- Moto M is tipped to sport a metal unibody
- The new Moto phone reportedly bears a fingerprint sensor
- Lenovo P2 was first unveiled at IFA with a November launch
The oft-leaked Moto M and the recently-unveiled Lenovo P2 are reportedly due to be launched next week at a November 8 event in Guanzhou, China.
Invites for the November 8 event are doing the rounds of Chinese media, and were obtained by TechDroider.
The Moto M (XT1662has seen several leaks over the past few months, starting with a TENAA listing back in August. Beyond revealing a few specifications and a metal unibody design, the smartphone’s listing also showed a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel.
Rumours surrounding the Moto M have since included leaked live images as well as renders that interestingly match the invite being shared. Retail packaging was also spotted recently.
The 4G LTE-enabled Moto M is rumoured to sport a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display, and run on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. It is said to be a powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 SoC, said to be the MT6755 SoC clocked at 2GHz. Up to 4GB of RAM is anticipated, coupled with either 32GB or 64GB of inbuilt storage as well.
Other rumoured specifications of the Moto M include a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash, accompanied by an 8-megapixel or 5-megapixel selfie snapper. The smartphone is expected to pack a 3000mAh battery with Turbo charging.
Coming to the Lenovo P2, as we mentioned, the smartphone was officially unveiled at IFA 2016. At that point, the Chinese company had announced a November launch date, alongside a EUR 249 (roughly Rs. 18,200) price tag. The Lenovo P2 sports a 5100mAh battery – its highlight feature. Other official specifications a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 625 SoC, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of inbuilt storage that is further expandable via microSD card. The company at that point indicated a 4GB of RAM with 64GB storage model would be launched in China, something that matches recently leaked specifications, which also mention microSD card expandability up to 128GB.