After several rumors and speculations, Motorola has announced the launch of the second generation entry level smartphone called Moto E (2015). This new smartphone comes with a bigger larger, inbuilt LTE support and a more capable processor. Motorola has priced the LTE version of the smartphone at $150 and the 3G variant of the same at a relatively lower cost of $120.
In terms of specifications, the Moto E (2015) is given a 4.5 inch IPS LCD display that carries a similar qHD resolution of 960×540 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The device is equipped with a relatively powerful 64 bit 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor that is teamed up with a moderate Adreno306 graphics unit and 1 GB of RAM. While this is the hardware of the 4G LTE variant of the Moto E (2015), the 3G variant is equipped with a Snapdragon 200 processor backed by Adreno 302 graphics card and 1 GB of RAM.
On the imaging front, the Moto E (2015) features a 5 MP main camera with auto focus and a VGA front facer for video conferencing and clicking selfies respectively. Storage wise, the device packs in 8 GB of native storage capacity that can be expanded further using a micro SD card.
Running on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box, the Moto E (2015) comes packed with connectivity aspects such as 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. It makes use of a 2,390 mAh battery that can pump in a decent backup to the smartphone.
When it comes to availability, the Moto E (2015) is to launch in over 50 countries across the world including Asian, European and American markets. Motorola India has already confirmed that the device will soon be made available via the online retailer giant Flipkart, but the model that will makes its way into India remains unknown.
|Model||Moto E (2015)|
|Display||4.5 inch, qHD|
|Processor||1.2 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 410/ 1.2 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 200|
|Internal Storage||8 GB, Expandable|
|OS||Android 5.0 Lollipop|
|Camera||5 MP/ VGA|