The Motorola Edge comes packed with features that make it a top contender in the mid-range flagship category. It packs top-notch mid-range smartphone hardware in a chassis bearing similar design with its much premium sibling. In this article, we explore the Motorola Edge specs and price, which will help you make your purchase decision.
Motorola Edge Key Specs and Features
- 6.7-inch OLED Display, 1080 x 2340 Pixels, (385 ppi)
- Android 10.0
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G Processor (7 nm)
- 4GB / 6GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage
- Fingerprint Sensor (Under Display, Optical)
- 64MP + 8MP + 16MP + TOF Quad Camera
- 25MP Selfie Camera
- 4500 mAh Non-Removable Battery
Design and Display
Design-wise, we have got a familiar setup coming from the much premium Motorola edge plus. We have the same curved edge to edge display which mimics an infinity pool. This setup also resembles that of the Oppo Reno 3 Pro.
This display 6.7-inch display supported by an OLED panel. It has a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340, a screen density of 385 PPI, and a 90Hz refresh rate.
On the rear, we have quad-cameras, a camera flash, and the Motorola logo which indicates its a smartphone manufactured by Motorola.
The Camera system on the Motorola edge doesn’t have as much prestige as its more premium sibling, especially with the absence of a 108MP camera. However, you have got a camera setup that contends with some of the big players in the mid-range category.
Its rear camera system is home to quad cameras which comprises a 64MP primary camera, 8MP telephoto camera, 16MP ultra-wide camera, and a time of flight sensor for capturing depth information.
This rear camera setup a shoot 4k videos at 30fps, 1080p videos at 30 and 60fps. You also get Panorama and HDR for photos.
Selfies on the Motorola Edge Plus are manned by a single 25MP camera, which is capable of shooting 1080p videos at 30fps. It also features HDR for photos.
Hardware and Software
The main story behind the Motorola Edge is offering a mid-range package that is capable of going head to head with the likes of the Vivo Z6 5G and the ZTE Axon 11 5G.
Powering this Android phone is an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 Processor, 6GB or 4GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage, an Adreno 620 graphics processing unit, and non-removable 4500 mAh battery.
On the software side, the Motorola Edge runs its user interface on top of the Android 10.0 operating system.
The Motorola Edge features a 3.5mm jack, USB- Type C port, Dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1, and NFC.
Thanks to its 5G support, downloads, upload, and streaming can benefit from 5G speed, as long as there is 5G reception.
Motorola Edge Price and Availability
The Price of the Motorola Edge is around $649 which is about 253,110 Naira, 69,436 Kenyan Shillings, and 3,764 Ghana Cedi.
The Motorola Edge was announced on April 22, 2020, and is expected to go on sale in May 2020. It comes in Solar Black, Midnight Magenta.
Motorola Edge Specs
Here are a few specs of the Motorola Edge:
- Platform: Android 10.0
- Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 620
- Memory: 4GB / 6GB
- Colours: Solar Black, Midnight Magenta
- Dimension: 161.6 x 71.1 x 9.3 mm
- Weight: 188 g
- SIM Type: Nano
- SIM Count: –
- Display: 6.7-inch OLED Touch-screen 1080 x 2340, 385 PPI, 90Hz Refresh Rate
- Screen Protection: Gorilla Glass 5
- Foldable Display: –
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: 800 / 1900
- 3G WCDMA: –
- 3G CDMA EVDO: 2000 1xEV-DO
- 4G LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 2628, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66, 71
- 5G: 1,2,3,5,7,25,28,38,41,66,71,78
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot:
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: Yes, USB Type-C
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes, with Stereo Speakers
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, LTEPP, SUPL
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (Under Display, Optical)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: –
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, 18W