word should spread like wild-fire that Motorola is bringing back it’s wildly successful Razr – but now as a smartphone.
this should give Motorola something of an “edge”, eh.
the Razr was once the best-selling cellular phone in the world, until Apple came-out with the iPhone in 2007. the Razr quickly followed Palm (acquired by …Motorola), fell out-of-favor, and became virtually extinct.
…that noble device will now be known at the “Droid Razr”.
I had a Motorola Star Tac ($1200 in 1995 or 1996) that was the precognoiter of the Razr. my wife had a Razr. it was a good “chick phone”. a lot of golfers carried them.
if Larry Page and his crew of advertising bandits at Google had the advance thinking that they could or should buy Motorola Mobility with the strategy of dropping the Android Operating System into it and growing their marketing structure around fond memories of yesteryear, I think that’s pretty slick. it’s reasonable to assume that Google has the research capability to identify buying trends and behavior, and this signals future business opportunities.
Google’s deal to acquire Motorola Mobility for roughly $12 billion is not done yet, but analysts have already “baked” some forecasting into Google’s strike price. but, I see this as a good idea, and will be good for shareholders (I like Google any day over $302 and $475). …maybe less so for end-users. never mind that, for now.
I suspect that women, in particular, will like the new Razr, as it fits in their cosmetic and cocktail bags and skinny jeans. and, golfers.
peace be to my Brothers and Sisters.
brian patrick cork