Moto X40 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC headed to China soon

Motorola moto X40 China launch

The upcoming Moto X40 smartphone’s launch timeline has been tipped alongside a slew of other key details ahead of launch. To recap, Motorola brought its Moto Edge 30 series smartphones into the Indian market earlier this year. Notably, the Moto Edge 30 Ultra arrived as the first 200MP camera phone.

Now, it looks like Motorola is gearing up to upgrade the Edge 30 series in the coming months. According to a report by ITHome, the Lenovo-owned company is on the verge of launching a follow-up to its well-received premium phone lineup. Moreover, the report suggests the new series will carry the Moto X40 moniker.

Moto X40 Digital Chat Station

The report cites noted leaker Digital Chat Station who claims Motorola will launch the Moto X40 in China soon. Notably, the handset is likely to launch once Qualcomm unveils its next flagship chip. The chipmaker could launch the next-gen chip dubbed the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 in November.

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Moto X40 (Moto Edge 40 Pro) Launch Timeline & Expected Specs

So, the Moto X40 could turn out to be one of the world’s first smartphones to pack the latest flagship chip from Qualcomm. However, there is a myriad of other smartphones that will come with the same processor. For instance, the iQOO 11, the OnePlus 11 Pro, and the Samsung Galaxy S23 series are likely to get the same chip.

Motorola moto X40 design

The aforesaid smartphones could go official in Q1 of 2023. Furthermore, the report suggests the Moto X40 will support a high refresh rate. Also, it will sport a display with full HD+ resolution. For optics, the Moto X40 will house a 50MP primary sensor. The smartphone could offer 68W fast charging support as well.

These specs probably belong to the base variant of the Moto X40. Motorola could launch other variants including the Ultra at a later date. Moreover, the device could arrive on the global market as the Moto Edge 40 Pro. The Motorola Edge 40 Pro 5G will reportedly sport a 6.75 inches display.

Motorola moto X40 camera setup

In the photography department, the handset could house three rear-mounted cameras. First off, it might feature two 64MP sensors on the back. Also, it is likely to get a 2MP camera on the back. Upfront, the phone will reportedly come with a 50MP shooter for capturing selfies. Lastly, it might use a 5,000mAh battery to draw its juices.

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