Motorola Moto M smartphone set to launch in India: specs, features, price & date

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Updated: December 08, 2016 6:05 PM

Following a teaser on Twitter, Lenovo-owned Motorola has now sent out press invites to an event scheduled on December 13 in Mumbai. It is expected that Motorola will announce the launch of the Moto M, as it also has a blurred image on the invite which says Moto M.

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Following a teaser on Twitter, Lenovo-owned Motorola has now sent out press invites to an event scheduled on December 13 in Mumbai. It is expected that Motorola will announce the launch of the Moto M, as it also has a blurred image on the invite which says Moto M. The media invite says, “Mesmerizing, masterful, majestic (just like you)”, and has a blurred picture of the rear end of the Moto M. The smartphone went on sale in China in November. Motorola Moto M is a very different smartphone from the company and has no resemblance to the last device, Moto Z lineup. The device has a metal boy and the edges are round. The antenna lines are at the top and bottom. Motorola, for the first time, has introduced the fingerprint scanner at the rear end, the smartphones generally have a square fingerprint scanner added on the front.

The smartphone might just be among the most powerful devices among the mid-range devices. It has a 5.5-inch FHD screen with a resolution of 1920×1080 and a 2.5 D curved glass. Moto M features a MediaTek Helio P15 quad-core processor along with 4Gb of RAM and an internal memory of 32GB, expandable up to 256GB using a microSD card. The new smartphone contains a 16 MP camera at the back with f.2.0 aperture, PDAF support and dual tone flash. For selfies, an 8MP camera is present. The battery is of 3050mAh and has Turbo Charging technology support which is a common feature among Motorola devices. The phone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box and has 4G support.

Moto M comes with a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, dual tone flash, PDAF and Dolby Audio support. The front is dominated by an 8-megapixel shooter. The 3050mAh battery supports Turbo Charging technology like other Motorola phone. The 4G LTE smartphone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. The device is totally water and dust proof.

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The price has not been announced yet, but it will be an interesting thing to wait for. According to reports, the phone will be priced at Rs 18,000. In that case, when it is launched on December 13, it will have to compete with certain smartphones which have the faster Snapdragon processors, in the range.

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