“A brief overview of Lenovo’s latest affordable smartphone offering, the Moto M”
Lenovo 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
As 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
Under 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.
While 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.
Pricing and Availability
The 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.