Lenovo-owned Motorola is all set to the launch the Moto M smartphone in India. The company has already confirmed this in its official Twitter handle. The upcoming Android handset was recently unveiled in China and comes with upper mid-range specifications. Read on to know about the hardware details and estimated price of Moto M in India.
Motorola Moto M: Specs
The Motorola Moto M comes with a full metal unibody construction. Exterior-wise, the smartphone does manage to look pretty handsome with curved back with chamfered edges. Upfront lies a 5.5-inch Full HD (1080 x 1920) IPS LCD panel with 2.5D curvature. Powering it up is the brand new MediaTek P15 chipset with octa-core processors. It has eight ARM Cortex A53 cores with a maximum clock speed of 2.2 GHz each. The GPU is a dual core Mali MP T860.
Coming to the memory, the Moto M boasts 4 GB of LPDDR3 RAM combined with 32 GB of inbuilt memory. This is further complimented by a micro SD card slot supporting up to 128 GB capacity. The upcoming handset runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow in China, but Motorola may push the Android 7.0 Nougat update just before releasing it in India.
Speaking of the camera, a 16 MP autofocus camera with f/2.0 aperture sits at the back. It features manual focusing capability and sports PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus). There is also support for Auto HDR. The primary camera is mated with a dual tone dual LED flash. At the front, there is an 8 MP selfie unit. The Moto M can record Full HD 1080p videos at up to 30 fps. Just below the rear camera, lies the circular fingerprint scanner.
Motorola’s newest handset comes with a wide array of connectivity options starting from 4G VoLTE and dual-band Wi-Fi (MIMO-enabled) to Type-C USB and 3.5 mm headphone jack. A relatively large 3050mAh battery with fast charging capability juices up the Moto M. The smartphone rocks the usual Nano waterproofing coating.
Motorola Moto M: Price and Availability
— Motorola India (@motorolaindia) November 29, 2016
Talking about the price, Motorola hasn’t yet given us any insight for India. However, considering the Moto M sells for 1999 Yuan (Rs. 19,999 INR approx.) in China, it may cost around Rs. 20,000 here. There are two color variants of the mobile namely Soft Gold and Cool Silver. Finally coming to the release date, we don’t have any reliable info regarding that. But, we can assure you that the launch is pretty imminent.