The Motorola Edge X30 ships with Android 12, while the Motorola Edge S30 follows suit

The Motorola Edge X30 ships with Android 12, while the Motorola Edge S30 follows suit

Tech Highlights:

  • The hero feature of the Motorola Edge X30 is its Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, which is currently the most powerful mobile chipset Qualcomm makes. Motorola says the Edge X30 manages to achieve a score of 1,061,361 on AnTuTu, making it most powerful Android phone till date. Paired with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage, the Edge X30 should perform effortlessly. The design of the Edge X30 is an evolution of the Edge 20 Pro, with curvy shapes similar to the Moto G series models. There sits a 6.7-inch display with FHD+ OLED panel having a refresh rate of 144Hz. The camera cutout holds a 60MP selfie sensor in the regular model. The Edge X30 Special Edition hides this camera under the display, similar to the Xiaomi Mi MIX 4. The Edge X30 also comes with Android 12 onboard. Motorola is using a 5000mAh battery and bundles it to a 68W fast wired charging system.

  • The Motorola Edge X30 is now available for purchase! The Motorola Edge S30 is the world’s first smartphone featuring a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 CPU, and it comes with a watered-down version as well. Both phones are presently exclusively available in China, while the Edge S30 looks a lot like the Moto G200 in other areas. The Motorola Edge X30 starts at CNY 3199 (about $38,000), which includes 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The top-tier model with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage costs CNY 3599, while the other variant with 256GB storage costs CNY 3399. The Edge X30 Special Edition, which has a hidden camera, costs CNY 3999 (about $47,000).

Lastly, the rear cameras consist of a 50MP main camera using an OmniVision OV50A 1/1.55-inch sensor with OIS. This is accompanied by a secondary 50MP ISOCELL S5KGM1 ultrawide camera while the third one is 2MP depth camera. There is no telephoto zoom camera or a dedicated macro camera on the Edge X30. The Edge S30 is similar to the Motorola G200 from the European market, coming with the same Snapdragon 888+ chipset. a 108MP main camera and a 144Hz LCD display. Follow HT Tech for the latest tech news and reviews, also keep up with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. For our latest videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

The Motorola Moto G51 5G has been confirmed for a December 10 launch in India. The phone is expected largely to be similar to the European model, which means you could expect a large 6.7-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 480+ chip, a 5000mAh battery, clean Android 11, 20W wired charging, and a 50MP triple rear camera setup. Prices could be similar to what the Redmi Note 10T costs. The Infinix Note 11 series is launching on December 13 and there will be variants this time: the Note 11 and Note 11S. The Note 11 will compete with the Moto G31, offering a Helio G88 chip, a 6.7-inch AMOLED display, and a 33W wired charging system. The Note 11S is expected to get a 120Hz LCD display and a more powerful Helio G96 chipset. None of these phones will support 5G.

New smartphones in December 2021: Even though as the year 2021 is setting on the horizon, the world of smartphones isn’t ready for a nap. The big launches are scheduled for early 2022 but brands still have new stuff for the masses. In these last few weeks of 2022, we are going to see new phones from Motorola, Xiaomi, Infinix, and possibly, Asus.Note that none of the brands are launching any flagship grade device in India during these weeks; those will start coming after the calendar goes back to January 1. However, those seeking affordable smartphones will be happy to see some new faces and options on the shelves. Check these phones out.

The Vivo V23 is expected to launch in India this month too. Leaks suggest that the Vivo V23 will succeed the Vivo V21 and offer bigger upgrades. The Vivo V23e with 6.44-inch AMOLED display, MediaTek Dimensity 810 chipset, 44MP selfie snapper, 50MP triple cameras, and Android 11 is already out in Vietnam. The standard V23 could get a more powerful chip, possibly the Snapdragon 778G chip. Leaks suggest that a 4G variant of the Redmi Note 11 is coming to India very soon. Since Xiaomi already launched the Redmi Note 11T 5G, the 4G variant could be around as well. The Chinese variant is largely based on the Redmi 10 Prime, although the Indian Redmi Note model is usually differently specified. Xiaomi is yet to announce anything officially.

Redmi Note 11 Pro could become the Xiaomi 11i in India. China’s Redmi Note 11 Pro models are expected to end up as the Xiaomi 11i and Xiaomi 11i Hypercharge, suggest the leaks. The Xiaomi 11i Hypercharge could be the first phone in India to bring the 120W wired charging system. The phone is also expected tag along its 120Hz AMOLED display, the Dimensity 920 chip, 4500mAh battery, and the latest MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11.The regular Xiaomi 11i could only offer the 67W wired charging system.The Realme Narzo 50A Prime is the only Realme phone in the rumours. Expected to launch this month, it will offer certain upgrades over the Narzo 50A such as a the Helio G85 chip, HD+ LCD display, 128GB storage and 4GB RAM. It could compete with the recently launched Motorola Moto E40.

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