Motorola Edge S: The new flagship-killer

Motorola Edge

Motorola’s Moto G 5G is one of the most perfectly craft smartphones. The Moto G 5G was launched to take on spec-focused Xiaomi and Realme phones. There is a new addition to the family of Motorola’s flagship category this year. Eventually, Motorola Nio is rebranded as the Motorola Edge S.


Motorola Edge S smartphone launch recently on 26th January 2021. The device is price at CNY 1,999 which is approximately Rs 22,500 and sets a benchmark for the 2021 flagship killer category. The Motorola Edge S uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipset and that alone seems to make all smartphone gamers and enthusiasts happy. Till now, there’s no clue as to whether India is going to get this phone.

Motorola Edge S: Specifications

The new Motorola Edge S gets a big 6.70-inch display, it comes with a resolution of 1080×2520 pixels along with an aspect ratio of 21:9. Followed by support for faster refresh rate of up to 90Hz and HDR10 colors. The smartphone runs on 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor with 1 core clocked at 3.2GHz, 3 cores clocked at 2.4GHz and 4 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. It is pack with 6GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 11. It ┬áis powered by a 5000mAh battery and comes with proprietary fast charging.


Motorola Edge S: Camera

The Motorola Edge S in the rear carries a 64-MP main camera with an f/1.7 aperture; a second 16-MP camera; a third 2-MP camera and a fourth TOF sensor. The rear camera setup also offers phase detection autofocus(PDAF). The Motorola Edge S packs a 16-MP main camera and a 8-MP secondary camera on the front.

Eventually, The Chinese variant runs MYUI based on Android 11 and packs 128GB of inbuilt storage. Motorola Edge S is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that supports dual Nano-SIM cards. For dimensions, The handset measures 168.38 x 73.97 x 9.69mm (height x width x thickness) and weights 215.00 grams. It launches in Emerald Light and Snow and Mist colors.

For connectivity, the device includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes, GPS, Bluetooth v5.10, NFC, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G. For those who are curious, there’s support for the 5G network baked in.


The Phone gets all the important sensors include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The Moto Edge S supports face unlock. Even then, The company still uses a plastic unibody construction for the Edge S.

In Chinese market, the base variant of the Edge S sells with 6GB RAM as well as 128GB storage, is price at CNY 1,999 which is approximately Rs 22,500. Following, The 8GB RAM model sells for CNY 2,399 which is approximately Rs 27,000. The top-of-the-line version with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of capacity comes at CNY 2,799 which roughly calculates to around Rs 31,500.

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