New Moto M ”Kung Fu” Details: Helio P15, 1999 Yuan ($295) Price?

by Habeeb Onawole 1

The last we heard of Lenovo’s Moto M code-named Kung-Fu was a leaked image showing it was going to feature 4GB of RAM and launch with Android Marshmallow. Other details gotten from that leak include the ROM (32GB) and the screen resolution (1920 x 1080). Today, an unknown source has revealed more photos of the device and leaked some important details.

Moto M

When news of the Moto M first surfaced a few months ago, we learnt it was going to sport a Mediatek processor. The source says the processor in the phone may be recently announced Helio P15 chip. The Helio P15 is the successor to the P10, sporting the same octa-core setup but featuring a higher clocked CPU (2.2GHz) and GPU (800MHz). If this turns out to be true, Lenovo’s new device will be one of the first phones to sport the new chip.

Moto M

A possible price point for the phone was disclosed too. The Moto M is expected to be priced at 1999 Yuan ($295) which is expensive. Apart from the near stock android experience Motorola phones are known for, there isn’t any special feature the Moto M is bringing to the table. Right now, a couple of Snapdragon 820 phones are even priced at less than $280.

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The Moto M is also rumoured to be one of the first phones from the company to be bundled with Microsoft apps following an agreement between Lenovo and the Redmond company. The apps which include Microsoft Office, Skype, and OneDrive will possibly only appear on the international variant though.

The Moto M’s official release date has not been disclosed yet but should not be too far since it has received its TENAA certification.