The Moto M could land in the US with a Snapdragon 625 chip and a massive battery (update: no)

Update: it turns out that this was actually the Lenovo P2 and not the Moto M. Sorry if we've got your hopes up!

Alleged press renders and live photos of Motorola's upcoming Moto M have leaked online in the past few weeks. Now we also have a purported Moto M spec sheet to go along.

Tech blog Kripsitech has just posted an image allegedly revealing the full hardware specs of the upcoming Motorola Moto M. The main highlights are a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 chipset with up to 4GB of RAM memory, 64GB of expandable internal storage, and an enormous 5,100mAh battery.

Just in case you need a refresher, the Snapdragon 652 integrates an octa-core CPU with eight ARM Cortex-A53 cores as well as an Adreno 506 GPU.

Unfortunately, there are no details at the moment regarding the camera and the display. Previous rumors hinted that the Moto M will come with a 5.5-inch display running at 1080 by 1920 pixels. However, they did also mention a MediaTek chipset and a 3,000mAh battery, which makes us believe that North American Snapdragon version of the phone could come with modified specs. Kripsitech says that it expects the Motorola Moto M to launch at some point in December.


If this rumor turns out to be accurate, then the Motorola Moto M could be the perfect upper mid-range device for users looking for decent performance and a couple of days of battery life on a single charge. What do you guys think?

source: Kripsitech

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Moto M
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor MediaTek Helio P15, Octa-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3050 mAh

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24 Comments

1. dazed1

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

652 is a perfectly good cpu, its quite powerful, great choice if the price is bellow 400.

2. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Am I the only one seeing Snapdragon 625 in that image???!! How can one manage to write an article based off an image and not bother to read carefully what's in it...

3. mahima

Posts: 727; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

same here...

4. NoAllegiance unregistered

Nope, Adreno 506 is SD625. PA did not proof read. Also, the source updated: It is lenovo P2

5. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

he'll fix it soon... lol...

11. ashrafalhujaili

Posts: 73; Member since: Oct 03, 2014

652 or 625 it,s OK with me, I am only concerned about Android 6.0 !! Android 7.0 has landed over 2 months now , why OEM still release phones with 1 year old software??

15. Fona13A unregistered

You act like this is a new thing with any company. There has to be cost cutting measures somewhere.

21. ashrafalhujaili

Posts: 73; Member since: Oct 03, 2014

I know what you mean , all OEMs like this , but I was specifically speaking about Moto , cause Moto doesn't do that But thank God it's just a Lenovo phone And BTW I know Moto is a Lenovo company now

6. Saywhatnow

Posts: 23; Member since: Jul 13, 2016

I think he made a mistake and meant the 625 since thats what the specs show alongside the article but this does sound like a perfect blend. Just like the moto z play but with a bigger battery.

7. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

and another thing wrong is "LPDDR4" written in that image.. both SD652 and SD625 didnt support LPDDR4... and this phone will be great competitor for redmi 4 if lenovo can push the price down to $150-$170

12. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

Yea, too bad it will be $350-$400

14. Saywhatnow

Posts: 23; Member since: Jul 13, 2016

LPDDR4 is what the china version is getting while the international version if we do get will be LPDDR3 per gsmarena.

8. dazed1

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

LOL 625 is pathetic :(

10. jellmoo

Posts: 2561; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Er... no it isn't. The only thing it doesn't do well is 3d gaming. Everything else it handles well and with great battery life. Check out some reviews of the Moto Z Play. Flossy Carter has a great one that describes real life usage.

22. dazed1

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

Its ok its the lowest i would go for a 2016-2017 smartphone, it will have great battery life and all that good stuff, but the gpu is somewhat weak even to run 1080p animation smooth, let alone games. Anyway its a decent chip, that or P20 is the minimum for today standards.

9. Ticklemyfancy

Posts: 214; Member since: Oct 09, 2016

"Snapdragon 652"

13. mi7chy

Posts: 53; Member since: Apr 18, 2016

Snapdragon 625 is good but 652 would've been better.

16. fyah_king unregistered

652 or 625?

17. emmawilliam834

Posts: 241; Member since: Feb 09, 2016

Any word on pricing? I’d estimate 3 or 4 hundred (US) dollars.

18. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

Yay, now the Lenovo phone gets to overshadow Moto M because of this article

19. emmawilliam834

Posts: 241; Member since: Feb 09, 2016

yes you are right bro.

20. notamotorolafan

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 27, 2016

Android M.

23. Ronny666

Posts: 128; Member since: Jun 08, 2013

This is actually lenovo p2 clone. I guess both will be released at the same time soon so we can compare the differences between these phones to see which one is better. Snapdragon 625 is much efficient than 652. You can still play most of the 3D games without issues, you would only notice skipped frames on certain games but still better than playing on another phone with better gpu but poor battery life. You would look like a clown carrying a super slim

24. Ronny666

Posts: 128; Member since: Jun 08, 2013

Continued from above.. superslim phone with bulky powerbank. Trust me, don't bother comparing the battery life of this with current flagships. They are miles behind...

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