Motorola’s Moto M smartphone has been listed on the company’s China website. The pricing for the Moto M is listed as 1999 Yuan, which is around Rs 20,000 or $295. The Motorola M was expected to launch along with the Lenovo Vibe P2 in China, but the Moto phone has already gone live on the website. Sales for the Moto M will take place later, and users are asked to sign up for the same.
Motorola Moto M’s press renders were leaked earlier this week by MyDrivers, Nowwhereelse, etc and the design is exactly the same. Moto M has a metal unibody design, with antenna bands on the top and bottom of the phone. The smartphone will come in gold and silver colour options, and dimensions of the device are 151.35 x 75.35 x 7.85 mm and it weighs 163g. The fingerprint scanner is on the back of the device, and it doesn’t have the square button like the Moto Z series.
Moto M comes with 5.5 inches full HD display Super AMOLED display at 401 ppi. It has a 64-bit MediaTek P15 octa-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz along with Mali T860 GPU. The Moto M phone comes with 4GB LPDDR3 RAM and 32GB storage (supports microSD card slot of up to 128GB). The smartphone comes with a waterproof coating and is splash resistant.
The rear camera is 16MP with f/2.0 aperture and 1um pixel size, along with PDAF and dual LED flash, Auto HDR, etc. The front camera is 8MP with 1.12um pixel size. This is a dual SIM smartphone and also has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Built-in battery is 3050mAh with fast charge support with type-C USB charging, and OTG support promised. It runs Android Marshmallow 6.0.
On the connectivity side, it supports Bluetooth version 4.1 and WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz band MIMO. It also has Dolby Atmos audio boost feature. For location it has GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, and A-GPS. Sensors on the Motorola Moto M are: Fingerprint Sensor, Vibration Meter, Electronic compass, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyro and Proximity sensor.