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Motorola Announces Moto G100 and G50 Phones

Motorola has unveiled its Moto G100 phone, which is powered by the Snapdragon 870 5G and has Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, as well as the cheaper Moto G50.

The Moto G100 has a 6.7” CinemaVision display with 21:9 dimensions, HDR10, and a 90Hz refresh rate. Inside, it has a 5,000mAh battery as well as up to 12 GB of memory (depending on country), 128GB of storage, and up to 1TB of additional storage via microSD.

Camera-wise, there’s a 64 MP main camera with Quad Pixel technology, 16MP ultra-wide camera, 2MP depth sensor, and ToF scanner at the rear, while the front has a 16MP camera along with an 8MP ultra-wide camera. The phone features a new Dual Capture mode in addition to Macro Vision with built-in ring light.

Other features include Audio Zoom to filter out ambient noise when capturing audio and Ready For, a platform that is said to boost the phone’s capabilities. “Move your phone’s games to the big screen for a huge boost of adrenaline. Or feel like you’re right in the room during video calls thanks to our industry-first mobile experience that lets users activate advanced subject tracking when calling & recording. And use your apps on a desktop display, giving you more space to work and play. These are just a few of the ways to use Ready For, and the potential for more are on the way,” says Motorola’s press release.

The Moto G100 isn’t the only new offering, as Motorola also announced the Moto G50. This phone comes with a Snapdragon 480 5G, a 6.5” Max Vision HD+ display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and 90Hz refresh rate, a 5,000mAh battery, and Quad Pixel. GSMArena lists its rear camera setup as including a 48MP main camera, 5MP macro camera, and 2MP depth sensor, while the front has a 13MP selfie camera.

Both phones come with Android 11 with the MyUX interface, as well as the ThinkShield for mobile portfolio. The Moto G100, which offers Iridescent Sky and Iridescent Ocean colour options (the specs sheet also lists Slate Grey), has a starting price of €499.99 (~RM2,442), while the Moto G50 has a starting price of €229.99 (~RM1,123). The former will be available in selected Latin America and European markets, while the latter will arrive in selected European market “in the coming weeks”. It’s currently unknown when they will become available in Asia.

Check out the specs for the Moto G100 below:


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