According to the latest rumors, a new one is coming Motorola Edge the December 9, one of the very first smartphones in the world with a chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. But it seems that, at least at the beginning, the new top of the range from Motorola will be available for purchase only in China.
A new Motorola Edge arrives in a few days
So far there is only one certain data on the new Motorola Edge smartphone: the chip. In fact at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit 2021, Ruben Castano Motorola confirmed that the device will use Qualcomm’s new hardware platform. “All the experiences you saw today will be available on a Motorola Edge device very soon, coming soon. In fact, in a few days only the very first smartphone with this new Snapdragon 8 in China“.
The clarification of the place of the launch suggests that, at least in an initial phase, the new Motorola Edge will only be available in Asia, and then arrive later in the rest of the world. The Motorola Edge S for example, it debuted this January in China, and then arrived in the rest of the world with the name Motorola G100. The company could follow this same example, only getting the new Edge to Europe under another name in 2022.
In any case, Pocketlint has confirmed that Motorola has organized an event in China precisely for the December 9. It is not yet assured that the upcoming device is the Motorola Edge. But the rumors seem to go in this direction. It is also interesting to know that Xiaomi has already announced that its next Xiaomi 12 will be the first smartphone in the world with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, which means that this announcement is also upon us. Although so far it seemed like it could only debut the December 12.
The news on the launch are still only hypotheses, but we are sure that several doubts can be resolved in the next week. We will keep you updated: this end of the year promises to be really full of news in the smartphone world.