Moto 1S With 5.7-Inch 18:9 Display And SD 450 SoC Launched In China For 1,499 Yuan ($235)

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Lenovo-owned Motorola has announced its latest budget smartphone in China — Moto 1S. This is the same smartphone as Moto G6 which was introduced last month.

The smartphone features a 5.7-inch Full-HD+ IPS display with screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio, having a pixel density of 427 pixels per inch. Under the hood, the device is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz, paired with Adreno 506 GPU.

Moto 1S

The device packs 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage, along with a microSD card slot which enables users to further expand the phone’s storage capacity up to 128GB. As of the optics, the phone features a 12-megapixel primary camera sensor at the back with f/1.8 aperture and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor, enabling users to take bokeh-like photos.

On the front side, there’s an 8-megapixel snapper and an LED flash for video calling and taking selfies. There’s a fingerprint sensor on the back and the phone also comes with a P2i water-resistance and dust resistance certification.

Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and USB Type-C. It runs on ZUI 3.5 with Android Oreo operating system out of the box and is powered by a 3,000mAh battery which also supports Turbo Charging.

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The Moto 1S will be available in two color options — Blue and Gold. Priced at 1,499 Yuan, which roughly converts to $235, the smartphone is now available for purchase in China through Lenovo’s Online Shop. The Moto G6 and G6 Play are slated to soon launch in India.