It is the first phone to debut with Mediatek’s new Dimensity 1050 SoC under the hood. Moto Edge was priced at $499.99 (roughly Rs. 40,000), moving the model into the premium segment compared to its predecessor, which was a mid-range phone.
The company has posted a short teaser video on its official social media accounts indicating the arrival of three new Moto Edge series smartphones on September 8 in India. While specific model details are still wrapping around, it’s possible that the Moto X30 Pro and Moto S30 Pro phones currently sold in China will be rebranded as the Moto Edge series of phones for other markets.
– Motorola India (motorolaindia) August 20, 2022
Specifications and price estimates for the Moto X30 Pro and Moto S30 Pro
- The base model of the Motorola X30 Pro with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage costs CNY 3,699, or about Rs. 43,600.
- Moto X30 Pro features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC and a 6.73-inch HD+ pOLED display with slim bezels on all sides. According to Motorola, the X30 Pro is the world’s first smartphone to feature a 200MP main sensor.
- Motorola S30 Pro starts at CNY 2,199 (roughly Rs. 26,000) for the entry-level 8GB RAM and 128GB storage model.
The Moto S30 Pro features a 6.55-inch 53-degree curved HD+ OLED display with 144Hz refresh rate and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ processor. The combination provides up to 12GB of RAM, and 512GB of available storage for the phone. The triple rear camera arrangement forms a 50MP primary camera, a 13MP wide-angle camera that also doubles as a macro camera, and a 2MP depth camera. Additionally, a 32MP front camera is used to take selfies.
The company is yet to announce pricing in India, availability, and other regions.
A New York Times scandal explains how data from your phone can reveal your personal details
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In several articles, The New York Times used location data provided by a company called Cuebiq, which analyzes data for advertisers and marketers. This data comes from smartphone users who have agreed to share their location with certain apps, such as those that provide weather alerts or information on local gas stations. Cuebiq helps app makers use technology like GPS to locate people’s phones, and in return, some app makers provide the data for Cuebiq to analyze.
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