At an event in China today, Motorola launched its new smartphone – the Edge S. It is the first smartphone having the powerful Snapdragon 870 chipset. Let us see what other features, as well as specifications, are included on this phone.
Motorola Edge S Overview
The new Motorola Edge S features Quad cameras at the back and a dual selfie camera at the front. It has Snapdragon 870 chipset under its hood, which is the most highlighting feature of the phone. The other features include a 90Hz refresh rate and a 5000mAh battery. The phone has been launched in the Chinese market and soon will be in the global market.
Design and Display
Though the phone has a powerful chipset under its hood, there are certain restrictions to the display part. It has a 6.7-inch LCD screen instead of using an AMOLED panel to the display. This IPS panel features a 90Hz screen refresh rate for a smooth screen experience and has a 21:9 aspect ratio.
To the design part, the phone has a flat-screen rather than a curved screen like in the Motorola Edge plus. There is a double punch hole for the front cameras, whereas, at the back, there is a quad-cameras arranged in a square module. Other than that, the phone is coated with NVCM and is available in two colors.
Performance and Memory
As highlighted, the phone has a first-ever Snapdragon 870 chipset. The chipset performs similar to Snapdragon 865/865+ but with a higher clock speed. Any gains can be felt to the gamers and other users who run intensive applications. The chipset is supported by the Octa-core processor and Adreno 650 GPU.
On to the memory, the users can choose between 6 and 8GB of RAM (LPDDR5). While the 6GB variant comes with 128GB storage, the 8GB variant comes with either 128GB or 256GB storage.
The Motorola Edge S features a 64MP f/1.7 primary camera followed by a 16MP Ultra-wide angle lens and a 2MP depth sensor. Likewise, the phone also includes a time-of-flight(TOF) sensor.
The phone is capable of taking vibrant, colorful photos. With the Audio Zoom module feature, you can record better audio while shooting the videos. Likewise, the camera also packs vlog mode, night mode, and macro mode.
On to the front, there is a 16MP primary sensor followed 8MP ultrawide sensor.
You can shoot the video on 6K at 30 fps, 4K at 30 fps with the primary camera, while with the front camera, you can shoot the video at 1080p at 30fps.
Battery and other features
A huge 5000mAh battery backs the phone. It supports a 25W fast charging, refilling the phone in no time. For security, there is a fingerprint sensor on the side panel. You can also connect to an external display via USB-C. The phone also features a new Dex-like desktop mode.
Specifications Of Motorola Edge S
|Body||168.4 x 74 x 9.7 mm, 215g|
|Display||6.7 inches IPS LCD panel, 90Hz, supports HDR10|
|Resolution||1080 x 2520 pixels, FHD+|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 (7nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)|
|Main camera||64MP, f/1.7 primary sensor, PDAF
16MP ultra-wide sensor, PDAF
2MP depth sensor
|Front camera||16MP primary (wide)
8MP secondary (ultra -wide)
|Audio||3.5mm headphone jack|
|Battery||5000mAh, 20W fast charging|
Motorola Edge S Price in Nepal and Availability
Motorola Edge S has just launched in China and ready to sell, with the starting price of 1,999 Yuan for the 6/128GB variant. The phone will be launched in the global market soon under Moto G100. The expected starting price of Motorola Edge S will be Rs.40,000 when it gets launched in Nepal. So get ready for the powerful chipset phone.
|Motorola Edge S Variant||Price in China||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|6/128GB||1,999 Yuan||Rs. 40,000|
|8/128GB||2,399 Yuan||Rs. 45,000|
|8/256GB||2,799 Yuan||Rs. 53,000|