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    Motorola Edge 20 and Edge 20 Pro – The Premium Smartphones from Motorola, Launched Officially

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Motorola launched the Motorola Edge 20 Series on 29th July 2021
    • Motorola Edge 20 is the vanilla version, while the Motorola Edge 20 Pro is premium
    • The price of Motorola Edge 20 and Edge 20 Pro in Europe is EUR 499.9 and EUR 699.99 for the 8/128 GB and 12/256 GB, respectively

    On 29th July 2021, Motorola launched the Motorola Edge 20, Motorola Edge 20 Pro, and Motorola Edge 20 Lite. Among the smartphones, the Motorola Edge 20 Lite is the most affordable phone. And the other two smartphones are the premium version of the Motorola Edge 20 Lite. Here we will discuss the Motorola Edge 20 and Motorola Edge 20 Pro.

    For Europe, Motorola is selling Motorola Edge 20 at EUR 499.9 (around NPR 69701) for the 8/128 GB variant. Similarly, the Motorola Edge 20 Pro price in Europe is EUR 699.99 (around NPR 97582) for the 12/256 GB. Following the price in Europe, the probable price of Motorola Edge 20 in Nepal is NPR 71,000, and the price for the Motorola Edge 20 Pro is NPR 100,000.

    Motorola Edge 20 and Edge 20 Pro Overview

    Motorola Edge 20 and Motorola Edge 20 Pro are similar in many aspects, while they differ only in terms of processor, battery, and some of the build quality.

    Design and Build Quality

    Both the smartphones have a 6.7-inches OLED display. They support HDR10+ content and have a high refresh rate of 144Hz. Likewise, they have a display resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The smartphones have a water-repellent design. Furthermore, they have Gorilla Glass protection with anti-fingerprint coating on display.

    Motorola Edge 20
    Motorola Edge 20

    The smartphones have a glass front. While the back of Motorola Edge 20 is plastic, the back of Motorola Edge 20 Pro is 3D glass or eco-leather. They have IP52 water protection. 

    Both smartphones have a side-mounted fingerprint reader, face unlock, and ThinkShield for mobile, for security.

    Performance

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G processor powers the Motorola Edge 20. It has a 7nm manufacturing process. The storage option is 8 GB RAM with either 128GB or 256 GB storage. Similarly, the GPU of the smartphone is Adreno 650.

    Motorola Edge 20 and Edge 20 Pro Processor
    Processor

    On the other hand, Motorola Edge 20 Pro has a Snapdragon 778G chipset with a 6 nm fabrication process. The smartphone possesses 12 GB of RAM with 256 GB of internal storage. Likewise, the smartphone employs Adreno 642L to handle graphical processing.

    Both the smartphones boot on Android 11 based on My UX. Motorola promises two Android OS updates as Android 12 and Android 13, and bi-monthly security updates for all the smartphones in the Edge 20 Series.

    Camera

    The smartphones have a triple rear camera, 108 MP ISOCELL HM2 primary camera, 16 MP ultra-wide, and an 8 MP telephoto camera.

    Motorola Edge 20 Pro Camera
    Camera

    The telephoto camera in the Motorola Edge 20 has up to 3x optical zoom, whereas the Motorola Edge 20 Pro has up to 5x optical zoom. The smartphones have optical image stabilization.

    The video shooting modes for the rear cameras are Slow-motion, AR stickers, Dual capture, Spot Color, Super slow motion, Timelapse, and Portrait. The rear camera of the smartphones can capture the video in 8K at 24fps, 4K at 30/60fps, and finally, 1080p at 30/60/120/960fps.

    Motorola Edge 20 Pro
    Motorola Edge 20 Pro

    The front camera of both smartphones is equipped with a 32 MP sensor in a punch hole. Both the cameras can record the video in 1080p at 30fps. The front camera software has shooting modes such as Pro, Group selfie, Live filter, Dual capture, Spot color, Night vision, Cinemagraph, and Portrait.

    Battery

    Motorola Edge 20 packs a 4000 mAh battery, whereas the Motorola Edge 20 Pro has a 4500 mAh battery. While the Motorola Edge 20’s battery goes for all day long, the Motorola Edge 20 Pro has 34 hours of battery life. Both of them support 30W TurboPower.

    Motorola Edge 20 and Motorola Edge 20 Pro Specifications

    Motorola Edge 20Motorola Edge 20 Pro
    Body 162 mm x 76 mm x 7 mm i.e., (6.42 x 2.99 x 0.28 in)163 mm x 76 mm x 8 mm i.e., (6.42 x 2.99 x 0.31 in)
    Water Repellent design
    Weight163 grams

     

    185 grams
    190 grams (leather back)
    Display6.7-inches, OLED, HDR10+
    144Hz refresh rate, 89.0% screen-to-body ratio
    1080 x 2400 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
    ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3Corning Gorilla Glass 5
    BuildGlass front
    Plastic backGlass back or eco leather back
    ChipsetSnapdragon 778G 5G (6 nm)Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)
    CPUOcta-core (1 x 2.4 GHz Kryo 670 Prime & 3 x 2.2 GHZ Kryo 670 Gold & 4 x 1.9 GHz Kryo 670 Silver)Octa-core (1 x 3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3 x 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4 x 1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
    OSAndroid 11
    GPUAdreno 650Adreno 642L
    RAM 8 GB RAM 12 GB RAM
    Storage128 GB/ 256 GB storage256 GB storage

    Main Camera
    Triple
    • 108 MP, f/1.9, (primary)
    • 8 MP, f/3.4, (periscope telephoto)
    • 16 MP, f/2.2, 119-degree (ultra-wide)
    Video8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/960fps
    Front CameraSingle32 MP, f/2.3
    Video1080p@30fps
    BatteryLi-Po 4000 mAh, non-removableLi-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable
    Charger30W TurboPower
    SecuritySide Mounted Fingerprint reader
    Face Unlock
    ThinkShield for mobile
    SensorsAccelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass, ambient light
    ColorsFrosted Grey, Frosted White, Frosted EmeraldMidnight Blue, Indigo Vegan Leather, Iridescent White

    Motorola Edge 20 and Edge 20 Pro Expected Price in Nepal and Availability

    Motorola has set the price for Motorola Edge 20 as EUR 499.99, while the Motorola Edge 20 Pro price is EUR 699.99. They are available for purchase in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. Similarly, we expect the price of Motorola Edge 20 in Nepal to be around NPR 71,000 for the 8/128 GB model. On the other hand, the expected price of Motorola Edge 20 Pro in Nepal is NPR 100,000 for the 12/256 GB model. 

    The authorized distributor of Motorola phones in Nepal is Call Mobility. You may buy the smartphone from offline or online retail partners once they are launched in Nepal

    Motorola ModelsPrice in EuropePrice in Nepal (Expected)
    Motorola Edge 20 (8/128 GB)EUR 499.99NPR 71,000
    Motorola Edge 20 Pro (12/256 GB)EUR 699.99NPR 100,000

    Meanwhile, you can check out other smartphones in the same price range in Nepal: OnePlus 9, Samsung Galaxy S21, iPhone 11, OnePlus Nord 2 5G, etc.

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    Akriti is a content writer for Techsanchar. She covers tech related news and is a tech enthusiast. Being an IT Graduate, she loves to code and is passionate about STEM. She has been a part of the team since the beginning.

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