Motorola Edge S Launches with Snapdragon 870

Motorola Edge S

The Motorola Edge S is now officially launched, and is also currently on sale in China. This is the first phone to feature 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. Users can configure the phone with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM, 128GB or 256GB (8/256GB) of UFS 3.1 storage.

The display of the phone 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. 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.

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, pre installed screen protector, cable and a case.

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