Motorola Unveils the Edge+ (2023) Featuring Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC and Massive 5,100mAh Battery: All You Need to Know

The Motorola Edge+ (2023) has been launched in select markets, featuring identical specifications to the Motorola Edge 40 Pro that was released in Europe last month. This new series smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, coupled with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of onboard storage. It also flaunts a 165Hz pOLED display with Dolby Vision support and triple cameras at the rear, backed by a 5,100mAh battery with support for 68W wired fast charging and 15W wireless charging.

Moto Edge+ Availability and Pricing

The Motorola Edge+ (2023) is available for purchase in the US with a price tag of $799.99 (roughly Rs. 48,500) for the sole 8GB RAM + 512GB storage variant, while in Canada, it has a price tag of CAD 1299.99 (roughly Rs. 78,000). The phone comes in Interstellar Black and will go on sale in both US and Canadian markets starting May 25. It will be available for pre-booking from May 19 via, Amazon, BestBuy and other retail partners.

Motorola has not yet revealed details about the India launch of the Motorola Edge+ (2023). To recall, the company launched the Motorola Edge 40 Pro in Europe last month with a price tag of EUR 899.99 (roughly Rs. 80,500) for the sole 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant.

Moto Edge+ Specifications

The Motorola Edge+ (2023) runs on Android 13 with the company’s MyUX interface. It features a 6.7-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) pOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio, 1,300 nits of peak brightness, 165Hz refresh rate, 394ppi pixel density, and DCI-P3 colour space. The display has Dolby Vision, HDR10+ support, and is protected by 3D Corning Gorilla Glass Victus with an anti-fingerprint coating. The new Motorola handset is equipped with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, along with 8GB of 8GB LPDDR5X RAM.

For optics, the phone has a triple rear camera setup led by a 50-megapixel primary sensor with omnidirectional phase-detection autofocus (PDAF), and optical image stabilization (OIS). The camera setup also includes a 50-megapixel ultra-wide sensor with a 114-degree field of view and a 12-megapixel portrait sensor. For selfies and video chats, there is a 60-megapixel selfie camera sensor. It also carries 512GB of onboard storage.

The Motorola Edge+ (2023) has an IP68 rated build and connectivity options that include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax/k/v/r, 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, barometer, and proximity sensor. The phone has an in-display fingerprint sensor and supports a face unlock feature. It also comes with ThinkShield and Moto Secure safety features.

Motorola has packed a 5,100mAh battery on the Motorola Edge+ (2023) with support for 68W TurboPower charging, 15W wireless charging, and 5W wireless power sharing. The battery is claimed to offer up to 40 hours of playback time on a single charge. The phone includes dual stereo speakers tuned by Dolby Atmos. Besides, it measures 161.16x74x8.59mm and weighs 199 grams.


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