The Secret History of the Motorola Razr, the First Great Phone of the Millennium

Members of the original Razr design team recount making one of the most influential pieces of hardware ever

Fast Company
Dec 9, 2019 · 10 min read
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Models with their bodies painted in gold show Motorola’s new cell phones “Razr2 Luxury Edition” during a sale promotion event in Seoul on February 28, 2008. Photo: Jung Yeon-Je/AFP via Getty Images

By Mark Wilson

“I’ll be honest, and this is a funny story to tell. Initially in design, we didn’t want the chin.”

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