After a series of leaks, rumors and speculations, Moto M has finally reached the day of launch. As read the invite sent out by Lenovo-owned Motorola, the company is holding an event today in Mumbai, where it will be launching the Moto M smartphone. If you are not in Mumbai though, you can still watch the launch live stream online from your home or office. Hit the break for details. Also Read - Best laptops under Rs 40,000 in July 2021: Mi Notebook 14, Asus VivoBook 14, and moreAlso Read - Lenovo Legion 5 Pro launches with Ryzen 5000 CPU, brings Legion Ultimate Support service
The Moto M launch live stream will start at 12:30PM IST. Motorola is live streaming the event on its Facebook page. Alternatively, you can watch the launch in the video embedded below. First launched last month in China, the Moto M was unveiled with a price tag of RMB 1,999, which roughly translates to Rs 19,700. If the Lenovo-owned company were to stick to this price segment, the Moto M would face competition from the likes of the Honor 8 Smart and the Xiaomi Mi 5 to name a few. Also Read - Best gaming laptops under Rs 1,00,000 in India: MSI GP65 Leopard, Dell G5 and more
The Moto M features a metal unibody design, and it stands apart from other Motorola smartphones for being the first ever in the brand to come with the fingerprint scanner placed at the back. Another high point of the smartphone is the built-in Dolby ATMOS support, and the nano coating that is meant to save the phone from an accidental splash of water.
Moto M specifications
Talking about the specification, the Moto M features a 5.5-inch full HD (1920 1080 pixels) display with 2.5D curved glass. Under the hood, the Moto M is powered by a MediaTek Helio P15 quad-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz and paired with Mali T860MP2 GPU and 4GB of RAM. The smartphone is equipped with 32GB onboard storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card. ALSO READ: Moto Cedric running on Android Nougat spotted online; specifications, features leaked
On the camera front, the Moto M sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash and PDAF support. While on the front, it features an 8-megapixel selfie camera. The smartphone is fuelled by a 3,050mAh battery with Turbo Charging support. The connectivity options on the smartphone include features like dual-SIM support (hybrid setup), 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS, USB Type-C port, NFC, and 3.5mm audio jack. On the software front, the smartphone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, but is expected to soon be updated to Android Nougat.
We will be at the launch event tomorrow bringing you all the announcements as and when they take place. So stay tuned!