Moto X40 Set to Launch in China on December 15: Expected Specifications

The Moto X40 will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor.

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Motorola has been teasing the Moto X40 China launch for the last few days. The company has finally announced the Moto X40 China launch date. As per the announcement, the Moto X40 will make its debut on December 15 in the Chinese market. Motorola has already confirmed that the Moto X40 will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor.

The Moto X40 is expected to launch as the Moto Edge 40 Pro in the global markets. MySmartPrice had exclusively revealed the renders of the upcoming device a few days back. The Moto X40 is expected to be a flagship killer segment smartphone. To those unaware, last year’s Moto X30 was one of the cheapest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1-powered smartphones.

The design, specifications, and features of the upcoming Moto X40 have already been leaked multiple times in the past. Let us take a quick recap of what we know about the Moto X40 smartphone.

Moto X40: What We Know So Far

The Moto X40 was spotted on TENAA a couple of months ago which revealed that the device will feature a curved display panel with a centered punch-hole notch. The smartphone will feature a 6.67-inch OLED display with a Full HD+ resolution. There are speculations that it will support 165Hz refresh rate and HDR10+.

Under the hood, the Moto X40 will sport an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor which was announced quite recently. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is fabbed on a 4nm process and brings with it an integrated Adreno 740 GPU. It features a Kryo Prime core (clocked at 3.2GHz) that is based on the Cortex X3 core. The Moto X40 is also confirmed to sport LPDDR5X RAM.

The upcoming Moto X-series smartphone will be equipped with a triple-rear camera setup. The handset is likely to sport a 50MP primary camera, a 50MP ultrawide camera, and a 12MP telephoto camera. The smartphone is tipped to feature a 60MP front shooter for video calls and selfies.

The global counterpart of the Moto X40 – the Moto Edge 40 Pro was recently spotted on FCC which revealed the support for 125W fast charging. We can expect the Moto X40 to offer 125W fast charging as well. The listing also revealed that the Moto Edge 40 Pro might support wireless charging as well as reverse wireless charging. The Moto X40 is tipped to feature a 5000mAh battery unit.

The Moto X40 is tipped to launch in 8GB + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB configuration options. The brand has already confirmed that the device will be IP68-rated. It will boot the company’s proprietary MyUX 4.0, based on Android 12. The handset is said to measure 161.3 x 73.9 x 8.6mm

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