Motorola has managed to return to the high-end segment for years with the release of Motorola Edge devices. At the start of 2021, Motorola has another high-end device in the pipeline, whose specifications, design and launch date have been leaked today.
Motorola Edge S
Under the Google banner, the US company Motorola has developed high-end phones for years: after Lenovo acquisition These developments were covered up. Instead of focusing on multiple sectors, Motorola has positioned “Lenovo” in the mid-range segment.
After focusing on the mid-range segment for years, Motorola’s first “regular” high-end phone was introduced last year: Motorola Edge(+). For 2021, Motorola has a second high-end series phones ready with Motorola Edge S.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
Earlier, it was leaked that Motorola wanted to equip the high-end phone with the Snapdragon 888 chipset. This does not appear to be the case now – the Edge S is expected to be used. Qualcomms Snapdragon 870Chipset: Snapdragon 865+ “ developer ”. An upcoming Edge S image has also been leaked via Twitter; In the photos, we notice, among other things, that the Edge S offers room for four camera sensors on the back. The launch call also shows that the phone will be available in two colors: White (Sky) and Blue (Beryl).
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As for the camera unit on the back of the Motorola Edge S, there are three cameras available, as well as a laser autofocus unit. Rumors speculate that the device will include a 64-megapixel camera sensor for the main camera, with a 16-megapixel wide-angle camera and finally a 2-megapixel depth camera. Details about the two selfie cameras on the front of the phone – and the one in the hole punch – are not yet known.
105 Hz, 90 Hz?
Finally, there are the previously leaked specifications, as the Motorola Edge S is expected to use a 6.7-inch screen with a refresh rate of at least 90Hz. Rumors are swirling about an odd 105Hz refresh rate, take it with the necessary salt pellets for now. The screen may not be OLED. Motorola has integrated a fingerprint scanner into the on / off button, while manufacturers usually place a scanner in the screen when using OLED panels.
Motorola launched its first high-end phone since Lenovo acquired it with Edge (+)
In terms of storage variants, Motorola will offer several variants: Motorola Edge S can be configured with a maximum of 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage. Whether this is true – and whether this is also possible in the Netherlands and Belgium – should be clear at the time of launch. What is almost certain is that Motorola Edge S will run on Android 11 at the time of introduction. Moreover, the device has a (expected) battery with a capacity of 5000 mAh; This battery can be quickly charged with a maximum of 20 watts.
The next launch
It is still not known when the device will arrive in Europe – Motorola Edge S will launch in China on January 26th. Later, the device will also be introduced in Europe, and here the device – as suggested by various sources – will be given a different name. For example, Motorola is preparing to expand the G series into the high-end segment.
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