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Motorola Edge Plus Review

Motorola Edge Plus Review
₹74,999.00
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Brand: Motorola
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU Snapdragon 865
  • RAM 12GB
  • Storage 256GB
  • Display 6.7 inches
  • Camera Quad-Camera
  • OS Stock Android

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

9.9
  • Design 10 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Camera 10 / 10
  • Multimedia 10 / 10
  • Features 10 / 10
  • Connectivity 10 / 10
  • Call Quality 10 / 10
  • Usability 10 / 10
  • Performance 10 / 10
  • Battery 10 / 10

KEY POINTS

  • Motorola Edge Plus has a 6.7” Endless Edge display with OLED panel that refreshes at 90Hz with curves around the edges dramatically with HDR10+ support.
  • Motorola Edge Plus is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 with 12 gigs of RAM that delivers ultimate performance with stock Android experience.
  • Motorola Edge Plus has a massive 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support, a professional triple camera setup with a 108MP main sensor.

Product overview

Motorola Edge Plus is the Moto first flagship in years with the seriously impressive curved screen which all the way go to edges with almost 90 degrees down the side of the phone.

Motorola Edge Plus Screen itself is a 6.7” OLED display which is the largest screen which Motorola ever puts in a phone with 21: 9 which actually sits comfortably in your hands.

Motorola Edge Plus has stereo speakers that produce very loud and ample sounds with a clear voice, while the display is of no bezel’s and notches with a punch-hole camera.

Motorola Edge Plus is powered by Qualcomm’s top-notch processor called 865 which is the best, the fastest, and newest processor in the market with full 5G support.

Motorola Edge Plus is packed with 5000mAh massive battery which lasts up to two full days along with 12 gigs of RAM, 256GB of storage along with headphone jack.

Motorola Edge Plus has a triple camera setup on the back with a 108MP Main sensor along with an 8MP telephoto lens and 117 ultra-wide at 16MP along with macro mode.


Detailed specification

Motorola Edge Plus is a flagship device from the company, after all, this phone has a 21:9 aspect ratio which feels comfortable to hold the device in hand.

Motorola Edge Plus is a camera-centric smartphone with a 108MP main sensor with OIS along with proper 8MP telephoto lens which also has OIS, then there is a 16MP Ultra-wide and time of flight camera.

Motorola Edge Plus has 6.7” FHD+ AMOLED Display with 90Hz refresh rate make the user experience like liquid smoothening while you spent the time on this device along with adaptive refresh rate settings.

Motorola Edge Plus offers stock android experience with the Moto apps and claims to have one of the loudest stereo speakers in the industry right now.

Motorola Edge Plus is powered by the industry-leading Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 with 5G enabled modem to enjoy the most of it, while at the high refresh rate the phone manages to run smoothly without any lags even when gaming, thanks to the processor.

Motorola Edge Plus also retains the Moto actions app which turns’ s flashlight one when you shake the phone twice and double twist which opens the camera pretty useful stuff for instant actions.

Motorola Edge Plus is packed with massive 5000mAh battery they managed to balance the weight with the great form factor and still managed to have 3.5mm headphone jack.

Motorola Edge Plus has the curved screen which will take up to 90 degrees over the sides and you can use the side screen as virtual triggers along with some of the useful features like quick app’s etc.

The Edge Screen has some cool effects, lights up to show notifications, calls and even battery percentage. This phone comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner while the screen can go up to 595 nits for clear visibility even in direct sunlight.

Motorola Edge Plus has 108MP main camera with OIS and 8MP proper zoom with 3 times which also has OIS, then we have 16MP an ultra-wide camera which can also be used for close up macro shots, with a small camera for the time of flight 3D stuff.

While there is a 25MP front-facing camera, while the color contrast and dynamic range are really good with natural true-life processing with great color reproduction, with this phone you can take 6K video recording which you won’t in these days.

Motorola Edge Plus also supports 18W fast charging and also has wireless charging supports 15W, even you can charge other devices with reverse wireless charging up to 5W with this device.

Pro’s:-

  • 7” Gorgeous OLED 90 degrees curved display
  • 5mm headphone jack, IP Rating
  • World loudest stereo speakers
  • Wireless charging, reverse wireless charging
  • 108MP Main camera up to 6K video recording
  • 5000mah battery with Snapdragon 865

Con’s:-

  • Only 18W fast charging
  • No 120Hz refresh rate
  • NO QHD+ at this price point while other devices are offering

This Motorola Edge Plus is priced at $1000 and available in 12GB RAM & 256GB internal storage and available in three different color variants they are Smokey Sangria, Thunder Grey, and Baltic Gray.


Plan for launch  

This Motorola Edge Plus is announced in the year 2020 April, brought to the market on May 14 2020, and will be made available to the market after the manufacturing process in later quarters of the year. This phone will be available in the first sale later.


Company details

This Edge Plus is developed by a company called Motorola which exists to invent and offer the best devices in the market to improve millions of lives on the planet.

Motorola Company started in the year 1928 and created as the mobile communication industry and grown as the first technology that made communication possible with the first mobile, base station.

For the past 90 years, their engineers strive to invent new things to solve problems and provide new opportunities to the people to become part of their program, and now the company is working under Lenovo.


Final Verdict

Motorola Edge Plus has a 6.7” AMOLED display which has almost 90 degrees curve on both the side to be called Endless Edge which makes this device super cool with design with almost 93% screen to body ratio.

Motorola Edge Plus is not like the other smartphones which have a 21:9 Aspect ratio which sits comfortably in hands while you hold this device.

This smartphone has the world’s leading stereo speakers with louder & crystal clear sounds and has a 25MP punch-hole front-facing camera.

This device has covered every single aspect that a flagship should process all from 3.5mm headphone jack to IP rating, powered with powerful Snapdragon 865.

While the 90Hz refresh rate in this OLED panel makes things smoother, edge screen is not just gimmicking they have used that in some cool features for notification and charging.

Motorola Edge Plus has a massive battery tank of 5000mah battery claimed to last longer for two days, while the camera setup fires the rest of things with premium & stunning quality.

Motorola Edge Plus is packed with 108MP main Sensor which takes excellent shots with pixel bending technology, while the telephoto lens helps you to bring the things nearer with OIS.

There is an ultra-wide camera along with the time of flight 3D which is used for 3D shots, with UFS 3.0 storage & 12 gigs of RAM which makes this phone a beast to perform well with stock android experience.

Motorola Edge Plus also supports wireless charging up to 15W and 5W reverse wireless charging along with 18W fast charging capability to wrap the things up quicker.

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Motorola Edge Plus Review - Specs

General

Device Type Motorola
Model Edge PLus
Announced 22 April, 2020
Released 14 May, 2020
Status Available
Price 74999

Design

Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones. Bar
Dimensions 161.1 x 71.4 x 9.6 mm
Weight 203 g
Protection Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Smokey Sangria, Thunder Grey, Baltic Gray

Network

2G Network GSM
3G Network HSDPA
4G Network LTE band
SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Nano SIM
Dual SIM Yes

Display

Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) OLED capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others. 1B colors
Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 385 ppi density
Touch Screen Yes
Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind. Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Features 90Hz refresh rate
HDR10+

Media

Audio Playback Yes
Video Playback Yes
FM Radio NO
Alert Types Push Notifications
Ring Tones Yes
Loudspeaker Yes

Camera

Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality. 108MP
Video 6K@30fps, 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps
Camera Features 108 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/1.33", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
8 MP, f/2.4, 81mm (telephoto), 3x optical zoom, PDAF, OIS
16 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1.0µm, AF
TOF 3D, (depth
Dual-LED dual-tone,flash, panorama, HDR
Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration) Dual-LED dual-tone

Software

Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 10
User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface. Stock Android
Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications. yes
Facebook Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.
Youtube Youtube is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.

Hardware

Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Adreno 650
RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 12 GB
Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored. 256GB
Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. No
Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Connectivity

Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. 5.1, A2DP, LE
Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. Yes

Data

GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.

Messaging

SMS SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks. Yes
MMS MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.

Battery

Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium. Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 5000mAh
Placement Backside

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