Moto M in pictures

“A brief overview of Lenovo’s latest affordable smartphone offering, the Moto M”

moto-m-91mobiles-01Lenovo has finally launched the eagerly awaited Moto M in India, and the device happens to be the brand’s first smartphone to be constructed entirely out of metal. Carrying a price tag of Rs 15,999, the Moto M has been priced midway between the Moto G4 Plus (review) and the Moto Z Play (review), making it an attractive offering for buyers in the market for an affordable smartphone. To know more about the Moto’s latest VFM contender, take a tour through this quick overview of the smartphone.

Design and Display

moto-m-1As stated earlier, the Moto M has been encrusted in a unibody metal design giving the smartphone a premium in-hand feel. The rear-mounted fingerprint found on the smartphone is also a first for Motorola and the device comes with a double layer of nano-coating protecting it from drizzles, spills, and splashes. As for the display, the Moto M is equipped with a 5.5-inch full HD display. 

Specs and Storage

moto-m-2Under the hood of the Moto M, buyers will find a Helio P15 octa-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz with 4GB of RAM working in tandem. The smartphone comes with a Mali-T860 MP2 GPU to render the handle the graphics and is equipped with 32GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. 


moto-m-4While the rear-facing camera on the Moto M remains the same as the Moto G4 at 16MP, the selfie-cam gets a bump and now sports an 8MP sensor. The smartphone comes with dual-LED flash at the back to aid in low-light photography as well. We’ll be testing out both the cameras on the Moto M extensively so stay tuned for our full review to know how they fare.


As for the battery, the Moto M draws its fuel from a 3,050mAh battery. Paired with a full HD display, the phone should offer users decent battery life. However, we’ll be gauging the battery performance of the smartphone in our battery tests for a much detailed insight. 

Pricing and Availability 

moto-m-featured-2The base variant of the Moto M carries a price tag of Rs 15,999 which makes it an ideal buy for consumers looking for a Moto smartphone cheaper than the Moto Z Play. With that said, the initial impressions of the Moto M look promising enough and we will be coming out with our full review on the smartphone very soon.

The youngest of the lot, Prateek has recently joined the editorial team and has picked up quite a few things in the short time he has been here. Being an avid gamer, he has a heap of consoles, both old and new and is constantly juggling between which games to play. When he is not writing articles or shooting videos, he likes to hit the gym to stay on top of his fitness game.
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