Motorola unveiled the Edge X30 final December in China because the world’s first Snapdragon 8 Gen 1-powered smartphone, which debuted globally a few days in the past because the Motorola Edge 30 Professional with slight variations and two coloration choices – Stardust White and Cosmos Blue. And we have obtained one in blue shade for a full assessment.
The Motorola Edge 30 Professional’s retail package deal is not all that completely different from what we have seen with its predecessor – Edge 20 Professional. A compact, blue-ish field with the smartphone’s title on high. On the within, we have the cellphone itself together with some paperwork, a SIM ejector device, a clear case, a charging cable, and a 68W adapter.
Now let’s take a look at what the Motorola Edge 30 Professional has to supply. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1-powered smartphone has two RAM (8GB/12GB) and three storage (128GB/256GB/512GB) choices. Our unit comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage onboard.
The Edge 30 Professional boots Android 12-based MyUI 3.0, which is one thing followers of fresh, clutter-free UI will discover interesting. The smartphone comes with the same old Motorola software program goodies and the promise of three years of safety updates. Motorola has additionally assured Android 13 and 14 for the flagship.
The Edge 30 Professional is constructed round a 6.7″ FullHD+ 144Hz 10bit OLED display with HDR10+ certification. It has a punch gap within the middle for the 60MP selfie digicam and comes with Gorilla Glass 3 safety – a downgrade from the Gorilla Glass 5 we had on the Edge 20 Professional. In addition to, Motorola additionally moved from a steel body on the Edge 20 Professional to a plastic body on the Edge 30 Professional.
This body may get smudged and scratched simply, and on its proper facet is the amount rocker and energy key, with the latter doubling up as a fingerprint reader. These buttons have first rate suggestions, however they’re positioned a bit excessive for our liking. Particularly the amount controls.
Shifting on to the Motorola Edge 30 Professional’s rear, we’ve a panel protected by Gorilla Glass 5, and it sports activities a triple digicam system comprising 50MP main (with OIS), 50MP ultrawide, and 2MP depth sensor models. Motorola ditched the 8MP periscope telephoto unit it had on the Edge 20 Professional.
The sides of the panel are curvy sufficient to offer a cushty grip. Nonetheless, in our quick time with the cellphone, the quilt picked up fingerprints fairly rapidly. The digicam island’s plate, product of plastic, can also be shiny and bought smudged.
The remainder of the Motorola Edge 30 Professional’s highlights embody 5G connectivity, NFC, stereo audio system, Dolby Atmos help, IP52 water-repellent design, and a 4,800 mAh battery that attracts energy by way of the USB-C port at as much as 68W. That is a giant leap from Edge 20 Professional’s 30W charging velocity. The smartphone additionally helps 15W wi-fi and 5W reverse wi-fi charging – options the Edge 20 Professional had lacking.
Our Motorola Edge 30 Professional assessment is underway, so keep tuned to search out out if it is a worthy purchase.