Moto Edge S, the First Phone with Snapdragon 870 SoC Launched: Price, Specifications

Moto Edge S features a 64MP quad-rear camera setup along with dual front shooters.


After numerous leaks and teasers, Moto has finally launched the Moto Edge S smartphone in China. The Moto Edge S is the first smartphone to be powered by the recently launched Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC. The smartphone packs a 90Hz refresh rate display, LPDDR5 RAM, and UFS 3.1 storage. It packs a 64MP quad-rear camera setup, along with dual front shooters. The Edge S is a really interesting device in the mid-range segment. Let us have a detailed look at Moto Edge S price, features, and specifications.

Moto Edge S Price

The Moto Edge S starts at RMB 1,999 in China which seems like a bargain for the specifications and features it offers. It will retail in three different variants in China,

Smartphone Memory Storage Price
Moto Edge S
RMB 1,999
(approx Rs. 22,530)
8GB RMB 2,399
(approx Rs. 27,040)
8GB 256GB RMB 2,799
(approx Rs. 31,550)

Moto Edge S Specifications and Features

Starting things off with the display, the Edge S sports a 6.7-inch FHD+ LCD display with 2520×1080 pixel resolution and a 21:9 aspect ratio. It is a 90Hz refresh rate panel that can go as high as 560 nits in terms of brightness and is HDR10 certified.

Under-the-hood, the smartphone sports an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G mobile processor which is built on a 7nm fabrication process. While the graphics duties on the Moto Edge S will be handled by an integrated Adreno 650 GPU. It boots Android 11 out of the box, with nifty Moto features on top.

On the optics front, the Moto Edge S offers a 64MP quad-rear camera setup with an LED flash. The primary 64MP sensor gets accompanied by a 16MP ultra-wide-angle lens with 121° filed-of-view. Other than these, the smartphone packs a 2MP depth sensor and a ToF sensor. On the front, there is a dual-camera setup housed inside a punch-hole notch. The primary front shooter is a 16MP sensor, which gets coupled with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens with 100° filed-of-view.

The Edge S is equipped with a 5,000mAh battery that supports up to 20W turbo-charging. For the charging and data transfers, the device features a Type-C charging port. The smartphone features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor which also doubles as a power button.

Connectivity options include 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, and dual-band GPS (L1 + L5). The Moto Edge S has a 3.5mm audio jack, and also carries IP52 splash resistant rating. It measures 168.38×73.97×9.63mm, and weighs 215g. What do you think of Moto Edge S? Do let us know in the comments below.