Moto M

Full Phone Specifications

INR 15,999 / USD 238


Moto M has been an all new series for the Lenovo owned smartphone maker. It is the company’s attempt to provide users with a device that carries premium looks and hardware without burning a big hole through the buyer’s pocket. Speaking of premium looks, the Moto M gets a metallic unibody unlike the other Moto devices in its price bracket. It is a contender of the mid-range android smartphones.

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5.5 Inch IPS LCD Display (401 ppi) with Corning Gorilla Glass Octa Core 2.2 GHz MediaTek MT6755 3GB 32GB internal expandable upto 128GB Rear Camera: 16MP f/2.0
Front Camera: 8MP f/2.0
Non-Removable 3050 mAh Gold, Silver

Design and Construction

Dimensions (Inches) 5.96 x 2.97 x 0.31
Weight 163 g
Construction materials Metal
Special protection None
IP certification No
Colour Options Gold, Silver


Screen Size 5.5 Inches
Screen to body ratio (%) 73.03%
Screen Type IPS LCD
Screen Resolution FullHD
Pixel Density 401 ppi
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass


System on Chip MediaTek MT6755
CPU Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53, 64 Bit
GPU Mali-T860MP2
Internal memory 32 GB
Usable memory MB
Expandable Memory Yes
Expandable Memory Upto 128 GB
No. of SIMS 2
Sim 1 Type Nano SIM
Sim 2 Type Nano SIM

Primary Camera

Megapixels 16 MP
No of sensors 1
Aperture size 2.0
Image stabilization None
Autofocus type Phase Detection
Flash details Dual LED
Video Resolution 1080 x 1920
Video FPS 30

Front Camera

Megapixels 8 MP
No of sensors 1
Aperture size 2.0


OS Name Android
Os version Android v6.0.1 Marshmallow


Capacity 3050 mAh
Type Non-Removable
Replaceable No
Fast Charging Yes hours


Bluetooth 4.1
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz


Music formats MP3, eAAC+, WAV, FLAC
Video formats MP4, H.264


GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
LTE (FDD) 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
LTE (TDD) 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
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Moto M Design

As mentioned earlier, the Moto M gets a metallic treatment that makes it look and feel premium. The company said in an official statement that ‘M, as in Metal’. The unibody is crafted out of metal and gets a, so called, splashproof design. Alike most of the current Moto smartphones, the Moto M benefits from a water repellent nano-coating. On the front o the smartphone is a vibrant 5.5inch display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 and a pixel density of 401 ppi. The FullHD unit is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.

The phone is currently available in three base colours – Gold, Gray, and Silver.

Moto M Hardware

The Moto M is available with different processor, RAM and storage options that varie from region to region. The SoC options include a 64-bit MediaTek Helio P15 processor as well as the 64-bit MediaTek Helio P10 unit clocked at 2.2Ghz and 1.8GHz respectively. While these Octa-core CPUs are different the GPUs mated to them is the same – Mali T860mp2 GPU. Also, the RAM options offered on the Moto M are of 3GB and 4GB. The 3GB RAM variant comes with 32GB onboard memory whereas the 4GB RAM is equipped with 64GB internal memory. All of the Moto M versions get a dedicated expandable memory slot that supports MicroSD cards upto 128GB capacity.

Coming to the camera, the company likes to call them the advanced cameras that are claimed to be improved for better performance. The selfie camera is a 8 MP unit with a 1.12um pixel size and uses a beautification software to produce good-looking selfies. The 16 MP primary camera comes with f/2.0 aperture and Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF). It is assisted by a Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) flash with dual LEDs. The company offers Google Photos integration with free original file size backup for two years.

All of the aforementioned hardware is supported by a 3050 mAh battery that gets rapid charge capabilities. The phone also gets a USB-C port for charging, data transfer and OTG (On-The-Go) and a 3.5mm Headset Jack.

Moto M Software

The company emphasises in providing a Pure android experience through their Moto devices and this one is no different. It gets Android v6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. The Moto M does not feature any third-party UI.