The new Moto M smartphone was recently launched to the Philippine market on February 23, 2016.
“Filipino millennials don’t need to compromise style or performance in their smartphone decisions anymore. The Moto M is a powerful smartphone that complements their productivity needs while making them look good, too. Marvelously encased in fine metal, the Moto M is stylish and sleek, adding oomph to anyone’s personal style,” Moto statement said.
Featuring an elegant full-metal unibody and 5.5” Full HD display, the Moto M runs on Helio P15 Octa-core processor 2.2 GHz, up to 4GB of RAM with 32GB of built-in storage.
With 3,050 mAh battery, the Moto M’s 10W rapid charger is designed to deliver hours of power within just a few minutes of charging.
Its sound system features a Dolby Atmos powered rear speaker.
For selfies and photos, the Moto M is featured with 16MP rear camera and 8MP front camera. It is designed with a dynamic Correlated Color Temperature (CCT) dual LED flash that automatically adjusts for skin tones and colors.
The Moto M also features a Pro mode for manual control over white balance, manual focus, shutter speed, ISO and exposure compensation.
“By manually adjusting settings, users can easily take photos that match their washed-out Instagram feed or even artistic grainy shots that exude a vintage feel. The 8MP selfie camera has a beautification mode and numerous filters that ensure everyone always looks great in selfies,” Moto said.
The Moto M also features a fingerprint sensor at the back that allows users to simply touch the fingerprint reader to wake the Moto M up while simultaneously unlocking it.
The Moto M’s water-repellent nano-coating is designed to protect the smartphone against spills and splashes, both inside and out.
Pricing and availability
The Moto M in fine gold is now available for Php14,999 in Moto stores, Lazada.com.ph selected MemoXpress and Silicon Valley outlets. A low monthly rate of Php 2,499 for credit card purchases with 0 percent interest for six months can be availed. The Moto M in dark gray will be available starting second week of March.
Moto M technical specs
|OPERATING SYSTEM||AndroidTM 6.0.1, Marshmallow|
|DIMENSIONS||151.35 x 75.35 x 7.85mm, 165g|
|PROCESSOR||64-bit MTK Helio P15 octa-core 2.2GHz CPU|
|STORAGE (ROM)||32 with microSD Card support (up to 128GB)|
|DISPLAY||13.97cm (5.5) Full HD (1920X1080) IPS LCD 401 PPI|
|BATTERY||Built-in 3050mAh battery with 10W rapid charge support|
|WATER PROTECTION||Water repellent nano-coating|
|REAR CAMERA||16MP (f/2.0), PDAF, Dual CCT Flash, ZSL, Digital Zoom, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, Auto-HDR|
|FRONT CAMERA||8MP, Beautification Mode|
|SIM CARD||Dual nano SIM|
|CONNECTIVITY||USB-C port, 3.5mm headset jack|
|BLUETOOTH® TECHNOLOGY||Bluetooth® version 4.1 LE|
|WI–FI||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot|
|SPEAKERS / MICROPHONE||1 speaker, 2 mics for noise cancellation|
|VIDEO CAPTURE||480p (30fps) 720p (30fps), 1080p (30fps)|
|AUDIO||Dolby Atmos® audio enhancement|
|BASE COLOR||Gold, Gray|
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