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This week in Android: Breaking the Razr, killing the Fold, and some leaks

This week in Android Motorola defends Razr stress test fail, Escobar Fold 2 threatens Samsung. Here's the top Android news!

Published onFebruary 9, 2020

CNET's Motorola Razr folding test.

This week the Motorola Razr was put to the test, the bend test, and it came up short. Motorola responded that the testing was inaccurate, but you get to judge for yourself.

Google Maps was in the news over and over again, but they’re still not old enough to drive! Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Google Maps has a new coat of paint and features, and an artist took advantage of their algorithms to cause some serious virtual traffic problems.

Speaking of Google, there’s a new group of Chinese OEMs launching an app store all their own. They say they’re goal is not to compete with Google and the Play Store, but that is the inevitable reality.

A number of leaks show off what could be a Nokia 5.2 ‘Captain America’ phone, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip and more. 

Here are the top 10 Android stories of the week

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