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[Representational Image] Moto M confirmed to debut in India. In Picture: Moto logoMoto India via Twitter

After days of teasing, Moto India on Wednesday confirmed that the mystery device in the teasers is indeed the new Moto M series phone and will be released in India soon.

"A phone that is Majestically metal, a phone that reflects who you are. #MotoM Coming soon-," Moto India said with a 17-seconds video clip on Twitter. However, the launch date and price details of the mid-range phone are still under wraps. Going by the company's recent past, Moto M is expected to be made available exclusively either on Flipkart or Amazon India and later at brick-and-mortar retail stores.

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For those unaware, Moto M was originally unveiled in China just a few weeks back. It boasts splash-resistant metal cover on the back and 5.5-inch super AMOLED display in the front.

Under-the-hood, it comes packed with MediaTek Helio P15 octa-core CPU backed by Android Marshmallow OS and a 3,050mAh battery with fast charging technology.

Moto M also boasts 16MP primary camera on the back with PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus) and LED flash and in the front, it houses 8MP snapper with ¼-inch sensor.

Moto M confirmed to debut in IndiaMoto India (@Moto_IND) via Twitter

However, it is yet to be ascertained what type of memory configuration Moto intends to launch in India. In China, it comes in two versions -- 3GB+ 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage -- with prices starting at ¥1999 (around $290/€274/Rs. 19,922).

Keep an eye on this space for more updates.

Key specifications of Moto M:

Model Moto M
Display 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) super AMOLED screen
  • Pixel density: 401 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processor MediaTek Helio P15 octa-core CPU
GPU Mali-T860 MP2
RAM 3GB/4GB
Storage 32GB/64GB, expandable up to 256GB
Camera
  • Main: 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), LED flash, 1µm pixel size, full HD video recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto-HDR, panorama
  • Front: 8MP camera with ¼-inch sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size
Battery 3,050mAh (Li-Ion) with fast charging technology
Network 4G-LTE
Add-ons Splash-proof Metal body, fingerprint sensor, Dual-SIM slots (type: nano), Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), A-GPS, GLONASS, Dolby Atmos audio enhancement, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Type C USB port, OTG;
Dimensions 151.4 x 75.4 x 7.9 mm
Weight 163g
Colours Gold, Gray and Silver
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