The Generation 1 Motorola Moto E price has been dropped from Rs. 5999 to Rs. 4,999 on Flipkart which makes it value for money deal. Noticeably the Moto E Gen 1 is one of the top selling Dual Sim 3G smartphone. It was launched at Rs. 6,999 on Flipkart almost a year back. It has more than 50,000 plus rating and 16,000 plus reviews on Flipkart. It is hugely popular budget android smartphone.
Even after a year of launch, the smartphone is quite capable and if you are looking for a smartphone under Rs. 5,000, Moto E can be good choice.
Motorola recently launched two new versions of Moto E. The Moto E Gen 2 which is almost similar to Gen 1 however have a Quadcore Snapdragon 200 processor , while Mote E Gen 1 has a Snapdragon 200 with Dual core. Other changes are the screen is slightly bigger measuring 4.5 inch, 8 GB ROM and Android Lollipop 5.0 out of the box.
There is a front camera also on the new version which is meager 0.3 MP. For all basic works like Facebook, Whatsapp and internet browsing and casual gaming the Moto E Gen 1 is a good smartphone under Rs. 5,000.
Motorola Moto E Gen 2 (3G) is priced at Rs. 6,999 on Flipkart and the 4G version of Moto E is priced at Rs. 7,999.
Motorola Moto E Gen 1
Key Specifications for Motorola Moto E Gen 1
- Processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 – 1.2 Ghz Dual Core
- GPU – Adreno 302 , 400 Mhz GPU
- Ram – 1 GB
- Internal Storage – 4 GB expandable to 32 Gb
- Screen Size – 4.3 inch
- Resolution – 960*540 pixels
- PPI – 256 pixels per inch (Good resolution)
- Screen Protection – Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Rear Camera – 5 MP Fixed Focus
- Operating System – Android Kitkat
- OS Upgrade – Likely to Android Lollipop.
- Build Quality & Design is superb
- Colors – White and Black
- Battery capacity – 1980 mAh
- Dual Sim – yes
- Dimensions – 64.8 x 124.8 x 12.3 mm
- Weight – 142 grams
- Current Price – Rs. 4,999
- Connectivity – 2G/Edge/3G/WIFI/ Bluetooth
Currently Motorola Moto E competes with Android One , Micromax Canvas Spark and Infocus M2 for best smartphone slot under Rs. 5000.
Motorola Moto G2 Price Slashed
Motorola has also slashed the price for it’s top selling mid range model Moto G 2nd Gen from Rs. 12,999 to Rs. 10,999. Motorola may be looking at launching the Gen 3 for Moto G soon. The Moto G3 may come with 2 GB Ram and 4G LTE connectivity and pre-loaded Android Lollipop. The current Moto G sales are impacted by aggressive pricing of Micromax Yu Yureka, Huawei Honor 4X and Lenovo 7000.
It is a good smartphone with excellent design & unmatched build quality, 8 MP decent camera. It comes with pure Android Lollipop 5.0 experience which is delightful for users. Overall both the smartphones are well priced and can be bought. Thumbs Up from Candytech on both deals.