5 reasons why Moto M is worth to buy
In case you have forgotten, or perhaps suffered from short term memory loss; The Motorola brand or better known as Moto has already been in the market since late 20th century where Motorola along with Nokia and Sony Ericsson had conquered the whole cell phone industry.
After Google purchased Motorola Mobility in 2012 and sold to Lenovo later in 2016, Moto has released a simplified smartphone lineup debuted in 2013 with Moto X for the high end, Moto E on the low end/budget, and Moto G in the middle.
Moto M was initially introduced in China last year as the world’s first smartphone packed with Helio P15 processor. Now, the Moto M has landed our shores, we have compiled the features of the device to let you understand why it is one of the most recommended midrange smartphone in our market now.
Before we proceed, let us take a look at the specifications of Moto M:
- 5.5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
- 64-bit MediaTek Helio P15 2.2GHz octa-core CPU and Mali T860 mp2 GPU
- 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM with microSD Card support (up to 128GB)
- Rear camera: 16 MP with f/2.0 aperture, 1.0um pixel, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) flash with dual LEDs
- Front camera: 8 MP wih 1.12um pixel, Beautification software
- 3050 mAh battery supports 5V/2A rapid charge
- Dolby Atmos audio enhancement
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
- Other features: fingerprint sensor, Dual SIM, USB Type-C (USB On The Go)
- Dimension: 151.35 x 75.35 x 7.85 mm
- Weight: 163g
- Color: Gold and Grey
- RRP: RM1199
Compact design with premium metal clad body
Moto devices often adopt similar exterior design with a polycarbonate shell, but Moto M doesn’t seems to be the case here. It comes with a compact exterior body that sports an all metal design. The rear panel is blended with a curvy back that offers a comfortable grip in hand.
Did we already mentioned the Moto M is splash proof as well? Yes, you heard it right! The Moto M is protected with an invisible layer of nanocoating against spills and splashes that could be a lifesaver in unforeseen occurrences !
Smartphones nowadays is not only for making calls and SMS. We use them to do internet surfing, watching videos, playing games etc. Having a large display is a definitely a Plus and that is what Moto M is offering – A vibrant 5.5 inch Full HD (1920 X 1080 pixels) resolution display. Now you can sit back, relax and enjoy your favourite movies on the Moto M.
Powerful hardware package
Powering up the Moto M is a well-balanced SoC — Helio P15. This octa core processor is not only powerful, but it is equally energy efficient too. You can easily play those heavy games without any pressure, while on the other hand you do not have to worry it ran out of juice due to the lower power consumption of the processor.
Normally a midrange phone only offer 3GB of RAM. But that’s not the case for Moto M. Under the hood, the Moto M is sporting 4GB of RAM on board. With this rare find in the midrange segment, you can rest assured that the Moto M will give you the smooth and lagfree experience you have always wanted. Not to mention the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS giving us a fluid user interface that is on par to stock Android UI.
If you’re worried that the 3050 mAh battery on the Moto M can not last you for a whole day, afraid not as the 10W rapid charger will fully charged up your phone in no time.
Camera is the main feature that most users care about when choosing a smartphone. Thus, Moto M provides a 16 megapixel main shooter with f/2.0 aperture and 1.0um pixel size. There’s also Phase Detection Autofocus technology available that allow the camera to focus instantly without fail.
While low light shot is the toughest challenge for smartphone cameras, the Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) flash with dual LEDs will come to the rescue. It helps to expose the images correctly while renders the colors close to real life with minimal saturation or excessive sharpening added.
Superb audio experience
Now we have a beautiful large screen, but how about the audio quality? Besides having a good screen, watch movie also require a good sound system to reach full enjoyment.
Thankfully, the Moto M is featured with Doly Atmos audio enhancement which offers sound to move in three-dimensional space, not just in channels. Your music and movies will come to life with amazing clarity, richness, power, and depth.
Now you can just tell your friends that you have home cinema right in your pocket !
For a retail price of RM1199, the Moto M offers an unbeatable package that you simply can not resist. A well-designed body, gorgeous display, powerful software and hardware combo, superb 16MP camera and delightful Dolby Atmos cinema-like audio experience are what made the Moto M standout among its competition in the midrange market.
If you are interested to know more details about the Moto M，feel free to visit the product page of Moto M. For more information, visit Moto Malaysia’s official website at https://www.moto.com/my/home or Moto Malaysia’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MotoMsia/ for updates and information.