Motorola Edge+

Motorola Edge+ launched in India for ₹74,999

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Motorola’s flagship device is finally here. The Motorola Edge+ launched in India today for a whopping ₹74,999. The latest high-end Motorola phone touts a 3D curved AMOLED Endless Edge display with a 90Hz refresh rate, the Snapdragon 865 SoC, a massive 5,000mAh battery, and 108MP triple rear cameras. Other features of the smartphone include 5G connectivity, wireless charging support, and an in-display fingerprint scanner. The handset runs near-stock-Android skin based on Android 10 and sports a 3.5mm audio jack. The Motorola Edge+ will compete against the premium flagships like the OnePlus 8 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, and iPhone 11 Pro in India.

Motorola Edge+ Specifications

  • Display: 6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED 3D curved display (Endless Edge display)
  • Dimensions: 161.07 x 71.38 x 9.6mm
  • Weight: 203g
  • Processor: Snapdragon 865 Octa-Core processor with Adreno 650 GPU
  • Memory: 12GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • Storage: 256GB UFS 3.0
  • Camera: 108MP + 16MP + 8MP rear camera and 25MP punch-hole selfie camera
  • Software: Android 10 based near-stock Custom UI
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 18W Fast Charging support via USB Type-C

Talking of the Motorola Edge+ specifications, it features a 3D curved 6.7-inch FHD+ OLED Endless Edge display with a 90Hz refresh rate. There is a punch-hole cutout on the top left corner of the screen for the selfie camera. The phone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 865 SoC coupled with 12GB of RAM and 256GB UFS 3.0 storage onboard. There is no option to expand internal storage.

Triple rear cameras on the Edge+ consists of a 108MP main sensor with an f/1.8 aperture with Optical Image Stabilization. There is a 16MP, f/2.2 ultrawide lens with a 117-degree field of view. It also doubles as a Time of Flight sensor (TOF) which enables bokeh and portrait shots. The third is an 8MP, f/2.4 telephoto lens with a 3x optical zoom. The front camera is a 25MP punch-hole f/2.0 lens for selfies which also uses the Quad Pixel Technology.

The Edge+ runs on a massive 5,000mAh battery and supports 18W fast charging, 15W wireless charging, and 5W reverse wireless charging. It runs on Android 10 and features an in-display fingerprint sensor for security. In terms of connectivity, the device includes 5G support, Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi 6, 3.5mm audio jack, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BDS.

Motorola Edge+ Price and Availability in India

The Motorola Edge+ launched at ₹74,999 in India and the smartphone will go on pre-order starting today on Flipkart and offline retail stores across India. The Motorola Edge+ is expected to go on sale in India starting 26th May. Motorola has partnered with ICICI Bank to give you an Instant Discount of ₹7,500 on credit card transactions. The device comes in Thunder Grey and Smoky Sangria color options.

My Thoughts

I think Motorola is being too ambitious with its new flagship. The Edge+ bears a price tag of ₹74,999 and even the launch offer brings down the effective price to ₹67,499. At this price, the Motorola Edge+ seems a bit overpriced. Mi 10 and OnePlus 8 Pro offer way better value for money.

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