket is a bit heavier, however the distinction is minimal.
The 2 telephones are virtually equivalent in peak, whereas the P50 Pocket is barely wider. They’re additionally very related in thickness, the distinction being negligible. The Motorola Razr+ comes with a water-proof coating which, not like the Huawei P50 Pocket, doesn’t supply any form of waterproof safety. Each telephones are fairly slippery within the hand, however on the identical time they really feel fairly premium.
Motorola Razr+ vs Huawei P50 Pocket: Display screen
The Motorola Razr+ has a 6.9-inch fullHD+ (2640 x 1080) LTPO AMOLED foldable most important show. That panel can challenge as much as 1 billion colours and has a 165Hz refresh price. That show can even challenge HDR10+ content material, and it has as much as 1,400 nits of brightness at its peak. The exterior show, however, measures 3.6 inches. It has a decision of 1056 x 1066 and we’re wanting on the AMOLED panel right here. It will possibly additionally challenge as much as 1 billion colours and has a 144Hz refresh price. HDR10+ content material is supported and as much as 1,100 nit brightness. Gorilla Glass Victus protects this panel.
The Huawei P50 Pocket, however, has a 6.9-inch fullHD+ (2790 x 1188) foldable OLED show. That panel has a 120Hz refresh price and might show as much as 1 billion colours. It has a 21:9 side ratio. There is a second display screen on the again, a 1.04-inch panel. That display screen has a decision of 340 x 340 and is sort of small in comparison with the Razr+.
The primary management panels on each smartphones are glorious. The Razr+ has the next refresh price, however you will not have the ability to use it in most conditions, and also you should not both. Each screens are sharp sufficient, with good viewing angles and good contact response. Colours are vivid on each and blacks are deep. The backplate on the Motorola Razr+ is a lot better than the one on the Huawei P50 Pocket. It is a lot bigger, sharper, and has the next refresh price. That display screen additionally permits you to use any apps on it, when you’re restricted to solely a handful of utilities on the P50 Pocket, other than some system capabilities.
Motorola Razr+ vs Huawei P50 Pocket: Efficiency
The Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 fuels the Motorola Razr+, whereas the Snapdragon 888 is built-in contained in the Huawei P50 Pocket. The previous is a 4nm chip, whereas the latter is a barely older 5nm processor. Each firms embrace LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 flash storage in these smartphones. Each truly include as much as 12GB of RAM and 512GB of inner storage.
Motorola Razr+ has a extra highly effective processor however the efficiency is admittedly good on each smartphones. For almost all of duties, they’ll present fairly related efficiency. You might discover that apps launch a bit of quicker on the Motorola Razr+, however for essentially the most half, they’re just about the identical at that time. Nonetheless, the distinction within the energy of the SoC will come into play when gaming. Nonetheless, solely if you’re taking part in extra demanding titles. Motorola Razr+ could have a bonus in such instances. Nonetheless, Huawei P50 Pocket retains its place, Snapdragon 888 continues to be an amazing chip.
Motorola Razr+ vs Huawei P50 Pocket: Battery
There’s a 3,800mAh battery contained in the Motorola Razr+, whereas the Huawei P50 Pocket has a 4,000mAh battery. Despite the fact that the Huawei P50 Pocket has a bigger battery and a smaller exterior show, it nonetheless cannot beat the Motorola Razr+. That is primarily because of its SoC, maybe. The Motorola Razr+ delivered greater than 7 hours of screen-on time throughout our testing, it even confirmed the power to push that point to eight hours. Huawei P50 Pocket is near 6-6.5 hours.
One factor to notice is that I used to be compelled to make use of the Huawei P50 Pocket’s house display screen extra typically. The exterior show would not allow you to do a lot, not like the one on the Motorola Razr+. As well as, your mileage could range, as traditional. Your utilization could also be barely completely different, plus you may be utilizing completely different apps and have completely different sign strengths. If you happen to’re a gamer, that can even have a major impression on battery life.
Motorola Razr+ helps 30W wi-fi and wired charging. Huawei P50 Pocket affords 40W wired charging and 5W wired reverse charging. Each smartphones include chargers within the field, however that does not apply to all nations within the case of Motorola Razr+. Within the US, for instance, you will not get a charger.
Motorola Razr+ vs Huawei P50 Pocket: Digital camera
The Motorola Razr+ features a 12-megapixel most important digicam and a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle digicam (108 levels FoV). However, the Huawei P50 Pocket has a 40-megapixel most important digicam, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide digicam (120-degree FoV), and a 32-megapixel wide-angle digicam.
Throughout the day, these two telephones delivered fairly completely different images. Those from the Motorola Razr+ are a bit extra muted when it comes to illustration, whereas the Huawei P50 Pocket balances issues out actually properly with out growing the saturation an excessive amount of. Each telephones do not go too far with sharpness, whereas the Huawei P50 Pocket does higher with HDR through the day, more often than not. Nonetheless, typically it presents the improper colours. Each ultrawide cameras carried out effectively, however the ones on the P50 Pocket delivered barely extra vibrant images and a wider FoV.
In low mild, each do very effectively. The Motorola Razr+ works higher with neon indicators and avenue lights, however apart from that, each are actually good. They tried to brighten up the scenes fairly a bit, whereas not permitting noise to get in. They don’t seem to be the very best on the market for low-light pictures, however each are ok.
Each the Motorola Razr+ and the Huawei P50 Pocket have a set of stereo audio system. Nonetheless, those on the Motorola Razr+ are considerably higher. They’re a bit louder, whereas the sound high quality can be extra pronounced.
Neither telephone affords a 3.5mm headphone jack. If you wish to join headphones by way of cable, you may want to make use of the Sort-C port. That goes for each telephones. Motorola Razr+ is provided with Bluetooth 5.3, whereas Huawei P50 Pocket helps Bluetooth 5.2.