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The company Motorola recently teased the India launch of the Razr through a tweet and had also opened registrations for the foldable phone on its website. Wikimedia Commons

Lenovo-owned Motorola, after launching its much-awaited vertically foldable smartphone “Moto Razr” at $1,500 in the US on November 14, has announced slight delay in the pre-order and launch timing due to significant demand.

“We would like to share an update on Motorola Razr’s pre-sale and in-store availability. Since its announcement in November, the new Motorola Razr has received unparalleled excitement and interest from consumers. Demand has been high and has quickly outgrown supply predictions,” the company said recently.


“Motorola has decided to adjust Razr’s pre-sale and launch timing to better meet consumer demand. We are working to determine the appropriate quantity and schedule to ensure that more consumers have access to Razr at launch. We don’t anticipate a significant shift from our original availability timeline,” the company said.

The company recently teased the India launch of the Razr through a tweet and had also opened registrations for the foldable phone on its website.

In terms of specifications, the Moto Razr comes with two screens — one inside and the other outside.

Inside, when unfolded, the device features a flexible OLED display that measures 6.2-inches, and outside, when the phone is folded, there is a 2.7-inch OLED display that offers an aspect ratio of 4:3.


Lenovo-owned Motorola, after launching its much-awaited vertically foldable smartphone “Moto Razr” at $1,500 in the US on November 14, has announced slight delay in the pre-order and launch timing due to significant demand. IANS

The Quick View display on the outside of the device, includes a 16MP camera that lets users click selfies. It turns into a rear camera when the phone is unfolded. The 16MP camera has EIS, Dual Pixel autofocus, Laser AF and Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) dual LED flash.

When unfolded, the phone includes one more 5MP camera inside.

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The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 710 processor paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. (IANS)


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In a step towards digitisation of the system, Delhi Transport Department will soon issue QR based Smart cards for driving licenses (DLs) and registration certificates (RCs).

As per a statement, the new driving licence will have an advanced microchip with features like Quick Response (QR) code and Near Field Communication (NFC). The new RC will have the owner's name printed on the front while the microchip and the QR code would be embedded at the back of the card.

The cards earlier had embedded chips, but chip reader machines were not available in the required quantity with both the Delhi Traffic Police and the Enforcement Wing of the Transport Department. Moreover, chips were designed and implemented by the states concerned, which resulted in difficulties in reading the chip and retrieving information, especially in case of defaulters.

"Now with the QR based smart card, this issue is resolved. This will enable unification in linking and validating one's information to smart cards with Sarathi and Vahan, the two web-based databases of all driving licenses and vehicle registrations," the release added.

The QR is also being implemented nationwide, the QR code reader is easily procurable and will do away with the requirement of any manual intervention altogether. The new cards will also allow two specific materials for their card manufacturing -- PolyVinyl Chloride or PVC, or PolyCarbonate which is slightly more expensive but more durable. (Card Size - 85.6mm x 54.02 mm; Thickness minimum 0.7 mm)

An October 2018 notification of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) had made changes to the Driving License and Registration Certificate. The new Smart card based DL and RC, will have chip based/ QR code based recognition system. At the same time, documents such as driving license or registration certificates in electronic formats on DigiLockers and mParivahan were also made valid in place of physical documents and treated at par with original documents.

The QR code also has an added advantage of acting as a safety feature on the smart card. The department will be able to retain records and penalties of the DL holder for up to 10 years on the VAHAN database as soon as a driver/ owner's Smart card is confiscated. The new DLs will also help the government in maintaining records of differently-abled drivers, any modifications made to the vehicles, emission standards and the person's declaration to donate organs. (IANS/JB)

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