Motorola Edge and Edge+ smartphones with 6.7-inch FHD+ curved 90Hz OLED display launched

After several months of leaks, Lenovo-owned Motorola’s new Motorola Edge series mid-range smartphones have officially launched, as expect. Going by its name, the smartphones come with a curved display and an impressive camera configuration.

Both the Motorola Edge series smartphones feature a 6.7-inch Full HD+ OLED display with 90Hz refresh rate. While the Edge+ is powered by Snapdragon 865 chipset, the mid-range Edge is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 SoC.

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The highlight of the device is the camera setup on the back. The Edge+ model comes with 108 MP primary sensor with a 16 MP ultra-wide angle lens, an 8 MP telephoto camera and a Time of Flight (ToF) sensor. On the front side, the smartphone features a 25 MP snapper for taking selfies and video calling.

As for the Motorola Edge, it comes with a 64 MP primary sensor, a 16 MP wide-angle lens, an 8 MP telephoto lens and an additional ToF sensor. Up front, it is accompanied by a 25 MP snapper for taking selfies and video calling, same as the Plus variant.

Connectivity options on both the device include 5G, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, AGPS, LTEPP, SUPL, GLONASS, Galileo, and Beidou. The smartphones run the latest Android 10 OS with some add-ons from the company.

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The edge screen shows battery charging status and notifications for incoming calls, messages, and alarms. The curved portion also shows two customisable buttons at the top and bottom as triggers while gaming. The devices also come with Waves-tuned dual stereo speakers.

As for the battery, the Motorola Edge is powered by a 4500 mAh battery while the Edge+ is powered by a 5000 mAh battery. Both of them come with 18W fast charging support. However, the Plus variant also supports wireless charging and reverse wireless charging tech.

Motorola Edge+ Specifications

  • Display: 6.7-inch Full HD+ OLED curved display with 2400 x 1080 pixels screen resolution, 90Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, and 21:9 aspect ratio
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform
  • RAM: 12 GB LPPDDR5
  • Storage: 256 GB UFS 3.0
  • Software: Android 10 with new My UX hub add-ons
  • Rear Camera: 108-megapixel primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, optical stabilisation (OIS), an 8-megapixel sensor with 3x optical zoom and a 16-megapixel wide-angle and macro lens, ToF lens
  • Front Camera: 25-megapixel with f/2.0 aperture
  • Others: In-display fingerprint sensor, Waves-tuned dual speakers
  • Connectivity Options: 5G, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, AGPS, LTEPP, SUPL, GLONASS, Galileo, and Beidou
  • Colors: Smoky Sangria and Thunder Grey
  • Battery: 5000 mAh with 18W fast charging, wireless charging and revers wireless charging

Motorola Edge Specifications

  • Display: 6.7-inch Full HD+ OLED curved display with 2400 x 1080 pixels screen resolution, 90Hz refresh rate, HDR10, and 21:9 aspect ratio
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 Mobile Platform
  • RAM: 6 GB RAM
  • Storage: 128 GB internal; expandable via microSD card
  • Software: Android 10 with My UX hub add-ons
  • Rear Camera: 64-megapixel primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel sensor with 3x optical zoom and a 16-megapixel wide-angle and macro lens, and ToF sensor
  • Front Camera: 25-megapixel with f/2.0 aperture
  • Others: In-display fingerprint sensor, Waves-tuned dual speakers
  • Connectivity Options: 5G, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, AGPS, LTEPP, SUPL, GLONASS, Galileo, and Beidou
  • Colors: Solar Black and Midnight Magenta
  • Battery: 4500 mAh with 18W fast charging

Pricing and Availability

  • Motorola Edge+
    • Pricing: $999
    • Availability: In the USA from 14th May
  • Motorola Edge:
    • Pricing: TBA
    • Availability: This summer