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Motorola Edge X30

Motorola Edge X30
Brand: Motorola
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.7 inch Full-HD+ OLED screen
  • Camera 50MP Triple camera / 60MP front
  • Memory 8/12GB RAM with 128/256GB ROM
  • Platform Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 / Android 12

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Motorola Edge X30 Highlights and Overview

The Moto Edge X30 is the bigger brother of the Edge S30. Even though naming of both of these phone sound closely related, their internal hardware and power are not. Beginging from the screen, the Moto Edge X30 comes in a 6.7-inches OLED display with 1-Billion colors. It has a 144Hz refresh, sport a dot-notch in the middle, offers HDR10+ and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Note that there is a model of the X30 with under display selfie camera, so no notch on that model.

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Coming to the internal hardware, the Moto Edge X30 is the world first smartphone to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen1; an octa-core 4nm 5G CPU running at 3.0GHz. There is Adreno 730 graphic processor, 8/12GB RAM with 128/256 Gigs of built-in storage, but without SD-card support.

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On the camera department, the phone has three sensor on the rear; a 50-megapixel primary sensor with Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS and f/1.9 aperture; another 50-megapixel camera for ultrawide shooting, and a third 2-megapixel depth sensor.

The Edge X30 is not only the first smartphone with Snapdragon 8 Gen1, but it also come with a record breaking 60-megapixel selfie lens, hidden within the notch on the front, or under the screen for the notch-less model.

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The device support dual Nano-SIM with 4G / 5G network. It is available in Glacier Blue and Phantom Black colors. The phone’s power button doubles as the fingerprint reader, and there is a 5000mAh battery with fast 68W charger, while the latest Google Android 12 is available out of the box. The full specs of Motorola Edge X30 is contained in the table below.

Motorola Edge X30 Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands GSM GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
5G Network Bands 5G Banda: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps, 5G


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Dimensions 163.6 x 75.6 x 8.5 mm
Weight 194 grams
Build Glass front and back (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
+ Water-repellent
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type OLED touchscreen, 1B colors
Size 6.7 inches, 108.4 cm2 (~87.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~393 ppi density)


Operating System Android 12, MYUI 3.0
Chipset Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen1 (4 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3x2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 730


RAM + ROM 8/12 GB
Card Slot No


Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 50MP, f/1.9, Dual PDAF, OIS
Ultrawide: 50MP, f/2.2, 114˚ FoV,
Depth: 2MP, 2.4 aperture
Camera Features PDAF, Autofocus, Digital zoom, Panorama
HDR10+, Touch focus, Face detection, gyro-EIS, 10-bit,HDR10+
Video Resolution 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 720p@960fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 60-megapixel, f/2.2
60-megapixel, f/2.2 Under Display
Camera Features f/2.2 aperture
Video Resolution 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/120fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type No


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000mAh battery


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Motorola Edge X30 User Reviews and Opinions


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Disclaimer Note

We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.