Motorola’s smartphones tend to be budget champions, but lots of them also come with weird and wacky features, and now the company has topped itself with the launch of the Motorola One Action.
The Motorola One Action, the latest phone in the One line after the Motorola One Vision, comes with some of the features from this predecessor, like a 21:9 6.3-inch display, and a ‘punch-hole’ front-facing camera, but there are new features too – and one huge new addition which provides the phone’s name.
This feature is the ‘Action Cam’, one of the One Action’s three cameras. It’s a camera that lets you record in 4K quality with a 117-degree field-of-view and, most intriguingly, it can twist video 90 degrees around, so you can hold your phone vertically while filming horizontally.
Recording video in this way sounds like a novel experience, and we’ll make sure to test it out fully when we get our hands on the device.
The other two cameras are a 12MP main snapper and a 5MP depth sensor. Since the Action Cam has an ultra-wide-angle lens, it’s likely you’ll be able to use it in lieu of a dedicated wide-angle rear camera.
The battery size is 3,500mAh, and the device supports 10W fast charging – those specs aren’t exactly mind-blowing, but they’re appropriate for a budget smartphone. There’s also a 3.5mm headphone jack, which is indicative of the phone’s affordable status.
In terms of memory, the One Action has 4GB of RAM, and you’ll be able to fit 128GB of your files and media on it, although there’s expandable storage if that’s not enough.