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Motorola One Action
Motorola One Action
Motorola One Action
Motorola One Action
Motorola One Action
Motorola One Action

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The Motorola One Action currently has an Informr score of 7.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 30 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.2 GHz
2.2 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
12+ MP, f/1.8
12+ MP, f/1.8

What the Critics Are Saying...

Gear Diary
Gear Diary

It’s affordable, it has decent specs, and it takes really good photos. The downside is that if you’re looking to combine your GoPro/similar action cam and your phone into one device…the One Active just isn’t robust enough to replace a true action camera; that’s a shame because if it did, it would tr...

- Carly Z, Gear Diary

The mid-range Android device market is starting to become crowded. There are a lot of great choices out there and it is starting to become harder to recommend just one. But the motorola one action should at least be on your shortlist of phones to consider.

- Alex Hernandez, Techaeris

Folks in the market for an inexpensive all-round decent performer and good battery life should definitely consider it. As it stands, we're awarding the Motorola One Action with HotHardware's Recommended award for its excellent battery life, solid construction, excellent (promised) software support,...

- Ben Funk, Hothardware

There are two key value propositions here. One is that it's an Android One device, and that means it's a mostly-stock Android experience that should get updates faster than other phones. Sadly, this doesn't work out. It's still on Android 9.0 Pie, and the mostly-stock experience is really the same a...

- Rich Woods, Neowin
Tom's Guide
Tom's Guide

We like the dedicated ultrawide video camera and how the phone's design evokes that of pricier handsets. We also like the specs, which look to be in line with other midrange offerings. Yet Motorola distancing itself from Android One could be detrimental to its users, and we’re interested in seeing h...

- Adam Ismail, Tom's Guide

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Motorola backs up the One Action with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

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Screen Size

The Motorola One Action's screen size is 6.3 inches with 1080 x 2520 pixels resolution.

2.2 GHz

There is a Samsung Exynos 9609 Octa-core 2.2 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie (Update Available: 11) operating system (OS).

12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 12+ megapixels resolution.

128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 3500 battery. Motorola's performance ratings are 1106 minutes, 615 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

One Action Specs

Release Date August 16, 2019
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie (Update Available: 11)

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Processor Samsung Exynos 9609 Octa-core 2.2 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.16 W/kg
Body: 1.43 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/1.8
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (16 MP, F2.2, ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (5 MP, depth sensor), HDR, Slow motion recording (120 fps), timelapse mode
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.0, HDR
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels
Pixel Density 435 pixels
Size 6.3 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 3500
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 594 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 615 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1106 minutes
Standby Time Up to 6.5 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Denim Blue, Aqua Teal, White, Denim Gray
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.01 x 7.12 x 0.915 cm (6.3 x 2.8 x 0.4 in)
Weight 176 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP X2
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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