Motorola Edge+ (2022) full review

(Last Updated On: April 16, 2022)

Description:

In today’s article, I’m going to give you a complete review of the Motorola Edge+ (2022). I’m going to give you a complete spec sheet. I’m going to review the Display, Design and build, Performance, Memory, Storage, Software, Battery, Camera, Main camera, Lenses, Selfie camera, Connectivity, Network, Sound, and pretty much everything that comes in this device.

Motorola Edge+ (2022)


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Motorola Edge+ (2022):

Display:

Type OLED
Size 6.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Aspect ratio 20:9
PPI 393 ppi
Refresh rate 144 Hz
HDR support Yes, HDR10+
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Screen-to-body ratio 87.4%
Display features – DCI-P3
– Always-On Display

Motorola Edge+ (2022) has the most amazing display. Its 6.67 inches OLED, 144Hz, with HDR10+ support, and 688 nits (peak) brightness display.  It is also Full HD+ with a PPI density of 393. The display is punchier and fast with 144Hz support, and more colorful. The gaming experience is also going to be on another level because it’s a 144Hz display and also the content watching will be good. Thanks to DCIP3 technology. Motorola Edge+ (2022) is using the OLED panel. This display is capable of delivering faster performance with no touch lag issuers. The display is also protected by Gorilla Glass 3 which is not strong as Gorilla Glass 5. Motorola is known for its good software optimization when it comes to displaying.



DESIGN & BUILD:

Height 163.06 mm (6.42 inches)
Width 75.95 mm (2.99 inches)
Thickness 8.79 mm (0.35 inches)
Weight 196 gramm (6.91 oz)
Waterproof IP52
Rear material Glass
Frame material Plastic
Colors White, Blue
Fingerprint scanner Yes, in home button

Motorola is known for its amazing designs. Motorola Edge+ (2022) with the new design, looks more futuristic and strong. The rear is made of Glass. The frame is made of plastic, which makes it lighter. There is IP52 water and dust resistance. In this Motorola Edge+ (2022), we got to see the better design and the better back. Which is good to see on the Flagship phone. It’s protected by a plastic frame that’s why it makes it lighter by 196 grams. Talking about the design, the Camera bump is quite a good place. The camera bump looks familiar with the OPPO Reno 6 and OPPO Reno 6 Pro. Talking about the fingerprint scanner it’s located on the home button and it’s fast with new features. I like the in-home button fingerprint scanner because it is faster and more efficient than the in-display fingerprint scanner.

Performance:

Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Max. clock 3000 MHz
CPU cores 8 (1 + 3 + 4)
Architecture – 4 cores at 1.8 GHz: Cortex-A510
– 3 cores at 2.5 GHz: Cortex-A710
– 1 core at 3 GHz: Cortex-X2
L3 cache 4 MB
Lithography process 4 nanometers
Graphics Adreno 730
GPU clock 818 MHz

Motorola Edge+ (2022) comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. Which scores great on Antutu 9 benchmarks. It also makes the phone experience much smoother with the 144Hz display. The gaming experience is also going to be on another level. The Adreno 730 is one of the most powerful GPUs in a Flagship phone, which makes the Motorola Edge+ (2022) more powerful than other Flagship smartphones. I already published a complete article on this chipset you can check that out here Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.


MEMORY AND STORAGE:

RAM size 8, 12 GB
Memory type LPDDR5
Channels 2
Storage size 128, 256, 512 GB
Storage type UFS 3.1
Memory card No

Motorola Edge+ (2022) is lunching with two variants of ram and three variants of storage. 8GB and 12GB RAM with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is a good combination. The ram is LPDDR5 and clocked on 2750MHz. there are three storage options which are 128, 256, and 512 GB which is good for a Flagship smartphone. The Motorola Edge+ (2022) has the fastest UFS 3.1 storage support. There is no SD card support. There is no need for one because its peak variant is 512GB.

Benchmarks:

Geekbench 5:

Single Core 1207
Multi core 3692

Now let’s talk about the benchmarks. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 has good CPU scores in the Geekbach 5. The single-core score is 1207. This is quite impressive when it comes to single-core performance and also the multi-core which is 3692. Which is a bit slower than the newly launched MediaTek Dimensity 9000. You can check that out.


Antutu 9 Benchmarks

CPU 249768
GPU 448381
Memory 172528
UX 166045
Total score 1040630

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 shows the best Antutu 9 scores. We can see the big jump in the GPU performance. The total performance of the GPU is 448381, which is faster than the MediaTek Dimensity 9000. The CPU also shows one of the best scores. It is 249768 which is a bit slower than the MediaTek Dimensity 9000. The memory scores also show a significant boost. Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 memory is faster than Snapdragon 888, Snapdragon 865G. Which scores 172528 The Ux is also showing one of the best performances. It scores 166045, which is faster than Snapdragon 888, and Snapdragon 888 Plus. Total scores are above 1040630. Which tops the AnTuTu 9 benchmarks. Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is considerably gaining a performance boost and beating every processor in the flagship category.

Software:

Operating system Android 12

The Motorola Edge+ (2022) comes with Android 12 support. Which can be customized more than the Android 10. In the new Android 12, there are tons of new features added to the Motorola Edge+ (2022). This new custom ROM is greatly optimized with new bugs fixes and with a new layout that is fun to play with.


Battery:

Capacity 4800 mAh
Charge power 68 W
Battery type Li-Po
Replaceable No
Wireless charging Yes (15 W)
Reverse charging Yes, (wireless)
Fast charging Yes (50% in 17 min)
Fully charging time 0:53 hr

When it comes to charging. This phone can support fast charging of 68 watts. Which can be fully charged in 60 minutes. There is fast wireless charging support of 15 watts. The Motorola Edge+ (2022) comes with a 4800Mah battery. Which is just enough for the daily usage. The Motorola Edge+ (2022) has a full day battery on a single charge it can live long up to a day.

MAIN CAMERA:

Matrix 50 megapixels
Image resolution 8700 x 5800
Zoom Digital
Flash Dual LED
Stabilization Optical
8K video recording Up to 24FPS
4K video recording Up to 60FPS
1080p video recording Up to 60FPS
Slow-motion 960 FPS (1080p)
Angle of widest lens 114°

Motorola Edge+ (2022) comes with a triple camera setup. The main camera is 50 Megapixels F/1.8. There is an ultra-wide-angle lens of 50 MP. This is a pretty amazing Camera setup which means the photos will contain more details. It is 8k at 24 FPS, 4K 60 FPS, and 1080P 60 FPS video support. The videos will contain more details and will be sharper thanks to its chipset. There is optical image stabilization. When it comes to dynamic range and sharpness this camera can handle that in harsh light conditions while maintaining good noise control.



Lenses:

Wide (main) lens – 50 MP
– Aperture: f/1.8
– Pixel size: 1 micron
– Sensor: 1/1.55″, OmniVision OV50A (CMOS)
– Optical stabilization
Ultra-wide lens – 50 MP
– Aperture: f/2.2
– Sensor: 1/2.76″, Samsung JN1 (ISOCELL Plus CMOS)
Depth lens – 2 MP
– Aperture: f/2.4
Camera features – Bokeh mode
– Pro mode

The main sensor is OmniVision OV50A 50 Megapixels. This sensor is brighter and big. Thanks to the aperture f/1.8. This sensor can take stronger portrait shots and can take great shots in the nighttime because it’s combined with a wider aperture and this sensor is also big which can lead to good nighttime shots. This is also a great sensor considering its capabilities. There is also an ultra-wide sensor of 50MP which is Samsung JN1. It is also a high-quality sensor and its aperture is F/2.2 which can take good shots with amazing dynamic range and wide field of view. These camera sensors can take good shots with amazing details, and amazing sharpness. The main lens also has digital image stabilization. Thanks to the aperture f/1.8. This sensor can take stronger portrait shots and can take great shots in the nighttime because it’s combined with a wider aperture. There is also a 2MP of depth lens which is not useful in most situations. The camera features bokeh mode and pro mode. In pro mode, the camera gets full control of the user which is quite useful. This camera setup is very good with optimized software and with good hardware choices. The optical image stabilization is only available on the main camera.


SELFIE CAMERA:

Megapixels 60 megapixels
Image resolution 10000 x 6000
Aperture f/2.2
Pixel size 0.6 microns
Sensor type CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.8″
Video resolution 2160p (4K) at 30 FPS

The Motorola Edge+ (2022) has a 60-megapixel Selfie Camera. Their recording is kept on 4K at 30 FPS. But considering this Selfie Camera is 60 megapixels. This means it will contain more details. It’s also F/2.2. Which will help to collect more light at night photography. The sensor is bright and wide which makes the selfie camera a good upgrade.

Connectivity:

Wi-Fi standard Wi-Fi 6E
Bluetooth version 5.2
USB type USB Type-C
USB version 3.1
NFC* YES

The Motorola Edge+ (2022) comes with Wi-Fi 6E with the Bluetooth version of 5.0. Which contains more speed and a better coverage area. Thanks for the Wi-Fi 6E. It gives you a better upload and download speed. Motorola Edge+ (2022) comes with the USB type C 3.1, which makes it faster and more efficient. There is NFC support in this smartphone, which is very helpful in many situations.


SOUND:

Speakers Stereo
Headphone audio jack No
Dolby Atmos Yes

The Motorola Edge+ (2022) comes with stereo speakers. There is no 3.5-millimeter headphone Jack because it’s a flagship phone. This smartphone is more targeting gaming rather than daily usage. There is Dolby atoms support on this smartphone. The lack of a headphone jack is going to be a problem for gamers. But with the stereo speakers and with the Dolby Atmos support this smartphone sounds great.

Colors:

Colors White, Blue

The Motorola Edge+ (2022) is launching in three colors, White and Blue, I personally like the blue color because it gives a natural look to the Motorola Edge+ (2022).


Final Thoughts:

So, this was my review of the Motorola Edge+ (2022). This phone has an amazing chipset with an amazing camera. So, I highly recommend buying this phone if you are looking for a good value Flagship gaming phone.

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