Motorola Edge 20 Review: Exceptional Display & Excellent Performance | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 25/11/2021 12:30 AM IST.
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Motorola on 17/08/2021 launched the Edge 20 which is a flagship android smartphone in India priced at Rs.29,999 & these are my honest thoughts about it. 
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1. Display [9.1/10]
Device comes with 6.7 inch display which should offer exceptional quality as it features,
  • OLED 144Hz refresh rate panel & class leading 576Hz touch sample rate with FHD+ [2400 X 1080 pixels] resolution.
  • Excellent 393 ppi sharpness, HDR10+, 10 bit / 1 Billion Colors, DCI-P3 color gamut & 20:9 aspect ratio.
2. Performance [8.9/10]
Device comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 778 6nm SOC & runs Android 11 OS with Motorola's MyUX interface on top. The overall performance should be excellent as it features,
  • 4 Kryo 670 Gold [ARM-Cortex A78] CPU clocked at 2.4 Ghz & 4 Kryo 670 Silver [ARM-Cortex A55] CPU clocked at 1.9 Ghz with Adreno 642L GPU. 
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM & 128GB UFS 2.2 Storage.
3. Form Factor [8.9/10]
  • Dimensions: 163 x 76 x 6.99 mm & Weight: 163 gms.
  • Build: Corning Gorilla Glass 3 front, Plastic back & metal frame. It also features water repellent design.
4. Camera [8.8/10]
Device comes with [3] rear cameras with dual LED dual tone flash & [1] front camera. The overall camera quality [image & video] should be exceptional [9.1/10] in day & very good [7.5/10] in night as it features [camera features 0.5],
  • Main: 108MP Samsung HM2 Sensor with f/1.9 Aperture, 26mm wide-angle lens, 1/1.52" sensor size, 0.7 micron pixel, PDAF & HDR.
  • Telephoto: 8MP with f/2.4 aperture, 79mm telephoto lens, 1.0 micron pixel, 3x optical zoom, PDAF & OIS .
  • Ultrawide: 16MP with f/2.2 aperture, 13mm ultrawide-angle lens, 119 degree FOV & 1.0 micron pixel.
  • Video recording options include 4K [2160p@30fps] & FHD [1080p@30/60/120fps] with gyro-EIS stabilization. It features Pro mode, Movie Frame, Macro mode, Portrait mode, Night mode, Slow motion mode & more
  • Front: 32MP with f/2.3 aperture, wide-angle lens, 0.7 micron pixel & HDR.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps].
5. Features [8.6/10]
The device comes with excellent features which includes,
  • Important sensors: Fingerprint & Gyroscope.
  • Connectivity options: Dual-Band WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6), Bluetooth 5.2, USB Type-C 2.0 port, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS & Beidou), NFC, Hybrid Dual SIM (dual nano SIM, dual 4G dual 5G, VoLTE & VoWiFi) but misses Micro SD card slot. It also features Google assistant button.
  • Audio features: Single speaker & 3 microphone.
6. Battery [8.4/10]
Device comes with Li-Po 4000 mAh battery which supports 30W fast charging. The battery life should be great as it features,
  • Bigger battery size.
  • 6nm fabrication of the SOC.
  • 30W fast charging.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: Upto 7 hrs average.
Battery Life: Upto 1.5 days average.

7. Box Contents: Motorola Edge 20 [Device itself], 30W Adapter, Type-C cable, Case, Guides / Paper work & SIM tool.

8. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
1 Price: Rs.29,999.
1 Variants: 8+128GB.
3 Colors: Frosted Onyx, Frosted Emerald & Frosted Pearl.
Availability: Available from 24/08/2021 via,
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9. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
Pros Cons
 + Exceptional display   - Battery life could have been better
 + Excellent performance   - No 3.5mm Jack 
 + Extremely Slim & Light weight  - Main camera could have had OIS
 + Excellent camera   - No 4K at 60fps
 + Excellent features   
 + Great battery life   

1. Product Rating: 8.78/10.
2. VFM Rating: 7.8/10. 
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 8.29/10.

10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Motorola Edge 20 is an excellent smartphone at a pretty great price, Also do let me know your thoughts in the comments below. 

11. Why you should buy this smartphone?
If you are looking for an excellent smartphone with exceptional display & excellent performance which is also extremely slim yet light weight in the 30K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.
That's it for this one & I hope you found this post / article helpful to get better idea of what this smartphone is about. Subscribe to GadgetGuruBN website for all the latest updates.
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