Along with the Motorola Edge 30 Ultra, Motorola introduced Moto Edge 30 Neo mid-range smartphone that is supposed to impress with a 120 Hz pOLED display, a 64 MP dual camera, and a 68-watt quick charge function. With some design adjustments, the device should stand out from the crowd.
The Motorola Edge 30 Neo comes in a colorful design, available in violet, turquoise or black. The respective Pantone color is noted on the back, which is primarily intended as a decorative element, but the information also theoretically makes it easier to find accessories in the same color. The color accents of the operating system can be adapted to the color of the device.
The Moto Edge 30 Neo comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695, which has two powerful ARM Cortex-A78 cores with clock frequencies of up to 2.2 GHz and six economical Cortex-A55 cores at 1.7 GHz. The 120 Hz pOLED display is comparatively small with a diagonal of 6.3 inches, the same applies to the 4,020 mAh battery, which can be charged with up to 68 watts via USB-C. Wireless charging is possible, but only with a maximum of 5 watts, so this feature is practically only suitable for overnight charging.
The camera module on the back houses the 64 MP f/1.8 main camera with optical image stabilization and a 13 MP f/2.2 ultra wide-angle camera with a field of view of 122 degrees and the ability to take macro shots. The mid-range smartphone has a 32 MP f/2.4 selfie camera. Videos can only be recorded in 1080p resolution at 30 frames per second with both the main and front cameras. The Edge 30 Neo comes with Android 12, Motorola promises two major Android updates and three years of security patches.
Motorola Edge 30 Neo price and availability
The Motorola Edge 30 Neo is listed on the Newegg.com and Amazom.co.uk websites for a recommended retail price of $509 / £406. The Edge 30 Neo is only offered with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of flash memory, but in three colors: Pantone Aqua Foam, Pantone Black Onyx, and Pantone Very Peri.