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Motorola Edge and Edge+ launched; features 6.7-inch Full HD+ OLED 90Hz display


After series of leaks and rumours, Motorola has now finally launched its much-awaited Motorola Edge and Edge+ smartphones, marking the company’s re-entry into the premium flagship smartphone market.

Motorola Edge+

The Motorola Edge+ is the flagship smartphone from the company which comes with a curved 6.7-inch Full HD+ OLED display with 2400 x 1080 pixels screen resolution, HDR10+ support, 90Hz refresh rate and 21:9 aspect ratio. It also comes with in-display fingerprint sensor for added protection.

Motorola Edge+

The curved screen isn’t for the aesthetics purpose but comes with interesting features. It shows incoming call and alarm alerts as well as shows the battery charging levels. It also enables users to switch apps with just a swipe.

Being a flagship product, the device comes powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset, coupled with 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.0 internal storage. It packs 5,000mAh battery which supports 18W TurboPower fast charging as well as 15W wireless charging and 5W wireless power charging.

The highlight of the smartphone is the camera configuration which rocks 1 108MP primary camera with support for OIS and 6K video capture. It is coupled with an 8MP telephoto lens with 3X optical zoom support and a 16MP wide-angle lens.

Motorola Edge+

On the front side, the device features a 25MP snapper taking care of selfies and video calling. The phone supports NR mmWave and sub-6Hz 5G bands along with the faster Wi-Fi 6 wireless connectivity. Although the phone isn’t IP-rated, the company claims th at it is water repellent.

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Motorola Edge

This one is a mid-range offering from the company which also features a 6.7-inch Full HD+ OLED display with 90Hz refresh rate and 21:9 aspect ratio. However, it lacks the HDR10+ support but comes with in-display fingerprint sensor.

Motorola Edge+

Under the hood, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 SoC, along with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Unlike the Plus variant, this one supports storage expansion using a microSD card slot. On the front, the Android 10-powered smartphone comes with a 25MP selfie snapper.

In the camera department, the smartphone features a 64MP primary camera alongside a 16MP ultra wide-angle camera and an 8MP telephoto lens with 2X optical zoom. The 5G smartphone is powered by a 4,500mAh battery and comes with 18W TurboPower fast charging technology but lacks wireless charging support.

Pricing and Availability

The Motorola Edge comes in two color options — Solar Black and Midnight Magenta while the Plus variant is being offered in Smoky Sangria and Thunder Grey colors. The Motorola Edge+ is priced at $999 and will be available for purchase from 14th May in the United States as Verizon exclusive. The company is yet to reveal pricing and availability details of the Motorola Edge smartphone.

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