The new Moto E 2015 (2nd Gen.) with model number XT1506 is now available on Flipkart with some launch day offers. This is an upgraded version of the original Moto E that was launched last year. Motorola heard the outcry of the customers and have addressed to include certain features that is indeed necessary in modern day smartphones.
New Moto E 2015 2nd Gen. XT1506 can now be bought from flipkart for Rs. 7000, Rs. 6,999 to be more precise.
The new Moto E 2015 features a front VGA camera and comes with 8 GB of expandable internal storage. The front camera was missing the first iteration and the in built storage was limited to up to 4 GB. The new Moto E 2015 (2nd Gen.) still miss the rear flash.
The phone features a 4.5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch display that offers 960 x 540 pixels resolution. The screen is protected using a Corning Gorilla Glass 3, and there is oleophobic coating to avoid smudges. The pixel density calculates to approximately 241 ppi. The chief advantage of this phone is that it comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out-of-the-box. There are not many phones currently in India that comes with Lollipop OS especially in the entry level Rs. 7000 segment.
The phone comes with the same Snapdragon 200 chipset. There is 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage. Connectivity options includes 2G, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and microUSB v2.0. The rear camera features a 5 MP sensor. The front camera, as mentioned earlier, is a VGA camera.
Moto E was a real game changer at the time when it was launched. It was a time when the domestic phone makers were leading the race in the entry level segment. Aggressive pricing of a quality product compelled the domestic brands either to improve the quality of their products or perish.
Specifications of New Moto E 2015 2nd Generation XT1506
- 4.5 inch capacitive touch display
- 960 x 540p resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 16M colors, 245 ppi pixel density
- 1.2 GHz quad core CPU
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
- Adreno GPU
- 1 GB of RAM
- 8 GB of internal storage
- microSD cards up to 32 GB
- Dual SIM
- Android 5.0 Lollipop OS
- 2G, 3G
- FM Radio, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, USB 2.0
- 5 MP rear camera
- VGA front camera
- 2390 mAh battery
- 129.9 x 66.8 x 12.3mm dimensions
- 145 g