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Motorola Edge 30 Pro

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Motorola Edge 30 Pro
Motorola Edge 30 Pro (Edge Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 8 x 1.8 - 3 GHz, Cortex-X2 / A710 / A510 (Kryo) Waipio
Graphics adapter
Memory
12288 MB 
Display
6.70 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 393 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, native pen support, AMOLED, 360Hz sampling rate, Gorilla Glass 3, glossy: yes, HDR, 144 Hz
Storage
256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash, 256 GB 
, 236 GB free
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: Audio via USB-C, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: acceleration sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass
Networking
Wi-Fi 6E (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2, 2G (850/​900/​1800/​1900), 3G (B1/​B2/​B4/​B5/​B8), 4G (B1/​B2/​B3/​B4/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B12/​B13/​B17/​B18/​B19/​B20/​B25/​B26/​B28/​B32/​B38/​B39/​B40/​B41/​B42/​B43/​B48/​B66), 5G (n1/​n3/​n5/​n7/​n8/​n20/​n28/​n38/​n40/​n41/​n66/​n77/​n78) , Dual SIM, LTE, 5G, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.8 x 163.1 x 76 ( = 0.35 x 6.42 x 2.99 in)
Battery
4800 mAh Lithium-Ion, 68W charging (Motorola TurboPower), 15W wireless charging (Qi), 5W reverse wireless charging
Charging
wireless charging, fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 12
Camera
Primary Camera: 50 MPix f/​1.8, phase comparison-AF (omnidirectional), OIS, dual LED-flash, videos @4320p/​24fps, videos @1080p/​960fps (Camera 1); 50.0MP, f/​2.2, wide angle lens (Camera 2); 2.0MP, f/​2.4, depth of field (Camera 3)
Secondary Camera: 60 MPix f/​2.2, videos @2160p/​60fps
Additional features
Speakers: stereo speakers, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, silicone bumper, charger, USB cable, SIM tool, 24 Months Warranty, IP52-certified; SAR: 0.96 W/kg (head), 1.43 W/kg (body), fanless
Weight
196 g ( = 6.91 oz / 0.43 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
799 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 83.63% - good
Average of 36 scores (from 55 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 92%, features: 75%, display: 91% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 92%

Reviews for the Motorola Edge 30 Pro

87.7% Motorola Edge 30 Pro Smartphone Review – An Affordable Flagship, Improved | Notebookcheck
While Motorola's latest flagship turned out to be more expensive than expected it does offer a fast SoC, a matte case, and a high-resolution front-facing camera. Enough for us to take a closer look at the Edge 30 Pro.
Motorola Moto Edge 30 Pro Review
Source: Yugatech English
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/16/2022
Motorola Moto Edge 30 Pro Review
Source: Yugatech English
The Motorola Moto Edge 30 Pro almost has all the qualities we’ve been looking for in a flagship smartphone: a beautiful and premium design, a sharp and vibrant screen with a high refresh rate, powerful hardware, complete connectivity, a big battery, and nifty software features. The cameras are good but not as great as we expected. Then lastly, the price, at PHP 34,995, it’s a very attractive offering considering Snapdragon 8 Gen1-powered devices that launched earlier costs 40K and above. However, this kind of advantage is no longer unique to the Moto Edge 30 Pro as other manufacturers are already releasing similarly powerful smartphones at the same price range. Some are even priced lower. Still, the Moto Edge 30 Pro is a welcome option and even has some features that its competitors do not have. So, if you do end up getting this device, we can say that you won’t regret it.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/05/2022
Moto Edge 30 Pro Unboxing and Hands-on
Source: Yugatech English
Hands-On, online available, Short, Date: 04/27/2022
Motorola Edge 30 Pro Audio test
Source: DxOMark English
Motorola’s latest version of its flagship Edge line, the 30 Pro, boasts what in 2022 constitute the standard specs for top-of-the-line smartphones. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, 6.7″ HDR10+ display, and a 4800mAh fast-charging battery. This Motorola device even comes with a display that has a beyond-standard refresh rate: 144Hz. In terms of audio, its two speakers have Dolby Atmos tuning and Qualcomm Snapdragon Sound. It earned a global score of 66 in our audio testing, which aligns it with the score of the Motorola Edge+, the brand’s 2020 flagship. That puts it in average- to below-average territory for premium smartphones in our database. The 30 Pro’s score would have been better if it had not been dragged down by its poor performance as a recording device. Its noise-reduction is not well-engineered and the tonal balance of its recordings is generally off kilter. As a playback device, it faired much better, especially when listening to content at soft or nominal volumes. Let’s take a closer listen.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/22/2022
88% Motorola Moto Edge 30 Pro review: is it really a flagship?
Source: Root Nation English
The Motorola Edge 30 Pro is interesting but strange. There are flagship features like a top-end chipset, impressive amounts of memory, a 144Hz OLED screen, reverse wireless charging, and 68W fast charging. We also have a "clean" Android 12 with excellent optimization, operating mode a la PC "Ready For". You expect outstanding cameras from an expensive smartphone, but in this regard, Motorola has taken the path of simplification - there is no telephoto lens, video recording capabilities are limited. The battery is not very powerful, there is no protection against immersion in water, the frame of the case is plastic. There are many competitors, but still, Edge 30 Pro is worth considering.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/22/2022
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 100% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 70%
83% Review: Motorola Edge 30 Pro
Source: L&B TechReview English
You shouldn’t go specifically for the Motorola Edge 30 Pro if you’re looking for the best mobile camera on the market, but less will probably do for most people. The screen is good enough, but nothing to brag about, so it’s the raw performance and durability in the form of a big battery and support for fast charging that should be the tongue on the scales if you’re going to consider a purchase of the Edge Pro 30. The extremely attractive price is a good argument in itself, and the fact is that you certainly get a lot for your money with the Motorola Edge 30 Pro. But it might be worth waiting a few weeks, because as mentioned, both OnePlus and Xiaomi are coming out with their top-of-the-line Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 models, and once those phones make their way to stores, the Motorola Edge 30 Pro might lose out at the finish line after all. At the time of writing, however, there is every reason to give the mobile our Special Recommendation.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/21/2022
Rating: Total score: 83%
Motorola Moto Edge 30 Pro Review – Best Affordable Flagship Under 50000
Source: Cashify English
The Motorola Moto Edge 30 Pro 5G is an excellent successor to the Edge 20 Pro and brings Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 at the best price on the market. With a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, this phone runs smoothly and quickly. Motorola has set the price of its smartphone lower than the prices of other smartphones with the same processor. This phone has a great display, a solid camera system, and a good battery life. However, the clean Android interface that Motorola phones offer is what I appreciate the most about them, and this is something we saw on this one as well. Overall, the Motorola Edge 30 Pro is an excellent all-rounder of a smartphone. The fact that there isn’t a telephoto camera makes me a little disappointed. Motorola Moto Edge 30 Pro 5G is easily the best affordable flagship you can buy right now if you have Rs 50,000 to spend on a phone. If gaming is your focus, then you can also take a look at the Asus ROG Phone 5s Pro 5G (review).
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/14/2022
84% Motorola Edge 30 Pro review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Motorola Edge 30 Pro is somewhat of an odd proposition - a flagship that isn't quite, with unique selling points but also some notable shortcomings. On the first list is the 144Hz display - we can appreciate the smoothness, but can't quite see it as a substantial advantage over the 120Hz of the competition. With all that said, the Motorola Edge 30 Pro isn't a bad package. On the contrary, it's a balanced offering that's simply hard to straight up recommend at list price against the available rivals. That balance can easily shift in its direction though if you stumble upon a discount down the line, or you find yourself liking some particular aspects of it that others can't match. Don't rush to the store for one, but don't cross it off your list, is what we're saying.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/04/2022
Rating: Total score: 84%
Motorola Edge 30 Pro Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The Motorola Edge 30 Pro smartphone is not perfect but a value flagship smartphone. It is highly recommendable for typical professionals or business users as you face zero compromises in performance, display, hardware, or software. Furthermore, it promises two years of Android security updates. However, if the camera is your deepest concern, then you must consider the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, but there is a significant price gap between these. Also, you can check out the OnePlus 9 RT under the same segment. So, go through all the available options before spending a notable amount of money on your new phone.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/30/2022
86% Motorola Edge 30 Pro review: cutting it close
Source: Phone Arena English
While the new Motorola flagship offering is pretty good, some other phones are worth a look at. For example, if you are really keen on the camera performance, this isn’t the phone for you. The Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus and the iPhone 13 Pro will do a much better job for a similar amount of money. Still, if you’re after performance and having a clean-looking Android user interface, the Motorola Edge 30 Pro, or Edge Plus (2022) as it is called in the US, is the best there is in the states. This phone is a beast of a performer, with a great display and battery life, and should not get overshadowed by more popular brands. But there’s another catch. The competition is promising more than Motorola in terms of software updates. This is important if you are looking for a phone that will last you around five years. If not, the Motorola is a great choice, especially if you’re into big displays and alternative smartphone choices.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/09/2022
Rating: Total score: 86%
Motorola Edge 30 Pro review: Worth every penny
Source: India Today English
Motorola Edge 30 Pro is a fast flagship phone that I can recommend. One of the highlights of the Motorola Edge 30 Pro is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 on this phone offers fast, lag-free performance. Motorola has priced the smartphone lower than its competitors with the same chipset. The camera performance of the Edge 30 Pro is good. The macro lens is impressive. However, the picture quality falters in low-light conditions. The Motorola Edge 30 Pro comes with a 4800mAh battery with support for 68W fast charging support. While the fast-charging tech is a blessing for people who are always in a hurry, the phone does heat up a bit when it is plugged into the charger. The battery does not last more than 13-14 hours a day and that, too, if you are running the phone's screen at a lower refresh rate of 60Hz. The phone also heats up a bit when you play heavy games on it. However, these are minor niggles and all phones have.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/08/2022
Motorola Edge 30 Pro Review: Is It Worth The Premium?
Source: Think Digit English
The Motorola Edge 30 Pro is a great sequel to the Edge 20 Pro and is one of the most affordable Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 phones you can buy right now. While it is pegged as an upgrade and it does feel like one most of the time, there are some downsides with the Edge 30 Pro as well. If you are looking for a phone to play games, you’d be better off with something like the ROG Phone 5s and if great cameras are your priority, you’d be better off with the OnePlus 9RT (review) or Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (review).
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/01/2022
80% Motorola Edge 30 Pro review: Leaps, not edges, over its competition!
Source: The Times of India English
If you have Rs. 50,000 to spend on a smartphone right now, the Motorola Edge 30 Pro is easily the best 2022 flagship killer you can get right now. Its Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip is faster than any other phone selling at its price, and the user experience is second to none if you value a no-nonsense clean Android experience. Battery life has been good too and that 144Hz display is another draw for Netflix lovers. The 68W fast charging along with the wireless charging is another boon. The Edge 30 Pro, however, has its fair share of drawbacks too; hence we call it a flagship killer, not a proper flagship. The camera performance is on par with more affordable midrange phones, and this seems to be a hardware-related restriction. Motorola has been too conservative with the design too, considering what Oppo, Vivo, OnePlus and iQOO are doing with their phones. Hence, if cameras are your priority at this price range, the cheaper Oppo Reno 7 Pro and Vivo X70 Pro could be good options for you.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/26/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Motorola Edge 30 Pro Review: Flagship Performance on a Budget
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Motorola Edge 30 Pro is a huge upgrade over the Edge 20 Pro (Review).and competes in a much higher price segment. The highlight of the Edge 30 Pro has to be the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC which is currently the best you can get in an Android smartphone. Camera performance was good, except in low-light conditions where it could do with a few tweaks. Motorola has managed to undercut a lot of the competition by pricing this smartphone at Rs. 49,999, which makes it quite tempting. However, the Edge 30 Pro isn't entirely perfect. While it is powerful, it heats up easily under load. Casual usage was trouble-free, but playing demanding 3D games did cause the phone to get warm. If you are okay with this trade-off, you should be happy with the Edge 30 Pro, but if you want to play a lot of games on your smartphone, the Asus ROG Phone 5s might just be a better fit at the same price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/26/2022
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 100% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
90% Motorola Edge 30 Pro First Impressions: All About Performance?
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Motorola Edge 30 Pro has a triple camera setup with high-resolution sensors. The primary camera has a 50-megapixel sensor, OIS, and omni-directional PDAF. There's also a 50-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with a 114-degree field of view, and the third one is a 2-megapixel depth sensor. I am looking forward to putting these cameras to the test in the full review. Motorola has launched the Edge 30 Pro priced at Rs. 49,999 in India. This will undercut the Samsung Galaxy S22 and also the iQoo 9 Pro by a big margin. The price is on par with that of the Asus ROG Phone 5s gaming smartphone, which is powered by last year's Snapdragon 888+. Those looking for the best performance at a reasonable price should find the Edge 30 Pro quite promising, and from what I can tell, Motorola hasn't cut too many corners. However, I'll know for sure once I'm done testing the gaming performance, cameras, and software. I'll also be seeing how well the battery holds up with regular use in the full review, so stay tuned to Gadgets 360.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/25/2022
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 100% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Motorola Edge 30 Pro Specifications, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
Motorola Edge 30 Pro smartphone is the latest upcoming 5G smartphone from Motorola and is rumored to be announced near the end of January 2022. The specifications may differ as the phone is neither released nor announced yet. Motorola Edge 30 Pro is expected to bring a 6.7 inches OLED display panel with rich 1B colors and awesome 144Hz refresh rate support. You can enjoy extreme quality videos with HDR+ and will face no problem using your phone in harsh daylight as you get 700 nits brightness support. You can expect cool shots and immersive colors with this camera setup. Speaking of selfie camera, it is a 60MP wide lens with [email protected] and HDR support yet one thing is not sure whether the selfie lens will be under display type or not. Motorola Edge 30 Pro comes with fast charging of 68W which fuels a huge Li-Po 5000 mAh battery on a USB Type C port. We also get support from NFC and the deal seems to be quite good but all this depends on the price of the Edge 30 Pro which is yet to be exposed. Motorola Edge 30 Pro may release in White and Black color options as per rumors.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/28/2022

Foreign Reviews

91% Motorola Edge 30 Pro im Test: Sprung in die Smartphone-Top-Klasse?
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/21/2022
Rating: Total score: 91%
90% Das beste Handy mit 144-Hz-OLED
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/12/2022
Rating: Total score: 90%
Motorola Edge 30 Pro viele Stärken, kleine Schwächen
Source: RP-Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/11/2022
Wenn „Leistungsmonster“ zur Untertreibung wird
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/25/2022
88% Motorola Edge 30 Pro Ist das Erste auch das Beste?
Source: Go2 Mobile German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/24/2022
Rating: Total score: 88% price: 93% performance: 97% mobility: 86% workmanship: 89%
Zu schnell für die Mittelklasse
Source: Spiegel Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/24/2022
87% Motorola Edge 30 Pro, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/09/2022
Rating: Total score: 87%
88% Motorola Edge 30 Pro, análisis: un bastión del software ligero y completo en la gama alta
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/17/2022
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 95% display: 93% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
90% REVIEW: Motorola Edge 30 Pro
Source: Showmetech.com.br Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/17/2022
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 90%
80% Motorola Edge 30 Pro
Source: Tudo Celular Portuegese PT→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/04/2022
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80%
Review Motorola Edge 30 Pro | O celular mais poderoso da Motorola
Source: Canaltech Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Elegant design; high performance; beautiful display; long battery life; good interface. Negative: Poor cameras; unsupported waterproof and dust avoiding.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/24/2022
82% Motorola Edge 30 Pro, la recensione: uno smartphone Android flagship che punta al vertice
Source: Multiplayer IT Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/30/2022
Rating: Total score: 82%
85% Recensione Motorola Moto Edge 30 Pro
Source: Batista70Phone Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/12/2022
Rating: Total score: 85% features: 90% display: 85% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
83% Recensione Motorola Edge 30 Pro: un vero premium
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/04/2022
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 70% features: 85% mobility: 85% workmanship: 85% ergonomy: 85%
85% Recensione Motorola Edge 30 Pro
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/24/2022
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 80% display: 89% mobility: 83% workmanship: 83%
85% Recensione Motorola Edge 30 Pro, rapporto qualità/prezzo al top!
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/24/2022
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 53% features: 72%
Motorola Edge 30 Pro: il ritorno trionfale della casa alata | Recensione
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Positive: High performance; long battery life; nice main camera; good price. Negative: Unsupported waterproof.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/07/2022
Recensione Motorola Edge 30 Pro: la casa alata ha fatto centro sulla fascia alta
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; nice cameras; great display; modern Wi-Fi 6E; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/04/2022
La recensione di Motorola Edge 30 Pro, potenza e stile
Source: Techprincess IT Italian IT→EN
Positive: High performance; pure Android 12; many customizations. Negative: No telephoto; average autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/24/2022
80% Motorola Edge 30 Pro review: subtopper in het hoge segment
Source: AndroidWorld.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/18/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Test du Motorola Edge 30 Pro : convaincre sans ambition
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/03/2022
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
80% Test Motorola Edge 30 Pro : de la puissance et des compromis
Source: Les Numeriques French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/20/2022
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 60% workmanship: 60% ergonomy: 60%
80% Test du Motorola Edge 30 Pro : un excellent smartphone éclipsé par ses concurrents
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/28/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Test Motorola Edge 30 Pro : un très bon smartphone auquel il ne manque pas grand-chose
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/14/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Test Motorola Edge 30 Pro : la belle surprise de ce début d’année
Source: Journal du Geek French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/08/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
83% Test Motorola Edge 30 Pro : Hello (again) Moto !
Source: Presse Citron French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/05/2022
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 85% workmanship: 90%
Prise en main du Motorola edge 30 Pro : un smartphone haut de gamme très prometteur
Source: L' Eclaireur FNAC French FR→EN
Positive: Big screen; nice display; powerful hardware; high performance; quick charging. Negative: Poor cameras; average battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/24/2022
70% Motorola Edge 30 Pro - Niby lepiej, a jednak gorzej [Test]
Source: Video testy Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/13/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
85% Motorola Edge 30 Pro – mistrz wydajności w rozsądnej cenie (test)
Source: Telepolis Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/08/2022
Rating: Total score: 85%
84% Motorola Edge 30 Pro - test. Wydajnościowa rakieta, ale... czy uda się jej daleko zalecieć?
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/19/2022
Rating: Total score: 84% features: 78% display: 90% mobility: 77%
75% Motorola edge 30 pro – nowy flagowiec, stare potknięcia (recenzja)
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/13/2022
Rating: Total score: 75%
85% Recenzja Motorola Edge 30 Pro — rozwój godny pochwały
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/12/2022
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Test motoroli edge 30 Pro. Rewelacyjne działanie – jest. A rewelacyjne zdjęcia…
Source: Antyweb Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Great OLED display; inductive charging; stereo speakers; perfect built quality; high performance. Negative: Poor cameras; unsupported waterproof IP68.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/24/2022
95% Test Motorola Edge 30 Pro
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/28/2022
Rating: Total score: 95%
83% Motorola Edge 30 Pro test | Fed mobil med få problemer
Source: Mere Mobil.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/04/2022
Rating: Total score: 83%
Test Motorola Edge 30 Pro
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; large battery capacity; wireless and quick charging; great speakers. Negative: Poor display; mediocre cameras; no microSD card slot.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/22/2022
80% Motorola Edge 30 Pro: Prestandamobil till rätt pris
Source: M3 PC för alla SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/05/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
78% Test: Motorola Edge 30 Pro – Supersnabb
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/01/2022
Rating: Total score: 78%
Lansare Motorola Edge 30 Pro: review, preț și oferte speciale
Source: Computerblog.ro →EN
Positive: Very good display; powerful processor; large battery capacity; fast charging; nice cameras. Negative: Relatively high price; no microSD card slot; no headphone jack.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/24/2022

Comment

Model:

Motorola is once again trying to compete in the flagship smartphone segment with its latest Motorola Edge 30 Pro. In terms of its design, this Motorola is not a small phone. While it is not the biggest out there, thanks to its very slim display bezels, it is still quite a handful. In addition, its body is a boxer in real-life, which does not really help with ergonomics. Furthermore, the Motorola Edge 30 Pro tend to be quite slippery even though it has a matte back. Therefore, using a case for the phone is highly recommended. Despite all that, the phone does feel pretty light and thin, especially considering its size. In addition, the device has nice metal sides which could always be mistaken for plastic due to its glossy finish. These are not very grip-friendly either. It is worth noting that all the buttons are on the right side and the power button doubles as a fingerprint scanner which is quite fast and unproblematic. As for its display, it is definitely undeniable that the Motorola Edge 30 Pro shines with a very good-looking display. The phone’s 6.7-inch P-OLED screen produces very nice saturated colours with overall good minimum and maximum brightness. The only problem that might arise with this display is its visibility during direct sunlight. While the display is readable, competitors like the iPhone 13 and Galaxy S22 have much brighter-looking displays. This could be due to the fact that its glass is more reflective than the rest. Apart from that, the phone has also been equipped with a 144Hz variable refresh rate. This obviously helps with gaming performance and makes navigating the phone feeling rather snappy.

In terms of its performance, the Motorola Edge 30 Pro’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor is simply amazing. While early reports did state that this chipset heats up easily, that is not the case with this latest Motorola flagship. It is worth noting that this phone does not feel warm even when it is used for extensive gaming. The processor is paired with either 8GB or 12GB of RAM along with 256GB storage. It is a well-known fact that Motorola phones were never popular for their cameras. This is simply due to the fact that the company was never making the best camera-performers out there. Having said that, this model rocks a brand new 50MP triple-camera system. The main shooter is a 50MP sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and OIS and features QuadPixel technology, which combines four pixels into one bigger one, improving the low-light photography and saving on memory. Overall, the main camera produces very good results during daylight. Photos have correct saturation and exposure while maintaining good detail even with moving objects. The ultra-wide camera is another 50MP sensor which also uses QuadPixel technology. While the photos during the day look good and have good exposure, details are nowhere to be found. The third sensor is a 2MP depth camera, and it does not seem to do much, if anything to contribute to the end result. In a nutshell, it is a great device from Motorola, for further exploration depending on the need and preference of the user.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

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Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


SD 8 Gen 1: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2021 and manufactured in 4 nm at Samsung. Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a ARM Cortex-X2 architecture clocked at up to 3 GHz. Three more performance cores are based on the A710 but clock up to 2.5 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A510 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 6e modem, a Hexagon DSP (for AI acceleration) and a Spectra ISP. The integrated memory controller supports fast LPDDR5 memory with up to 3,200 MHz. 5G is now included in the chip with the Snapdragon X65 modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.70":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.196 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Motorola: The original company Motorola Inc was split in 2011. Motorola Mobility got the smartphone range and was taken over by Google in 2012 and by Lenovo in 2014. The Motorola smartphone brand continues for the time being. There are still a lot of reviews on Motorola Mobiles with average ratings.


83.63%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2022-02-22)