The most awaited budget 4G smartphone from Motorola, Moto E 2ndgeneration is now available for preorders at Indian Online retail giant Flipkart with a price tag of Rs. 7,999 in Black and White color variants. The retail company announced that the device will be available for sale, starting from March 23.
The mobile phone boasts a higher quality of hardware as compared to the other phones in the same price range that comes with entry-level hardware installed in them. The device has been liked in almost all rural and urban regions of the country because of its features and hardware.
The Moto E 2nd generation phone boast a slightly larger display than its older model as it has a 4.5 inch IPS LCD. Meanwhile, the Moto E was featured with 4.3 inch qHD display.
On the photography front, the new device sports a front facing VGA camera that was earlier not found in the first generation device. Most of the Moto E (first gen) users reported earlier that whether if the company has given a front camera to the device it would be the ‘fully-featured small packet’. However, both of the phones carry same 5 megapixel of primary image snapper.
Unlike Moto E that runs on Android’s KitKat flavour, the newer device runs on Android v5 Lollipop supported by a1.2 GHz + Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, Quad Core processor that is coupled with 1 GB of RAM. The superb configuration enables the users to switch back and forth between their favourite apps without slowing down.
The smartphone is fueled with a gigantic and longer lasting 2390 mAh of battery that serves up to a whole day power backup on standard usage, however, the first gen device holds up the phone up to 14-16 hours of the similar usage as it has a 1980 mAh of battery. Moreover, the phone comes with 8 gigabytes of internal storage that can be expandable up to 32 GB, using a microSD card.
The curved design of the Moto E 2nd Gen makes it more comfortable to hold the phone in hand. In addition, the front facing speaker serves the music experience to a higher level. The water-repellant coating and Corning Gorilla Glass protect the phone from damage and the anti-smudge coating on the screen keeps the fingerprints away. It measures 66.8×129.9×12.3 mm in dimensions and weighs 143 g.
Sources suggest that it will soon get an OTA update by the company, which will improve the battery life of the device and remove previously found bugs by the developers.
The smartphone is also available as 3G, Black and White variants with at a price of Rs. 6,999.
Tech Specs for Moto E (Second Gen)
|Display||4.5-inch 960×560 IPS display|
|Camera||5MP rear and VGA front|
|Processor||1.2 GHz + Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, Quad Core|
|OS||Android v5 Lollipop (out-of-the-box)|