Motorola One Vision: With Impressive Night Mode and Cinematic Vision Display

Motorola which is now Lenovo-owned is the first company to make Android phones and it has proven its worth over time and is still growing strong by launching affordable smartphones. Motorola Smartphones have proven their best in every segment. It is not uncommon to see Motorola phone suggestions in every range from budget to flagship. They have gained a peak of success in mid-range series and Motorola One Vision is one such launch with good price and package. It was officially released into the India market on 20 June, 2019.

Motorola One Vision

Motorola One Vision is the first smartphone in India with 21:9 Cinema Vision display and the third one in the Motorola One series which is affordably priced at Rs.14,999 for its lonesome variant. With this price and improved features, the Motorola One Vision has acquired its place among the best phones under 15000 in India. If you’re after a mid-range Android phone with near untouched Google software, you could do a lot with the Motorola One Vision. The phone gets all the basics required for a smartphone and is guaranteed to get updates to newer versions of Android, which is rare on phones around this price. Let’s know more about its specifications below.

Motorola One Vision Specifications

Dimensions and Design

Height8.7mm
Width71.2mm
Length160.1mm
Weight180g

Motorola One Vision is a mid range tall and narrow smartphone. It is coupled with glossy plastic case and is comfortable to hold and operate. Physically, the phone measures about 8.7mm in height and 160.1mm in length. The width of the phone is about 71.2mm and it weighs 180 grams. The design is simple yet attractive.

The One Vision comes in just one color – the very attractive Sapphire Gradient. The phone looks impressive with this color. Power button, volume button and the hybrid dual-SIM tray are placed on the right edge. Type-C charging port and speaker grill at the bottom and the headphone jack at the top. One Vision has a glass rear with rounded edges, which makes it comfortable to grip. The rear is dominated with a vertical dual-camera setup with flash on the top left and a fingerprint scanner with Motorola logo towards the top center.

Display

Size6.3 inches (16cm)
Resolution1080×2520 pixels at 435 ppi
Aspect Ratio21:9
Screen to Body ratio81.52 %
TypeCinema Vision FHD+ display
Brightness465 nits
Cover GlassFront – 2.5D glass, Rear – 3D Gorilla Glass
Display FeaturesPeek and attentive display

The Motorola One Vision is designed with rounded edges and precision-crafted Corning GorillaG lass for a comfortable one-handed grip. Motorola One Vision has a cinematic vision FHD touchscreen measuring 6.3 inches. The main aspect of the display is its 21:9 aspect ratio which is not commonly seen in other smartphones. With this high aspect ratio, the phone offers an immersive viewing experience while watching videos or playing games. It’s nice to have a little bit of extra screen for scrolling through social media and browsing the web. Motorola One Vision has a punch hole that houses the front camera on the top of its screen.

The display has a resolution of about 1080×2520 pixels at 435 ppi which is really high in its price point. It has 81.52 % of screen-to-body ratio and supports maximum brightness of 465 nits. The display is good and satisfying under sunlight but does not really work well like the OLED screens. In the front, the display is protected by a 2.5D glass and as an overall, 3D Gorilla glass provides protection to the entire device. The glass edges have smooth finish. The screen gives us the feeling of using an edge-to-edge display. The big screen is attentive and attractive.

Performance

Operating System (OS)Android 9 Pie
Processor (CPU)Octa-core CPU 10nm processor
ChipsetSamsung Exynos 9609
Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)Mali G72 MP3
SecurityFace unlock, Fingerprint reader

Motorola One Vision offers reliable performance with the Samsung Exynos 9609 chipset equipped in it. The smartphone runs Android 9 Pie operating system which also supports Android 10 software upgrades. Having the Octa-core 10nm CPU, One Vision is as quick as phones with Snapdragon 630 series processors. It has Mali G72 MP3 Graphics Processing Unit that provides considerable gaming performance. The phone, however, still needs to level up its game when it comes to handling graphic intensive applications. Overall, the One Vision delivers day-to-day smooth experience. There is no abrupt app crash and no lag in app loading. The face unlock and fingerprint reader provide rapid unlocking experience. Performance is worth the price.

Storage

Storage SpecsStorage Variant
RAM4GB
Internal Storage128GB
Expandable MemorymicroSD Card support up to 512GB

Motorola One Vision is powered with 4GB RAM and an internal storage of about 128GB. The 4GB/128GB is the only variant of One Vision. Like other smartphones, it lacks number of variants but still the internal storage is more than enough for storing photos, videos, songs, apps and other files. It contains a dedicated microSD card slot with which the storage capacity could be further expanded up to 512GB. The RAM and ROM operate faster simultaneously in order to deliver better performance. The transfer speed is great with the USF built in technology.

Battery

Battery Capacity3500 mAh, Non-removable
Fast Charging15W TurboPower
Charger TypeUSB-C 15W TurboPower charger
Wireless ChargingNo

The One Vision has an average sized 3500mAh non removable battery. The battery is pretty good as it supports 15W fast charging with the help of Turbo Power Charger. The Turbo Power Charger is of USB C Type. You’ll get 7 hours of power after a 15 minutes of charging. This phone deos not support wireless charging but provides improved battery life and performance. With regular-to-heavy use, the phone will easily last a full day with around 20 to 30 percent of its charge still to spare.

Power users may find the battery backup on One Vision lower than they’d expect. With adaptive brightness, the phone saves battery. The overall battery performance is not very satisfying as the other smartphones in its price range but holds good for normal usage.

Camera

Camera SpecsRear CameraFront Camera
MegapixelsMain Camera: 48MP
Depth Camera: 5MP
25MP
SensorSamsung GM-1
Pixel Size1.6μm0.9μm
Lens Quantity4P4P
OISYesYes
ApertureMain Camera: f/1.7
Depth Camera: f/2.2
f/2.0
FlashLED flashAuto flash
VideoUHD video recording @30fps,
FHD video recording @30fps,
FHD video recording @60fps,
HD video recording@30fps
Slow motion video
Timelapse video
Hyperlapse video
Youtube Live Stream
FHD video recording @30fp,
HD video recording @30fps,
Slow Motion: Full HD (120fps)
Slow motion video
Timelapse video
Hyperlapse video
Youtube Live Stream
FeaturesBurst shot
Auto HDR, Timer
ZSL
High-res zoom
Cinemagraph
Portrait mode cutout
360 degree Panorama
Manual mode
Active photos
Spot color
Best shot
Google Lens™ integration
Watermark Night Vision
Live filter
Smart composition
Portrait lighting
Auto smile capture
Portrait mode
Spot color
Cinematography
Group selfie
Live filter

Rear Camera

Motorola One Vision has a trendy 48MP dual camera. The 48MP main camera lens and 5MP depth camera lens together provide a decent photographic experience. The rear camera has quad pixels with f/1.7 aperture for main camera lens and f/2.2 aperture for depth sensor. The dual camera intelligently capture photos and videos and you can enjoy all-around fast performance with embedded deep learning AI capabilities. The 48MP main camera having Samsung GM-1 sensor shoots amazing photos even in the dark with Quad Pixel technology, OIS, and Night Vision mode. It also features professional looking photography with good clarity. The rear camera setup in this phone is very similar to that of OnePlus 7.

In regular light conditions the camera works fine but the auto focus is found to be slower than the Moto G series phones. The camera tries to keep the colors lively but still sometimes it lacks sharpness. Otherwise the photos look brighter, and have a greater contrast between colors. The rear camera also supports Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) which aids the camera’s performance during low-light photography and hand-held videography. It has a LED flash.

It supports UHD video recording @30fps, FHD video recording @30fps, FHD video recording @60fps, HD video recording@30fps and has video features like Slow motion video, Timelapse video, Hyperlapse video and Youtube Live Stream. In addition the One Vision camera offers Burst shot, Auto HDR, Timer, ZSL, High-res zoom, Cinemagraph, Portrait mode, cutout, 360 degree Panorama, Manual mode, Active photos, Spot color, Best shot, Google Lens integration, Watermark Night Vision, Live filter, smart composition, portrait lighting and auto smile capture. The phone is best known for its impressive night mode.

Front Camera

The Motorola One Vision has a 25MP front camera embedded on the top left of its big display. It does pixel binning to capture more details and light. The size of the punch hole which holds the selfie camera is too big compared to its competitors. The lens has a pixel size of about 0.9μm and an aperture of f/2.0.

There are loads of extra features on the front camera, including a portrait mode which can blur the background of selfies and a group selfie mode that stitches two photos together to simulate a wide angle lens. The portrait mode works well enough, but it can’t match portraits taken with a depth-sensing lens. The group selfie mode, like most other photo stitching technology. The other features include spot color, cinematography and live filter.

The front camera supports FHD video recording @30fp, HD video recording @30fps, Slow Motion Full HD (120fps), Tim elapse video, Hyper lapse video and Youtube Live Stream. Quad Pixel technology gives you a choice of pixel sizes depending on the situation. In bright light, it captures detailed 25 MP selfies. In low light, it offers incredibly sharp 6 MP selfies with reduced noise.

Connectivity

SIMDual Nano SIM with 2G, 3G and 4G support
2G BandGSM band 2/3/5/8
3G BandWCDMA band 1/2/5/8
4G BandLTE band 1/3/5/7/8/20/38/40/41
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4GHz + 5GHz, Wi-Fi hotspot
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 EDR + BLE
PositioningGPS, AGPS, GLONASS, Galileo
USB OTGYes
USB TypeType-C reversible connector
NFCYes

The One Vision allows dual nano SIM cards with 2G, 3G and 4G network connectivity. Under 2G network GSM band 2/3/5/8 are supported, under 3G network WCDMA band 1/2/5/8 are supported and under 4G network the LTE band 1/3/5/7/8/20/38/40/41 are supported. The connectivity features include Bluetooth 5.0 EDR + BLE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4GHz + 5GHz, Wi-Fi hotspot, USB OTG and USB Type-C connector. The main advantage over connectivity is the Motorola One Vision has NFC enabled in it. With this feature wireless communication between phones become easier.

Audio

SpeakersDolby Audio, 1 bottom-ported speaker
Headphone Jack3.5mm headphone jack
Microphones2 microphones
FM RadioYes

As concerned with the media options, Motorola One Vision has good audio quality and supports transferring of videos and images. The phone has 1 bottom-ported Dolby Audio speaker, 3.5mm headphone jack and 2 microphones. Dolby Audio gives you more control over your sound preferences with preset modes for all sorts of content, from music to movies. It has also got FM radio as an entertaining option. It supports video calling too.

Other Specifications

ColorsSapphire Gradient
SensorsFingerprint reader
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Magnetometer
Gyroscope
PortsUSB-C port (for charging, data transfer),
USB 2.0,
3.5mm headphone jack
Voice ControlGoogle Assistant
Quick GesturesThree finger screenshot, One Button Nav, Quick capture, Fast flashlight
IP RatingIP52 (Water resistant)
In The Box AccessoriesMotorola One Vision
Protective Cover
Turbo Power charger
USB cable
SIM ejector
3.5mm earbuds
Product Information
Warranty Card

The phone has only one color option, the Sapphire Gradient. Sensors such as Fingerprint reader, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light sensor, Magnetometer and Gyroscope are embedded within this smartphone. It has USB-C port for charging and data transfer and 3.5mm headphone jack for connecting headphones.

With the innovative Google Assistant, you can find answers and get things done. It’s your own personal Google which is always ready to help. You can just start by saying “Ok Google” and the experience is awesome. The phone allows quick gestures like three finger screenshot, one button nav, quick capture and fast flashlight. It has also got an IP rating i.e. IP52 as a proof of water resistant. Water-repellent design creates a barrier to help protect against moderate exposure to water such as accidental spills, splashes or light rain.

The Motorola One Vision package consists of Motorola One Vision, Protective Cover, Turbo Power charger, USB cable, SIM ejector, 3.5mm earbuds, Product Information and Warranty Card which is pretty similar to the other smartphone box accessories. With all the above mentioned features and specifications, Motorola One Vision adds value in terms of its brand and it brings scale and technology to our existing smartphone strengths.

Pros of Motorola One Vision

  • Large aspect ratio with cinematic viewing experience
  • Impressive Night Mode
  • Great user experience
  • NFC enabled
  • Guaranteed software and security updates

Cons of Motorola One Vision

  • No support for massive games
  • No wireless charging
  • No stereo speakers

Motorola One Vision FAQs:

What is Motorola One Vision price in India?

Motorola One Vision price in India is Rs.14,999 for its 4GB/128GB single variant.

When was Motorola One Vision launched in India?

Motorola One Vision was officially launched in India on 20 June, 2019.

Is Motorola One Vision waterproof?

No, Motorola One Vision is not waterproof or water resistant but it is splash resistant.

Does Motorola One Vision support Notification light?

Yes, Motorola One Vision supports Notification light.

Does Motorola One Vision support Dolby Atmos?

Yes, Motorola One Vision does supports Dolby Atmos.

Does Motorola One Vision support wireless charging?

No, Motorola One Vision does not support wireless charging.