Looks like, Motorola is soon going to launch a new smartphone with mid-range specifications as a new Moto device has just received the TENAA approval in China with model number Motorola XT1799-2. The TENAA listing of the device shows that this device has a single camera on the rear side with dual LED flash and a fingerprint scanner available on the front physical home button.
It might be launched in the Moto E series judging from the specifications of the device as it comes with a dual-core processor according to the TENAA listing but we might see a quad-core or an octa-core processor instead. we have to wait for the launch of the device though.
The TENAA listing confirms the model number XT1799-2 for the device and it features a 5.2-inch full-HD display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution and is powered by a dual-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz but we might see a quad-core or even an octa-core processor with this device with its launch that will be from Mediatek or Snapdragon family. The device comes with 3GB and 4GB of RAM options with 32GB and 64GB inbuilt storage options with both variants supporting 128GB of expandable storage capacity. It runs on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS out of the box and will support Dual-SIMs.
The device features an 8-megapixel rear camera with a dual-tone LED flash and also has an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. It is backed up by a 2810mAh battery and connectivity options available will be 4G VoLTE, 3G, Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi, GPS and other options as well. It comes with Black, Pink and Silver colour options according to the TENAA listing. It measures 150×73.5×8.2(mm) and weighs 157 grams. The device is expected to be made official soon.
The Lenovo-owned Motorola also launched some other devices in the past including the Moto Z2 Force, Moto G5S and G5S Plus and the newly launched Moto X4 as well. The Moto X4 features a dual rear camera and comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD LTPS IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, a 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU, two variants with 3GB of RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB of RAM with 64GB internal storage, expandable storage up to 2TB with microSD card, Android 7.1 (Nougat) OS, Dual SIM.
It carries a dual rear camera with a 12-megapixel camera with Dual Autofocus Pixel sensor, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 1.4um pixel size along with an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle secondary camera with 120-degree field of view, f/2.2 aperture, 1.12um pixel size, dual-tone LED flash, 4K video recording.
Other specs of the device include a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash, a 3000mAh battery with Turbo Charging, water and dust resistance with IP68 ratings, and has a fingerprint sensor on the physical home button, connectivity options like 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, Front-ported speaker and 3-Mics. It measures 148.35 x 73.4 x 7.99 mm and weighs 163 grams.