Motorola Edge S Launched: The First Model Sporting Snapdragon 870

Motorola Edge S

Motorola is a classic brand. And though it’s not accepted as a traditional smartphone brand, this company still stays afloat. Today, it announced the much-talked Motorola Edge S. It’s the world’s first phone to sport the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870, clocked at 3.2GHz. Plus, it is the fastest 5G SoC so far.

Motorola Edge S

The Motorola Edge S is Motorola’s first Edge series model released in China. It continues its business genes and is focusing on young business groups that seek a balance between work and entertainment.

Motorola Edge S Performance

The biggest feature is naturally the Snapdragon 870, which is the ultimate upgraded version of the Snapdragon 865 Plus. The ultra-large core frequency is as high as a record 3.2GHz, and the AnTuTu score exceeds 670,000.

The Snapdragon 870 uses a 7nm manufacturing process. It has eight Kryo 585 CPU cores. As a result, the performance is increased by 12%. The SoC integrates the Adreno 650 GPU, which has a performance increase of 10%. This chip also supports Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, and a fifth-generation AI engine with up to 15TOPS.

Motorola’s new handset comes with the latest LPDDR5 memory, enhanced UFS 3.1 high-speed flash storage, and supports up to 1TB microSD expansion card. The battery has a 5000mAh capacity. Due to the intelligent power saving, it can have a standby time of 2 days. This battery also supports 20W fast charge.


In terms of 5G network, the Motorola Edge S specially adopts Smart Antenna intelligent adaptive antenna array. The latter can effectively improve the transmission/reception signal strength of multiple scenarios and multiple communication frequency bands through intelligent adjustment of impedance and frequency. This will ensure high-speed and stable smartphone signals without dropping. It also supports MAAT With dual-channel dynamic self-tuning technology. This increases the weak scene strength by 100%.

Motorola Edge S

Motorola Edge S Camera

The Motorola Edge S has a rear quad-camera, including a 64MP main lens, a 16MP ultra-wide-angle macro lens (121 degrees/2.8 cm), a 2MP portrait depth-of-field lens, and a ToF stereoscopic depth lens. This camera supports EIS (six-axis image stabilization), water light beauty portrait video, Vlogger mode, macro video, Audio Zoom, video spot color mode, portrait photography, micro-motion photography and other camera features.

The front carries a 16MP main lens + 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens module. It supports heart rate detection function, based on the cutting-edge research of Lenovo Research Institute. It uses spectrum capture and zero radiation detection to identify biological signs. Users can self-check their health status in real time.

Screen and Design

The Motorola Edge S sports a 6.7-inch LCD screen with a resolution of 2520×1080, a 21:9 ratio, a high refresh rate of 90Hz, and also, it supports DCI-P3 wide color gamut, HDR10, and side fingerprint recognition.

There are two trendy colors of blue and white. It has a weight of about 210 grams and a thickness of 9.59mm.

Motorola Edge S


The phone runs on the completely new My UI. There are too many improvements.

For example, ‘Ready For AI’ smart office feature can realize cross-device 4K high-definition screen projection from smartphones to display devices such as monitors/TVs/projectors with only a Type-C data cable. Plus, it can turn into a special multimedia center.

For example, the AI ​​conference mode, based on Moto AI Nicam technology and three-microphone multi-dimensional radio technology, provides a high-quality voice experience.

Another example, the game mode can actively block system notifications, intercept incoming calls, and support one-click screen capture.

Or this one, one touch to the button on the left side can directly access the required interface, including payment code, health code, etc., and long press to directly access the setting interface. In addition, double-click the power button to display six shortcuts.

Motorola Edge S

Motorola Edge S Price

The 6GB+128GB is 1999 yuan ($309), the 8GB+128GB is 2399 yuan ($371), and the 8GB+256GB is 2799 yuan ($433).

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