Motorola launches Edge S smartphone with Snapdragon 870 chipset under budget

When it comes to 5G enabled smartphones, almost all of them have been powered using the premium flagship chipset and have been offered under the premium flagship smartphone by every company. However, Motorola is going to change it now with their newly launched Motorola Edge S smartphone. The phone is the first to be launched with a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC chipset and will have a lot more powerful features under a budget. The smartphone has been officially launched in China and comes with a 6.7-inch FHD+LCD display and a 90Hz refresh rate. 

It also comes with a triple camera setup at the rear and has a 64MP primary sensor on the rear, along with an additional TOF sensor. In the front, the phone gets a dual-camera setup of 16MP and 8MP camera sensors. When it comes to the battery, it comes with a 5,000mAh battery support and 20W fast charging as well. The phone will come in an 8GB RAM variant along with 256GB internal storage. Since it is powered using a new chipset, it will also offer the users 5G connectivity support. The chipset is based on 7nm architecture and will be offering a clock speed of up to 3.2GHz. The phone is certified IP52 splash resistant and also comes with a headphone jack. 

Now the most interesting feature of the smartphone is the price. With so many premium flagship features, the phone will only cost around CNY1,999 in China, which is approximately Rs 22, 500 for the base variant of 6GB/128GB. The 8GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB will cost CNY2,399 and CNY 2,799 which will close to Rs 27,000 and Rs 31,600 in the Indian market. The prices of the smartphone are very competitive and will definitely offer fierce competition to smartphones in the same category.


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