17 January 2023
UPDATE (December 29th, 2022):
The alleged Motorola ThinkPhone has surfaced in a new leak shared by tipster SnoopyTech. The smartphone is said to be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor. It will support 68W fast charging and boot Android 13. The leak includes a bunch of good-quality images that give us a good look at the phone. The back panel has a similar finish that we have seen on Lenovo ThinkPad laptops. You can check out all the images in the slideshow below.
Original (December 19th, 2022)
Lenovo's ThinkPad family of laptops is widely famous for their ruggedness and that carbon fiber finish. If you want those same things in your smartphone, your wait is closer than ever to the end. An exclusive leak from The Tech Outlook has detailed a Motorola smartphone claimed to be named Motorola ThinkPhone. It goes on to share a bunch of product renders as well as specifications suggesting it will be a flagship device.
The alleged Motorola ThinkPhone (or ThinkPhone by Motorola) is shown with ThinkPad notebooks' signature faux carbon fiber finish. There is even a Red-colored button on the right side of the phone. Its actual functionality is unknown but it could be a customizable button for assigning a quick shortcut. This is something we have seen other OEMs do as well. The back panel has the ThinkPhone branding along with a triple camera setup in the top left corner.
The phone measures 158.7 x 74.4 x 8.3 mm in dimensions, is made up of aramid fiber inlay, and has aluminum frames. It is said to sport a 6.6-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1800 pixels) pOLED punch-hole display with up to 144Hz refresh rate. The panel will have HDR support, DCI-P3 color gamut support, and 1200 nits of brightness. The choice of processor is tipped to be Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 coupled with 8GB/12GB of RAM. The onboard storage options are 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB.
The triple rear camera is said to include a 50-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and OIS, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide sensor with f/2.4 aperture, and a depth sensor. The front camera is expected to be a 32-megapixel sensor with f/2.5 aperture. The battery capacity is 5,000mAh with 68W TurboPower fast charging and 15W wireless charging. The color option is Black Satin but the leak does not mention release and pricing details. We will keep you posted as those details will surface.