This is the new Motorola One, which was announced at IFA 2018 Although, the company also unveiled the Motorola One Power, the both phones comes with the iPhone X like notch display, and runs on Android ONE!
The mid-rand Smartphone, Motorola ONE is an enticing Smartphone but wait, -it is just an iteration. Looking for a clone iPhone X mobile phone, you can possibly checkout the Motorola ONE.
Table of Interest
Motorola ONE Specs
*. Display: 5.9-inch HD+ (1,520 x 720) 19:9 notched LCD, “Max Vision”
*. Design: Glass and metal combination
*. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 running on 2.0 GHz octa-core processor
*. GPU: Adreno 506
*. RAM: 4GB
*. Storage: 64GB, expandable up to 256GB microSD
– Rear Camera: Dual camera of 13MP (f/2.0 aperture and 1.12μm pixels) and 2MP (f/2.4 aperture and 1.75μm pixels)
– Front camera: 8MP (f/2.2 aperture and 1.12μm pixels)
*. Dimensions: 150 x 72.2 x 8.0mm
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES
*. OS: Android 8.1 Oreo (Android One)
*. Network and connectivity: 3.5mm headphone jack, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C (USB 2.0)
– LTE: B1 (2100: B3 (1800) B5 (850) B7 (2600) B28 (700 APT)
– UMTS: B1 (2100) B2 (1900) B5 (850) B8 (900)
– GSM: B2 (1900) B3 (1800) B5 (850) B8 (900)
*. Weights: 162g
*. Battery: 3000mAh, Motorola TurboPower
Design and Display
The Motorola ONE feels much more amazing and comfortable when holding, it boasts of a tall 5.9-inch HD display, with front and back Gorilla Glass 2.5 protection on. It is sleek, slim and thin when holding with hands.
However, it felt disbelieving to find out that the notch display doesn’t come with Face ID recognition. And despite the notch, there is a slight bezels on the bottom of the display, which hass the company’s name on it.
And also, there is dual rear camera and a fingerprint sensor scanner, which is nicely mounted under the camera lens. It has got everything, you might look for in a mid-range phone, but looking for flagship specs or features, you need to look somewhere else!
It comes with the combination of glass and metal design on the front and back. The colors options are exciting and quite attractive.
Camera and Connectivity
The dual camera on the back consists of 13-megapixels with f/2.0 aperture and 1.12μm pixels plus a 2-megapixels with f/2.4 aperture and 1.75μm pixels. It is enhanced with different features, Spot Colour, Cinemagraph animated GIFs.
On the selfie snapper, you’ve got the 8-megapixels with f/2.2 aperture and 1.12μm pixels. And it supports Portrait Mode, which helps to blur the remaining background and picks out the subject.
The Motorola One arrives with AI-powered Google lens embedded into the camera aspect, where it can easily recognize text, dog breed, flower / plants species, translate words, browse your favorite outfits and more, just by pointing the
Network and connectivity options includes: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0 and USB Type-C. Other sensors features are Fingerprint and Accelerometer.
Performance and Battery
The mobile phone comes with a 4GB RAM for easy multitasking and switching of apps, which is powered by a two-year outdated Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, running on 2.0 GHz octa-core processor. But with hopes, the processor will optimizes and extends the battery life.
The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card, providing more storage for your photos, movies, games and applications. There is a 3000mAh battery with Motorola Turbopower for fast charging technology.
The phone is part of Google’s project, featuring Android ONE. It ships with Android 8.1 Oreo, but Motorola is promising a first upgrade to Android 9.0 Pie operating system. Recall that phones with Android ONE are meant to receive two years of OS updates.
The price of the Motorola ONE Android is €299, which is around $350 USD and N125,000 in Nigeria currency. Starting from October, the phone is available in Europe, Latin America, and Asia.