Motorola’s newest stabs in the flagship and upper mid-range segments redefine its attempt to infiltrate the global smartphone scene.
Motorola has never been a showoff in terms of its smartphone entries as of late. Unlike the Xiaomi and Realme phones, Lenovo’s handsets are mostly ones that only cater to Android purists, whether it’s the design or the hardware performance.
Today, with the release of the Motorola Edge and Edge+, Lenovo wants to change that notion.
The Motorola Edge+ is Lenovo’s first proper flagship smartphone in years. And for most brands that are hungry to introduce a new line in the segment, the phone naturally comes with several “firsts” in its fold.
For instance, the Motorola Edge+ is built around on a massive 6.7-inch AMOLED curved display, with a 90Hz refresh rate. The phone’s screen is also HDR10+ compliant with a 1080p+ resolution.
Meanwhile, the Motorola Edge+ also features a display cutout which houses a singular selfie snapper. Additionally, a fingerprint reader is hidden underneath.
Powering the Motorola Edge+ is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 chipset. The phone is then coupled with 12GB of RAM and a non-expandable 256GB of UFS 3.0 internal storage.
Another highlight of the Motorola Edge+ is its quadruple-camera setup on its rear. The system comprises a sizeable 108MP wide camera, which gets accompanied by an 8MP telephoto lens, a 16MP ultrawide camera, and a TOF 3D lens, which is also used for depth-sensing.
Inside the Motorola Edge+’s notch is a 25MP wide selfie snapper.
Other key features of the Motorola Edge+ are 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast wired charging and 15W fast wireless charging, in-display fingerprint reader, Bluetooth 5.1, and USB Type-C.
The regular Motorola Edge’s key features and specs are mostly similar to that of the Plus variant. As it is, you’d still get a 6.7-inch 90Hz screen with curves on its sides. The phone, however, doesn’t support HDR10+.
Another difference can be found at the core of the Motorola Edge’s hardware features. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 765G chipset, with 4GB/6GB of RAM tiers and 128GB of storage.
The Motorola Edge also comes with a quad-cam setup on its rear. The system’s configurations are the same with the Plus version, except for its 64MP primary wide camera. The phone also features a 25MP selfie shooter that is housed in the display cutout.
The battery on the Motorola Edge is also smaller, right at 4,500mAh capacity. It supports 18W fast wired charging. No wireless charging for this phone, though.
The vanilla Motorola Edge is priced at EUR 599, while the Plus variant carries a price tag of EUR 1,199.
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