The Motorola Edge 2021 smartphone has been launched in the US as an upgrade version of the Motorola Edge launched last year. This time the Lenovo-owned company has decided to introduce the phone with a flat-screen and thin bezels on three sides instead of the curved screen. Apart from this, the phone has a central hole-punch cutout display for the selfie camera. At the same time, there is a triple rear camera setup on the back panel. The Motorola Edge (2021) smartphone is equipped with a 144Hz refresh rate display, which is claimed to be 60 percent faster than the Motorola Edge and Motorola Edge+.
Motorola Edge 2021 price
Motorola Edge (2021) is priced at $699 (approximately Rs 1,14,900), with the phone’s 8GB RAM + 256GB storage model available for purchase. This phone has been introduced in a single Nebula Blue color option and the pre-booking of this phone will start from August 23 in the US. The sale of the phone will start from September 2 through Best Buy, B&H Photo, Amazon.com and Motorola.com. Motorola will make the Edge smartphone available for $499 (approximately Rs 81, 900) for a limited time.
In Canada, this phone will be introduced in the coming months, at present, information related to the Pakistan availability and price of the phone has not been revealed.
Motorola Edge 2021 specifications
Motorola Edge (2021) phone works on Android 11 based My UX. The smartphone flaunts a 6.8-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,460 pixels) LCD display with 144Hz refresh rate, 576Hz touch latency, 20:5:9 aspect ratio, 90.6 percent screen-to-body ratio and HDR10 support is present. Apart from this, the phone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor, which is paired with Adreno 642L GPU. The phone has 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage.
For photography, a triple rear camera setup has been given in the phone, whose primary camera is a 108-megapixel sensor with F / 1.9 aperture. It houses an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera with f/2.2 aperture that comes with a 119-degree field of view. The third camera is a 2-megapixel depth sensor, which is housed with an f/2.4 lens. For selfie and video calling, the phone has a 32-megapixel selfie camera with F / 2.25 in the front.
Connectivity options include 5G, Bluetooth v5.2, Wi-Fi 6e, NFC and USB Type-C port. Sensors include accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, ambient light, magnetometer and barometer. The Motorola Edge (2021) phone comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and also has a Face Unlock feature. The battery of the phone is 5,000 mAh, with which there is 30 W fast charging support. The company says that it provides up to two days of battery life. The dimensions of the phone are 169×75.6×8.99mm and the weight is 200 grams.