Motorola already has its first high-end processor ready with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2… and it costs less than you imagine.
Motorola did not want to waste time, and already has its new generation of flagships with android. The company of American origin has released in china his new Motorola Moto X40a smartphone oriented to the high-end reduced price, which stands out, above all, for its bulky data sheet.
This is the spiritual successor to the Motorola Moto X30 launched last year, which in some regions of the world came under the name Motorola Edge 30 Pro. It is to be expected, therefore, that this model will also end up landing on the global market sooner or later, probably as part of the Motorola Edge family of smartphones.
Motorola Moto X40 (Motorola Edge 40 Pro), all the information
|Dimensions||161.16 x 74 x 8.59mm|
|Screen||6.7-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) pOLED|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2|
|Operating system||Android 13 with MyUX 5.0|
|Storage||128/256/512 GB UFS 4.0|
50 Mpx main
50 Mpx ultra wide angle with macro mode
12 Mpx for portraits
125W fast charging
15W wireless charging
On-screen fingerprint reader
GPS L1 + L5
Some of the features of the new Moto X40 are reminiscent of the Motorola Edge 30 Ultra submitted several months ago. Motorola’s latest flagship smartphone features a aluminum and glass bodywith a back protected by Gorilla Glass 7 glass and matte finish, available in two colors: blue and black.
The phone boasts pronounced curves at its ends, including the front. Behind the curved glass on the front hides a 6.7 inch screen diagonal based on pOLED technology, with Full HD+ resolution and a refresh rate that can reach 165 hertz.
The camera module is the great protagonist of the rear part, and incorporates a 50 megapixel main camera with optical stabilization and a size of 1/1.55 inches, in addition to a secondary camera of 50 megapixels associated with an ultra wide angle lens, and a 12 megapixel Sony IMX663 camera with two magnification optical zoom, intended to be used as camera for portraits.
The front camera of the Motorola Moto X40 has 60 megapixel resolution and supports facial recognition to unlock the device.
Your brain is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and is associated with 8 or 12 GB of RAM and 128, 256 or 512 GB of storage. As it could not be otherwise, the company has chosen to use the faster memory technologies currently available: LPDDR5X and UFFS 4.0.
It has a 4600 mAh capacity batterybacked by a fast charging system of 125W. Furthermore, he admits wireless charging up to 15W and allows you to charge other devices thanks to the reverse wireless charging system.
The Moto X40 is the brand’s first smartphone to land on the market with Android 13 inside. She does it, yes, with the MyUX 5.0 customizationthe customization layer that the company uses in its devices aimed at the Chinese market.
Price of the Motorola Moto X40 and when it can be purchased
Initially, the Moto X40 can only be purchased in China. It is possible to get hold of it through the Lenovo official online store. The price will depend on the storage and memory configuration chosen:
- Motorola Moto X40 8/128 GB: 3399 yuan, about 459 euros to change
- Motorola Moto X40 8/256 GB: 3699 yuan, about 500 euros to change
- Motorola Moto X40 12/256 GB: 3999 yuan, about 540 euros to change
- Motorola Moto X40 12/512 GB: 4299 yuan, about 580 euros to change