12 November 2020
The Motorola Edge+ is a smartphone that marks the return of Motorola to the premium smartphone segment. It is the company's first Android flagship after focusing on budget and mid-range devices for a number of years. Even though the phone is packed with all the modern high-end specs and features, there was a particular aspect that left fans dissatisfied.
Motorola originally promised only one year of software upgrade support for the Edge+. This is undoubtedly disappointing news considering that the phone costs around $1,000. Only one-year's worth of the updates is common for budget phones and to some extent even for mid-range offers but when it comes to flagships that cost a premium, it makes perfect sense to expect upgrades at least for two years.
After receiving backlash from critics as well as fans, Motorola has finally changed its stance. In a statement given to Droid-Life, it has officially confirmed that the Motorola Edge+ will receive at least two years of software upgrades. This is the standard support timeline for Android flagships among various OEMs.
71.4 x 161.1 x 9.6 mm
6.7 inches - 2340x1080 px
The Motorola Edge+ sports a 6.7-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) OLED display with 90Hz refresh rate and HDR10+ support. Under the hood, it has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor paired with 12GB of RAM. There is 256GB of UFS 3.0 onboard storage with no microSD card support.
It has quad rear cameras featuring 108-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel telephoto sensor with f/2.4 aperture, a 16-megapixel ultrawide sensor with f/2.2 aperture, and a 3D ToF depth sensor. The phone comes with a single 25-megapixel shooter on the front with a f/2.0 aperture.
The whole package is powered by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging, 15W fast wireless charging, and 15W reverse wireless charging. It features an in-display fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C port, and will run Android 10 out of the box.