Building upon the success of Moto G, which is claimed by Motorola to be the most successful smartphone in the history of Motorola, the company has launched today its most economical smartphone Moto E for just Rs. 6,999. Like Moto G and Moto X, this smartphone will also be sold exclusively on e-commerce site Flipkart.com from midnight. At the launch event, Flipkart also declared that Moto G has become the only smartphone, which has been sold in maximum numbers on an online portal.
The Moto E has decent features for the starters. It has a 4.3-inch display with a qHD (540×960 pixel) resolution with 256ppi pixel density. This smartphone comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen with water-nano coating which is claimed to provide a litle bit of water resistance. The Moto E is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor along with Adreno 302 GPU coupled with 1GB RAM and 4GB of internal storage, which can be expanded upto 32GB via microSD card. This smartphone is equipped with 5MP rear camera and does not have front camera. The Moto E supports Dual-SIM (GSM+GSM), and is fuelled by a 1980mAh battery. This smartphone measures 124.8×64.8×12.3mm and weighs142 grams. Connectivity options include 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS with GLONASS, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB, FM radio and 3.5mm audio jack.
If you are planning to buy the budget Android smartphone then the following reasons will compell you to go for Moto E :
1. Moto E runs on pure Android Kitkat versio 4.4.2 with guaranteed update to next Android version. Motorola has announced that they update their devices with the latest version of Android in the shortest peroid of time and also claims that 88 percent of Moto G and 91 percent of Moto X users run Android 4.4 KitKat. Motorola updates its devices with latest versions in record time compared to other makers of smartphones like Samsung,LG and HTC. Since Moto E runs on pure Android OS, there are no customised software on it, which slows down the phone.
2. From time to time, Motorola keeps on updating the existing apps.
3.Moto E comes with colorful interchangeable backs which are called Motorola shells. These shells are available in 20 colors and design combinations to personalize the look of your phone.
4. Moto E has Dual Sim with intelligent calling feature. Moto E tracks your usuage pattern and determine the best SIM for an outgoing call.
5. Moto E is good value for money and at price of Rs. 6,999, you will get state-of-the art device, which is sturdy and have beautiful look also.
The Moto E is best buy for Rs. 6,999 and will create big problems for domestic handsets makers like Lava, Micromax,Karbonn etc and will make life extremely difficult for entry level HTC Desire 210 (Rs. 8700) and Lumia 630 (Rs. 11,500).