Motorola confirms August 15 launch event in China

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

Through the official Weibo account, Motorola has today confirmed that it will be holding an unveil event on Aug. 15 at Wuhan, China. The Lenovo-owned company has recently launched the Moto Z3 smartphone in the U.S. It is speculated that the very same smartphone may get introduced in China through the upcoming launch event. In the recent past, the TENAA telecom regulatory agency in China has approved devices likes Motorola One, One Power, Moto Z3 Play and Moto E5 Plus. Hence, it is likely that the Aug. 15 launch event could be used to announce multiple smartphones.

Motorola August 15 China Launch Event

Shown above is the official poster of the Aug. 15 event by Motorola. Apart from confirming on the launch date, the poster does not reveal any information on the device(s) that will be announced on Aug. 15. Through another Weibo post, the company has hinted that the Moto Z3 that was recently launched in the U.S. may debut in China. Hence, the Moto Z3 is most likely to get unveiled in the coming week. The big number 5 in the above poster could be hinting the 5G Moto Mod that may go official with the Moto Z3.

The Moto Z3 features a 6-inch Super AMOLED display that supports 18:9 aspect ratio. The Snapdragon 835 SoC, 4 GB of RAM and 3,000mAh battery are the driving force of the smartphone. It has an internal storage of 64 GB. The other features of the Moto Z3 include microSD card slot, Android 8.1 Oreo, dual 12-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera, side-mounted fingerprint and Moto Mods accessories support.

The TENAA certification has revealed that the Moto Z3 Play is equipped with Snapdragon 636, 4 GB / 6 GB RAM, 64 GB / 128 GB storage, 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual camera setup, 8-megapixel front camera and 3,300mAh battery. Like Z3, the Z3 Play is also equipped with Android 8.1 Oreo, 6-inch S-AMOLED display and side-mounted fingerprint reader. The Moto E5 Plus for China may sport better specs than its international model. Its TENAA listing has revealed improved specs like larger 5,000mAh battery and a higher variant with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage.

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The TENAA certifications of Motorola One and One Power phones have revealed that some of their specs will be identical. Both handsets are expected to feature notched screen of 6.18 inches that will support FHD+ resolution of 2246 x 1080 pixels. They are also speculated to feature 1.8 GHz octa-core processor, 16-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual camera and 8-megapixel front camera. Previous leaks have revealed that these handsets will go official as Android One devices.


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