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- The 2021 iteration of Motorola Edge has been released in the United States and Canada.
- It includes a 6.8-inch display, a 108MP main camera and a 5,000mAh battery.
- The pre-sale will start on August 23, and the limited-time price is only $499.99.
Motorola will soon launch a new version of its mid-range Motorola Edge smartphone in the US and Canada, which has some reliable hardware specifications. The new Motorola Edge includes a large screen, battery and main camera. For a limited time, you can purchase it for only $499.99 to unlock it.
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Before you ask any questions: Yes, this new Motorola Edge belongs to the same series of phones as the company’s Motorola Edge 20. These phones were launched in other parts of the world earlier this summer. However, this new phone is specifically built for the North American market and is different from other Edge phones in some respects.
The new Edge includes a 6.8-inch flat LCD display with a high refresh rate of 144hz and support HDR10 video. Inside, there is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor that supports 5G Sub-6GHz and millimeter wave networks. This phone will be sold in North America, with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage unlocked. However, some retail locations may sell mobile phones with 6GB RAM/128GB storage configuration. However, the storage space of the phone cannot be expanded.
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Physical (on paper) camera and other functions
The three rear camera sensors of the phone will be guided by a 108MP main camera. Motorola said it will use Ultra Pixel technology to combine every nine pixels into a 2.1μm super pixel. This should improve images taken in low light conditions by up to nine times. There is also an 8MP 119-degree ultra-wide-angle camera and a 2MP depth sensor. The front camera has a 32MP sensor, and it will use AI tools to get better selfie images in low light conditions.
Some of the phone’s photo software features include dual cameras, allowing users to take back and selfie photos at the same time. It also supports slow-motion video editing, which is 4 times slower than previous Motorola phones. The video can also use the audio zoom function, which will filter out any environmental sounds, so that your video subject gets the most attention.
The battery will also be large, 5000mAh. The company claims that the new Motorola Edge can be used for up to two days on a single charge.Unfortunately, there is no wireless charging here, but it will support fast wired charging 30W turbo power function. A charger with this support will be included in the box, which is very important considering that more and more mobile phone manufacturers choose to remove the included charger from their phones.
Motorola Edge will get better software updates
Although this phone will be equipped with Android 11 almost a year ago, the company said that this new Motorola Edge will get at least two major operating system updates, so you can expect to install Android 12 and Android 13 at some point . The phone will also receive a two-year bimonthly security update.
The pre-sale of Motorola Edge will begin in the United States on August 23, and sales will officially begin on September 2. The phone will be unlocked on Motorola’s website and other retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy and B&HPhoto. For a limited time, the price of unlocking the phone is only US$499.99, which is US$200 lower than the normal US$699.99. There is no news about when this promotion will end.
In the coming weeks, this phone will also be sold through Verizon and Spectrum Mobile. Sales will begin in Canada sometime in the next few months.