Motorola Edge S goes official with Snapdragon 870, 64MP camera, 5000mAh battery, and much more

by Ashish

The wait is finally over and putting an end to all the previous leaks and rumors the Motorola Edge S is finally official. After the launch, this smartphone becomes the first to launch with the latest Snapdragon 870 processor. The handset is unveiled in China and is also expected to come in the other markets as well.

The main highlight of the smartphone is its price. It offers a bunch of features such as six cameras on both ends, a massive battery life, the latest processor with 5G connectivity, and much more. Without wasting much time let’s get a deep dive into the specs of the device and let’s know if it is value for money.

Motorola Edge S specifications

Starting with the display, Motorola Edge S sports a 6.7-inch LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It has a flat display panel that features double punch-hole cameras. While on the rear panel, it has an NVCM coating and is available in two different colors.

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The handset is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G which is a successor to the Snapdragon 865 and offers improved performance over this previous chipset. Along with the latest SoC, it is paired with the Turbo LPDDR5 RAM for more improved performance.

In terms of camera configurations, the handset is equipped with a total of six cameras both on the rear and on the back. The rear panel comes with a quad-camera setup which includes a 64MP main camera, a 16MP ultra-wide lens, a  2MP TOF lens, and a TOF camera sensor. While on the front side it has 16MP and an 8MP ultrawide camera.

Motorola Edge S comes with the new MY UI which is based on Android 11 and it has its own assistant called the Moto AI. The company claims that the new UI is lighter and comes with various features such as desktop mode, object recognition, and split-screen for multitasking.

In addition, the phone packs a 5000mAh massive battery capacity that will come with the support for 20W fast charging. It has all the essential ports including USB Type-C, dual SIM support, Bluetooth 5.1, and dual-frequency GPS.

Price and availability

Motorola Edge S is already available for pre-orders in China with the base model with the starting price of 1999 yuan (310 USD) for 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant. While the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage is available for 2399 yuan (371 USD) and the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage is priced at 2799 yuan which is (433 USD). The smartphone is available in two different color options which are Emerald Glaze and Emerald Light.


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