Android One-based Motorola One smartphones unveiled; India launch in October
In the ongoing IFA 2018 tech show in Berlin, Lenovo-owned Motorola has unveiled its latest Android One-based smartphones - the Motorola One and Motorola One Power. Both the phones, packing mid-level specs, sport an identical design with a notched display and run stock Android Oreo as part of Google's Android One program. Here's more about these new Motorola smartphones.
Motorola One: At a glance
The Motorola One features a 5.9-inch HD+ Max Vision LCD screen with an aspect ratio of 19:9. The handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset, paired with an Adreno 506 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage (expandable up to 256GB). Further, the Motorola One comes with 13MP+2MP dual rear-camera setup, an 8-megapixel front camera, and packs a 3,000mAh battery with TurboPower charging.
Motorola One Power: Specsheet
The Motorola One Power gets a 6.2-inch full-HD+ LCD Max Vision display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor, paired with an Adreno 509 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage (expandable up to 256GB). Further, the Motorola One Power comes with a 16MP+5MP dual rear-camera setup, an 8MP selfie snapper, and packs a 4,850mAh battery.
Connectivity options and sensors onboard both the phones
In terms of connectivity options, both the phones support 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11a/c, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Further, both the devices get a standard array of sensors including an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Motorola One Power to arrive in India in October
Reports suggest the Motorola One Power will be launched in India in October and will be priced at around Rs. 14,000. The Motorola One, which will arrive in Europe, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific in "coming months", has been priced at EUR 299 (approx. Rs. 24,800). Notably, Motorola has said it will bring Android Pie update for both the devices later in 2018.