Motorola's first all-metal smartphone, the Moto M is now available for purchase across all the offline stores in the country, says a report. For the unaware, the Moto M was launched in December 2016 as an exclusive to Flipkart. The device is priced at Rs. 15,999 for the 3GB of RAM/32GB storage variant and Rs. 17,999 for the 4GB of RAM/64GB storage option.
The report from Gadgets360 says that both the variants are available for purchase offline now at the same prices of Rs. 15,999 and Rs. 17,999. Motorola is slowly making all its smartphones available at the same prices as online prices. Recently, Motorola made the Moto G5 and G5 Plus offline and even launched the Moto C as an offline-only model. Motorola also made the Moto Z2 Play available in the offline market.
This is extremely good from Motorola as its counterparts such as Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo is going aggressively in the offline market. And keeping the prices same as the online prices is another achievement. Furthermore, it's highly possible that the upcoming Motorola phones will also be sold in both offline and online markets.
Coming to the Moto M smartphone, it's the company's first metal-clad phone with a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS screen along with a 2.5D curved glass on top. The device is powered by the MediaTek Helio P15 chipset, paired with a 2.2GHz CPU and 3GB/4GB of RAM. There are 32GB and 64GB of storage options with support for storage expansion up to 128GB via a microSD card.
The smartphone has a 16MP rear camera with PDAF and LED flash support. Frontal, there is an 8MP camera for selfies and video calls. The phone has connectivity options such as 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and USB Type-C port.
The Moto M has the standard 3.5mm headphone jack. The Moto M weighs 163 grams and comes with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Motorola is yet to release Android Nougat for the Moto M. The device is backed by a 3050mAh battery.