Motorola One Hyper Review

Motorola One Hyper is official with pop-up selfie camera Hyper Charging and surprisingly low price

The phone has a 6.5-inch Total Vision display with a 2340 x 1080 resolution and a 90% screen-to-body ratio.

The phone has NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner with a notification LED ring around it. After the Motorola One Zoom and its four rear cameras, and the Motorola One Action with its triple lenses and video optimization, we're getting the Motorola One Hyper.

The latest entry in the Motorola One range has been announced and it might be the most exciting one yet, as the phone - dubbed the Motorola One Hyper - has both a 64MP rear and a 32MP pop-up front-facing camera.

The Motorola One Hyper is available in the USA and Brazil starting today at a price of for $400 and BRL2,200, respectively.

I had a chance to check the Hyper out briefly in Maui at Qualcomm's Snapdragon Tech Summit, and I think it's fair to say this is the strongest showing in the current Moto One portfolio, combining reasonably respectable performance credentials with serious battery, storage, and charging chops. This is a GSM-only phone, so it will only work on AT&T or T-Mobile in the US. The phone will initially come in dark blue in the USA, will later come in dark red, and will come in "fresh orchid" in other countries. However, you only get a 15W TurboCharger in the box. On the front, the slide-up selfie cam packs a 32-megapixel sensor (or 8-megapixel Quad Pixel, to be technically accurate).

In Latin America and in selected countries of Europe, motorola one hyper will be available from December 4th on.

Of course, this is far from the world's first handset to adopt a hidden selfie camera purportedly capable of popping up in "less than a second" when you need to use it, and devices like the OnePlus 7 Pro have proven exceptionally reliable.

The front-facer is a 32MP (f/2.0, 0.8um) pop-up unit that generates 8MP (f/2.0, 1.6um) Quad Pixel images.

Expected to launch yesterday, the Motorola One Hyper is now official. It offers an AI-powered night mode as well, which should help users capture some decent shots in low-light.

The main camera is joined by a 8-MP wide-angle lens with a 118-degree field of view. Motorola has included both USB-C and a 3.5mm headphone jack, and there's a single ported speaker on the bottom edge. That processor is paired with 4GB of RAM, the only configuration being offered (at least in the United States, I couldn't confirm regarding other markets).

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.

The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 675 chipset, which was used in other recent models including the Moto Z4 and Zoom. Motorola says you have to purchase the 45W charger separately.

Motorola ships the phone with Android 10 out of the box and includes Moto Actions such as Quick Capture, Fast Flashlight, Three Finger Screenshot, and Pick Up to Silence.

Beyond the cameras, the Motorola One Hyper is basically a recipe for hitting an affordable price point.

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