Motorola confirmed a few days ago that the smartphone, which is named, Edge S will be launched with a Snapdragon 870 processor. Now, the smartphone is already available for pre-ordering in China ahead of the January 26 launch.
Motorola Edge S has been listed on JD.com. Interested customers can pre-book the device on that website. Motorola has again teased an image of the smartphone highlighting the newest processor by Qualcomm Snapdragon—the 870.
Earlier, Motorola’s General Manager Chen Jin shared the Edge S’s AnTuTu scores on the Chinese alternative of Twitter, Weibo.
In the post shared by Chen Jin, Motorola Edge S has scored 679860. The smartphone raked up 189,694 in CPU performance, 290268 in the display, 103322 for RAM, and 96576 for UX. The top spot on AnTuTu has been achieved by Black Shark 4, which managed to score 788505. The Black Shark 4 is powered by Snapdragon 888. Next in line is the Oppo Find X3, which has cut 771491, followed by Xiaomi Mi 11 with 752935 and iQOO7 with 708425 points. Notably, all the phones in the top 4 spots are powered by Snapdragon 888, the flagship processor.
While the Motorola Edge S with Snapdragon 870 was not on par with the Snapdragon 888, it has the edge over the Snapdragon 865+. If we recall the AnTuTu score of 865, it managed to clock somewhere around 640000.
The smartphone which was codenamed Nio will reportedly feature a 6.7-inch QHD+ display with an unusual refresh rate of 105Hz. It will be powered by Snapdragon 870 coupled with 12GB RAM and 256GB of storage. It will run on Android 11 out of the box and house a 5000mAh battery. Motorola Edge S will feature a quad-camera setup on the rear in terms of camera, including a 64-megapixel primary camera. On the front, the smartphone is speculated to feature dual selfie cameras with 16-megapixel and 8-megapixel sensors.
Although the company has revealed that the smartphone will be launched in January, it has neither revealed the design nor shared the Motorola Edge S specifications.