Moto Edge+ and Moto Edge goes official

Motorola has launched two new phones. The brand enters flagship territory with the Moto Edge+ running on Snapdragon 865 and a high-profile repertoire. It is accompanied by a regular Moto Edge that helms Snapdragon 765 inside. The whole package is luxurious and likewise is the price tag.

Let’s dig into their on-paper offering to see where they stack up against their counterparts.

Beginning with the biggie,

Moto Edge+ Specs and Features

The Edge design which is extolled by Motorola is something that dates back to 2014. Remember Galaxy Note Edge. Still, it’s a looker for sure. The curved edges can be used for:

  • Edge Lighting for notifications, battery status, alarms
  • You can swipe up or down on the edge to quickly switch apps and check notifications.
  • While gaming in landscape mode, you can use the two customizable buttons at the top and bottom as shoulder triggers.

The face flaunts a 6.77-inch 90Hz FHD+ AMOLED screen. To the left edge nests a 25MP camera within a punch hole.

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By the back, a 108MP Samsung HMX sensor that outs 27MP JPEGs post pixel binning. This is teamed with a 16MP 117-degree ultrawide module, a 3x optical 8MP telephoto module, and a ToF sensor. Motorola vaunts 6K video recording capability from the Edge+.

Internally, the phone is rocking a Snapdragon 865 chip paired with 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.0 storage. A 5000mAh battery ensures copious amount of juice backed by 18W fast charging, 15W Wireless Charging, and 5W Reverse Charging.

Rest, you also get an IP68 ingress protection rating, in-screen fingerprint scanner, Dual speakers, 3.5mm jack, USB-C, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, 5G, and NFC.

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Pricing and Availability

The Moto Edge+ will be available in Smoky Sangria and Thunder Grey colors while the regular Edge comes in Solar Black and Midnight Magenta colors.

The Motorola Edge+ will be out on sale in the US starting May 14 via Verizon wireless. It is priced at $999 (about Rs. 76,400). The Motorola Edge is deferred for ‘this summer’ and thus pricing is yet to be announced.

Similarly, there is no official word on Indian availability.

Moto Edge+ vs Moto Edge Specs

ModelMoto Edge+Moto Edge
Display6.77″ AMOLED FHD+ 2340 x 1080 (19.5:9) 90Hz Refresh Rate HDR10+6.77″ AMOLED FHD+ 2340 x 1080 (19.5:9) 90Hz Refresh Rate
Front Camera25MP25MP
Rear Camera108MP+ 16MP+8MP+ ToF64MP+16MP+8MP
ProcessorSnapdragon 865 with X55 modemSnapdragon 765 with X52 modem
SoftwareAndroid 10Android 10
Memory12GB LPDDR5 +256GB UFS 3.06+128GB LPDDR4x + UFS 2.1
Battery5000mAh with 18W wired, 15W wireless, 5W reverse wireless4500mAh with 18W wired

Misc.

IP68 rating, Wifi 6, USB-C 3.1, Bluetooth 5.1, Single SIM

IP54 rating. WiFi 5, USB-C 2.0, Bluetooth 5.1, Dual SIM
Price$999 (roughly Rs. 76,400)TBA

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