The new Motorola One Zoom was launched yesterday at the on-going IFA 2019 in Berlin. It’s a mid-range phone offering a quad rear camera setup with 3x optical zoom and 10x hybrid zoom, apart from a 48-megapixel primary camera sensor. At the launch, the Lenovo-owned company revealed the Motorola One Zoom will be available soon in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and other Latin American countries.
The Motorola One Zoom features a 6.4-inch OLED display with FHD+ resolution. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC with 4GB of RAM. There’s also up to 128GB internal storage on offer, which is expandable with the help of a microSD slot.
The Motorola One Zoom price starts at EUR 429 (roughly Rs. 34,000) and will be made available in Brushed Bronze, Cosmic Purple, and Electric Grey colour variants.
Top features and specification
Design and Display: The latest Moto phone features a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) OLED Max Vision display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. The display is protected by 2.5D Panada King glass, while the smartphone has 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 at the rear. Moto used P2i nano-coating to make the phone splash-proof.
Hardware and Storage: It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM. There’s also up to 128GB internal storage on offer, which is expandable courtesy of a microSD slot. It bears a 6000-series aluminium body.
Operating System and Security: On the software front, the dual-SIM device runs Android Pie. For security, there’s also an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Camera and Connectivity: What sets One Zoom apart from other phone in his range is its quad rear camera setup with a 48-megapixel primary sensor (4-in-1 pixel binning, 12-megapixel output, f/1.7 aperture, 1.6-micron pixels, OIS, PDAF), 16-megapixel wide-angle lens (117 degrees) camera, an 8-megapixel telephoto lens (3x optical zoom, OIS), and finally, a 5-megapixel depth sensor. The setup is accompanied by a Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) dual-LED flash module.
On the front, the Motorola One Zoom bears a 25-megapixel camera (4-in-1 pixel binning, 6.25-megapixel output, effective 1.8-micron pixels, and an f/2.0 aperture).
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C (v3.1), and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Battery and Miscellaneous: It sports a 4,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging. Sensors onboard include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor.
Motorola is in a unique position with its devices. Owned by Google before being sold to Lenovo, the brand has over the years has established itself as a successful maker of budget phones. The Motorola One Zoom falls right in the middle of the range, offering a package of specs for about half the price of today’s most premium $1,000 phones.