Leaks After acquisition of Motorola Lenovo is on an aggressive path to gain more market share in many different markets with launch of new smartphones. Recent leaks about a new Motorola smartphone is doing the rounds and it is allegedly called as the Motorola Moto M.
It is expected to be a smartphone that would primarily be launched in the Asian market. The phone is expected to be launched in 2 different variants namely XT-1662 and XT-1663. The difference between the XT-1662 and XT-1663 is screen size and some hardware parts.
Recently the Moto M (XT-1662) passed the TENNA certification after which the true visuals of phones were discovered. It lacks home button on the front side in contrast to the current generation of Motorola smartphones like Moto G4 Plus.
The fingerprint scanner is located at the back of the device below the vertical camera module.
One thing we can see as per a change is the position of Moto logo from top to bottom chin on the front side. The phone has been codenamed as “Kung-Fu” , pretty fancy.
Key Specs Motorola Moto M (XT-1663)
The smartphone is expected to come with a 7 Megapixel front selfie camera like the new iPhone 7 and the rear camera is a 16 megapixel shooter for the upcoming Moto M. The smartphone will come with capability to record 4K videos.
As per specs the XT-1662 or the higher end model houses a Mediatek MT-6755 (more commonly called as the Helio X20) clocked at 2.1 Ghz and Mali-T860 MP2 GPU. The smartphone will come along with 4 GB of Ram with a 5.5 inch Full HD display running Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
There is 32 GB internal memory and the Moto M also comes with decent battery back up of 3000 mAH. The phone support 4G lte along with dual sim support
Key Specs Motorola Moto M (XT-1662)
The specs of XT1662 were leaked by gfxbench website some days back and benchmark confirms that the new smartphone is expected to be the lower model when compared to the above mentioned XT1663.
The smaller variant sports a 4.7 inch Full HD display powered by Mediatek MT 6750 1.9 Ghz Octa-Core processor (cortex A53 ARMv8) and a ARM Mali-T860 GPU and boosted with 3 GB of Ram.
It is alleged that the smartphone will carry similar camera modules with 16 MP rear and a 7 MP front camera. The smartphone would run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and will also have 4G / VOLTE support.
Bundled Microsoft Apps
As per the patent cross-licensing agreement between Microsoft and Lenovo which includes all Lenovo and Moto phones. The Motorola Moto M will come with pre-loaded Microsoft apps like Microsoft office and One-Drive, Skype and other applications world wide.
Moto Z India Launch – Also Motorola India has announced yesterday that they are going to launch the high end Motorola smartphone – Moto Z (which also comes with Moto Mods) in the Indian market starting 4th October 2016 ahead of the iPhone 7 launch on 7th October. It is yet not clear if Motorola will also launch the Moto Z Force in the Indian market on 4th October.
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