Motorola has launched the Motorola Edge (2023) in the US. Priced at $599, the phone offers a solid value for money proposition with its 144Hz pOLED display, 50MP dual cameras, and 68W fast charging support.
- 6.6-inch pOLED display with FHD+ resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, and up to 1200 nits of brightness
- MediaTek Dimensity 7030 chipset
- 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM
- 256GB of UFS 2.2 storage
- 50MP primary camera with OIS support
- 13MP ultra-wide lens
- 32MP front-facing camera
- 4,400mAh battery with 68W fast charging, 15W wireless charging, and 5W reverse wireless charging
- IP68 water and dust resistance
Design and display
The Motorola Edge (2023) has a sleek and modern design with a flat display and a leather back panel. The phone is available in a single color option, Mineral Gray. The 6.6-inch pOLED display on the Edge (2023) is one of the highlights of the phone. It offers a fast 144Hz refresh rate for smooth scrolling and animations. The display also has a high peak brightness of 1200 nits, making it easy to view even in bright sunlight.
Performance and battery life
The Motorola Edge (2023) is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 7030 chipset. This is a mid-range chipset that is capable of handling most everyday tasks with ease. The phone also comes with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, which is plenty for most users. The Edge (2023) has a 4,400mAh battery that should easily last a day of moderate use. The phone also supports 68W fast charging, so you can quickly top it up when needed.
The Motorola Edge (2023) has a dual camera setup on the back, consisting of a 50MP primary camera with OIS support and a 13MP ultra-wide lens that doubles up as a macro camera. The front-facing camera is a 32MP sensor with autofocus support.
The camera performance on the Edge (2023) is decent. The primary camera is able to take good photos in most lighting conditions, and the ultra-wide lens is useful for capturing wider scenes. The front-facing camera is also able to take good selfies.
Software and updates
The Motorola Edge (2023) ships with Android 13 out of the box. Motorola has promised to provide two years of major Android updates and three years of security updates for the phone.
Pricing and availability
The Motorola Edge (2023) is priced at $599 and is available for purchase from Motorola’s website and select retailers in the US.