The first smartphone in the new Edge series to be released in India is the Motorola Edge 40.
Although it is priced quite aggressively in the upper mid-range market, it has superior hardware.
With several best-in-class features available at Rs. 29,999, Motorola refers to the Edge 40 as a "flagship killer." Is the Edge 40 authentic?
Here are our initial thoughts on the phone as our evaluation is being written. With regards to the retail package, Motorola is taking a green approach. Thankfully, it just affects the packaging components, which include plastic-free wrappers, a recyclable box cover, and soy-ink for the printed text.
A charger and a USB Type-C cable are included in the package. Along with various paperwork and the SIM eject tool, the business also includes a transparent hard case with the Edge 40. Now for the actual phone: the Motorola Edge 40 is available in two finishes.
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The hue we have is Nebula Green, and it has a back panel made of vegan leather. There is also a Lunar Blue colour with a PMMA acrylic finish, which is essentially plastic but has a frosted, glass-like appearance, and an Eclipse Black version with a vegan leather back.
At just 171g, the Motorola Edge 40 is quite light and thin (7.58mm). Notably, the blue model with the plastic rear is a tiny bit lighter and slimmer. The Edge 40 feels comfortable in the hand and has a quality appearance thanks to the metal frame.
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The Motorola Edge 40 sports a curved frame and rear panel, which helps it fit more pleasantly in your palm than most phones do. The device is marketed as the world's slimmest 5G smartphone with official certification for water and dust resistance and is also IP68 rated.
Notably, it has an IP68 rating and is now the most cheap smartphone in India. On the rear of the Motorola Edge 40, there are two cameras. It has the widest f/1.47 aperture in the market and a 50-megapixel main camera.
Theoretically, it ought to enable faster shutter speeds while capturing more light. A 13-megapixel ultra-wide camera with autofocus is also available; this camera may also be utilised to take macro pictures.
Additionally, the Edge 40's rear camera system can capture portrait mode photos at 24mm, 35mm, and 50mm focal lengths. In the complete review, we'll examine how effectively these features truly function.
The Motorola Edge 40 uses the MyUX skin on top of Android 13 as its operating system. It provides a nearly stock Android experience with minor enhancements for customization and personalization.
Additionally, there are some cool connection, security, and productivity features like ThinkShield, Ready For, and more, which we will discuss in the entire review, which will be published on Gadgets 360 soon.