Motorola Edge S all set to launch on 26th January, to be equipped with Snapdragon 870 chipset

Motorola Edge S is ready to become the world’s first smartphone with the newly-launched Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset. The smartphone is all set to be launched on 26th January and makes it the third model in the Edge series that was revealed by the company in 2020.

The information has been revealed by the Motorola’s official Weibo handle and it posted a teaser image that showcased the phone’s chipset. It tells a few things about Motorola Edge S and has mainly remained under wraps till now. Because Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is essentially a Snapdragon 865+ with a fresh coat of paint and so it can be expected that the smartphone will come with flagship-tier specifications and a perfect price-tag.

Motorola Edge S Launch Set for January 26, Will Sport Snapdragon 870 SoC | Technology News
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According to the description, one smartphone that fits in is the Motorola Nio. We have stumbled on this smartphone for multiple times and because of some major leaks. A few speculations said that it will include Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset. The Geekbench score has also confirmed the same. But because of the similarities between the two chipsets, we can understand why Snapdragon 870 was mistaken for Snapdragon 865.

Other Motorola Edge S specifications are a four rear cameras with 64MP sensor and two selfie cameras. It has been tipped to feature a 6.7-inch FHD+ 105Hz refresh rate display and this is something we don’t get to see every day. Memory and storage configurations will probably max out at 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. The smartphone will be powered by a 5,000mAh battery and will have a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.