Lenovo’s metal body mid-range smartphone, the Moto M, that recently went official in China was today unleashed in India, priced at 15,999 INR (for the 3GB RAM variant).

The new Moto M has a 5.5-inch Full HD display, is the first Moto phone with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and brandishes a metal body with dual nano-coating that makes it resistant to splashes.


The handset is powered by 2.2GHz octa-core Helio P15 chip that, according to MediaTek, will provide 10 percent performance boost over Helio P10. Since this is a 28nm process based true octa-core chip (rather than a big.LITTLE architecture chip as Helio P10) we will be watching out if power efficiency takes a hit at the expense of the performance boost.

Also Read: Lenovo K6 Note Available Ahead Of Official December 14 Launch; Price Starts At 14,999 INR

The base variant includes 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, while a more expensive model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage will also retail in India. For now, the Moto M will be running Android Marshmallow, but it you can expect the Android Nougat update to be around the corner.

The handset houses a 16MP rear camera with PDAF and dual Tone flash and an 8MP front selfie shooter. Other features include 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, and 3050mAh battery

Moto M Specs and Features

Model Moto M
Display 5.5-inch, Full HD, IPS LCD display
Processor 2.2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P15
Internal Storage 32GB/64GB, Expandable
Software Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Primary Camera 16MP sensor, dual-tone LED Flash
Secondary Camera 8MP
Battery 3050mAh
Others 4G LTE, Fingerprint reader
Price 15,999 INR/ 17,999 INR


    • We haven’t tested Moto M or K6 Note personally yet, but Moto M seems a good better than the K6 Note if you are open to buying online. We will try and review Moto M soon to verify our assumptions.


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