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Motorola Edge 30 Pro: Australian price, specs and release date


The Motorola Edge 30 Pro has been announced. Here's what you need to know, including price, features and when you can get your hands on it.

The much-rumoured Motorola Edge 30 Pro has finally been confirmed by the company. It seems it will be closely based on a phone Chinese customers have been enjoying for a few months now, the Edge X30. Here's everything we know about the phone's Australian release so far.

Motorola Edge 30 Pro price

Motorola has been known for budget Android offerings, but that's not what's on the table with the Edge 30 Pro. The 30 Pro's main 12GB RAM/256GB storage edition will be priced at EUR€799 throughout Europe. That translates to AUD$1,250. The peculiarities of international supply chains and commerce mean that's not a concrete answer, but it should be a solid guide.

Motorola Edge 30 Pro release date

The fact that Motorola has yet to mention Australia with regards to the Edge 30 Pro suggests a bit of a wait might be in store following this announcement. One of the only countries lucky enough to currently have a locked-in release date is India, where store shelves will carry the phone from 4 March.

At this point, we can only hope we aren't waiting too long for this new release.

Motorola Edge 30 Pro features

Motorola Edge 30 Pro

As mentioned above, the Edge 30 Pro is essentially the same as China's X30. That means a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 generation 1 chip, a 6.7-inch pOLED 2400x1080 display with a 144Hz refresh rate, plus Android 12. At present, Motorola has only committed to supporting a further 2 generations of Android OS.

In terms of camera, you can look forward to playing around with a 50MP triple rear camera and an exciting 60MP selfie camera with auto smile capture that automatically takes a photo when all the subjects are smiling. Dolby Atmos will be providing beautiful surround sound.

The phone will also support Motorola's Smart Stylus, though pricing and Australian availability are still an open question.

The major difference between the X30 and the Edge 30 Pro is a downgrade in battery size, from 5,000mAh to 4,800mAh, though it will support 68W fast charging and wireless charging. The other significant change is in form, with slightly altered, stockier dimensions.

While this phone has plenty of bells and whistles to justify the price tag, Motorola phones are synonymous with great value. At present, that doesn't necessarily appear to be what's on offer here. At the same time, there's doesn't seem to be anything to dissuade big-time Motorola fans from enjoying this model, provided they have a bit of spare change.

Best prices on Motorola smartphones

Whether you're undecided on picking up this new model or want to whet your appetite in anticipation, it's definitely worth having a look at some excellent prices on older Motorola models.

Also, be sure to check out Finder's official Motorola phone comparison guide and our review of the Moto G50 5G.

$272 off Motorola Razr Flip on eBay
$272 off Motorola Razr Flip on eBay

The Razr Flip is a brilliant example of the innovative yet retro feel of foldable smartphones. With 2 beautiful OLED displays and the ability to go 28 hours on a single charge, eBay is offering an absolute bargain of a deal, with 27% off the asking price and an extra $50 off with the code SNSAVE2.

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$61 off Motorola G50 5G on eBay
$61 off Motorola G50 5G on eBay

Superfast 5G, a 48MP camera and a 5,000mAh battery all in 1 extra-affordable package, thanks to eBay. Take an extra $10 off at checkout with the code SNSAVE2.

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$60 off Motorola Edge 20 Pro with Kogan First
$60 off Motorola Edge 20 Pro with Kogan First

This predecessor to the upcoming Edge 30 Pro is a savvy purchase, sharing features such as a 144Hz refresh rate and 6.7-inch display while having a superior 108MP camera. Get a free 20GB Kogan Mobile plan with your order.

Buy now for $828 ($888 for non-First customers)

$488 for Motorola Edge 20 Fusion on Amazon
$488 for Motorola Edge 20 Fusion on Amazon

This is a perfect example of the great value smartphones Motorola is best known for. With 5G capability and a 108MP camera, do not look past this incredible deal.

Buy now for $488

$295 for Motorola G30 on Amazon
$295 for Motorola G30 on Amazon

Need even greater value? The Moto G30 has you covered. This low price on a smartphone boasts a 64MP quad camera, 2-day battery plus fast-charging and a water-repellent design.

Buy now for $295

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