Motorola has expanded its Edge series portfolio with the addition of Motorola Edge S as its latest smartphone. The device is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC. The key highlights of the mobile phone include a dual hole-punch display with 90Hz refresh rate support a 5,000mAh battery and quad rear cameras. Although the device has debuted in the Chinese market but is speculated to be rebranded as Moto G100 for the global market.
Motorola Edge S technical specifications
Motorola Edge S comes with a 6.7-inch full-HD+ display with 1,080×2,520 pixels of resolution. It offers a 21:9 aspect ratio, HDR10 and 90Hz refresh rate support. The device runs MyUI on top of Android 11 and is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC with Adreno 650 GPU. This smartphone is offered with up to 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
For photos and videos, there is a quad rear camera setup on Motorola Edge S that includes a 64-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.7 aperture. Moreover, there is a 16-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens that offers 121 degrees of field-of-view (FoV) and phase detection autofocus, a 2-megapixel depth sensor for portraits and a time-of-flight (ToF) sensor. On the front, there is a dual hole-punch display housing a dual selfie camera setup that includes a 16-megapixel primary sensor and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens.
Apart from this, the phone boasts a 5,000mAh battery that comes with 20W fast charging support. The device is IP52 rated for splash resistance and features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. For connectivity, there is 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm audio jack. While the sensors it includes are an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor.
Motorola Edge S price and availability
Motorola Edge S has been launched in three different configurations. The price in China has been set at CNY 1,999 that translates to Rs 22,600 for the 6GB with 128GB storage. Whereas the 8GB with 128GB storage option will be available at CNY 2,399 that comes around Rs 27,000 and the 8GB with 256GB storage model price has been set at CNY 2,799 that translates to Rs 31,600. The phone will be available in three colour options- Emerald Light and Snow and Mist. It is scheduled to go on sale in China from February 3.
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