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Motorola One Macro leaks: Budget Android One phone to come with macro camera and more

Motorola One Macro

Motorola is back from its long sleep this year with its One series of phones. The company has been launching its Android One phones in key global markets, including India, and almost all of them have impressed highly. The One series has been focusing on camera performance highly and if the leaks are to be believed, there’s another phone coming in this lineup with a special camera feature. Yes, it is the Motorola One Macro.

Motorola has already done a 48-megapixel high-resolution camera with great night mode performance in the Motorola One Vision. They also did the Action Camera in the Motorola One Action that could shoot videos like a GoPro camera. And now, the upcoming One Macro will offer a camera dedicated for those who love taking close up photos.

According to a report from GSMArena, the Motorola One Macro was accidentally listed on the Saudi e-commerce site extra.com, showing its official renders as well as a few of the specifications. The One Macro is a budget phone as is evident from the listing’s mention of 2GB RAM. An additional Geekbench listing also suggests the One Macro will be powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 chipset.

The renders of the Moto One Macro show a different design from the existing One series phones in India. The One Macro seems to have a conventional 19:9 display with a waterdrop notch on the top and thick chin. The rear is familiar design with a quad-camera-like design and a centrally mounted fingerprint sensor with the Motorola batwing logo embossed on it.

The macro camera will use a 2-megapixel sensor for close-up shots whereas the main camera will use a 13-megapixel camera. There will also be a 2-megapixel depth camera at the back along with laser-assisted autofocus. The phone also appears to have a gradient design on the rear panel.

It isn’t known as to whether Motorola will consider bringing this one to India, given that the One Zoom hasn’t made it to the Indian market. If it does, Motorola could position the One Macro under Rs 10,000 to let it compete with the likes of the Redmi 7, Realme 3i and other budget phones. The One Macro’s macro camera could be the highlight and paired with a stock Android interface, it could make for a great option under Rs 10,000.