Published on May 13th, 20140
Motorola unveils Moto E in India at Rs 6,999
Motorola’s low-end Android handset unveils tonight; its global release happens in India through Flipkart, just like Moto G, unveiled earlier.
by Manik Kakra | @Manik_K on Twitter
Motorola has unveiled its awaited low-end Android handset, the Moto E. In a world showcase, the Moto E got launched in India, as it goes on sale midnight, available on Flipkart, just like the Moto G.
The device is has a 4.3-inch (960 x 540) screen with Corning Gorilla Glass on top, and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 200 SoC (1.2 GHz dual-core processor, Adreno 302 GPU), along with 1 GB of RAM. On the back, there is a 5 MP camera (no LED flash), but there’s no front-facing camera in place.
Running on Android 4.4.2 with a few Motorola applications services in place, the company promises it will provide at least one major upgrade to the phone, and, if possible, will provide software support for 18 months. The phone packs in a 1,980 mAh battery unit, and 4 Gb of internal storage, expandable up to 32 GB.
The Moto E follows a similar round curved back design like the Moto G, but has a noticeably more bezel size.
This dual-SIM smartphone comes with something called Intelligent Calling, which allows you to set one of the SIMs as default call and messaging number for your contacts. Connectivity-wise, there is Bluetooth 4.0, 3.5mm headset jack, 3G, WiFi, FM Radio.
Apart from the phone, you can also buy as many as 9 different-coloured shells from Flipkart for the phone. The device comes in White and Black colours, and has been launched at Rs 6,999.