The rate at which Moto E (Full Review) is running out of stock is evidence enough that the new Motorola smartphone is quite convincing. In case you are yet to make up your Mind, here are a few reasons why you should opt for Moto E, in place of other domestic branded devices.

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Build Quality

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Moto E doesn’t feel cheap at all. It’s in fact quite sturdy and good to hold and feel, feigning semblance with its elder sibling Moto E. The graciously curved back made of fine quality polycarbonate makes it convenient to hold in hand. Moto E is only 6.2 mm thick around the edges (approx 12.3 mm in the middle) and this makes it look sleek. One handed operation is easy and it will effortlessly slide inside your pocket.

Display

The display is 4.3 inches in size and for the price range, it’s a very good display. We wouldn’t say that its outright dazzling, but in this price range, Its one of the best displays that we have come across. Brightness levels are average and sharpness and color reproduction is really good. Overall, you won’t be disappointed by the Moto E display.

Hardware

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Moto E is equipped by new generations of Snapdragon 200 processor with 2 Cortex A7 cores clocked at 1.2 GHz. The processor is aided with 1 GB RAM and Adreno 305 GPU. Keeping all the technical jargon aside, Moto E has been quite snappy in our initial first week with the device, even with several apps loaded. You can also find quad core smartphones in this price range, perhaps with better benchmark score, but in day to day usage, you could do a lot worse than Moto E in the price segment below 7,000 INR

Long Lasting Battery

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Most budget Android smartphones struggle in this arena. In past one week everytime our Moto G lasted more than one day with single charge, although our usage ranged between low and moderate. Moto E with its 1980 mAh battery, manages to offer a decent talk time, which most other budget Android phones fail to offer. If you plan on basic usage like light gaming, social networking, etc, Moto E would be good choice in this price range.

Latest Android KitKat

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Moto E is the first phone to offer latest Android KitKat operating system in the entry level price segment. The latest Andorid on your device would mean full access to rich Android eco system. Also, Android KitKat has been designed to work efficiently on low system resources and thus, sails smoothly on Moto E.

Guaranteed Update

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Motorola has guaranteed at least one software update for Moto E, and since Motorola still enjoys close proximity to Google, you can expect it to be a timely update as well. Seeing by the sales volume of Moto E, we can also expect more than one software update from the manufacturer.

Vast Community Support

Since Moto E is a global phenomenon, users will enjoy a vast community support. You can easily get answers to your queries over internet forums and cross check with other if you feel your Moto E is acting weird. Within a week of its release, Moto E has unofficial TWRP recovery and official bootloader unlock support. Rooted users will also have access to several custom ROMs tailor made for Moto E.

Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection and Splash Resistance

Moto E display is protected by extremely durable Corning Gorilla Glass 3 which will protect your display against occasional encounter with your car keys. The Motorola has also provided smudge resistant and splash resistant nano coating to make it more durable. Motorola claims Moto E has been “Made to Last” and we do agree.

Customization Options

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With Moto E, you can buy different back covers and shells according to your taste and personality. Motorola has already started selling 9 different color back covers including lemon, turquoise, raspberry, violet, chaulk (White), royal blue, spearmint, cherry and licorice for 899 INR.

Brand Value and Customer Support

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Moto E will also offer all benefits you expect from a Tier one manufacturer and Global Brand. The after sales support is actually very responsive and you can even chat with customer care executives with about 6 minutes of waiting period. Since its selling in large numbers, you will also get the benefit of easily accessible spares and accessories.

Some Limitations

Motorola Moto E with all its glittering features is not perfect. It mainly falters in the imaging department with a fixed focus below average camera without LED flash support. There is no front camera either for those interested in Video calling. The device is not meant for high end gaming as is evident from the fact that you cannot install Apps on SD card.

Conclusion

Moto E is not perfect, but it sure is as good as they get below 7,000 INR. The phone will offer you real good value for your money and as said, there are several reasons to go for a Moto E. Tomorrow, fresh stocks of Moto E will be listed on Flipkart, and we expect the new stock to drain pretty fast as well. If you have any doubts regarding Moto E, you can read all Moto E FAQs to help you make up your mind.

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