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Motorola Edge 20 (256GB) vs Motorola Edge S (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Edge 20 vs Motorola Edge S phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Edge S XMotorola Edge 20 (256GB)15Points
Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
6.7"
OLED

1080x2400

108
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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12PointsMotorola Edge S (256GB)Compare Motorola Edge 20 X
Motorola Edge S (256GB)
6.7"
IPS

1080x2520

64
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)

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Edge 20 (256GB)15 Advantages Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)vsEdge S (256GB)12 Advantages Motorola Edge S (256GB)
+163 grams (5.71 ounces)27%
Lighter
vs207 grams (7.25 ounces)
+7 millimeters (0.28 inches)39%
Thinner
vs9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsLTPS IPS LCD
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsHDR10
+144Hz60%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs90Hz
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+(triple camera) 108MP + 8MP + 16MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 64MP + 16MP + 2MP + 0.3MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+1/1.52" inches32%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2" inches
+(front) 32MP34%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP
+30W50%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs20W
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.1 + A2DP/LE
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
8GB LPDDR4vs+8GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
UFS 2.2vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1080x2520 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
393 PPIvs+409 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+6K UHD (5760x3240)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
4000 mAhvs+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.

29 Common items in both devices
256GB (230GB available) / 256GB (237GB available)
6.7"
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
BSI sensor
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)
Android 11
+22 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)Motorola Edge S (256GB)
ModelEdge 20 (256GB)Edge S (256GB)
Other model namesLenovo Edge 20 XT2143-1 (256GB+8GB RAM), MC3A2摩托罗拉 Lenovo Edge S 5G (XT2125-4)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
China
China
BrandMotorolaMotorola
Release date8/16/2021, Announced: 7/29/20212/3/2021, Announced: 1/26/2021
Depth7 millimeters (0.28 inches)9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 163 millimeters (2.99 x 6.42 in)73.97 x 168.38 millimeters (2.91 x 6.63 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)207 grams (7.25 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing

🤖 Operating System

Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)Motorola Edge S (256GB)
System versionAndroid 11Android 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredMy UX

⚙️ Processor

Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)Motorola Edge S (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G (SM7325) (6nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 (SM8250-AC) (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.4GHz Quad-Core Kryo 670
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 670
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3.2GHz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 585
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 642L (550MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 650 (670MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 556137 (v8)
Geekbench: 2860 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 47fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)Motorola Edge S (256GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 2.2
256GB (237GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)Motorola Edge S (256GB)
Display typeOLEDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size6.7" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2520 pixels (21:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)393 PPI409 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display features144Hz
HDR10+
90Hz, 560nits[typ]
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)Motorola Edge S (256GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 34, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 41, 66, 77, 78)SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 66, 77)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 34, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)Motorola Edge S (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
108 megapixels
8MP telephotof/2.479mm1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.213mm119°1.0µm
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.2117°1.0µmPDAF
2MP depthf/2.41.75µm
0.3MP TOF 3D
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps6K UHD (5760x3240) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.52" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size0.7µm pixel0.7µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered4K@60fps
1080p@120fps

📸 Front camera

Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)Motorola Edge S (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.4118°1.12µm
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.3 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.7µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)Motorola Edge S (256GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)Motorola Edge S (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)Motorola Edge S (256GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)Motorola Edge S (256GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging20W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)Motorola Edge S (256GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Frosted Grey, White, Emerald
- Protective case included
- My UX
- ThinkShield
- Colors: Blue, Silver
- Protective case included

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)Motorola Edge S (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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