With Lenovo closing down its gaming phone division –Motorola is expected to price its flagship Edge 40 lower than its predecessor
Recently, a thorough leak gave us a sneak peek at what Motorola has in store for the Edge 40 series. The Motorola Edge 40 Pro will be a new model, while the standard Motorola Edge 40 will be a global variant of China’s X40.
A new Dimensity 8020 chipset is anticipated to be included in the basic phone, making it a mid-ranger (compared to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2-based Edge 40 Pro).
It will have 128/256GB of UFS 3.1 storage and 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
The Moto Edge 40 will have a slightly smaller 6.55″ panel than the Pro (6.67″) with a curved AMOLED screen.
It will be an 8-bit panel with a high refresh rate of 144Hz (vs. 165Hz, 10-bit on the Pro).
A 50MP main module (with OIS) and a 13MP ultra-wide camera are expected to be included in the camera setup (as opposed to 50+50+12MP on the Pro, which also has a 2x zoom lens).
A 32MP sensor with a lower resolution will be used for the front-facing camera.
The base 8/128GB Moto Edge 40 will cost $650 (₱35,386), according to unconfirmed information. The top-tier Edge 40 Pro is priced at $980 (₱53,351). (according to SnoopyTech). In contrast, at launch, the Edge 30 and Edge 30 Pro cost $500 and $850 (around ₱27k-₱46k).