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Motorola Moto M


Motorola Moto M
Motorola Moto M (Moto Series)
Mediatek Helio P10 MT6755 8 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
4 GB 
5.50 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 401 PPI, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, glossy: yes
32 GB internal, microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 4.1, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
3050 mAh Lithium-Ion
Primary Camera: 16 MPix 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix
163 g ( = 5.75 oz / 0.36 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Average Score: 65% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Motorola Moto M

Motorola Moto M review – the beginning of a new stylish line
Source: Laptop Media English version
Since they went under the management of Lenovo, Motorola present more and more models, and the M line is completely new. Its first representative, Moto M, has a stylish design, which includes a fully metal construction and thin profile. All trendy extras and smartphone technologies are available – the 2.5D display glass, fingerprint sensor, and USB Type-C port.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/24/2017
Motorola Moto M Review
Source: Yugatech English version
To conclude, the Moto M is a fine smartphone which is good for those who are looking for a premium build, large display, loud speaker, good camera, and decent battery life. Lastly, it doesn’t cost much at Php14,999. We just hope that they would keep it up to date by upgrading it to Android 7.0 Nougat soon.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/07/2017
Motorola Moto M Unboxing, Initial Review: Missing Piece Of The Puzzle
Source: Unbox English version
Just like Moto’s other phones, the Moto M has vanilla Android 6.0 inside of it. We generally like vanilla Android but you do miss out on additional features that UI overlays that other brands offer. Motorola also says that the Moto M is splash resistant thanks to a special coating that they used, but we’d avoid dunking this in water since there’s no IP rating to be found anywhere.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/22/2017
65% Motorola Moto M Review
Source: Phone Arena English version
All things considered, the Moto M is a good phone. It is well-designed, has not-too-shabby battery life, as well as an intuitive and light interface that does not feel overwhelming. True, it falls short in certain areas: the overall performance left us wanting more, the display is inaccurate in terms of color reproduction, and the camera's image quality could use a few improvements.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 65%
Motorola Moto M review
Source: GSM Arena English version
With all those Ms in its name, is the Motorola Moto M the ultimate Midranger? If you've gotten this far, you already know that's not the case. But if 'good-looking, average-performing, reasonably-priced' rings well with your particular list of priorities when shopping for a smartphone, the Moto M fits the bill just right.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/13/2017

Foreign Reviews

Smartphone Motorola Moto M - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/23/2016
Rating: performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%


ARM Mali-T860 MP2: Dual-Core version of the Mali-T860 graphics card from ARM for mostly Android based smartphones and tablets. E.g. in the Mediatek Helio P10 clocked at 700 MHz and produced in 28nm.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Helio P10 MT6755: ARM-based octa core SoC (8x Cortex-A53) with 64 Bit support and a clock rate of up to 2 GHz per core.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


It is a very small display format for smartphones. You should by no means be mis-sighted and you will generally see very little on the screen and only have a small resolution available. In return, the device should be very small and handy.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

Motorola: Founded in 1928, the US-based company mainly focuses on communication technology such as smartphones. The original company Motorola Inc was split up in 2011. Motorola Mobility got the smartphone division and was taken over by Google in 2012 and Lenovo in 2014.

The company is known for its cell phones and other electronic devices such as smartwatches, tablets and accessories. Motorola was one of the first companies to produce cell phones, and in recent years has also innovated in the areas of 5G technology and modular smartphones (Moto Mods). Motorola is also active in public safety and professional communications, providing solutions for government agencies, businesses and other organizations. The company has operations in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America and employs more than 10,000 people worldwide. 

65%: Such a poor rating is rare. There are only a few notebooks that were rated even worse. The rating websites do not give a purchase recommendation here.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2017-01-13)