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Motorola Edge S launched with Snapdragon 870: Price, specifications and more

After months of leaks and speculations, Motorola has finally lifted the veil off the Motorola Edge S. Motorola on Tuesday made the Edge S official in China.

twitter-logoAnkita Chakravarti | January 27, 2021 | Updated 10:29 IST

Highlights

  • Motorola on Tuesday made the Edge S official in China.
  • The smartphone has been launched with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor.
  • Motorola is yet to announced whether the smartphone will be launched in the international market including India.

After months of leaks and speculations, Motorola has finally lifted the veil off the Motorola Edge S. Motorola on Tuesday made the Edge S official in China. The smartphone has been launched with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor. Motorola is yet to announced whether the smartphone will be launched in the international market including India. However, in China, it is being touted as the cheapest budget flagship device available in the market.

Motorola had promised to launch a phone with Snapdragon 800 series chipset when Qualcomm had announced its flagship device. The company rested all rumours by using the Snapdragon 870 instead of the flagship Snapdragon 888. So let us have a look at the price and specifications of the Motorola Edge S.

Motorola Edge S: Price and availability

Motorola Edge S has been launched in China at CNY 1999 ( Rs 22,548 approx) for 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage variant, for the 8GB of RAM and 128GB the phone costs CNY 2399 ( Rs 27,000 approx). The top variant is priced at CNY 2799 ( Rs 35,559 approx) for the 8GB and 256GB. The smartphone has been launched in two different colours. The India launch of the smartphone has not been announced yet.


Motorola Edge S: Specifications

Motorola Edge S features a 6.7-inch LCD display with a resolution of 25201080 pixels and a refresh rate of 90Hz. It comes with support for HDR10. There is also a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. The processor is the latest by Qualcomm and it is being touted as the upgraded version of the Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC. The Edge S houses a 5,000mAh battery with support for 20W fast charge.

In the camera department, the Motorola Edge S features a square-shaped camera island which houses four camera sensors. The camera island includes a 64MP primary sensor, a 16MP ultra-wide-angle macro sensor, a 2MP portrait depth-of-field sensor, and a ToF stereoscopic depth sensor. On the front, there is a 6-megapixel and 8-megapixel camera sensors for better selfies. The camera comes with various features including the six-axis image stabilization, macro video, audio zoom and video spot colour mode among others

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