A new variant of Motorola Edge 40 is rumored to launch in India by the end of May. The phone is expected to feature a 144Hz 3D curved pOLED display and come with an IP68 rating, with the same MediaTek Dimensity 8020 SoC that powers the global variant. Tipster Abhishek Yadav shared these details on Twitter, also revealing that the Indian variant will have a primary 50-megapixel sensor with an aperture of f/1.4 and OIS support, and will support 68W wired fast charging and wireless charging. The global variant is priced at EUR 599.99 (roughly Rs. 54,000) for the lone 8GB + 256GB storage variant.
Motorola Edge 40 specifications, features
Motorola Edge 40 features a 6.55-inch full-HD+ (2,400 x 1,080 pixels) 3D curved pOLED display panel, with a refresh rate of 144Hz, a touch sampling rate of 360Hz, and a peak local brightness of 1,200 nits. The phone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 8020 SoC paired with 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 of inbuilt storage. The phone boots Android 13 out-of-the-box.
The dual rear camera unit of the Motorola Edge 40 includes a 50-megapixel primary sensor with OIS support and a 13-megapixel ultrawide sensor with a macro lens. The 32-megapixel front sensor is housed in a centre-aligned hole-punch slot at the top of the display.
Motorola’s Edge 40 is backed by a 4,500mAh battery with 68W TurboPower wired fast charging and 15W wireless charging support. Alongside dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, and NFC connectivity options, the phone also features a USB Type-C port. Weighing 167 grams, the handset measures 158.43mm x 71.99mm x 7.49mm in size.
Launch in India
The Motorola Edge 40 launched recently in Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region. Now, the tipster Abhishek Yadav has hinted that the phone will soon come to India. The Indian variant is expected to come with a 144Hz 3D curved pOLED display and an IP68 rating. The tipster also stated that the Indian version will support 68W wired fast charging and wireless charging, which is the same as the global variant.
Moreover, as per the tipster, the primary 50-megapixel sensor on the Indian variant will have an aperture of f/1.4 and offer optical image stabilisation (OIS). However, the Indian price and availability details of the phone have not yet been revealed.
Pricing and Availability
The global variant of the Motorola Edge 40 is priced at EUR 599.99 (roughly Rs. 54,000) for the single 8GB + 256GB storage option. The phone comes in three different colour options – Eclipse Black, Lunar Blue, and Nebula Green. For now, it’s only available in the aforementioned countries and regions.
The Motorola Edge 40 offers great specifications and is a suitable option for those looking for a device with a powerful MediaTek SoC and a 144Hz display. Although the Indian launch date is yet to be announced, given the tipster’s reliable track record, we expect the device to hit the Indian market soon. Stay tuned for the official release date and price of the phone in India.