Motorola has strengthened its moto e series with the launch of the moto e22i with the addition of Dolby Atmos-enabled stereo speakers – a first for the moto e family.

The moto e22i stereo speakers deliver 25% more powerful sound than the previous generation moto e, delivering improved bass, cleaner vocals, and more clarity at higher volumes.

The ultra-wide screen features a 6.5-inch HD+ display with 20:9 aspect ratio. With a speedy 90Hz refresh rate and efficient octa-core processor, the moto e22i makes switching between apps and scrolling smoother and more fluid. Auto mode will adjust the screen refresh rate from 90Hz to 60Hz using AI, depending on the content.

The moto e22i incorporates a 16MP camera system with AI-enabled features and software, 5MP selfie camera and 2MP depth sensor to blur a background. Users can also shoot timelapse videos using four different levels of speed.

The slimline design includes a fingerprint reader on the side of the device. To activate Power Touch simply double tap on the fingerprint reader to get a shortcut to favourite apps and shortcuts. 

The moto e22i has 32GB built in storage and launches on Android 12 (Go edition) for a faster, smarter and more privacy-friendly Android experience.

moto e22i is available in Graphite Gray and Winter White for RRP $179 from JB Hi-Fi, Officeworks, Big W, The Good Guys, Mobileciti and The device will also be available at Vodafone on 16 November 2022.