We had a rumor about the Motorola Edge S when we heard news about the Snapdragon 870 5G chipset. Yes, this latest smartphone by Motorola comes with the latest flagship killer 5G chipset. Also, this smartphone has some awesome specifications for the price. Let’s find out detailed specs, features, and expected price of Motorola Edge S in Nepal along with its availability.
Motorola Edge S Overview
Display and Design
The Motorola Edge S comes with a 6.7” IPS LCD display. This display has FHD+ resolution of 2520 x 1080 pixel with 21:9 aspect ratio. It comes with a 90 Hz refresh rate and HDR 10 support for very accurate color calibration. Likewise, the display has a typical brightness of 560 nits. Moreover, the display contains two punch holes for the dual front cameras.
Around the back, a square camera setup can be seen. Camera setup includes LED flash. On the rear panel, we can also see the ‘M’ logo of Motorola. For now, users can choose between two color options: Silver and Blue. Moving on, there are volume rocker buttons on the right side. And below the volume button, a fingerprint scanner is mounted which doubles as a power button. Further, the handset bags IP52 rating for water and dust resistant.
From the rear quad camera setup, the primary sensor is of 64 MP with f/1.7 aperture. It is followed by a 16 MP ultra-wide lens with 121-degree FOV. Then it gets a 2 MP sensor for depth sensing with aperture of 2.4. The fourth one is a 3D Time-of-Flight (TOF) sensor.
The setup has the dual LED flash for better lighting on dark surroundings. Further, the setup is capable of recording in 6K video at 30 fps. Also, there is an option for 4K as well as 1080p video both at 30 and 60 fps.
On the front, there is a 16 MP primary wide camera followed by 8 MP ultra-wide lens. It is capable of recording 1080p video at 30 fps. One of the best things about this smartphone is, it can use both front and rear cameras at once.
Performance and Memory
Motorola Edge S is powered by the latest chipset from Qualcomm: Snapdragon 870 5G. The octa-core 7 nm processor is 12% faster and 10% more efficient than the previous SD 865. Similarly, the graphics department is handled by Adreno 650 GPU.
The handset comes in two memory configurations. Speaking of memory Motorola has used fast Turbo LPDDR5 RAM. Similarly, an enhanced version of UFS 3.1 is used as storage. The base variant has 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of onboard storage. On the other hand, the top-tier comes with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage options. It also comes in 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.
Moreover, Motorola has used similar technology as Vivo. Turbo allows you to use 3GB of the storage as an additional RAM. Most importantly, it runs on Android 11.
Battery and Miscellaneous
Device packs a 5,000 mAh battery that supports a 20W fast charge via the Type-C port. The phone comes with dual SIM support (Nano only), an side-mounted fingerprint scanner, face unlock, NFC, dual band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1 and many more
Motorola Edge S Specifications
|Body||168.4 x 74 x 9.7 mm, 215 g|
|Display||6.7 inches, IPS LCD, HDR10, 560 nits (HBM)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2520 pixels, 21:9 ratio|
|Processor||Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)|
|Storage and RAM||128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM|
|Rear Camera||Quad Cameras|
Primary: 64 MP, f/1.7, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.7µm, PDAF, Laser AF, Ultra-wide: 16 MP, f/2.2, 121˚, 1.0µm, PDAF, Depth: 2 MP, f/2.4, TOF 3D
|Front Camera||16 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1.0µm|
|Video Resolution||Rear: [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/120fps, gyro-EIS|
Front: [email protected]
|Audio||Loudspeakers, 3.5mm headphone slot|
|Connectivity||5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac/6, Bluetooth 5.1, A-GPS, FM radio, USB Type-C 3.1|
|Battery||Li-Po 5000 mAh|
|Charging||Fast charging 20W|
Motorola Edge S Price in Nepal and Availability
Motorola Edge S is currently available for pre-booking in China. It is priced at CNY 1,999 for 6/128 GB variant and CNY 2,399 for 8/128 GB variant. Similarly, CNY 2,799 for the 8/256 GB variant.
In terms of availability, the handset might launch in Nepal soon. If it makes its way to Nepal, we might get this smartphone at around Rs. 50,000 for the top tier variant.
|Smartphone Model||Price in China||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|Motorola Edge S||1,999 Yuan (6/128 GB)|
2,399 Yuan (8/128 GB)
2,799 Yuan (8/256 GB)
|Rs. 40,000 |