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Motorola Edge S poster leaked ahead of launch

Motorola has confirmed the launch of the smartphone but had not revealed anything related to its design and specifications.

twitter-logoAnkita Chakravarti | January 26, 2021 | Updated 14:42 IST

Highlights

  • Motorola is set to launch the Edge S on January 26 in China.
  • A poster was leaked on Weibo which provided a glimpse of the smartphone.
  • The smartphone went up for pre-orders on JD.com. 

Motorola is set to launch the Edge S on January 26 in China. The company has confirmed the launch of the smartphone but had not revealed anything related to its design and specifications. However, a poster was leaked on Weibo which provided a glimpse of the smartphone. Several times before this, the renders of the smartphone had leaked online and the one on the website surprisingly matches the renders.

Twitter user Ankit had first spotted the poster of the Motorola Edge S on the Chinese alternative of Twitter, Weibo. From the picture, it looks like the teaser captured from the website. In the picture, a smartphone with a quad-camera setup on the rear is seen. You can spot four large camera sensors inside a square-shaped camera island. Earlier, tipster Nils Ahrensmeier had revealed that the smartphone would be released with 'Sky' and 'Beryl' color options. In the latest leaked image, you can spot the phone in the Sky color.

However, Motorola has not shared the poster of the Edge S officially. The smartphone went up for pre-orders on JD.com.

As far as the specs are concerned, Motorola had confirmed that the smartphone would be launched with Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor. Edge S would be the first smartphone to be launched with the Snapdragon 870.

Motorola's General Manager Chen Jin shared the AnTuTu scores of the Edge S on the Chinese alternative of Twitter, Weibo.

In the post shared by Chen Jin, Motorola Edge S has scored 679860. The smartphone raked up 189,694 in CPU performance, 290268 in the display, 103322 for RAM, and 96576 for UX. So far the top spot on AnTuTu has been achieved by Black Shark 4, which managed to score 788505. The Black Shark 4 is powered by Snapdragon 888. Next in line is the Oppo Find X3, which has scored 771491, followed by Xiaomi Mi 11 with 752935 and iQOO7 with 708425 points. Notably, all the phones in the top 4 spots are powered by Snapdragon 888, which is the flagship processor.

The smartphone which was codenamed Nio will reportedly feature a 6.7-inch QHD+ display with an unusual refresh rate of 105Hz. It will be powered by Snapdragon 870 coupled with 12GB RAM and 256GB of storage. It will run on Android 11 out of the box and house a 5000mAh battery. In terms of camera, Motorola Edge S will feature a quad-camera setup on the rear which would include a 64-megapixel primary camera. On the front, the smartphone is speculated to feature dual selfie cameras with 16-megapixel and 8-megapixel sensors.

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