In October, a Motorola flagship phone with the model number XT2301-1 showed up in the database of Chinese certification platforms. A few days later, Motorola confirmed that its next flagship phone would be called the Moto X40. So, it was thought that the XT2301-1 would be called the Moto X40 when it came out on the Chinese market. Today, the company took to its Weibo handle to confirm that the smartphone will be unveiled on Dec. 15.
The Lenovo-owned brand is yet to reveal the design and key specifications of the Moto X40. However, the design of the phone has already been revealed through the images that appeared through its TENAA certification.
The Moto X40 will sport a curved-edge display of 6.67 inches. It is expected to offer a Full HD+ resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate. For security, it will have an under-display fingerprint scanner. The X40 will have a 60-megapixel camera on the front for selfies and video calls.
The triple camera unit on the phone’s back will have a 50-megapixel primary camera. It will be coupled with a 50-megapixel ultra-wide camera, a 12-megapixel telephoto snapper, and an LED flash. The phone will most likely run MyUI 5-based Android 13.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 will power the Moto X40. It is expected to arrive with 8 GB / 12 GB / 18 GB of RAM and 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB of internal storage. It will pack a 4,950mAh (rated value) battery. There is a possibility that there could be a 4,450mAh (rated value) battery of the X40. These variants may support 125W and 68W fast charging, respectively.
There are some unconfirmed reports about the existence of the Moto X40 Pro. The device’s larger battery variant will most likely debut as the Pro version. According to reports, the Moto X40 will be rebranded as the Motorola Edge 40 Pro in the global market.