Motorola has launched a new Moto E (2nd Gen) smart-phone in a unique press announcement of the device to some selected media organizations overseas. Previously, it was declared that Motorola would hand-deliver a box to members of the press, although it was not clear what would be in the box.
Finally, we knew that it is the all-new Moto E smart-phone that comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a 4.5-inch HD display with 40×960 245 ppi IPS resolution and many more features.
A newly launched Moto E is the LTE version and comes with a 1.2GH quad-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor and a 400MHz Adreno 306 GPU. Moreover, the device comes with 8GB storage space and 1GB of RAM.
In the front, Motorola’s Moto E has a VGA camera and a 5 megapixel rear camera with auto-focus and 720p video recording capabilities. Using MicroSD slot, the storage space can be expanded easily with 32GB limit. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.OLE, FM Radio, GLONASS, GPS/ A-GPS and Micro-USB are some of the other connectivity options.
As per the company, the new Moto E LTE has a 2390 mAh battery that will last a full day. It weighs only 145 grams. Motorola lovers will also find a 3G version of this device that has 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 32-bit processor and has a 400MHz Adreno 302 GPU. Running on Android Lollipop, Motorola’s Moto E is also bringing personalized software experiences from Moto X to the budget Moto E device.
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The best thing is that the users will also get the option of selecting from interchangeable Motorola Bands and Grip Shells. Users will find six Motorola Bands in the colors like Raspberry, Golden Yellow, Red, Turquoise, Purple, Blue and more. Even so, the Grip shells are obtainable in Golden Yellow, Turquoise, Blue and Charcoal.
In more than 50 countries, the company is rolling out its new Moto E starting with the US. However, the unlocked 3G version of this device will cost $119.99 that is approximately Rs 7430, so it could cost slightly more when it launches in India.
While the 4G LTE version will cost $149.99 that is around Rs 9288. Still, it is not clear that whether the 4G version will come to India or not because Motorola’s blogpost says that 4G might not be supported in all regions.