Motorola is again trying to grab the market. This time the company has launched a trio of smartphones to target both the high and low end of the mobile consumer market. It has released a budget Moto G with a camera of 13MP and also the high end Moto X Play that offers 48 hours of battery life while the Moto X Style is claiming to be the world’s fastest charging smartphone.
All three smartphones are running Android Lollipop and will be upgraded to Android M when it is released. The Moto X Style and Play are being touted as the two flagship devices that will rival Apple’s iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 but for a lower price.
According to the company, the Moto X Style is the world’s fastest charging smartphone and users are able to get 10 hours of battery after merely charging the phone for 15 minutes by making use of TurboPower mode. According to the claims, it charges 50% faster than the Samsung Galaxy S6. The phone can be used for 30 hours on a single charge, the use being multi-purpose. It sports a screen of 5.7 inches (1080p) and a 21MP camera that as per Motorola is ‘one of the best cameras in the industry’. It also features a front camera of 5MP that offers a wide angle lens along with flash to allow for better selfies. The phone also offers ‘more customization options than any other phone on the market’. It will be available in a number of colors and materials that include metal, leather and wood. It shall be sporting three storage options; 16GB, 32GB and 64 GB. They can be further expanded to a total of 128GB by making use of a microSD. It will be available in Latin America, Europe and North America from September with a price tag of$399.
Moto X Play relies on its 48-hour long battery life and water-repellent design to make it a success. The company says, “Stay connected on your commute, at work, at play and whenever you need it most and still have enough battery to get you into the next day.” This model also sports a 21MP camera along with 1080p display with a screen size of 5.5 inches. It will be available in Europe, Canada and Latin America in August with a price tag of £299.
For those who have a limited budget, Motorola has released an updated version of the Moto G that features an all-day battery and can survive scrapes. The first Moto G was launched back in 2013. This new release features a 5-inch 720p display along with a Snapdragon 410 processor and supports 4G. It has been priced at $180.