Moto G100 smartphone has Snapdragon 870 soc and desktop mode dock

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Lenovo has announced the Moto G100 smartphone. The phone is the first to feature Ready For, a desktop mode from Lenovo. With a dock and cable, the phone can be connected to a larger screen, mouse and keyboard for use as a desktop or for gaming.

It is possible to buy the Moto G100 separately, but there will also be a bundle with the dock and the cable in it. With the dock and cable it is possible to connect the phone to a monitor while charging the phone. The dock also contains a fan for cooling, which can move at least 0.017 cubic meters of air per minute and produces a noise of up to 37dBa from 30cm away. The system supports DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 1.4 for transmitting 4k images at 30fps and has USB-C on both sides.

Ready For has five modes: mirror display, mobile desktop, TV, game, and video chat. The interface on the big screen adapts to the choice of one of those five modes. That differs from other desktop modes from other manufacturers. They only have one interface for all applications.

The Moto G100 itself runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870-soc, a reissue of last year’s Snapdragon 865. That was a high-end soc at the time and is in use this year for more expensive midrange phones. The phone is equipped with 5G on frequencies below 6GHz, as in use in the Benelux, and has 8GB Lpddr5 memory and 128GB UFS 3.1 storage.

The phone measures 168.4×74.0x9.7mm and weighs 207g and has a 6.7″ LCD with 2520×1080 pixels. This means a screen of 15.6×6.7cm with an area of ​​105 square centimeters. two holes for the front cameras: a 16-megapixel primary camera and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera for an angle of view of 118 degrees.

On the back is a primary 64-megapixel camera with a 31-square-millimeter sensor and f/1.7 lens. There is also a 16-megapixel camera with an ultra-wide-angle lens, which is a lot smaller at 16 square millimeters. In addition, there is an RGB camera for depth perception and laser autofocus on the device.

The device has a 5000mAh battery, which can be charged via USB-C with a maximum of 20W. There is no wireless charging, but a 3.5mm jack is on the phone. The device has two SIM slots, but the second SIM slot can also be used as a MicroSD slot for expandable storage. The Moto G100 will be released in the Benelux in mid-May for 499 euros; a price for the Ready For dock has not yet been announced.

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