Motorola has introduced the Edge 40 Pro to the European markets. The device arrives as the successor to the Edge 30 Pro. The device is a rebadged version of the Moto X40 that was announced in China last December. The Edge 40 Pro is a flagship in every sense packing top-of-the-line specifications. Read on to know what it offers out of the box.

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The Motorola Edge 40 Pro boasts a 6.67-inch AMOLED display bearing a center-aligned punch-hole cutout and FHD+ resolution. It has curved edges and the screen is shielded by Gorilla Glass Victus. The device features a 165Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ support, and there is an in-screen fingerprint scanner.

The Edge 40 Pro has a slim profile measuring 8.6mm thick. It is IP68-certified dust and water-resistant. The back panel has a squarish camera module.

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On the optics front, the phone sports triple rear cameras. The setup comprises a main 1/1.55-inch main 50MP sensor paired with OIS support, a 1/1.22-inch 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens with a 117-degree FoV, and a 12MP telephoto unit. Up front, the device has a 60MP selfie snapper. The smartphone is capable of recording up to 8K videos through the rear camera and 4K videos from the front snapper.

Under the hood, the Motorola Edge 40 Pro is equipped with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor. The chipset is paired with a 12GB LPDDR5X RAM and 256GB UFS 4.0 storage.

The device is backed by a 4,600mAh battery unit with support for 125W wired, 15W wireless, and 5W reverse wireless charging respectively. Software-wise, the smartphone runs on Android 13 OS out of the box.

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Motorola Edge 40 Pro Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 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: 2023, April 04
  • Status: Available. Released 2023, April 04

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 (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frame
  • Colors: Interstellar Black, Lunar Blue
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, eSIM, dual stand-by)
  • IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 min)

Display

  • Type: OLED, 1B colors, 165Hz, HDR10+, Dolby Vision
  • Size: 6.67 inches, 108.0 cm2 (~90.5% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass Victus

Operating System

  • Android 13

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8550-AB 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: 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM
  • UFS 4.0

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/1.55″, 1.0µm, multi-directional PDAF, OIS
    • 50 MP, f/2.2, 114˚ (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: 8K@30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240/960fps, 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@30/60fps

Multimedia

  • Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: No

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e/7, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Bluetooth: 5.3, A2DP, LE
  • Positioning: GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB: USB Type-C 3.2, OTG

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 6 min, 100% in 23 min (advertised)
  • 15W wireless
  • 5W reverse wired

Motorola Edge 40 Pro Price and Availability

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The Motorola Edge 40 Pro is priced at €899.99 in Europe for the sole 12GB + 256GB variant.

It comes in Blue and Black colors and can be purchased in Europe in the coming days. The exact availability and pricing will vary depending on the markets.

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