I Broke My First Foldable [Into The Fold Episode 6]

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This is a video that I never wanted to make, but let’s be honest: it was inevitable. MrMobile has officially broken his first folding phone, and of course, it’s the one Michael Fisher bought with his own money.

On this episode of Into The Fold: what happens when you wreck your Motorola RAZR 5G (2020) - and why it’s not a reason to distrust either Motorola or foldables in general … because my Razr didn’t break the way you might think.


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[ABOUT INTO THE FOLD EPISODE 6: R.I.P. RAZR 5G]

This is the sixth in a series of episodes exploring the many facets of life on a folding screen. From the best foldable phones of 2020 to the bleeding-edge world of folding-screen laptops, Into The Fold is MrMobile’s showcase for the most exciting movement in mobile technology since 2007!

Episode 6, a list of lessons learned from MrMobile’s first broken foldable, was produced following 40 days with a Motorola Razr 5G / Motorola Razr 2020 retail unit purchased by Michael Fisher. Motorola sent two Razr 5G / Razr 2020 cases for inclusion in this video, but neither Motorola, Chase, nor any other company paid a fee or otherwise offered compensation in exchange for this coverage, nor did any company preview or approve this content before publication.


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Коментари

  1. MrMobile [Michael Fisher]
    MrMobile [Michael Fisher]
    преди 2 месеца

    [EPILOGUE] Six months later, my RAZR 5G found new life thanks to Hugh Jeffreys! Watch him bring this phone back to life here, and toss him a subscribe if you like excellent (and weirdly soothing) phone repair videos! bgsun.info/pack/video/bXloi6d8m9d6pKY

    1. SLOBeachboy
      SLOBeachboy
      преди 4 дни

      Thanks for the link to this video. Its nice to know that finding these parts is not completely out of the realm of possibility. By the way, you said in the original video that you do not blame Motorola and while I agree with that up to a point I still think they share some of the blame. After all, why would you make a phone with a glass housing and then not have replacement of those glass pieces as a repair option or even offer the parts up for sale to those who would like to do the replacement themselves. It just makes no sense whatsoever. Either make the front and back cover out of metal or offer replacement glass parts if making it out of glass. Nobody should have to pay $1000 for a new phone simply because a piece of glass is cracked.

    2. Jasmine
      Jasmine
      преди 7 дни

      On sale at T-mobile for $199 (when adding a new line) or $499 with zero down and in payments it's like $20/month.

    3. ZygardeCruiser
      ZygardeCruiser
      преди 2 месеца

      yes,i watch it😁👍

  2. Michael Velaz
    Michael Velaz
    преди 6 дни

    I bought my Razr 5g, I am scared about rain, what can I do? should I get a warranty, just in case. I have a case.

  3. Jamie F
    Jamie F
    преди 12 дни

    Great video, sorry your phone got damaged.

  4. john hunt
    john hunt
    преди 13 дни

    Does case fit after damage

  5. Tornow1500
    Tornow1500
    преди 20 дни

    Credit Card Companies are like sugar daddies or mommies.

  6. Misha Padin
    Misha Padin
    преди 21 ден

    Hey, sup Michael (i'm also Michael haha) I've watched this video with one purpose: my galaxy z flip cracks each 8 months without even dropping the phone and i guess the "super duper innovative folding glass" technology isn't really that good, and I'm kinda tired to pay 800 bucks each 8 months for a replacement (believe me, it's a hell of money in Russia). That's y I'm so interested in durability of razr, cuz I'm considering changing my samsung on it. Can u answer if your samsungs even cracked or is the razr a really good experience? I'm kinda afraid to go from better processor to the worse one, getting one camera instead of two and lose wireless charging.

  7. dungsnop
    dungsnop
    преди 22 дни

    I think the moto razr was BORN TO RAISE FOLDABLE PHONES AGAIN samsungs foldables are meh, it breaks by itself and ive seen motos that are like months old and they still not having that little weird mark in the fold part. unlike samsung foldables

  8. GreenRust
    GreenRust
    преди 23 дни

    Yeah after the first few sec I can say that foldables are not ready for prime time.

  9. Navajo chetta
    Navajo chetta
    преди 27 дни

    Keep giving feed back miss Droid Motorola was first phone I had raser max was my dad old phone but that Droid logo on the max was cool surprised to see em come back

  10. Frank Quick
    Frank Quick
    преди 27 дни

    never cracked any phones I had and never dented one either

  11. AftermathXJ220
    AftermathXJ220
    преди 28 дни

    Called "Chase Tail" Services instead

  12. M.D. S
    M.D. S
    преди месец

    7:22 Were those your tears?

  13. dragontr88
    dragontr88
    преди месец

    I'm getting my Razr in 2 days. What's the best priced insurance company for the New Mot Razr phone?

  14. Daniel Ramos
    Daniel Ramos
    преди месец

    Where i live someone posted they want to trade thoere foldable razr for another phone, i have a samsung s21+ and im wondering if its worth trading it for the razr 5g

  15. Niop Tres
    Niop Tres
    преди 2 месеца

    I find it funny that I can find more broken or used Z flips on ebay, than I can Razrs

  16. SHAFIQ DANISH
    SHAFIQ DANISH
    преди 2 месеца

    Good video

  17. Tristen Cordova
    Tristen Cordova
    преди 2 месеца

    The new razr is on sale now!

  18. K.s. Me
    K.s. Me
    преди 2 месеца

    I'm still gonna wait for milspec 810h transit drop ratings before i get a foldable lol. slick idea, great execution, great design... just a ways to go still.

  19. Unsatisfied gamer Who likes tech
    Unsatisfied gamer Who likes tech
    преди 2 месеца

    Difference is i drop my slab phone I can afford to replace it but a foldable is so ridiculously expensive.and unviable anywhere

  20. Daniel Lye
    Daniel Lye
    преди 2 месеца

    Thank you Micheal, I was planning to go for a foldable razar. Sorry about your phone tho.

  21. Donk82
    Donk82
    преди 2 месеца

    if you wouldve dropped it on the foldable part it wouldve shattered im sure....always get insurance with any of these phones lol

  22. Gilbert Ng
    Gilbert Ng
    преди 2 месеца

    Hugh Jeffreys brings me there.

  23. Yassen Hany
    Yassen Hany
    преди 2 месеца

    That 1 Phone Call Was Kinda SUS

  24. Arnold Navarro
    Arnold Navarro
    преди 2 месеца

    doesn't go to louis rossman tisk tisk

  25. Barry G
    Barry G
    преди 2 месеца

    If you think about it, if the phone is dropped closed then the foldable part is probably the part least likely to get damaged...its flexible and its encased by everything else , so should be pretty impervious the to the impact shock and vibrations of being dropped

  26. Bảo Quốc
    Bảo Quốc
    преди 2 месеца

    Thanks Hugh Jeffreys for repairing michael's razr 5g!

  27. Ian Slade
    Ian Slade
    преди 3 месеца

    I belly laughed at 04:32 omg 😆

  28. jake butt
    jake butt
    преди 3 месеца

    I like it

  29. DarkLordDiablos
    DarkLordDiablos
    преди 3 месеца

    Considering you dropped it while open I'm as surprised as you were that the damage was contained to the outside rather than to the folding part.

  30. maxence1994 : La chaine
    maxence1994 : La chaine
    преди 3 месеца

    Cheh!!!

  31. Andy's Tech
    Andy's Tech
    преди 3 месеца

    I hate how most rich Americans just forget about a screen protector or a case on a 2K$ phone….

  32. Solomon Jenkins
    Solomon Jenkins
    преди 3 месеца

    I've never once gotten insurance, and I've never regretted not having it. I've always gotten a case

  33. A. Y.
    A. Y.
    преди 3 месеца

    Thank god. Haven’t bought it.

  34. Henlo
    Henlo
    преди 3 месеца

    Now it's with Hugh Jeffreys

    1. Hugh Jeffreys
      Hugh Jeffreys
      преди 2 месеца

      Working my magic! :)

  35. Mike Mitchell
    Mike Mitchell
    преди 4 месеца

    Same thing happened to my razr but I had won it in a contest and you still can't get them fixed where I live. They suggested I buy a new one for $849. No thanks.

  36. I REMAIN Teague
    I REMAIN Teague
    преди 4 месеца

    This is just another reason foldables aren't ready for prime time.

    1. SpecV
      SpecV
      преди 3 месеца

      Haha can't wait to see what people's reactions to this comment

  37. Djamel Eddine
    Djamel Eddine
    преди 4 месеца

    Why i like mr mobile !? , well i don't really know but i like him anyways.

  38. Pete Coventry
    Pete Coventry
    преди 4 месеца

    But after all the lame acting to throw a pone over the staircase - why didn't you have a Rhinoshield!?

  39. Alexander Hagen
    Alexander Hagen
    преди 4 месеца

    Phone guys out of cellular never buy the insurance. 😂

  40. Briyanaism
    Briyanaism
    преди 4 месеца

    And that's why I ordered a case one week in advance of my phone. My razr isn't getting here until the end of this week and my case will be here tomorrow. As SOON as I get that thing in my hands, it's going in a case.

  41. Ruel Lindsay II
    Ruel Lindsay II
    преди 4 месеца

    I want that jacket he was wearing! Anyone know the brand?

  42. Roxas xuan
    Roxas xuan
    преди 4 месеца

    i want a foldable phone so badly but its so overpriced i could just get an iphone 12..

  43. Von
    Von
    преди 4 месеца

    Why was i not surprised. folding was the pace and the future, I want those wrist displays that project in above wrist.

  44. Anibal Babilonia
    Anibal Babilonia
    преди 4 месеца

    Ohh well accidents happen! I've been there many times with my phones! That's why you spend extra for a phone cover!

  45. Joel
    Joel
    преди 4 месеца

    aluminium or stainless steel for next one?

  46. Zed fauc
    Zed fauc
    преди 4 месеца

    Put on hand sanitizer after he called the wrong number

  47. Half Insane Outdoor Guy
    Half Insane Outdoor Guy
    преди 5 месеца

    I"ll never buy phone insurance. A claim almost always costs more than 500 bucks.

  48. Yanik Kunitsin
    Yanik Kunitsin
    преди 5 месеца

    I remebered the joy of my Razor. Just taking it out from my pocket and by sheer inertia openning it. I felt like I'm one of the Sopranos answering this phone. And I had some deeds to be done.

  49. Yanik Kunitsin
    Yanik Kunitsin
    преди 5 месеца

    "Involantury parking". That's what my ex used to say

  50. Chad Parsons
    Chad Parsons
    преди 5 месеца

    I cant stand smart phones I went back to a flip phone after busting 3 iphones in the last 5 years.

  51. Moein Mirjalili
    Moein Mirjalili
    преди 5 месеца

    GL

  52. Panupong Noonil
    Panupong Noonil
    преди 5 месеца

    And now I just bought broken one on Ebay to fix it. And save $600 on it's MSRP.(After get it fixed by myself)

  53. Shane Murphy
    Shane Murphy
    преди 5 месеца

    Had a good experience buying open box on ebay recently for 700 dollars mr mobile and got square trade for a year for 60 might wanna look into that!

  54. Nopski
    Nopski
    преди 5 месеца

    4:24 what repair shop is that?

  55. Tomtycoon
    Tomtycoon
    преди 5 месеца

    Is this guy Tony Stark?

  56. anonymus unknown
    anonymus unknown
    преди 5 месеца

    Well. You know, this is just another example of foldables not being ready for prime time. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

  57. DQuiLon
    DQuiLon
    преди 5 месеца

    I understand where you are coming from, but regardless of the phone being foldable or not, the damaged sustained by a single drop is quite a lot. I have my previous phone, an Xperia XZ that I used without a case for a few years and it sustained several drops to concrete and hard floor such as tile, the damage it has includes broken frame (plastic) and a small chipped corner of the front glass, however the display itself is not cracked.

  58. mocaxu
    mocaxu
    преди 5 месеца

    is gorilla glass so brittle?

  59. Snark Mark
    Snark Mark
    преди 5 месеца

    You don't have insurance through your credit card?

  60. Isaac Ang
    Isaac Ang
    преди 5 месеца

    Hi Michael Fisher, i need your help.

  61. Embargoman
    Embargoman
    преди 5 месеца

    Yeah is called they don't make them like they use to be. The old Razr don't have a glass surface.

  62. holeshot004
    holeshot004
    преди 5 месеца

    Dude! Where did you get that jacket shown @ 2:22! Total sidebar I know but the stripes on the shoulders are awesome. P.S. the video was very well done. I had an older razr and stumbled across this to see what the new one looked/felt like.

  63. Nick Z
    Nick Z
    преди 5 месеца

    butter fingers

  64. Steven Astley
    Steven Astley
    преди 5 месеца

    You sound like CM Punk

  65. jocax188723
    jocax188723
    преди 5 месеца

    TLDR: Foldable flip phone does exactly what it was designed to and protects squishy interior. Honestly this made me want the Razr more, not less.

  66. GizmoTheKing
    GizmoTheKing
    преди 5 месеца

    Hey MrMobile! Would you recommend this phone? Other sources have told me that the screen has become wrinkled and it isn’t a good phone to buy. I’m not worried about the money. But the experience and the phone itself. I really hope you reply to this, as it’s something I need to knwo

  67. Shijo Jose
    Shijo Jose
    преди 5 месеца

    I hope u brought the liquid Mercury one. Please post a review after daily use.. maybe scuffs, damages and battery life

  68. Nosa Bourdy
    Nosa Bourdy
    преди 5 месеца

    Did this guy just make a whole video about how he broke his phone? Wow, is this what BGsun has come to?

  69. iCase Mobile Service Center
    iCase Mobile Service Center
    преди 5 месеца

    Do you want fix it?

  70. papadop
    papadop
    преди 5 месеца

    Next time Robert Downey Jr. appears in a movie, Michael should play his brother in the film. He resembles him.

  71. Thresh
    Thresh
    преди 5 месеца

    Wow, I'm amazed at the quality of the hardware. Any other phone would have been destroyed by that hit, being honest. It's sad that the software experience is so poor in motorola devices. I bought a Razr and returned it in a week due to spoty wifi, GPS and constant slowdowns.

  72. evey0259
    evey0259
    преди 5 месеца

    You remind me of a cellphone-centric Richard Hammond. Love it.

  73. Just_Jay1281
    Just_Jay1281
    преди 5 месеца

    one of the main reason I want a foldable is because it does protect the main display (at least of the most part) and this only goes to prove it, though the outer display was FUBAR, the main inner display worked perfectly fine. If that had of been a slab phone chances are the phone would have no longer worked, just saying.

  74. alwaysxnever
    alwaysxnever
    преди 5 месеца

    Bruh. You bought a foldable razr and didn't use a case or get insurance? Shameful. Lol

  75. Isaac Ang
    Isaac Ang
    преди 5 месеца

    I am using the same phone, is very nice phone.

  76. Sebastian Weetabix
    Sebastian Weetabix
    преди 5 месеца

    You broke your first folding phone You mean the first foldable you have or broke? Reply pls

  77. anythingorz
    anythingorz
    преди 5 месеца

    The yt shorts suggested to me: the razr broke on display shelf

  78. Chetan Shet
    Chetan Shet
    преди 5 месеца

    He got the remaining amount from the monetize of this video..

  79. Christopher Kelly
    Christopher Kelly
    преди 5 месеца

    Spend a Gino on a phone but neglect to use a relatively cost effective case of your choosing at your peril. Vanity is a sin!

  80. supersonicwings
    supersonicwings
    преди 5 месеца

    I went on Craigslist and bought a used iPhone 6 for $100 swap the battery out to a new one. Lived happily ever after

  81. Grim Leaper
    Grim Leaper
    преди 5 месеца

    I feel like when it gets more normalized in the market it will get more places that can repair it easily. Hopefully soon that'll be the case, because the idea is amazing. As for being ready for prime time, nothing really is until it is.

  82. Comic Ninja9
    Comic Ninja9
    преди 5 месеца

    Razer 5g deals, 400$ off

  83. Don Callahan
    Don Callahan
    преди 5 месеца

    +MrMobile [Michael Fisher] That suckes you broke the Razr (at least partially). Even more surprising, is that the folding display went unscathed. That says that maybe Motorola's folding display is more durable the people expect it to be.

  84. Enrique Velez
    Enrique Velez
    преди 5 месеца

    A slippery hand-held device should be able to withstand 4-feet drops on any surface. If they don't want you to drop it they should provide a wrist strap. Why is the outside made of glass, anyway? Don't blame the costumer for faulty design.

  85. Anarchitect
    Anarchitect
    преди 6 месеца

    Broke my Z Fold2 front glass screen... $139.

  86. DikoMan
    DikoMan
    преди 6 месеца

    I understand it was an expensive phone but was it really needed to plug in so many hidden commercials? I am actually starting to doubt that this wasn't intentional...

  87. Just Jordan
    Just Jordan
    преди 6 месеца

    I think I need to call my Credit Card company to ahm ... confirm I get half refund if I break a nut.

  88. DRiley
    DRiley
    преди 6 месеца

    Hey now it looks like my OG pink razr from back in the day. #LikeFatherLikeSon

  89. Quintero Jay
    Quintero Jay
    преди 6 месеца

    Ubreak will condemn your device or machine to death...then u take it home after their judgement has been layed and it works..... 🤦....razr 5g in the 📭tomorrow....verizon salesman tried to talk me outta it though

  90. Dávid Végső
    Dávid Végső
    преди 6 месеца

    Anybody knows what jacket he is wearing? It looks awesome

  91. Spruce Evergreen
    Spruce Evergreen
    преди 6 месеца

    *Laughs in Nokia 2720*

  92. ice cold
    ice cold
    преди 6 месеца

    You are Tony Stark. (of the phone world).

  93. bassnyc1
    bassnyc1
    преди 6 месеца

    Where in Brooklyn are you?

  94. aidan jewell
    aidan jewell
    преди 6 месеца

    i need a clip of 4:24 - 4:41

  95. Radu Cristian Dumitrescu
    Radu Cristian Dumitrescu
    преди 6 месеца

    Asa e cind iti place sa umbli fara chiloti la telefon.

  96. Some Donkus
    Some Donkus
    преди 6 месеца

    the best feature about a clamshell design is the fact it can withstand more drops then an average phone can. thats the primary reason why i use one..

  97. Deadpool
    Deadpool
    преди 6 месеца

    Oh man, I love the style and feel of this phone. Would love to get one, but I'm scared of ruining the main display. I can afford it, but I can't afford to break it in a couple of months. If I buy it, I need it to last me atleast one whole year. Sure motorola provides cases (I always use my phone with a case) but I wished this phone shipped with a factory applied screen protector and I really wish there was some kind of solution to dust getting under the display.

  98. Jhayla Espia San Jacinto
    Jhayla Espia San Jacinto
    преди 6 месеца

    Damn... ummm. Sorry there's nothing we can do..

  99. Zero Walker
    Zero Walker
    преди 6 месеца

    I agree I would not blame Motorola I htink the fault is in the hands on the lie of the Gorilla Glass. " designed to be thin, light and damage-resistant" Well the damage-resistant is so damn useless that if you drop you phone it cracks like an egg. So the only meaning behind resistant to damage is well it will survive scratches but nothing else. I wish companies tried to find something better than shitty Gorilla glass.

  100. Pendleton 115
    Pendleton 115
    преди 6 месеца

    It upsets me that service parts aren't easily accessible. That front glass and display look like they would be quite straight forward to swap around if only the parts were possibly to buy.