Motorola Edge S is official with Snapdragon 870, 5G and triple camera

Ivan, 26 January 2021

As promised, the Motorola Edge S is now official and on sale in China.

This is the first phone to claim the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 870. It's built on a 7nm process, has an 8-core processor with one Cortex-A78 core running at the highest-in-smartphone 3.2GHz. The Motorola Edge S naturally has 5G built in. You can configure the phone with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM, 128GB or 256GB (8/256GB) of UFS 3.1 storage.

Motorola Edge S is official with Snapdragon 870, 5G and triple camera

The display is a 6.7-inch 90Hz IPS LCD of 2520x1080p resolution and offers HDR10 support. It has two cameras built-into it - 16MP main and 8MP ultrawide. The fingerprint scanner is embedded into the frame of the phone.

On the rear there are four sensors in total. A 64MP main camera with an f/1.7 aperture and support for 6K video capture at 30fps, a 16MP ultrawide with phase-detect autofocus, a 2MP fixed-focus depth sensor and a ToF sensor.

Motorola Edge S is official with Snapdragon 870, 5G and triple camera

The phone is powered by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 20W charging with the provided 20W adapter in the box. The Motorola Edge S is IP52 splash proof, has a 3.5mm headphone jack and comes with a charger, preinstalled screen protector, cable and a case.

Motorola Edge S is official with Snapdragon 870, 5G and triple camera

The Motorola Edge S goes on pre-order in China today and will begin shipping on February 3. The phone comes in an Emerald Light color and is priced CNY 1,999 (INR 22,500, €250, converted) for the 6/128GB model, CNY 2,399 (INR 27,000, €305) for the 8/128GB and CNY 2,799 (INR 31,500, €350) for the range-topping 8/256GB.

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  • mshimul

Nice

  • Marty

These days I'm still wondering why companies put in really bad camera sensors (like what can a 2mp sensor do) when they can cut off more of the price by using one superb sensor (like the pixel 4a). Other than that, this phone is an absolute stea...

  • Anonymous

and the battery will last more than 1 year :)

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