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Motorola Edge (2021)
Motorola Edge (2021)
Motorola Edge (2021)
Motorola Edge (2021)
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7.3/10
Informr score
The Motorola Edge (2021) currently has an Informr score of 7.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 11 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2.4 GHz
Screen Size
6.8"
Camera
108+ MP, f/1.9


What the Critics Are Saying...


The Verge

The Moto Edge 5G UW (2021) may be a decent phone: its unusually high 144Hz refresh rate on the LCD screen works great; and it has two days of battery life, with a camera that can handle low-light photography if you can get it to focus. But that’s no longer enough to be competitive in the midrange ph...

- Gloria Sin, The Verge
Phandroid

On many fronts, the Motorola Edge 5G UW impressed me. The phone was reliable, lasted all-day, felt good in the hand, and offers a solid camera performance. It even offers fast 30W charging speeds, which not even Samsung’s flagship phones provide, so that’s a definite win. For the most part, I have n...

- Andrew, Phandroid
Ubergizmo

The moto edge gen2 is a significant improvement over last year’s moto edge gen1. The camera prioritizes the most common use cases while system performance is much better. Motorola has worked on the right things. The design is agreeable, and the large display makes it an excellent entertainment phone...

- Eliane Fiolet, Ubergizmo
GeekSpin

The 2021 Moto Edge is a plastic mid-range phone with a completely flat 144Hz display. It delivers excellent battery life and great software, but not much else.

- Myriam Joire, GeekSpin
PC Magazine

There's nothing wrong with the 2021 Moto Edge, but it's priced to compete with flagship phones that offer better long-term value.

- Steven Winkelman, PC Magazine


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The Edge (2021) price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Motorola Edge (2021) prices from around the web here on The Informr.


Motorola backs up the Edge (2021) with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Edge (2021) has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Motorola support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Motorola's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
6.8"

The Motorola Edge (2021)'s screen size is 6.8 inches with 1080 x 2460 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.4 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Octa-core 2.4 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 11 operating system (OS).

Camera
108+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 108+ MP, f/1.9 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 32+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
5000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5000 mAh battery.

Edge (2021) Specs

Overview
Release Date September 2, 2021
Regions Available USA, Canada
Operating System Android 11

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Octa-core 2.4 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 8 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Cellular
Networks
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
GPS Type A-GPS
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
108+ Megapixels, f/1.9
Zoom
10x digital
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (8 MP, F2.2, Ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (2 MP, F2.4, Depth), Slow motion recording, Time lapse mode,
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
32+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.25
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2460 pixels
Pixel Density 395 pixels
Size 6.8 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, 144Hz refresh rate
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to 2 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Nebula Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.9 x 7.56 x 0.899 cm (6.7 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 200 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 52
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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