Motorola Edge (2021) has launched in the US as an updated version of the Motorola Edge from last year. It runs Android 11 with My UX on top. It features a 6.8-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,460 pixels) LCD display with a 144Hz refresh rate, up to 576Hz touch latency, and HDR10 support. Under the hood, the phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC paired with the Adreno 642L GPU. It comes with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.
For photos and videos, there is a triple rear camera setup that includes a 108MP primary sensor with an f/1.9 lens, an 8MP sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens that has 119-degree field-of-video (FoV) and doubles as a Macro Vision camera, and a 2MP depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. At the front, the Motorola Edge (2021) has a 32MP selfie shooter with an f/2.25 aperture.
Connectivity options include 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Sensors on board include proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer (compass), and barometer. There is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner on the Motorola Edge (2021), as well as Face Unlock. The phone is backed by a 5,000mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging.
Motorola Edge (2021) is priced at $699 (roughly Rs. 52,000) for the sole 8GB RAM + 256GB storage model. It is offered in a single Nebula Blue color and will be available for pre-order in the US from August 23. Sales will start from September 2 via Best Buy, B&H Photo, Amazon.com, and Motorola.com.