Motorola One Action with punch hole display and triple rear cameras announced

On: August 16, 2019

Motorola has taken the wraps off its latest smartphone, the One Action. It is an Android One device that comes with an impressive display and an Action Camera feature for shooting sports and leisure activities.

Motorola One Action Specifications


Motorola One Action – Denim Blue

The Motorola One Action sports a polycarbonate body with a glossy finish. It is protected by a basic IPX2 splash-resistance. The device weighs 176 grams and its dimensions are 160.1 x 71.2 x 9.15mm. It is equipped with a 2.5D 6.3-inch LTPS IPS display that features a punch-hole at its top-left corner. The elongated screen offers a resolution of 1,080 x 2,520 pixels and an aspect ratio of 21:9. The handset promises a screen-to-body ratio of 84 percent.

Samsung’s Exynos 9609 chipset and Mali-G72 MP3 GPU powers the One Action along with 4GB of RAM. The native storage of the phone is 128GB. It comes with a microSD card slot for adding up to 512GB of additional storage. The Android One smartphone runs a stock version of Android 9 Pie.

The punch-hole present on the display of Motorola One Action is fitted with an f/2.0 aperture 12-megapixel selfie camera. The display can function as a flash while shooting selfies. The rear side of the phone has a vertical triple camera setup that includes an f/1.8 12-megapixel primary lens with a pixel size of 1.2micron and PDAF support, an f/2.2 16-megapixel ultrawide Action Camera lens with a 117-degree field-of-view and a 5-megapixel depth sensor.


Motorola One Action – Pearl White

The Action Camera is powered with Quad Pixel technology for capturing better shots in low-light conditions. Also, the Action Camera can shoot 1080p videos at 60fps and 4K UHD videos at 30fps. The lens is fitted in such a way that it is able to videos in landscape mode by default even when the phone is held vertically. This makes it convenient to shoot landscape videos when the phone is mounted on a bike.

The Motorola One Action is packed with a 3,500mAh battery that supports only 10W charging. It comes with other features such as a Dolby Audio powered speaker, dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, rear-facing fingerprint scanner and 3.5mm headphone jack.

Motorola One Action Price and Release Date

The Motorola One Action has arrived in markets like Europe, Brazil and Mexico with a price tag of €259 (~Rs 20,400) in Europe. Denim Blue and Pearl White are the two colour variants of the device. Depending on the market, the retail package of the phone will include earphones. The sales of the smartphone will begin in the aforementioned countries on August 16th.

The One Action is also expected to release in India soon. However, there is no launch date yet from Motorola India.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.