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Motorola edge s Is Official With Snapdragon 870, 90Hz Display & More

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Motorola has announced a new smartphone, the edge s. This announcement was expected, and it took place in China. The Motorola edge s comes with the newly-announced Snapdragon 870 SoC from Qualcomm.

This handset is made out of metal and glass, and as you can see, it has two separate display camera holes in the top-left corner. This is not exactly the most popular design choice, but Motorola opted for it.

The phone does have thin bezels, though its bottom bezel is noticeably thicker than the rest. Its display is flat, while a fingerprint scanner is located on the right. There are three cameras placed on the back, we’ll talk about those in a second.

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The Motorola edge s has a 90Hz display, and it offers LPDDR5 RAM

The Motorola edge s features a 6.7-inch fullHD+ (2520 x 1080) LCD display with 21:9 aspect ratio. That display offers a 90Hz refresh rate, and it supports HDR10 content.

The device includes LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 flash storage. It comes in 6GB and 8GB RAM variants with 128GB of storage, or an 8GB RAM variant with 256GB of storage.

Android 10 comes pre-installed on the device, while the phone offers two SIM card slots (2x nano SIM). A 3.5mm headphone jack is a part of the package, while the phone is IP52-rated for splash resistance.

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A 5,000mAh battery is also included, and it supports 20W turbo charging. A 64-megapixel main camera sits on the back of this phone, and it offers an f/1.7 aperture lens, along with PDAF.

A 16-megapixel ultra-wide camera is also included, and it offers 121-degree FoV, and also PDAF. That camera can be used to take 2.8cm macro shots as well. A 2-megapixel depth sensor sits on the back of the phone as well, and the same goes for a ToF sensor.

Two cameras are placed on the front side of the phone

A 16-megapixel camera is included on the front, along with an 8-megapixel ultra-wide unit (100-degree FoV). The phone comes with Bluetooth 5.1. It measures 168.38 x 73.97 x 9.63mm, while it weighs 215 grams.

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The Motorola edge s comes in White and Emerald Blue color options. Its three variants are priced at CNY1,999 ($309), CNY2,399 ($370), and CNY2,799 ($432) in China. It is available starting today, and we don’t know if it will become available outside of China.

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