As the launch function is progressing in Delhi, Flipkart has listed the Moto E on their website for Rs. 6,999, a price way below our expectations. From the previous leaks we had speculated the price of the device to be around Rs.9000.
Motorola has further lowered the price bar of the budget devices in the country. This move would put more pressure on the domestic smartphone vendors to do a correction in the their prices.
Through the launch of Moto E Motorola has introduced a true smartphone that is ‘priced for all.’ Though the specifications were leaked earlier along with the images, let’s take look at the specifications of the device once again.
Moto E features a 4.3 inch display that offers 960 x 540 Pixels qHD resolution. The Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protects the display from scratches. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor along with GB of RAM and Adreno 302, 400 MHz GPU. Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 is the chipset used. There is 4 GB of internal storage available, besides there is microSD card slot for further expansion. The device supports up to 32 GB microSD cards.
The connectivity features in the device includes WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth V4.0, micro USB v2.0 port, GPS with GLONASS. The device weighs 142 grams, has dimensions ranging 64.8×124.8×12.3 mm. Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor and Ambient Light Sensor are available in Moto E.
Moto E rear camera comes with a 5 MP sensor. There is no flash in this device, and also no secondary front camera. The phone comes with Android 4.4 Kitkat OS pre-loaded.
The XT1022 model which is now listed on Flipkart is a dial SIM Moto E device that works on GSM – 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS – 2100 network frequencies. The device will be available from midnight for Rs. 6,999.
Below is the chart where the Moto E is compared with Moto G.
Also see: Moto E vs Moto G
|Phone||Moto E||Moto G|
|Price||Rs. 6,999||Rs. 11,295|
|Display||4.3 inch IPS LCD, 960x540p resolution||4.5 inch IPS LCD 720 x 1280p resolution|
|CPU||Dual-core 1.2 GHz||Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 200||Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400|
|GPU||Adreno 302||Adreno 305|
|OS||Android 4.4 Kikat||Android 4.4 Kitkat|
|RAM||1 GB||1 GB|
|ROM||4 GB, microSD card up to 32 GB||8 GB, no micro SD card slot|
|Connectivity||2G, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, micro USB||2G, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, micro USB|
|Camera-rear||5 MP, 480p video recording||5 MP 720p HD video recording|
|Battery||1980 mAh Li-ion||2070 mAh Li-ion|