Here’s what you can expect from Motorola’s next flagship phone

Motorola Edge 40 Pro Rumors
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Motorola announced the Moto X40 in China with a 165Hz display, last year. The same smartphone is now arriving globally as the Edge 40 Pro. And, thanks to Evan Blass (@evleaks), fresh new renders of the smartphone have surfaced online. So, let’s take a look into the rumored specs, features, and expected price of the Motorola Edge 40 Pro in this article.

Motorola Edge 40 Pro Rumors:

165Hz AMOLED Display

Like the Moto X40, the Edge 40 Ultra is also tipped to come with a curved 6.67-inch AMOLED panel with a 165Hz refresh rate. If it’s a rebrand, the global version will also share other attributes such as FHD+ 10-bit OLED display, DC dimming, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection as well.

Motorola Edge 40 Pro Curved Display

As for the design, the Edge 40 Pro is very similar to the Moto X40, with a rectangular camera module and button placement. Evan also shared a render with the smartphone submerged, indicating that it will have an IP68 rating.


Moreover, the camera setup will likely house a 50MP Omnivision OV50A primary sensor, a 50MP ultra-wide autofocus camera with a FOV of 117°, and a 13MP 2X telephoto unit. If the leaks are to be believed, it will also retain the 60MP front camera for selfies and video calls.

Motorola Edge 40 Pro Design

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

As a flagship offering, the Motorola Edge 40 Ultra will house a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. This 4nm Octa Core SoC features a prime Cortex-X3 core at 3.2GHz, two Cortex-A715 at 2.8GHz, two Cortex-A710 at 2.8GHz, and three Cortex-A510 cores at 2.0GHz. On the graphics side, there is an Adreno 740 GPU.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

The memory option will include up to 12GB RAM and 256GB of UFS4.0 internal storage. Similarly, the phone might also retain the 11-layer 3D heat dissipation system with a cooling surface of 24868.28 sq. mm from the Moto X40.


Moving on, the Edge 40 Ultra is hinted to pack a 4600mAh battery. This non-removable Li-Po cell will likely get 125W fast charging alongside 15W wireless charging, and 15W reverse charging support. For audio, there will be a dual stereo speaker setup with Dolby Atmos support.

Motorola Edge 40 Ultra Specifications (Rumored):

  • Display: 6.67-inch FHD+ OLED, 165Hz refresh rate, 10-bit color depth, DC dimming, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4nm)
  • Memory: up to 12GB LPDDR5, 256GB UFS 4.0 storage
  • Software & UI: Android 13 with MYUI 5.0 on top
  • Rear Camera: Triple
    – 50MP primary, OIS
    – 50MP ultrawide, 117° FoV
    – 13MP telephoto, 2x optical zoom
  • Front Camera: 60MP sensor (punch-hole cutout)
  • Audio: Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Security: In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Battery: 4600mAh, 125W wired charging, 15W wireless charging

Motorola Edge 40 Ultra Launch and Availability

For the time being, there are no details on when and where Motorola will launch the Edge 40 Pro. However, the smartphone is expected to hit the market in March 2023. We’ll update the article as and when new information becomes available.

  • Meanwhile, check out our review of the Motorola Moto G82.