Motorola Edge (2021) review Improvements where they matter most | Engadget

First, it replaced the finicky in-display fingerprint sensor found in last years model with a capacitive scanner thats integrated into the new phones side-mounted power button. I also recommend playing with the color temperature settings since my unit came with the display too warm.Youll also either love or hate the Moto Edges 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Unfortunately, Motorola didnt add OIS to the main camera, which means it can sometimes struggle when there isnt as much light.The 32-megapixel selfie camera is also great. Its $150 more than a device like the Pixel 5a, but youre getting a phone with a better display, faster processor and bigger battery. The company also moved the camera cutout to the center of the screen, which makes taking selfies and video calls feel more natural. Without OIS, I found most selfies I took in those situations ended up blurry.Lastly, theres the 119-degree wide-angle camera that still feels mostly like an afterthought. Like phones from Samsung and Apple, the panel defaults to an adaptive mode, which limits the refresh rate to 120Hz.
Motorola launched a pair of Edge phones in 2020 that stood out for their waterfall displays. But it wasnt the flagship that we preferred of the two. Instead, we were impressed by the more modest Edge… [+9341 chars]