Moto M Review: Motorola's Very First Metal Phone with 3 Rare Features at Its Price; Nougat Update Out Soon


Moto M - Motorola's very first all-metal device, has reached India and the company has also announced that the handset will be receiving Nougat update real soon. Let's check out the specs!

Motorola Moto M Review: The Specs

Moto M design isn't slouch. The all-metal unibody packs a light weight, 163 grams. It comes with a 5.5-inch screen (401 ppi pixel density, 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution) and a fingerprint sensor, as reported by Engadget.

The Lenovo-built device still runs Android Marshmallow but the company has confirmed that Nougat update will roll out to the device soon, NDTV has learned. As a hybrid device, Moto M lets user choose between two SIM cards or one SIM and MicroSD card.

Motorola equips Moto M with two ROM/RAM options: 32GB/3GB and 64GB/4GB. The handset is powered by MediaTek Helio P15. The battery packs 3050 mAh capacity with fast-charging feature.

Motorola Moto M Review: The Pricing

Moto M in India sells for around $240.

Motorola Moto M Review: The Rare Features

It is fair to compare Moto M with Redmi Note 3 and Galaxy On8 due to the pricing category. There are a few rare features that Moto M offers:

1. Splash Resistant

Unlike Redmi Note 3 or Galaxy On8, the all-metal device is splash resistant and it is the lightest of the three.

2. USB Type C and Audio Enhancement

Moto M already supports USB type C and the audio is enhanced with Dolby Atmos system that ensures top-notch experience.

3. Better camera specifications

Moto M pairs 16 MP rear camera and 8 MP front-facing camera (1/4" sensor size). The optics performance is decent enough to capture objects in detail. As a comparison, Galaxy On8 and Redmi Note only pack 5MP selfie shooter.

Motorola Moto M hands-on review:

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