Moto Edge X30's launch scheduled for December 9
Motorola will launch its Edge X30 smartphone in China on December 9, the company has announced via a Weibo post, which also confirms that the handset will be powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. Previous leaks suggest a 6.67-inch display, triple rear cameras, and a 5,000mAh battery with support for fast-charging. Here are more details.
Why does it matter?
- The Moto Edge X30's launch date (December 9) suggests the Xiaomi 12 will debut before it, as the latter is touted to be the world's first phone with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset.
- The Edge X30's processor on offer has also been confirmed, which indicates that it will rival the Xiaomi 12, Realme GT 2 Pro, and other upcoming flagships with this chipset.
The phone will provide HDR10+ support
As per previous renders, the Moto Edge X30 (aka Motorola Edge 30 Ultra) will feature a punch-hole design, slim bezels, and an in-display fingerprint reader. On the rear, it will get an oval-shaped camera unit. The device is expected to bear a flat 6.67-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) AMOLED screen with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, a refresh rate of 144Hz, and HDR10+ support.
It will get a 50MP main camera
The Moto Edge X30 will get a triple rear camera module, comprising a 50MP primary snapper, a 50MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, it will boast a 60MP selfie shooter.
It will support 68W fast-charging
Moto Edge X30 will draw power from a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, coupled with up to 16GB of RAM and up to 512GB of storage. Under the hood, it will run on Android 12 and be equipped with a 5,000mAh battery with 68W fast-charging support. For connectivity, the handset should offer support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, 5G, and a Type-C port.
Moto Edge X30: Pricing and availability
Motorola will announce the official pricing and availability information of the Edge X30 at the time of launch on December 9 in China. However, it is expected to be priced at CNY 5,948 (roughly Rs. 70,000).