What you need to know
- An alleged render and key specs of Motorola's next Android flagship have leaked online.
- The device is said to be codenamed "Frontier 22" and could feature a 200MP main camera.
- Other rumored specs of the phone include a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 "Plus" chipset and 125W wired charging.
Motorola is reportedly working on a new Android flagship with even more impressive specs than the Edge X30 that it launched in China last month. As per WinFuture, the upcoming flagship is codenamed "Frontier 22" and is going to be powered by a "Plus" variant of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor.
As you can see in the render above, the "Frontier 22" will look quite different from the Edge X30 from all sides. It appears to have a dual-curved display with ultra-thin top and bottom bezels. On the back of the phone, we find a unique camera bump with the classic Motorola batwing logo.
The phone is said to feature a 6.67-inch OLED screen with FHD+ resolution, a 144Hz refresh rate, and a 20:9 aspect ratio. In the camera department, Motorola's "Frontier 22" will apparently have a triple-lens camera system featuring a 200MP main sensor, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 12MP telephoto lens with 2x zoom. For selfies, the phone will have a 60MP camera housed within the centered hole-punch cutout at the top of the screen.
Keeping the lights on will be a large 4,500mAh battery with 125W wired charging and 50W wireless charging. Other key specs revealed by the report include stereo speakers, a triple microphone array, and Wi-Fi 6E support. On the software front, the phone will ship with Android 12 right out of the box.
As for the launch timeframe, WinFuture claims the flagship phone will make its global debut in July this year to challenge the best Android phones on the market.
Motorola One 5G Ace
The Motorola One 5G Ace is an affordable 5G budget phone featuring a large 6.7-inch display and Qualcomm's popular Snapdragon 750G processor. It also packs a large 5,000mAh battery and a triple-lens camera system with a 48MP main sensor.
Nice... Two things that would kind of knocks this one out of contention: The relatively weak battery for one. With the kind of hardware this phone is carrying, that need s bigger battery to power it. Also, they couldn't have put a bigger zoom camera in there?
You do know that Screens are the main battery killer and not HW parts that are not in use. So, when you "bigger battery to power it" The camera does not consume power when not in use.
Could it use a bigger battery pack, Yes and any phone would. Saying that knocks this out of contention is absolutely not true., maybe in contention for you, then you will be correct.
You do know that display screens, along with all the internals are all in use. Maybe not the camera, but do we really know that? He never said that it needed a bigger battery for the camera. Where did you get that from?
Recently upgraded to the VZW Moto One 5G UW Ace. Works for me, with Android 11 right out of the box. Caveat! Microsoft's Your Phone doesn't work with Android 11 on my new Moto. Worked fine on my trade in Moto.
Hopefully, the Camera will be solid, Moto doesn't have the best track record.
Software and security updates are the biggest issues for them.
This thing will still never get updates
Update No Moto
The headline should read Motorola's "next" flagship to be abandoned.
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