Switch the camera app to selfie mode, or do Moto's twist-to-capture hand gesture, and the camera pops up in less than a second. The fingerprint sensor is on the back, with a light-up ring around it.
That being said, the Motorola One Hyper actually does one thing better and faster than most of today's ultra-high-end smartphones. Freshly announced today, the latest addition to Motorola's One series comes with a 64-megapixel camera on the back and an unexpectedly low $399.99 price tag on the box.
The Motorola One Hyper is available in the USA and Brazil starting today at a price of for $400 and BRL2,200, respectively.More news: Cardi B Responds to Offset Cheating Rumors Amid Instagram Hack
Android 10 is running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675, with 4GB of RAM. This is a GSM-only phone, so it will only work on AT&T or T-Mobile in the US. On the front, the device features a 32-megapixel pop-up camera. A stylish design meets a suite of specs that are created to get you through the day without a lot of extra fuss, excluding that pop-up camera of course. While leaked renders have shown the phone in multiple colors, only the Deep Sea Blue variant is available.
The One Hyper is on sale Wednesday from Motorola.com, and in select countries in Europe and Latin America. It also has an audio jack, Dolby Audio, and a USB Type-C port. It has an 85 percent screen ratio, and a 19:9 aspect ratio. On the front, you've got a 32MP pop-up selfie camera that allows the display to lack any notch or cutout, similar to what you would find on the OnePlus 7 Pro. There's also a low-light Night Mode, with around 4x the light sensitivity, on both cameras: that automatically turns on when the conditions suit it, but you can override it if you prefer. The 32MP sensor (0.8µm pixels, 1.6µm with pixel binning) also makes this the highest resolution selfie cam on a Moto phone. The setup includes a 64-megapixel main rear camera and an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera with a 118-degree field of view.
There's a 4,000 mAh battery inside the Motorola One Hyper, so we're expecting lots of battery life, especially since Motorola has a good track record of producing long-lasting budget and midtier devices. Motorola has been criticized in the past, Michau concedes, because it hasn't offered its One phones in the USA, at least officially. That processor is paired with 4GB of RAM, the only configuration being offered (at least in the USA, I couldn't confirm regarding other markets). Motorola says you have to purchase the 45W charger separately.More news: Walker lifts Spurs; Rockets fall in 2OT despite Harden’s 50
All things considered, I think the Hyper makes for a slightly cheaper but reasonable counterpoint to the Zoom, offering a true notchless design, a more advanced main rear camera, faster charging, and Android 10 out of the box (Moto confirmed the Hyper will get Android 11, but not Android 12).
In a world where Motorola is churning out foldable phones like the brand-new Motorola Razr and reaffirming its commitment to high-end devices by pledging to come out with a Snapdragon 865-powered handset next year, the Motorola One Hyper may not necessarily excite.More news: ‘Marvel’s Spider-Man’ sequel could hit PS5 even sooner than we expected