The Motorola Edge 50 Ultra is Motorola’s top of the range camera phone for photography and features an impressive triple camera system on the rear, all with auto-focus, as well as a 50MP selfie camera, again with auto-focus (AF).

Key features of the Edge 50 Ultra:

  • 50MP main, f/1.6, 1/1.3inch, PDAF, OIS
  • 50MP ultra-wide, f/2.0, with AF
  • 64MP telephoto, f/2.4, 3x, AF, OIS
  • 50MP front camera, f/1.9, AF
  • 6.7inch screen, 144hz, 2500nits, Gorilla Glass Vitus
  • 4500mAh battery, 125W wired charging (50W wireless)
  • Android 14, Snapdragon 8s Gen3
  • IP68 rating water protection
  • Real wood or vegan leather back
Motorola Edge 50 Ultra. Image: Motorola

The list of camera features, beyond just the hardware, also sound impressive, with: Multiple portrait modes (24mm/35mm/50mm/85mm), Macro, Long Exposure, Timelapse, Dual Capture, Night Vision, Tilt-Shift, Pro (manual controls), Scan (powered by Adobe Scan), and 360° Panorama to name some of them.

There are also Artificial intelligence shooting modes including a Photo Enhancement Engine, Action Shot, Auto Smile Capture, Gesture Capture, Google LensTM integration, Color Optimization, and beyond this the phone uses Google’s Photos Auto Enhance technology.

Motorola Edge 50 Ultra. Image: Motorola

There’s also Pantone ValidatedTM color & Pantone SkintoneTM Validated, more on this below:

“The motorola edge 50 family is the world’s first smartphone with a PantoneTM Validated¹ camera and display developed in conjunction with Pantone colour scientists. Users can confidently capture and view the world exactly as they see it with Pantone Validated colours and skin tones, making it ideal for content creation. Every Pantone Validated device has met Pantone’s evaluation and grading criteria by authentically simulating the full range of real-world Pantone Colours1. Pantone SkinTone™ Validated1 assures that what users capture with the camera, or see on the display, truly represents the vast authentic spectrum of human skin tones.”

Motorola Edge 50 Ultra. Image: Motorola

Also announced is the Motorola Edge 50 Pro, which was previously announced in India, with a triple camera setup (50MP f/1.4 main, 13MP ultra-wide with 3cm macro, 10MP telephoto), and a 50MP selfie camera with AF, as well as a more affordable price of under £600.

Motorola Edge 50 Pro Key Features:

  • 50MP main camera, f/1.4, with optical image stabilisation (OIS)
  • 13MP ultrawide, 120-degree field of view, macro-friendly autofocus
  • 10MP telephoto with OIS, 3x optical
  • 50MP selfie camera with autofocus
  • 6.7inch screen, 144Hz, with 2000nit peak brightness
  • IP68 dust and water resistant
  • Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 chipset
  • 4500mAh battery
Motorola Edge 50 Pro cameras
Motorola Edge 50 Pro cameras.

And at the budget camera phone end, is the new Motorola Edge 50 Fusion, which features a 50MP “Ultra pixel” camera using the Sony LYTIA LYT-700C sensor, with optical image stabilisation (OIS), a 13MP ultra-wide camera (with macro), and a 32MP selfie camera.

Pricing and availability

All three phones will be on sale across selected EMEA countries including the UK

  • Motorola Edge 50 Ultra will be available from mid-May with a RRP of £849
  • Motorola Edge 50 Pro will be available from 16th April with a RRP of £599
  • Motorola Edge 50 Fusion will be available from mid-May with a RRP of £349

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