Motorola Edge S vs POCO M3 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Motorola Edge S phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the POCO M3 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Motorola Edge S POCO M3
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.53 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/16/2/TOF MP 48/2/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 8 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 6000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Motorola Edge S runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.2 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.4 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 385. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662.

Meanwhile, the POCO M3 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Motorola Edge S is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the POCO M3 has the Qualcomm Adreno 610,950 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Motorola Edge S battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 20% (percent) less powerful than the 6000 mAh offered by the POCO M3. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The POCO M3 battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The handset is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

Meanwhile the POCO M3 is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.53 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Motorola Edge S is a 2.6% bigger than POCO M3 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S POCO M3
2.5D curved glass screen 1500:1
90 Hz refresh rate 2.5D curved glass screen
Capacitive 70% NTSC
Corning Gorilla Glass Capacitive
HDR10 Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Multi-touch Multi-touch
Scratch resistant Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification
Wildvine L1 certified

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Motorola Edge S is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The POCO M3 is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Motorola Edge S gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than POCO M3.

The maximum capacity offered by the Motorola Edge S is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 100% bigger than the POCO M3 with 4 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Motorola Edge S comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Motorola Edge S gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than POCO M3.

The max storage capacity offered by the Motorola Edge S is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the POCO M3 with 128 gigabytes.

POCO M3 gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Motorola Edge S rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 64/16/2/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 f/2.0 respectively.

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Meanwhile the POCO M3 rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 48/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , carrying sensor like Sony IMX582 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.79 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Motorola Edge S POCO M3
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Continuous shooting Autofocus
Digital image stabilization Color Focus
Digital zoom Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation Digital image stabilization
Face detection Digital zoom
Fourth rear camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Geotagging
ISO settings HDR
Laser autofocus (LAF) ISO settings
Optical image stabilization Movie Frame
Optical zoom Night Mode
Panorama Panorama
PDAF (#2) Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pixel size – 1.75 m (#2)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Scene mode Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Self-timer Self-timer
Sensor size – 1.0 m (#2) Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Touch focus
Touch focus White balance settings
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Motorola Edge S comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The POCO M3 has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S POCO M3
16 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0.05
Aperture:f/2.0 (#2) Face detection
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm
Pixel size:0.9 µm /0.000900 mm
Secondary front camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Motorola Edge S POCO M3
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA GPRS
Built-in 5G modem HSPA+
EDGE LTE
GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Motorola Edge S price is $300 (6 GB + 128 GB) or $350 ($8 GB + 128 GB) or $400 (8 GB + 256 GB) and the POCO M3 price tag is $129 (64 GB + 4 GB) or $159 (128 GB + 4 GB)

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