Motorola has officially launched the successor to the last year’s Motorola Edge smartphone in the form of the Motorola Edge 2021. Compared to the last year’s Motorola Edge, the newly launched Motorola Edge 2021 comes with an improved specification and it features a flat display. The device under the hood is powered by Snapdragon 778G chipset. The phone sports a 6.8-inch IPS LCD display featuring Full HD+ resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate. The other key specifications the device offers include 8GB of RAM, a 108MP triple-camera setup, a 32MP selfie camera, and a 5000mAh battery.
Motorola Edge 2021 Pricing And Availability
The Motorola Edge 2021 is priced at $699 (Rs 52,000). The device will be available for a discounted price of $499 (Rs. 37,200) for a limited time. The Motorola Edge 2021 comes in a single Nebula Blue colour option. The smartphone will be available for pre-order in the US starting from August 23. The handset will go on sale from September 2 via Amazon.com, Best Buy, B&H Photo, and Motorola.com. The Motorola Edge 2021 will also launch in Canada in the upcoming few months. As of now, there are no details available regarding the Indian availability of the device.
Motorola Edge 2021 Specifications, Features
The Motorola Edge 2021 features a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display that has Full-HD+ 1080 x 2460 pixels resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate. The display panel has a 20:9 aspect ratio, 90.6% screen-to-body ratio, and HDR10 support. Under the hood, the device is powered by Snapdragon 778G SoC. The graphic performance is handled by Adreno 642L GPU. The phone ships with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.
As for the optics purpose, the device sports a triple-camera setup. The rear-facing camera module includes a 108MP primary camera that has an f/1.9 lens. The 108MP sensor is accompanied by an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle and a 2-megapixel depth camera. At the front, the smartphone features a 32MP selfie camera that has an f/2.25 aperture.
Connectivity features present on the device include Wi-Fi 6E, 5G, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. The smartphone features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor as well as a face unlock option. A 5000mAh battery fuels the device which has 30W fast charging support. The Motorola Edge 2021 measures 169 x 75.6 x 8.99mm in terms of dimensions and weighs 200 grams. The smartphone runs Android 11 out of the box with My UX on top. The device is also IP52 certified, meaning that it can withstand some water splash and dust.