What you need to know
- Motorola One Vision has the first 21:9 screen with a hole-punch cutout.
- It runs Android One with guaranteed software updates for two years.
- It features a 48MP main camera, 5MP depth camera and 25MP selfie camera.
- Sadly, it won't come to the U.S but will be available for €299 elsewhere globally.
Motorola today unveiled the successor to its impressive Motorola One budget phone and it looks like a major set up. The Motorola One Vision, as it's called, continues to be an impressive budget phone, and features an eye-catching punch-hole display.
The display is a 6.3-inch LCD panel, which Motorola calls CinemaVision, and is meant to deliver a truly cinematic experience with its 2520 x 1080 resolution and 21:9 aspect ratio. That's in part due to its edge-to-edge finish that does not break at all, except for the punch-hole cut-out in the top left corner that makes way for the front-facing camera. It is also the first screen to use 21:9 aspect ratio with a hole punch cutout, and Motorola says they went for that aspect ratio as they see a lot more available 21:9 content.
The punch-hole is a departure from past Motorola One designs that opted to look very much like the iPhone. This time around, though, Motorola decided to go with a look popularized by the Samsung Galaxy S10e.
The Motorola One Vision comes with a dual-camera system that consists of a 48MP main sensor with f/1.7 and optical image stabilization, and a secondary 5MP depth sensor. However, you won't see the full 48MP resolution in the images. Instead, Motorola says the camera will deliver 12MP photos and using a "QuadPixel" system that's similar to pixel binning and combines four pixels into a larger one. This allows it to let in much more light. QuadPixel is also being used on the front camera to deliver 1.8µm pixel size, although you can disable it and get full 25MP images if you wish. Sadly, you won't be able to turn off QuadPixel on the main rear camera.
The camera also comes with other camera features that have become common with all smartphone cameras, including a Night Mode, portrait mode and AI enhancements.
Powering the Motorola One Vision will be the Samsung Exynos 9609 processor and 4GB of RAM. Here is a complete rundown of the rest of the specs for the Motorola One Vision.
|Category||Motorola One Vision|
|Display||6.3-inch FHD+ display
2520 x 1080, 432ppi
|Processor||Samsung Exynos 9609 processor|
|Rear Camera 1||48MP, f/1.7, OIS|
|Rear Camera 2||5MP depth sensor, f/1.7|
|Front Camera||25MP, f/2.0|
|Biometric Sensor||Fingerprint scanner|
|Dimensions||160.1 x 71.2 x 8.7mm|
|Software||Android 9 Pie|
The Motorola One Vision is now available in Brazil for €299 RRP, followed by a release in Mexico, Latin America, and Europe over the coming months. Unfortunately, it will not be coming to the United States, at least for the time being.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra's Space Zoom camera is amazing and a bit creepy
The Galaxy S20 Ultra supports up to 100X zoom, which Samsung calls Space Zoom, but is it any good? Can a phone really product usable photos at 100x zoom? We've got our Galaxy S20 Ultra already so join us to find out!
Win an iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch with the Reader's Choice giveaway!
What's the best phone of 2019? Is it the iPhone 11 Pro, Pixel 4 or OnePlus 7T? What about the best laptop, games console, tablet and more? Vote NOW in the Reader's Choice awards and win BIG in time for the holidays!
Here are the best products from IFA 2019!
Here are the products announced at IFA 2019 that were worthy of our Best of IFA 2019 awards. Also featuring MrMobile's single best product at the show!
Here are the best screen protectors for the Google Pixel 3a
Before you take the Pixel 3a on your next photoshoot, make sure to install a screen protector on the device to keep the display pristine for months to come.