Finally, after a series of leaks and rumors, Motorola has officially launched its latest smartphone, the Edge 40 Pro, in the European markets. This new flagship device is the successor to the popular Edge 30 Pro and offers a range of impressive features that are sure to excite smartphone enthusiasts.
Interestingly, the Edge 40 Pro is actually a rebadged version of the Moto X40, which was previously released in China back in December of last year. However, this latest iteration of the device comes with several notable upgrades, including improved camera capabilities and a more powerful processor. If you’re curious about what this device has to offer, keep reading to find out!
Similar to its Chinese counterpart, the Moto X40, the new Motorola Edge 40 Pro is powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset and comes equipped with a whopping 12GB of RAM. Additionally, users can choose from either 256GB or 512GB of UFS 4.0 storage, which provides a significant speed boost over previous iterations. This impressive combination of processing power and storage makes the Edge 40 Pro a top-of-the-line smartphone that is sure to deliver a snappy and responsive user experience.
With its large 6.67-inch AMOLED display, the Motorola Edge 40 Pro is perfect for streaming videos and browsing the web. The screen features a center-aligned punch-hole cutout and FHD+ resolution, as well as curved edges and Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The device also boasts a speedy 165Hz refresh rate and HDR10+ support, ensuring that users can enjoy a smooth and immersive visual experience. Additionally, the Edge 40 Pro comes with an in-screen fingerprint scanner, making it easy and secure to unlock the device.
Despite its impressive features, the Edge 40 Pro has a slim profile measuring just 8.6mm thick. The device is also IP68-certified dust and water-resistant, providing users with peace of mind when using their smartphone in challenging environments.
The Motorola Edge 40 Pro’s camera system is nothing short of impressive, with its triple rear camera setup delivering exceptional performance. The main 50MP sensor with OIS support ensures that users can capture high-quality images with ease. Meanwhile, the 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens with a 117-degree FoV is perfect for capturing breathtaking landscapes and group shots. The 12MP telephoto unit, on the other hand, provides users with up to 5x optical zoom and up to 50x digital zoom, allowing them to get closer to their subjects without sacrificing image quality.
For selfie enthusiasts, the Edge 40 Pro comes with a 60MP front-facing camera, which is capable of capturing stunning self-portraits and videos. Whether users are vlogging, video calling, or just taking a selfie, the device’s front camera ensures that they look their best.
Additionally, the Edge 40 Pro’s camera system is capable of recording up to 8K videos through the rear camera and 4K videos from the front snapper.
Finally, the device is powered by a 4,600mAh battery unit that supports 125W wired charging, 15W wireless charging, and 5W reverse wireless charging.
Here’s a recap of the specifications of the Motorola Edge 40 Pro:
- 6.67-inch AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution, 165Hz refresh rate, and Gorilla Glass Victus protection, HDR10+, 10Bit, Dolby vision
- Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor with 12GB of RAM and either 256GB or 512GB of UFS 4.0 storage
- Triple rear camera setup with a 50MP main sensor with OIS, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens with 117-degree FoV, and a 12MP telephoto unit
- 60MP front-facing camera capable of recording 4K videos
- 4,600mAh battery with 125W wired, 15W wireless, and 5W reverse wireless charging support
- Android 13 out of the box with support for Motorola’s “ReadyFor” desktop environment
- IP68 certification for dust and water resistance
- Slim profile measuring 8.6mm thick
If you’re interested in getting your hands on the Motorola Edge 40 Pro, you should know that it comes with a premium price tag of €899.99 for the 12GB + 256GB variant. This device is available in two sleek colors – Blue and Black, and will soon hit the European markets. However, it’s worth noting that the exact availability and pricing may differ depending on the country and region
Out of the box, the device runs Android 13 and comes with a suite of software enhancements that are exclusive to Motorola. These include support for the company’s “ReadyFor” desktop environment, which allows users to connect their smartphone to a larger display and use it as a desktop computer.