Motorola has finally unveiled the much-anticipated Moto X40 has launched in China. It launches as the successor to the Moto X30 of last year. The latest offering comes with top-of-the-line specifications.

Motorola Moto X40 launched

The Moto X40 competes goes up against the likes of the recently launched Xiaomi 13, iQOO 11, and Vivo X90 in the market. Read on to know what the device offers out of the box.

Beginning with the display, the Motorola Moto X40 features a 6.7-inch AMOLED screen bearing an FHD+ resolution and a 165Hz refresh rate. There is a centre-aligned punch-hole camera cutout and curved edges. The display features 10-bit colours, HDR support, and an integrated fingerprint scanner.

Design-wise, the Moto X40 has a small rectangular camera module. It is IP68-certified dust and water-resistant. For audiophiles, it has stereo speakers tuned by Dolby Atmos.

On the imaging front, the Moto X40 features triple rear cameras. The setup comprises a 50MP main sensor with OIS support, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 12MP telephoto unit. There is a 60MP front-facing selfie snapper. The smartphone packs support for 4K HDR video recording and there is a horizontal lock feature while clicking action scenes.

Motorola Moto X40 specs

Under the hood, the Moto X40 is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. It packs up to 16GB of LPDDR5x RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 4.0 storage. The device is equipped with a three-dimensional liquid cooling system.

The smartphone is backed by a 4,600mAh battery unit with support for 125W wired and 15W wireless charging. Software-wise, the device runs on Android 13 OS with MY UI 5.0 skinned on the top.

Connectivity options on the Moto X40 include dual SIM, 5G, WiF 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, dual-frequency GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port.

Motorola Moto X40 in Smoky Black

Moto X40 Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • CDMA 800
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 48, 66
  • 5G bands: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6
  • Speed: HSPA, LTE-A (CA), 5G

Launch

  • Announced: 2022, December 15
  • Status: Exp. release 2022, December 22

Design

  • Dimensions: 161.2 x 74 x 8.6 mm (6.35 x 2.91 x 0.34 in)
  • Weight: 199 g (7.02 oz)
  • Build: Glass front, glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frame
  • Colors: Black, Blue
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

Display

  • Type: OLED, 1B colors, 165Hz, HDR10+
  • Size: 6.7 inches, 108.4 cm2 (~90.9% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~393 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 13, MYUI 5.0

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8550 Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×3.2 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3×2.0 GHz Cortex-A510)
  • GPU: Adreno 740
  • Memory Card slot: No
  • Internal: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM
  • UFS:
    • UFS 3.1 – 128GB
    • UFS 4.0 – 256GB/512GB

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 50 MP, f/1.9, (wide), 1/1.55″, 1.0µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
    • 50 MP, f/2.2, 117˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.76″, 0.64µm, AF
    • 12 MP, f/1.6, (telephoto), 1/2.93″, 1.22µm, PDAF, 2x optical zoom
  • Features: Dual-LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 720p@960fps, 10-bit HDR10+, gyro-EIS
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 60 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.61µm
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps

Multimedia

  • Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • Audio 5mm jack: No

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Positioning: GPS (L1+L5), GLONASS (L1), BDS (B1I+B1c+B2a), GALILEO (E1+E5a), QZSS (L1+L5)
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB: USB Type-C, USB On-The-Go

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Ready For 3.5 support

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 4600 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: 125W wired, PD3.0, QC5, 50% in 7 min (advertised)
  • 15W wireless
  • 5W reverse wired

Models: XT2301-5

Motorola Moto X40 Price and Availability

The Moto X40 is offered in Smoky Black and Tourmarine Blue colours.

  • 8GB + 128GB model costs RMB 3,399 (~$487)
  • 8GB + 256GB model costs RMB 3,699 (~$530)
  • 12GB + 256GB model costs RMB 3,999 (~$573)
  • 12GB + 512GB model costs RMB 4,299 (~$617)

Motorola Moto X40 price and colors

It is now available to order and will go on sale in China from December 22nd.

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