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Motorola teases flagship smartphone with 125W fast charging ahead of launch event: Here what's coming

Motorola is gearing up for a big reveal on April 16, teasing its latest flagship phone with super-fast charging and impressive specs.

| Updated on: Apr 13 2024, 12:11 IST
Motorola Edge 40 Neo first impressions: Sleek, light, and impressive design
Motorola Edge 50 Ultra
1/5 The Motorola Edge 40 Neo features a 6.55-inch curved display with 10-bit pOLED panel. It has a 144Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate with 1300 nits peak brightness which provides a great viewing experience. Its leather back makes the smartphone look premium. (Aishwarya/HT Tech)
Motorola Edge 50 Ultra
2/5 Its curved display has an edge light that turns up whenever the smartphone gets a notification from applications. The Moto personalization setting enables users to change the edge light color as per their preference. (Aishwarya/HT Tech)
Motorola Edge 50 Ultra
3/5 The smartphone is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 7030 coupled with 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage which is enough to store your applications, games, files, images, and more. It is backed by a 5000 mAh battery and 68W TurboPower charging support.  (Aishwarya/HT Tech)
Motorola Edge 50 Ultra
4/5 The Motorola Edge 40 Neo features a 50 MP OIS main camera that captures detailed images and enhances colors. It also has a 13MP ultra-wide camera and a 32MP front camera. Its camera performs well in low light as well as bright lighting conditions. However, the night mode camera could have been better as it blurs the surroundings. (Aishwarya/HT Tech)
Motorola Edge 50 Ultra
5/5 The smartphone is available in three beautiful color options: Pantone Black, Pantone Caneel Bay, and Pantone Soothing Sea. The Pantone Caneel Bay caught my eye with its vibrant blue color as it gave life to the smartphone’s leather back.  (Aishwarya/HT Tech)
Motorola Edge 50 Ultra
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Motorola is set to unveil its latest flagship phone on April 16, boasting rapid 125W charging. (Motorola)

Motorola is all set to unveil its latest flagship this month, with a promise of blazing-fast 125W charging capabilities. The announcement came through a post on X on Friday, April 12, where Motorola confirmed an event scheduled for April 16 to introduce the "Edge Family" for 2024. In the teaser, Motorola revealed that its upcoming flagship will boast the same rapid 125W charging as seen in the Motorola Edge 40 Ultra.

Teaser Reveals Key Features

The teaser also provided a sneak peek at the design, showcasing what appears to be a rear panel housing at least three camera lenses. So, what's the specific device in question? Odds are, it's the Motorola Edge 50 Ultra, hinted at by notorious leaker Evan Blass in an X post earlier this month. The design seems to align perfectly with Blass's revelations. While Motorola has already rolled out the Motorola Edge 50 Pro in India, the "Ultra" variant is yet to make its debut, 9to5Google reported

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Motorola Edge 50 Ultra
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  • 12 GB RAM
  • 256 GB Storage
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However, the company has dropped hints about the Motorola Edge 50 series via an X post. According to the announcement, an Edge series handset will be powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 SoC. Although Motorola didn't disclose the exact model name of the handset, the Ultra variant will likely be equipped with this SoC. Previous leaks and a recent Geekbench benchmark listing have also pointed towards the Motorola Edge 50 Ultra running on the same Snapdragon 8 series chipset.

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Insights on Hardware and Performance

Earlier this week, the Motorola Edge 50 Ultra made an appearance on Geekbench, flaunting an impressive single-core CPU score of 1,947 and a multi-core score of 5,149. The listing detailed a high-performance core clocked at a maximum speed of 3.01GHz, along with four cores running at 2.80GHz and three cores at 2.02GHz. These CPU configurations are consistent with the Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 SoC. Moreover, the listing hinted at 12GB of RAM and the Android 14 operating system powering the device.

According to previous leaks, the Motorola Edge 50 Ultra will sport a triple rear camera setup, headlined by a 50MP primary sensor. The handset is expected to feature a 6.7-inch OLED display with a refresh rate of 165Hz.

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Anticipation is high for the Motorola Edge 50 Ultra, touted as the most premium offering in the upcoming Edge 50 series. It's likely to make its debut in the US market, possibly under the moniker of Motorola Edge+ 2024 or Edge Ultra 2024, with an estimated price tag of around $999.

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First Published Date: 13 Apr, 12:10 IST