Motorola brings a new midrange phone with a couple of high-end features. Check out the Edge 30.

The Motorola Edge 30 is a nice compromise over the Edge 30 Pro. It may not be as packed as its bigger brother, but this too still has an interesting display, cameras, and of course, processor.

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Although slightly smaller, the non-Pro model still has an impressive 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen, which boasts a speedy 144Hz refresh rate, 10-bit color, and HDR10+ support. Sadly, the use of Corning Gorilla Glass was not mentioned.

Motorola also nailed the battery department with its stereo speakers paired with Dolby Atmos technology.

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The vanilla Edge 30 also gets to have two 50-megapixel cameras. The first one uses a standard lens with optical image stabilization and has all-pixel autofocus.

Meanwhile, the second 50-megapixel camera comes with an ultra-wide-angle lens, which can also be used for macro shots. Camera app features include dual capture, super slow motion, instant night vision, and more.

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Under the hood, the Motorola Edge 30 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Plus processor — not a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, but still one of the most powerful in its segment.

The chipset comes with 8GB RAM and a choice between 128GB and 256GB of storage, which is sadly non-expandable.

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While it’s slightly smaller than the Pro, the battery may have had an unnecessary downgrade. This one now only has a 4,020mAh battery (versus 4,800mAh), with half the charging speed at 33W.

For the software side, the Edge 30 ships with the Android 12 operating system. Motorola adds a couple of their touches to it, but not too much to constitute a third-party interface.

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The Motorola Edge 30 retails for EUR449 (around Php24,700) and will be available in select markets soon. Hopefully, that includes the Philippines.

Motorola Edge 30 Specs

  • Android 12
  • Dual SIM, Dual standby
  • 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, 2400 x 1080 pixel resolution, 404ppi
  • 144Hz refresh rate
  • 10-bit color, DCI-P3, 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Plus octa-core processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • Adreno 642L GPU
  • 128GB/256GB internal storage, non-expandable
  • 32-megapixel front camera
  • 50-megapixel (omni PDAF, f/1.5, OIS) + 50-megapixel (ultra-wide/macro) + 2-megapixel (depth sensor) rear cameras, LED flash
  • In-display fingerprint scanner, Face unlock
  • IP 52 splash resistant
  • Dedicated Google Assistant button
  • Stereo speaker
  • HSPA+, 4G LTE, 5G
  • WiFi 6E, dual-band
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, LTEPP, SUPL
  • NFC
  • USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 159.38 x 74.236 x 6.79mm
  • Weight: 155g
  • Colors: Meteor Grey, Aurora Green, Supermoon Silver
  • 4,020mAh non-removable battery, 33W TurboPower charging



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