Update: Chen Jin, the Lenovo Group General Manager of Lenovo China Mobile has shared an official Weibo post revealing that the upcoming Moto X40 is going to be powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, clubbed with LPDDR5X RAM.
Motorola is prepping for the launch of its upcoming flagship smartphone to expand its portfolio. The upcoming Motorola X-series phone will be called the Moto X40.The handset is speculated to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. In the last couple of weeks, we have witnessed numerous leaks and rumours about the device and it has been believed that the Moto X40 is believed to go up against rivals like the OnePlus 11, iQOO 11 series, Xiaomi 13 series, Vivo X90 series, and more.
The upcoming Motorola X40 series is expected to make its way to the Chinese market by end of this year. Recently, Chen Jin, the Lenovo Group General Manager of Lenovo China Mobile, has teased the launch of the Moto X40 hinting towards an imminent launch.
Recently, the Moto X40 has appeared on the 3C certification site in China and now starting today it has been spotted on the TENAA telecom authority site revealing the design of the phone. Let’s have a closer look at the details that were revealed in the listing.
Moto X40: What We Know So Far
According to the TENAA listing, the upcoming Moto X40 is going to arrive with a curved OLED display along with a punch-hole cutout design to accommodate the selfie camera sensor. Rumours mills suggest that the handsets will sport a 165Hz refresh rate display along with a Full HD+ resolution. Apart from the display features, the renders also confirmed the existence of a triple rear-camera setup in a square-shaped camera bump placed at the top-left corner of the phone.
The volume rockers and power button are seen on the right chassis of the Moto X40 and the display seems to have a fingerprint scanner embedded in it. The smartphone is also seen in a Black matte finish along with a Motorola at the rear panel. Besides, there is no information regarding the specifications of the phone revealed by the TENAA listing.
Moto X40 Rumored Specifications
Going with the recent leaks and rumours, the Moto X40 is also tipped to be the most affordable phone to feature a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. Motorola has managed to do the same with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC as well. The Edge 30 Pro, which came with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, was priced at Rs 49,999 in India. The device’s price was slashed to Rs 42,999 by October.
The smartphone is expected to offer a triple rear camera setup with the combination of a 50-megapixel main camera, accompanied by a 12-megapixel telephoto lens, and a 50-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, along with an LED flash. The Moto X40 is said to be backed by up to 12GB RAM and arrives with 68W fast charging support.
The Moto X40 is expected to launch early next year in India. However, the phone could be priced higher this time around, considering the weakening rupee against the dollar and the shortage of semiconductors in the international market. It would be interesting to see at what price point the company is going to launch the handset in the Indian market.
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