Moto E recently launched its new Moto E second generation model in India, which is competing against phones like Lenovo A6000 and Redmi 2. We have spend a couple of days with the new Moto E and here we try to answer some basic Moto E queries.

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Moto E 2015 Quick Specs

  • Display Size: 4.5 Inch qHD, 960 X 540 PPI= 245 , Gorilla Glass 3
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz Snapdragon  Snapdragon 200 Quad Core
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Software Version: Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • Camera: 5 MP rear camera, Fast AF
  • Secondary Camera: VGA
  • Internal Storage:  8 GB
  • External Storage: 32 GB
  • Battery: 2390 mAh
  • Connectivity:  3G/4G LTE, HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, GPS, Dual SIM

Question – Does Moto E 2015 have Corning Gorilla Glass Protection?

Answer – Yes, the display is protected with Gorilla Glass 3 for scratch resistance.

Question – How is the Display of New Moto E?

Answer – The 4.5 Inch qHD display in Moto E is a good quality display. It is not as sharp if you compare the ppi count, but deep dark blacks, vibrant colors and good brightness levels make up for it. Auto brightness is not supported. There is no pixelation, but display softness is quite noticeable if you are used to gorging at high ppi displays. Viewing angles are pretty good but not great.

Question – How is the Build Quality?

Answer – We like the build quality on new Moto E. Its compact with very narrow bezel below the display. The ridged side edges and power key, the matte finish curved rear back, removable side bands – all add up to a deliver a fine specimen.

Question – What comes inside the Box?

Answer – Box includes 550 mA Wall charger with attached USB cable, cheap looking headphones (white) and documentation.

Question – What size SIM card is supported? How is the call quality?

Answer – You can use 2 Micro SIM cards. call quality is pretty decent.

Question – Does it have LED notification light?

Answer – No, There is no LED notification light, but the active display covers for it.

Question – How much is Free Storage?

Answer –  Out of 8 GB, a little more than 5 GB is available at user end. Some apps can be transferred to SD card.

Question – Does it support USB OTG?

Answer – No, USB OTG is not supported.

Question – How is the Camera Quality?

Answer – The 5 MP rear camera is an improvement, but still  leaves much to be desired. It’s a decent 5 MP shooter, but not a great one. However, this time the camera won’t be an absolute deal breaker.

Question – How much did new Moto E score on Antutu and Nenamarks 2?

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Answer –  New Moto E scored 16,763 on Antutu and 47.4 fps on Nenamarks 2. This is lesser than what Snapdragon 410 phones (Moto E 4G LTE) generally score.

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Question – How much RAM is free on first Boot?

Answer – More than 550 MB RAM is free on first boot, which is pretty good. Performance is smooth.

QuestionHow many sensors does Moto E 2015 have?

Answer – You can see the full list in the image below.

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Question – How is GPS Locking?

Answer – GPS locking is good on Moto E be it indoors OR outdoors.

Question – How loud is Loudspeaker on Oppo R5?

Answer – The Moto E loudspeaker is very loud.

Question – Can Moto E 2015 play Full HD 1080p Videos?

Answer – Yes, the handset can play Full HD 1080p and HD 720p videos of several formats smoothly without any issues.

Question – Can Moto E 2015 be connected to Bluetooth headsets?

Answer – Yes, you can connect it to Bluetooth headset

Question – Is WiFi Display supported?

Answer – Yes, New Moto E supports WiFi Display.

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Conclusion

Moto E is a solid built quality product which feels adorable, yet there are things missing. We will be testing it thoroughly in coming days and update you with battery backup and more info regarding the new Moto E. Meanwhile, you can ask your queries in the comment section below.

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