A brand new leak particulars a mysterious upcoming Motorola flagship, codename “Frontier” allegedly already within the works. It comes sizzling on the heels of the recently-announced Edge X30 and appears to share a few of its specs, whereas additionally sounding fairly a bit extra spectacular in sure points.
Motorola Edge X30 in Phantom Black and Glacier Blue (pictures: Motorola)
Beginning with the fundamentals, the leak describes a 6.67-inch curved, FHD+, 144Hz OLED show – principally what the Edge X30 has alongside a flagship Snapdragon 8 chipset. Nevertheless, this may truly not be precisely the identical present Qualcomm prime canine Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, however moderately an identical chip manufactured on TSMC’s 4nm course of as a substitute of Samsung’s. This isn’t the primary time we’re listening to of such a possible transfer, allegedly motivated by manufacturing yield points on Samsung’s finish. The supply even quotes an SM8475 mannequin quantity for the brand new chip and goes so far as to counsel it will likely be known as the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. Although, we’re but to see any formal indications of a completely new chip. Time will inform. The Frontier will reportedly be pairing that chip with both 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage or 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.
The Motorola Frontier can be stated to make use of Samsung’s 200MP S5KHP1 sensor as a most important digicam, alongside a 50MP Samsung S5KJN1SQ03 (JN1) ultrawide snapper and a 12MP IMX663 telephoto. Fairly the spectacular loadout. On the entrance, the Frontier may borrow the 60MP OmniVision OV60A sensor as discovered within the Edge X30 – yet one more similarity.
Lastly, charging velocity may very well be in for a lavatory improve because the Frontier is alleged to cost at as much as 125W through its Sort-C port and 50W wirelessly.
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