Published on March 24th, 2022 | by Alex Novus

Find your edge and expand possibilities with the new motorola edge 30 pro

Mobile communications leader Motorola announced its latest flagship device today, the motorola edge 30 pro. The device is available for pre-order now at JB Hi-Fi and instore with select retailers from 31 March at an RRP of $999.

The motorola edge 30 pro, first previewed at MWC in Barcelona last month, is the latest device in the motorola edge family. With an industry-leading mobile platform, a super advanced camera system and an incredible display – the new motorola edge 30 pro redefines the game so you can elevate yours.

Kurt Bonnici, Head of Motorola for Australia and New Zealand said: “At Motorola, our mission is to deliver cutting-edge technology to consumers who are after a flagship and one-of-a-kind smartphone experience. The motorola edge 30 pro does exactly that. With an industry-leading processor, ultra-high res cameras, gorgeous display and innovative software experience, consumers will have the most advanced technology at their fingertips. And best of all, we’re bringing these features at an accessible price point.”

“Motorola has always been proud of its ability to meet the needs and wants of consumers at all prices. But what’s special about the motorola edge family is that this particular set of devices deliver premium smartphone features without breaking the bank. Since launching the motorola edge family in 2020, we’ve continued to build upon previous generations to bring some of the best specs in performance, display and camera to consumers, regardless of budget. We couldn’t be more excited to launch the motorola edge 30 pro in Australia.”

The motorola edge 30 pro delivers unparalleled, industry-leading performance with the new Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform. Motorola is the first smartphone maker to launch a device with this platform. This is Qualcomm Technologies’ most advanced mobile platform that fuels all next-generation features including ultra-high res cameras, cutting-edge 5G connectivity, AI, gaming, and Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® technologies.

Thanks to Snapdragon Elite Gaming™, the motorola edge 30 pro harnesses the power of ultra-smooth responsiveness, colour-rich HDR scenes for ultra-realistic graphics and desktop-level features. Compared to the previous generation, the new platform offers 30% more power and 25% more efficiency with the Qualcomm® Adreno™ GPU, rearchitected for a new generation of gameplay.

Powered by the Snapdragon X65 Modem RF-System, the motorola edge 30 pro connects to 5G networks[1] without slowing down and connects at even faster Gigabit speeds using Wi-Fi 6E[2]. With the release 16 improvements for 5G, consumers will also get a better experience unlocking the true promise of this next-generation network.

The motorola edge 30 pro features a 4800mAh battery and also comes with Turbo Power technology that gives you hours of battery in minutes[3]. It also supports 15W TurboPower wireless charging.

The motorola edge 30 pro’s two 50 MP camera fit 4x more into the frame for ultra-wide angle shots. Consumers can shoot with 32x more focusing pixels using instant all-pixel focus and get more accurate performance in any light. Take stunning, ultra high-resolution selfies with the 60MP selfie camera. Videos can be recorded in HDR10+ with 8K resolution, delivering over 26 million pixels of resolution – the highest video resolution possible on a smartphone today.

The motorola edge 30 pro brings movies and content to life with its 6.7″ Max Vision OLED display and without any lag thanks to the smooth 144 Hz refresh rate. The Dolby Atmos audio experience with Snapdragon Sound™ technology delivers a richer, more natural, lifelike sound for even more clarity at higher volumes and advanced wireless quality.

As part of Motorola’s ongoing commitment to providing the purest version of the Android Operating System, the motorola edge 30 pro runs a clean version of Android 12 with no clunky software skins or duplicate apps. My UX also allows customisation of your phone so it can work the way you want.

Motorola is also the first to support Snapdragon Spaces™ XR Developer Platform, when tethered to the Lenovo A3 ThinkReality smart glasses. With this, new immersive experiences can be created when powering AR glasses with the motorola edge 30 pro.

Today Motorola has also announced the launch of its latest moto g device, the new moto g22. Built to get through everyday tasks in style, the moto g22 has a slim design with a premium finish, crafted from durable acrylate polymer and finished with an optical plating process. It is equipped with a 50MP quad camera system[4], a fluid 6.5″ 90 Hz Max Vision display and a long-lasting 5,000 mAh battery.

“The moto g22 delivers a complete set of features that makes it one of our best mid-tier products yet. This new generation brings a renewed stylish design, outstanding camera system and an incredible display experience. Best of all, the moto g22 delivers these premium features and experiences without breaking the bank. This is what Motorola does best, and we’re excited to be bringing it to Australia,” said Bonnici.

Pricing and availability

The motorola edge 30 pro has a RRP $999 and available in Cosmos Blue. Customers can pre-order now at JB Hi-Fi until 30th March and receive a Lenovo Smart Clock with Wireless Charging Dock valued at $109.

Wider on-sale of the motorola edge 30 pro commences from 31st March at JB Hi-Fi and The Good Guys, and online from Big W, OfficeWorks, Mobileciti and Lenovo.com.

The moto g22 will be available at RRP $299 in Cosmic Black and Pearl White instore at JB Hi-Fi, The Good Guys, OfficeWorks, BigW, Harvey Norman and online from Mobileciti and Lenovo.com. Local on-sale date is to be confirmed.

For further information and specifications, visit www.motorola.com.au

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While not travelling, reading, gaming, watching films AND writing reviews and articles, Alex loves exploring the shops of Melbourne searching for classic pop culture trinkets.

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