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The flagship killer Motorola Edge S starts at $ 310 for the Chinese market


Motorola brand owned by Lenovo,is making another attempt to regain its former glory and compete on equal terms with the leaders in the field of smartphone production. In China, the sale of the sub-flagship smartphone Motorola Edge S has officially begun, which has received good technical characteristics and, at the same time, a relatively low price starting at $ 310.

The new Motorola Edge S smartphone has IPS6.7-inch FHD + (2520 x 1080) display with 90Hz refresh rate, 21: 9 aspect ratio and HDR10 support. In the upper left corner of the screen there are two round holes for the selfie camera, which has two sensors with a resolution of 16 megapixels and 8 megapixels (ultra-wide camera).


Motorola Edge S smartphone hardwareis powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor, provided last week, which is a slightly overclocked modification of the Snapdragon 865+ processor. The Edge S is the first smartphone in the world to feature the new Qualcomm chip. The processor, made according to the 7 nm process technology, has 8 cores, including one ultra-fast Cortex-A78 core, with a record frequency of 3.2 GHz for a smartphone.


The new Motorola model, depending on the configuration, is equipped with 6 or 8 GB LPDDR5 RAM and permanent UFS 3.1. memory 128 or 256 GB.

On the back panel in the upper left corner isrectangular module for four sensors of the main camera Motorola Edge S. Main sensor with a resolution of 64 megapixels with an aperture of f / 1.7 and support for shooting 6K video at 30 frames per second or 4K at 60 frames per second. Additionally installed: a wide-angle sensor with a resolution of 16 megapixels with phase automatic focusing and a capture angle of 121 degrees, a 2 megapixel depth sensor of the scene with a fixed focus and a ToF sensor.

Autonomous operation is provided by the batterywith a capacity of 5000 mAh with support for 20 W fast charging technology (the charger comes with the smartphone). The body of the Motorola Edge S smartphone is splash-proof and has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. The screen has a protective film. The fingerprint sensor is located on the side edge. There are wireless modules NFC, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1 and 5G. Works smartphone running Android 11 and MY UI shell.


One of the features of the Motorola Edge S smartphonebecomes a function that allows you to measure the heart rate using the front camera. The measurement takes 15 seconds, during which the user must look at the camera.

Motorola Edge S smartphone in the Chinese marketwill go on sale from February 3, but is already available for pre-order at a price depending on the configuration. The younger model with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB permanent memory will cost $ 310, a smartphone with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB permanent memory is priced at $ 371 and in the maximum configuration with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB permanent memory, the price will be $ 433. The time of the model's release to the global market will be announced later.

Source: lenovo