Alongside the Edge S Pro announcement, the company also launched the Motorola Edge Lite in China, bringing the number of Edge phones launched this year in the country to three. The Edge Lite boasts premium features and surprisingly, even with a higher starting price than the Edge S Pro.
The Motorola Edge Lite (or Edge Light Luxury Version) features a flat OLED display with a centered punch hole. It also has a flat frame and triple rear cameras but its camera housing is smaller than that of the Edge S Pro. Motorola also believes it is the lightest 5G smartphone with a weight of 163 grams. It is also thinner than its siblings at 6.9mm.
The Edge Lite comes with the same display parameters as the Edge S Pro. The 6.7-inch 10-bit FHD+ OLED screen has a 144Hz refresh rate, 576Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10+, DCI-P3 color gamut, DC dimming, and is SGS Eye protection certified.
Under the hood, it is powered by Snapdragon 778G processor, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB / 256GB storage options.
As per cameras, the Edge Lite has a 108MP 1/1.52 2.1µm primary camera, an 8MP telephoto camera with OIS, 3x optical zoom, and 30x digital zoom. It also has a 16MP 121° ultrawide camera that can take 2.8CM macro photos. A 32MP camera is in front for selfies and video calls.
The Motorola Edge Lite has a smaller 4020mAh battery but also supports 33W fast charging. It has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and runs MYUI 2.0 with similar software features as the Edge S Pro. You also get the classic Moto Actions.
Motorola Edge Lite Specifications
Chipset: Snapdragon 778G
CPU: 2.4GHz Octacore
GPU: Adreno 642L
Display: 6.7 inch FHD + 2400 x 1080, 20:9, 144Hz, OLED, HDR10 +
Storage: 128GB / 256GB
Main camera: Triple
- Main – 108 MP, 1/1.52, f/1. 9
- UltraWide angle – 16 MP, f/2.2, Macro Vision
- Telephoto – 8 MP, 3x, f/2.4, OIS
Front camera: 32 MP, f/2.25
OS: Android 11 (MYUI 2.0)
Dimension: 163.0 x 76.0 x 6.99 mm
Battery: 4020mAh (Fast charge 33W)
Wi-Fi: WiFi 6E, 802.11
USB: USB Type-C
Audio 3.5mm jack: No
Fingerprint sensor: Yes (Side)
Face ID: Yes
Colors: Green, Silver
SIM: Dual SIM (nanoSIM)
Network: Supports 5G connectivity
Motorola Edge Lite Price and Availability
The Motorola Edge Lite is priced at;
- ¥2599 (~$402) for the 8+128GB version
- ¥2899 (~$449) for the 8+256GB version.
It can already be pre-ordered on the official website and it will be available for purchase on August 17. The online shop also mentions a 6+128GB version but it wasn’t announced at the event and its price is unknown.