Finally, the phone has launched. After several leaks and rumors, Lenovo, at an event in China unveiled the much rumored Motorola Moto M. On par with all the leaks and rumors, the smartphone is the first metal bodied Motorola phone and it is also the first Moto smartphone to feature a rear placed fingerprint sensor.
Speaking about the specifications of the smartphone, it has all the features which we listed in our previous article. The Motorola Moto M comes with a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED 1080p display and the company haven’t released any information on which protection they used to protect the display of the smartphone. Under the hood, the smartphone comes with the new MediaTek Helio P15 chipset with all the eight cores clocked at 2.2GHz. There is 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage with support for expandable storage.
Camera wise, the Motorola Moto M comes with a 16MP sensor on the rear with PDAF and a LED flash. Also, there is an 8MP front-facing camera to cover up the selfies and video calls. Both the cameras are capable of shooting 1080p videos.
Connectivity options include Dual-SIM, 4G LTE (with VoLTE), Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/b/g/n, GPS , Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, USB Type-C port. The smartphone also has a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Moto M runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out-of-the-box and surely it will be updated to Android Nougat in coming days or weeks. All this entire package is backed by a 3050mAh battery.
The Moto M will be up for pre-order in China from tomorrow and will go on sale from November 11. At the launch, Lenovo hasn’t mentioned any details about the smartphone’s launch in other countries including India. The Motorola Moto M is priced at CNY 1,999 (approx. Rs. 19,690)