Motorola has officially announced the Edge 40 smartphone featuring MediaTek’s latest Dimensity 8020 CPU and a 50-megapixel main camera with a wide F/1.4 aperture. The device is the direct successor to the Edge 30 of last year.

Motorola Edge 40 unveiled with Dimensity 8020 and a 50MP camera with F/1.4 aperture | DroidAfrica

Like it predecessor, the Motorola Edge 40 is fitted with a 6.55-inch FHD+ screen, with a P-OLED curved panel and a fast 144Hz refresh rate. The aforementioned Dimensity 8020 SoC is backed with Mali-G77 MC9 GPU 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.

The device comes with a 50MP main camera with OIS and a 13-megapixel ultra-wide camera with a macro option, as well as a 32MP camera on the front to handle selfie duties. The phone itself is ultra-thin, having a metal frame that measures at just 7.49mm.

Motorola Edge 40 unveiled with Dimensity 8020 and a 50MP camera with F/1.4 aperture | DroidAfrica

Motorola is calling this 7.49mm middle frame “Sandblasted Aluminium Frame”. It also come with a rear curved vegan leather back options, and it has IP68 ratings for dust and water resistance.

Sadly, the thin frame can only allow a 4400mAh battery. But Moto is generous enough to include a 68W TurboPower fast charging, as well as a 15W wireless charging.

Motorola Edge 40 unveiled with Dimensity 8020 and a 50MP camera with F/1.4 aperture | DroidAfrica

The Motorola Edge 40 is available in Eclipse Black, Nebula Green, and Lunar Blue colors, with an RRP of 599.99 Euros. It will go on sale across Europe in the coming days and will roll out to selected markets across the Middle East, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region in the following weeks.

Source: Motorola

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