If you’re ever bummed that the Samsung Galaxy Note 21 never made it to market and want an alternative stylus-toting premium phone in your life, Motorola may be preparing to release a smartphone for you.
This really is because it appears that the speculated Motorola Edge 30 Ultra will be compatible with the company’s style. XDA Developers has learned of two accessories for the yet-to-be-announced phone: a business-like folio cover and, most importantly for this story, a stylus.
We’ve heard Motorola phones with all these control sticks before, but they’ve been inexpensive phones like the Moto G Stylus (2021), and we seldom see the firm (or anybody else, save Samsung) release luxury phones that can be operated with styli.
The folio cover models show a slot for the stick, implying that the phone itself does not have a gap for it, as seen in Moto Stylus and Galaxy Note phones, implying that the Edge 30 Ultra may feature an arrangement similar to Samsung’s Galaxy S Ultra phones.
The S21 Ultra supported S Pen styli, however they had to be stored in a case while not in use. If reports are to be believed, the Galaxy S22 Ultra will include a pen slot when it is released.
Motorola super-premium phone
Motorola’s Edge phones, which are set to enter their third generation, have dabbled with the high-end phone market but have not committed.
While the original Edge Plus was an extremely expensive ultra-premium phone, the Edge 20 Pro was priced in line with entry-level flagship phones like the OnePlus 9 and Samsung Galaxy S21, and cost much cheaper than the Edge Plus.
Motorola seemed to have abandoned the ultra-premium phone pricing category, but the Edge 30 Ultra specifications we’ve been hearing indicate a return to it.
According to rumors, the handset will have the top-tier Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 CPU, several high-resolution back cameras, super-fast charging, and a large screen. Even from speculations, it’s difficult to determine the precise specifications since those that alluded to the Edge 30 Ultra really described the Edge X30, which was only released in China.
When you include in stylus support, the Motorola Edge 30 Ultra is very certain to be a high-end phone to compete with the Xiaomi 12 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, and iPhone 14 Pro.
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