The Motorola Edge 40 Pro has been launched in Europe as the latest addition to the Edge series of smartphones. The device boasts several new features, including a 165Hz pOLED display and a triple rear camera unit with a 50-megapixel primary sensor. The handset is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, along with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage. Additionally, the Motorola Edge 40 Pro comes with 125W fast charging support, among other impressive specifications.
Motorola Edge 40 Pro Price, Availability, and Colour Options
The Motorola Edge 40 Pro is priced at EUR 899.99 (roughly Rs. 80,500) for the sole 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant. The phone will be available in Interstellar Black and Lunar Blue colour options and is expected to become available for purchase in Europe soon. The device is set to go on sale in selected markets across Latin America in the following weeks. However, there is no news yet on when the smartphone will be launched in India.
Motorola Edge 40 Pro Specifications
Powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC with 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM, the Motorola Edge 40 Pro runs on Android 13. The device measures 161.16 x 74 x 8.59mm and weighs 199 grams. It comes with 256GB of UFS 4.0 storage and supports the use of dual-SIM(eSIM+physical SIM). The device features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) pOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio, a 165Hz refresh rate, and 394ppi pixel density. It boasts a 360Hz touch sampling rate and supports Dolby Vision and HDR10+.
The Motorola Edge 40 Pro features a triple rear camera setup that includes a 50-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens, omni-directional phase-detection autofocus (PDAF), and optical image stabilization (OIS). Additionally, the camera setup includes a 50-megapixel ultra-wide sensor and a 12-megapixel portrait sensor. The rear camera setup supports 8K video recording at 30fps and full-HD slow-motion video recording at up to 120fps frame rate. Different photography modes, including Night Vision, Timelapse, Super Slow motion, and Portrait, can also be accessed. For selfies and video chats, the Motorola Edge 40 Pro carries a 60-megapixel selfie camera sensor in the front with an f/2.2 lens.
Battery and Charging
The Motorola Edge 40 Pro has a 4600mAh battery with support for 125W TurboPower fast wired charging, 15W wireless charging (sold separately), and 5W wireless power sharing. According to claims, the charging technology can fully charge the battery in just 23 minutes. Furthermore, the battery is said to deliver up to 30 hours of standby time on a single charge.
Connectivity and Sensors
The Motorola Edge 40 Pro has an impressive list of connectivity options such as 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS/ A-GPS, LTEPP, SUPL, Glonass, Galileo, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, SAR sensor, and proximity sensor. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and a face unlock feature. The device also comes with Moto Secure, which adds all the necessary security and privacy-related settings in one app, and ThinkShield for advanced mobile security that focuses on data protection and device management.
The new Motorola smartphone includes dual stereo speakers tuned by Dolby Atmos, four microphones, and IP68-rated water-repellent build. Both the display and rear panel are protected by a 3D curved Corning Gorilla Glass Victus with an anti-fingerprint coating.
Motorola Edge 40 Pro’s Predecessor in India
Motorola Edge 40 Pro’s predecessor, the Motorola Edge 30 Pro, was launched in India in February last year with a price tag of Rs. 49,999 for the sole 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. However, details about the India launch of the Motorola Edge 40 Pro are yet to be revealed.
Motorola Edge 40 Pro is packed with multiple features, including the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC and support for 125W TurboPower fast wired charging, making it an exciting addition to the smartphone market. The phone is expected to prove popular among enthusiasts for its impressive specifications, camera, and charging technology.