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Is this Goodbye Samsung, hello Motorola?
Is this Goodbye Samsung, hello Motorola?
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Is this Goodbye Samsung, hello Motorola?

Motorola announced their new flagship phone, the Edge+ with some impressive specifications.

Not so long ago Samsung threw shade at Apple for dropping the headphone jack from their iPhones, to only turn around and do it themselves. All the other Chinese smartphone manufacturers followed suit and dropped headphone jack from their flagship models, leaving me and my lovely Bose QuiteComfort 20's without an upgrade path.  Now I understand, I can use a dongle, but who really wants to worry about a dongle all the time? And charging while using the dongle is problematic as well.  It really looked like my life was resigned to a dongle life.  Which means I'll be on a 20 hour flight trying to find that damned dongle.

Now comes along the Motorola Edge+, and Motorola showed that the headphone jack can still live in a flagship phone.

The core specifications are very impressive.

Operating System Android 10
Display 6.7-inch OLED
Full HD+
90Hz refresh rate
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Storage 256GB UFS 3.0
Rear Camera 1 108MP primary camera
Rear Camera 2 16MP ultra-wide & Macro Vision camera
117-degree field-of-view
Rear Camera 3 8MP
3x optical zoom
Rear Camera 4 Time-of-flight sensor
Front Camera 25MP
Battery 5,000 mAh
Charging 18W wired charging
15W wireless charging
5W wireless power sharing
Dimensions 161.07 x 71.38 x 9.6mm
Weight 203g


Now is there a catch? Yes.

Two main things that need to be resolved;

  • Motorola is only promising updates up to and including Andriod 11.  Which is really light for a $1000 flagship camera.
  • You can only buy it in the USA from Verizon with no ability right now of purchasing an unlocked version

As far as negatives;

  • The HD 6.7" screen could be better.
  • 3x optical zoom is pedestrian now.

So while this may be the phone to causes me to say Goodbye Samsung, I have to wait to see how Motorola rolls this phone out and provides better Andriod support.

It's certainly may make it on my early Christmas list.

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