Details leaked on upcoming Motorola Edge Lite

Details leaked on upcoming Motorola Edge Lite
(Image credit: GSMArena)

We recently became aware of the existence of the Motorola Edge Lite through an FCC certification. However, it didn't take long for the full specifications for this upcoming camera phone to be leaked. The Motorola Edge Lite will join the Motorola Edge and Motorola Edge Plus as the most budget-friendly member of the Edge family. 

The Motorola Edge Lite will have a quadruple camera unit arranged in a vertical line down the left hand side of the back of the phone. The main camera will be 48MP and it'll be joined by a 16MP, an 8MP and a 5MP. 

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Meanwhile, as reported by GSMArena, on the front of the phone there's a dual hole-punch cutout in the top left corner that houses two cameras. One is an 8MP selfie camera and the other is a 2MP time-of-flight camera next to it. 

The Motorola Edge Lite will have a 6.7" 1080x2520 panel with a 21:9 aspect ratio and a 90Hz refresh rate. It'll also have an in-display fingerprint sensor – although there's no word yet on whether it'll also feature Face Recognition like the original Edge and Edge Plus do. 

This upcoming handset will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765, which is the same chipset housed in the Edge (the Edge Plus uses a Snapdragon 865 SoC). There will be at least two version of the phone, one with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage and one with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The Motorola Edge Lite will also apparently have a 4,800 mAh battery with 18W fast charging and will connect through USB-C. 

For anyone wondering whether the Motorola Edge Lite will follow in the 5G-compatible footsteps of its predecessors, the Lite will indeed support 5G. It will also run Android 10 and will be offered in four different colors, including Prussian, Surfing Blue, Azury and Soft White. 

In terms of pricing, the current rumor is that we'll see the entry level version of the Motorola Edge Lite being sold for €399 in Europe. However, we've yet to see any further information on what the official pricing will be in the US or UK.

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.